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Thursday
Dec082016

Community support needed for park upgrade

Warialda locals are being encouraged to put their support behind the Warialda Play Park upgrade as part the Regional Australia Bank ‘Heart of our Community’ initiative.

The initiative which was established in 2012 has already seen many wonderful ideas come to life thanks to community members posting an idea or project to the Banks Heart of our Community website and garnering support by fellow community members.

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Thursday
Dec082016

Council addresses mobility scooter safety issues

The collision between a pedestrian and a mobility scooter earlier in the year, in which a local pedestrian was seriously injured, has left residents calling for action to ensure Gwydir streets are safer for all.

At last week’s Gwydir Shire Council ordinary meeting, staff and councillors discussed a number of options to decrease the risk of further injuries on local pavements, as part of the Motorised Wheelchair Action Plan.

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Monday
Nov282016

Breathing life and colour into Coolatai

Kelly Jones and Jacqui Lenard have one aim, to reignite the community of Coolatai, one colourful project at a time.

Owners and operators of the Hotel Lane Op Shop, Kelly and Jacqui are hoping to provide an op shopping experience with a difference; their property is sprinkled with stages, gardens, purpose built outdoor kitchens and a commercial laundromat is in the works.

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Wednesday
Nov162016

Time running out to sign daylight saving petition

Time is running out for those who want to sign a statewide petition to help wind back daylight saving by a month, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall said last Friday.

The deadline for those who want to support the Private Member’s Bill aimed at ending the daylight saving period earlier is November 30 and Mr Marshall is encouraging those wanting to back his petition to get in now.

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Wednesday
Nov162016

Local groups come together to celebrate Children's Week

Children's Week is an annual event celebrated in Australia in October. A diverse range of events and activities are organised at national, state and local levels with thousands of children and their families around the country being involved in activities and events during the week. 

Schools, playgroups, childcare, kindergartens, cultural groups, libraries, departments and community groups all contribute and participate in Children’s Week making it a significant event.

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