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Kempsey needs to get digital, business owners say

Kempsey business owners have said digital marketing will be crucial to the survival of local industries with some recording new customer leads and higher community engagement as just some of the benefits. Speaking at the monthly council meeting held this

Friday, 17:10 in Regional
 

Kempsey to get new bridge

Kempsey Shire Council has welcomed almost $2 million in federal government funding to replace Turners Flat bridge.Under round three of the Bridges Renewal Program, Council has received $1,995,615 to replace, widen and increase the deck height of the brid

Friday, 14:27 in Regional
 

Aldavilla Primary School students crowned champions of Kempsey Show

Students from Aldavilla Primary School have showed off some serious talent, taking home first place in a range of categories at the Kempsey Show.With the help of some hardworking mums and grandmothers, kids got creative in the kitchen and blitzed it in t

Friday, 14:15 in Regional
 

Lost and unclaimed superannuation data for the Macleay Valley

There is nearly 4000 lost and unclaimed super accounts belonging to residents of the Macleay Valley worth almost $12 million.‘Lost superannuation accounts’ are accounts held by super funds where they have lost contact with the fund member. By law, after

Friday, 14:15 in Regional
 

60 years since Smithtown’s Group Three premiership

As the end of the local rugby league season draws to a close it’s easy to reflect back on the 1957 Smithtown side that won the Group Three competition beating Wauchope 9-6 in the grand final played at Kempsey on Verge Street oval.It was the start of a go

Friday, 13:20 in Sport
 

60 years since Smithtown’s Group Three premiership

As the end of the local rugby league season draws to a close it’s easy to reflect back on the 1957 Smithtown side that won the Group Three competition beating Wauchope 9-6 in the grand final played at Kempsey on Verge Street oval.It was the start of a go

Friday, 13:13 in Regional
 

Pain of grand final defeat to fuel the desire for Saints' redemption in Saturday's decider

The Kempsey Saints reserve grade side were within 10 minutes of claiming their maiden senior title when they held a 2-0 lead over Wallis Lake in the 2015 grand final.Two goals, extra-time, and a nervous penalty shootout later and glory was stolen from th

Friday, 12:20 in Sport
 

Truckloads of free food! No Kid Hungry AU calls on locals to come and get free food

No Kid Hungry AU is calling on anyone doing it tough, as well any charitable organisations to come and get free food. No Kid Hungry chief executive Dave Davis said he has been happily overwhelmed with “literally tonnes of produce” donated and ready to be

Friday, 11:30 in Regional
 

Amber Steger wins in Kempsey Show

After sleeping in her swag in the stable next to her horse, Ollie, 14 year old Amber Steger woke up and conquered first place in the Supreme Ridden Breed competition at the 2017 Kempsey Show. In a class of 10 Amber and Ollie rode against many adult compe

Friday, 11:17 in Regional
 

Students at Kempsey South Public School enjoy STEM challenge | Photos

Students at Kempsey South Public School recently participated in a science STEM activity challenge.The students benefited from hands on learning. “The most productive learning occurs when students are highly-motivated and engaged in real-world, problem-b

Friday, 10:42 in Regional
 

Rangers vs Wauchope U14s grand final | photos

We were there to capture the moments during the Rangers U14s grand final. Unfortunately the side suffered a 2-0 defeat with the Wauchope team securing an undefeated season.

Friday, 09:38 in Sport
 

Students at Kempsey South Public School enjoy STEM challenge

Students at Kempsey South Public School recently participated in a science STEM activity challenge.The students benefited from hands on learning. “The most productive learning occurs when students are highly-motivated and engaged in real-world, problem-b

Friday, 09:18 in Regional
 

Stubbs is the proud winner

Paul Stubbs was the big winner at the Kempsey Golf Club last Saturday in the 18 hole single Stableford event which attracted a good field of 68 players on the day. Stubbs had a outstanding day on the course when he recorded a round of 44 points to win th

Friday, 09:15 in Sport
 

Champions defend their titles in club challenge

The Kempsey Tennis Club held their Junior Championships for 2017 last weekend and all of the participants enjoyed the day.Kempsey Tennis Club’s Geoff Colton expressed his gratitude for the parents who helped the event go-ahead. “Well done to all the play

Friday, 09:15 in Sport
 

Kempsey Greyhound meeting on Saturday

The Kempsey Macleay Greyhound Club will host a greyhound race meeting at the Kempsey track on Saturday September 23.There will be a full 10 race program on the day, with the first race to be held at 1pm. Bookmakers will be available at the track for bett

Friday, 09:15 in Sport
 
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