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Thursday
Jul192018

Yellow ute may hold answers in case of Bingara man's death

The investigation into the murder of Bingara man Darren ‘Spaz’ Willis continues, with investigators making progress since search efforts ramped up in recent weeks.

Strike Force Barca Investigators have received a lot of valuable information from the community regarding the suspected murder of Bingara man Darren 'Spaz' Willis.

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Wednesday
Jun062018

180th Myall Creek Massacre Commemoration

Each year hundreds of people from across the country gather on the Sunday of the June long weekend to commemorate the unprovoked massacre of twenty-eight Wirrayaraay women, children and old men by a group of stockmen on Myall Creek Station in 1838. This year marks the 180th anniversary of this horrific event.

The Myall Creek Memorial on the Bingara-Delungra Road near Inverell, was erected in June 2000 by a group of Aboriginal and non-indigenous people working together in an act of reconciliation.

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Wednesday
Mar282018

A new direction for news in the Gwydir Shire

At the end of this month, The Warialda Standard and the Bingara Advocate will merge to become the Gwydir News.

The merger does not mean that either of the current papers is leaving town or closing.

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Wednesday
Mar142018

Gravesend 100 Mile Lunch served a $2000 funding boost

Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall recently announced that the NSW Government would support the upcoming Gravesend Hundred Mile Long Lunch, dishing up $2,000 to ensure the feast is a success again this year.

The local MP secured the one-off grant from Premier Gladys Berejiklian, to provide a marquee for a larger number of guests this year.

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Wednesday
Mar142018

More than 1 million dollars to build sporting and community facilities in Gwydir Shire

In 2017, the NSW Government established the Stronger Country Communities Fund. The objective of this fund is to help deliver local infrastructure projects to regional communities. The distribution of the funds is over two rounds.

Gwydir Shire is awaiting an announcement as to which projects were successful in Round 1 and is now calling for applications for Round 2 funding.

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