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Alex Newsome scores after the siren in Armidale to land the win

“The Armidale crowd got us home,” NSW Country Eagles captain and Tamworth local Paddy Ryan said after his side snatched a win from the Canberra Vikings in Armidale.It was a fitting finish with none other than Glen Innes’ Alex Newsome scoring in the dying

yesterday, 20:08 in Sport
 

Northern Tablelands Local Land Services wants us to get connected

Local residents with a great idea about an environmental project to grow community resilience are being encouraged by Northern Tablelands Local Land Services to apply for a grant through the 2017/18 National Landcare Programme Small Community Grants.Fund

Friday, 16:54 in Regional
 

Ural sidecars hit the road for the Annual Adventure Ride

WHETHER it was fate or just a happy accident, Ural sidecars landed in Uralla.Built in Russia and shipped to the New England, Ural of Oz is the only distributor of the WWII design to the nation. General Manager Clare Mailler said her riders come from all

Friday, 16:42 in Regional
 

Armidale Regional Council gets funding to replace seven bridges

Armidale Regional Council has been successful in its application for funding towards the upgrade of seven timber bridges, the Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce announced last week but it is only a small percentage of what it

Friday, 16:20 in Regional
 

Armistice Day: Government funding for 100th anniversary

Armidale RSL Sub-Branch has big plans for a share in $50,000 in Federal Government funding being made available across the New England to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day next year.Armidale RSL Sub-Branch secretary Ken Dickins said a share of

Friday, 15:49 in Regional
 

Armidale Hospital's Aged Care Emergency Service proves successful for region's elderly patients

It may not be a well-known role, but it’s making a huge difference across the region since its rollout last year. It’s the Aged Care Emergency Service (ACE) and Aged Care Service in Emergency Team (ASET). Armidale Hospital ASET nurse Michelle Widdison is

Friday, 14:40 in Regional
 

The 2017 Westpac Rescue Helicopter 'Ride for the Chopper' riders head home

After riding their mountain bikes for more than 550 kilometres from Woolgoolga last Sunday, the participants in the 2017 Alive and Well Ride for the Chopper partied hard in Walcha on Thursday night at the local bowling club before tackling the final 90 k

Friday, 14:24 in Sport
 

The 2017 Westpac Rescue Helicopter 'Ride for the Chopper' riders head home

After riding their mountain bikes for more than 550 kilometres from Woolgoolga last Sunday, the participants in the 2017 Alive and Well Ride for the Chopper partied hard in Walcha on Thursday night at the local bowling club before tackling the final 90 k

Friday, 14:05 in Regional
 

Regional Australia Bank donates $20,000 to Uralla community groups.

At Uralla’s recent Community Partnership presentations night, Regional Australia Bank awarded $20,453.26 to the local community. Friends of McMaugh Gardens Inc, Can Assist Uralla Branch, Uralla Central School P&C Association, United Hospital...

Friday, 14:05 in Regional
 

Brazier boys win Community Involvement Award at Armidale Regional Council Youth Awards

Guyra boys Harrison, Angus, Thomas and Hugo Brazier have won the Community Involvement Award at the Armidale Regional Youth Awards on Tuesday, September 19.The boys raised thousands of dollars for the Melanoma Institute with their charity, called Five Ce

Friday, 10:16 in Regional
 

We sat down with the cast of Proof to find out how the play has changed their perspective on mental illness

ACTING mentally ill can quickly become melodrama – so how do you make it seem real?That’s something Greg Balcombe, who plays Robert in Proof, is acutely aware of. “We see him when he’s lucid, but we also see him when he’s degenerating into this terrible

Friday, 10:16 in Regional
 

Australian National University report reveals sites for pumped hydro storage in New England North West

The New England North West is home to a number of sites that could be suitable for pumped hydro storage, an Australian National University study has revealed.The study, released yesterday, found NSW has the most prospective locations in Australia with mo

Thursday, 16:34 in Regional
 

Fighting crime with fitness

A group of local organisations have banded together to dull down the growing rate of youth crime in Armidale. Anneika McKenzie-Waters and Madi Moran. The PCYC, Pathfinders, Juvenile Justice, Department of Education, New England Local Area Command togethe

Thursday, 15:55 in Sport
 

PHOTOS | Men's and women's A grade grand finals

In an extra time thriller, Breakaways snatched a victory in the women’s first grade hockey grand final. They beat United 4-3. Men’sCity did what they have done best all year when they took on Guyra in the men’s A grade decider. They romped home 5-nil to

Thursday, 15:48 in Sport
 

Armidale Country Women's Association gives generously for local organisations for CWA Awareness Week

Armidale’s Country Women’s Association have donated $3,000 to three different organisations within the community. It’s all part of CWA Awareness Week which ran from September 2 to 9. Westpac Rescue Helicopter volunteer Josh Osborne accepted a cheque for

Thursday, 15:39 in Regional
 
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