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Wednesday
Jun142017

Locals boys not defeated by desert

 

Warialda boys Brett Carroll and Jesse Moore have survived one of the toughest desert races in the world, finishing their Finke campaigns in 21st and 22nd position respectively. 

Both riders arrived safely back in Alice Springs on Monday afternoon, following a gruelling 460km race through some of Australia’s toughest terrain.

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Thursday
Jun082017

'Ladies of the Land' on show

One of the highlights in the calendar at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park is the annual Aboriginal Art Show that coincides and commemorates the Myall Creek Memorial.

This year, Ceramic Break will continue that tradition on Sunday 11th June with ‘Ladies of the Land’, an exhibition by three Aboriginal female artists, Karen Fletcher, Tracey Cattana and Tanya Taylor. 

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Wednesday
Jun072017

Bypass project expands with funding for wash down facility

Passing freight will soon find Warialda a vastly upgraded trucking hub, with Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall last week announcing the town will be the latest beneficiary of the NSW Government’s Fixing Country Truck Wash Program.

Gwydir Shire Council has secured $364,900 from the government to go towards the $1.2 million project, with council funding the remainder of the project.

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Wednesday
Jun072017

Triple funding package kicks bypass project into gear

Warialda’s heavy vehicle bypass is now closer to becoming a reality, with $6.56 million in funding locked in from industry and all levels of government.

The funding announcement was made on Friday morning in Warialda by Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall, with Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Gwydir Shire Council Mayor John Coulton, who are jointly funding the project.

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Monday
Jun052017

Debutantes carry on tradition

The annual Catholic Debutante Ball was held on the evening of May 26th, with ten young women making their debut. The evening drew a large crowd, with friends and family of the Debutantes and their partners gathering to celebrate the occasion together.

The Debutantes were presented to Parish Priest of St Patricks Church, Father Joseph Armah. Fr Armah was assisted by matron, Mrs Margaret Power.

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