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Wednesday
Jun222016

Debutates have a ball

Debutante balls can be traced back to the 19th century and Warialda has continued the tradition with six local debutantes being presented to Parish Priest of St Patricks Church, Fr Abmar Dumayag, last Friday evening.

Friends and family packed out the hall and upstairs gallery to watch as the Debutantes enter the hall with their partners, and for when they took to the floor for their first dance which, the Pride of Erin.

Fr Dumayag was assisted by matron, Mrs Georgina Smith, and commended the young people on their presentation.

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Wednesday
Jun222016

Election day on the horizon

With only a week and a half until residents will head to the polls for the long awaited Federal Election, many around the region are unaware that there may be indeed by a polling place just around the corner.

Many from the Warialda portion of the Shire will visit the local Town Hall to cast their votes, however this year, those living in neighbouring villages may not have to leave town.

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Wednesday
Jun152016

Ngiyani Winangay Gamunga: "We Remember Them"

Hundreds gathered for the annual commemorative service at Myall Creek in memory of the Wirrayaraay people who were murdered on the slopes in an unprovoked but premeditated act in 1838.

When Australia was first colonised by white settlers, Aboriginal people suffered greatly through forced removal of their lands and numerous massacres that continued well into the 19th century for agricultural purposes.

Myall Creek holds such significance because it is the only time in Australia’s history that white men were arrested, charged and hanged for the massacre of Aboriginals.

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Wednesday
Jun152016

Crowd captivated by Croppa Creek Classic

Despite the foggy start to the morning, the skies cleared and the sun shined down on the inaugural Croppa Creek classic.

With over two hundred people turning out, they marvelled at the huge range of vintage machinery and equipment on show ranging from tractors and trucks to mowers and saws.

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Wednesday
Jun152016

Film Festival makes a comeback

The hustle and bustle of the North West Film Festival returns to the Roxy Theatre for its twelfth season this weekend, with an action packed couple of days organised.

Kicking off on Friday June 17th and running over Saturday as well, a number of small practical, hands on workshops will run, with professionals from a variety of fields on hand to share their expertise.

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