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Wednesday
Apr202016

Council workers fear for lives on the job

A stretch of road in the Upper Bingara area has become a ‘no go’ area for all Gwydir Shire staff, following an alleged incident involving shots being fired in the direction of two council employees undertaking bitumen work from a nearby house last Thursday.

On Thursday afternoon, Council’s General Manager, Max Eastcott, wrote to Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall, expressing concern at what he described as ‘The lack of attention being shown by the local Police’ regarding the incident.

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Wednesday
Apr202016

Local MP fights to shorten Daylight Saving period

Daylight saving in NSW will end a month earlier next year if Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall gets his way.

Mr Marshall has confirmed that a Private Members Bill will be introduced in the State’s Upper House when Parliament resumes for the winter session next month.

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Wednesday
Apr202016

Hot water to flow at Sporting Complex

Gwydir Shire Council will receive Commonwealth Government funding to assist with upgrading the hot water system at the Warialda Sporting Complex.

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was in Warialda last week and presented Gwydir Shire Council with a cheque in the amount of $5,170 representing half of the estimated cost for this upgrade project.

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Monday
Apr182016

Raudonikis to entertain local blokes 

Following the success of last year’s event, Warialda men are being invited to the second ‘Men’s Health Night’, set to take place at the Warialda Showground next Thursday, April 21.

The event’s primary focus is the health of local men, with information and awareness offered, and free health checks for those in attendance.

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Wednesday
Apr132016

Medal of Glory wins Warialda Cup by 0.2 seconds

The heavens opened up the morning of Saturday, 9th April but the shower didn’t deter spectators or trainers to the ‘Local Legend Charlie Woollett Anipro Warialda Cup Day’.

The weather managed to hold off for the rest of the day and excited race-goers celebrated one of the district’s longest followed and favourite sports.

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