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Thursday
Apr272017

War hero joins local ANZAC Day commemorations

Each ANZAC Day holds much significance to residents across the country, and this shows as crowds gather at marches and early morning services to pay their respects to past and current servicemen and women.

Yesterday morning, more than 150 people gathered at Warialda Public School to partake in the first of the day’s official proceedings as sunlight pierced the sky.

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Thursday
Apr272017

Value of tourists evident as HF Radio Club visits town

For many small towns across the state, the need to attract tourists and the tourist dollar is of high priority, with seminars and meetings taking place to brainstorm ways to do just this.

Over the past week, the Warialda community has seen the full effect of visitors to town, with the High Frequency Radio Club setting up camp.

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Thursday
Mar302017

Byers to pull on NSW Country jersey

Five zones came together on Saturday to contest the NSW Women’s Country Rugby Championships in Forster-Tuncurry.

Six Warialda players - Amie Clarke, Rhiannon Byers, Molly Kennedy, Laura Carroll, Kearni Churchland and Alicia Bussell -  were selected to represent Central North in the Dale Beattie-coached squad.

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Monday
Feb202017

Gwydir Shire Council moves to become Refugee Welcome Zone

Community members have voiced their concerns following a Prime News segment on Bingara and the Gwydir Shire recently. In the news segment, Council’s General Manager Max Eastcott spoke with Prime News regarding the increase in Grey Nomads and campers deciding to make their stay permanent by purchasing homes in Bingara. It was Mr Eastcott’s comments about the potential to bring refugees into the Gwydir community however, that have sparked concerned responses from locals.

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Thursday
Feb162017

Community comes together to support Logan

For local boy Logan Taylor, while the last few weeks have not been the most pleasant, he certainly isn’t alone, as the wider community comes together to support his battle.

Over the Christmas break, the family of four year old Logan was informed that a tumour had been found in his brain, and it was also in his spine

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