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Highlights and gallery from the 2017 Bowra Cup races

You looked beautiful today, Nambucca.It was an absolute swelter at the Bowra Cup races, but that didn’t stop the Valley from having a great time. The outfits were on point and the entrants to the ‘fashion on the field’ competition sizzled even more than

yesterday, 19:16 in Regional

The new 24 hour MacDonalds store at the Nambucca Heads service centre now open and KFC coming very soon

The wait is finally over!KFC will serve up its 11 herbs and spices to the Valley from next week. “If all goes well, the new store will be open next Tuesday,” KFC facilities manager Michael Anderson said. “But definitely next week at any rate.” The openin

Friday, 16:11 in Regional

Nambucca Heads ticket wins Powerball division 1

A very lucky someone who bought a lotto ticket from the Nambucca Heads Newsagency has 25 million reasons to smile.“It’s the first division one prize we’ve sold in 16 years,” newsagency owners Warwick and Darlene Lean said. “I knew it was coming,” Warwick

Friday, 12:54 in Regional

What's on in Nambucca and surrounds this weekend

Bowraville Community Markets Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm Pioneer Hall Scotts Head Monthly Markets Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00am - 2:00pm Adin St Reserve Scotts Head Macksville Producers Markets Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:30a

Thursday, 19:03 in Regional

Video: Stoney Aqua Park to open at Telegraph Point near Port Macquarie

PORT Macquarie has been without a family fun park since the closure of the famous Peppermint Park in 2003.Stoney Aqua Park will change all of that when it officially opens a super-sized water adventure facility on Saturday, September 23. It is an arena o

Thursday, 18:35 in Regional

What can the Nambucca Valley learn from the Kempsey highway bypass experience?

A new, independent study has found that employment in Kempsey hasn’t been negatively impacted since the opening of the Pacific Highway Bypass four years ago. The Kempsey Post Bypass Impacts Monitoring Study was conducted by leading Australian transport s

Thursday, 18:35 in Regional

Letter: Low act at Rusty Iron Rally at Macksville

ON THE Saturday afternoon of the Rusty Iron Rally I took some bags back down to my ute which was parked in the third row from the drain, just after 2 o’clock.I unlocked the door and put the bags on the floor and then locked the door again and checked aro

Thursday, 18:35 in Regional

Bowraville Cup | throwback gallery

Always a big day on the Nambucca Valley’s social calendar the Bowra Hotel Bowraville Cup is all set for Saturday (September 23).Hosted by the The Nambucca River Jockey Club it will be a TAB Sky 2 meeting and will feature a seven-race program. For more de

Thursday, 13:51 in Regional

Matilda St Gallery to launch 'Group Dynamics' exhibition featuring five local artists

The latest exhibition at the Matilda St Gallery which is due to open to the public from Saturday is a veritable visual feast.Unlike metropolitan artists often caught up in the hype and commercial value of artistic trends, the ones featured in this group

Wednesday, 17:17 in Regional

How many councillors does it take to make a decision?

In working towards finding a solution to the potential conflicts arising between rural residents and horticulture, in particular the blueberry industry, the Nambucca Shire councillors have hit upon a peculiar snag. With so many involved in rural activiti

Wednesday, 13:19 in Regional

From Nambucca Heads to Sydney

Students from Frank Partridge VC Public School Stage 3 had a once in a lifetime experience on their Sydney excursion. On arrival in Sydney, Darling Harbour was the first stop for a good stretch of the legs and a look at the sights. Day Two saw more walki

Wednesday, 12:03 in Regional

Theft, drugs and domestic violence

On September 13 police stopped a vehicle on Riverside Dr, Nambucca Heads, which led to the search of a 46-year- old woman and her property. Drug utensils, commemorative coins, and a small amount of methyl-amphetamine were seized. The woman was issued a c

Wednesday, 10:44 in Regional

October 6 is Walk to Work Day

Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day is just two weeks away and organisers are saying “no more excuses!” With one Australian diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every eight minutes there has never been a better time to get walking and start on the path to a he

Wednesday, 10:25 in Regional

Making sure our older citizens have choice

Older residents needing home care services on the Mid North Coast will share in the benefits of new care packages being made available across the nation, as the Coalition Government continues reforming Australia’s aged care system.Nationals Member for Co

Wednesday, 07:18 in Regional

Top dog Hasler to exit the kennel at Canterbury NRL franchise

Canterbury have sacked Des Hasler just five months after agreeing to a contract extension.Hasler has been at the helm of the Bulldogs since 2012 and guided the side into the finals in every one of those seasons save for this one. The club is now looking

Tuesday, 20:07 in Sport
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