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Northern Tablelands Local Land Services wants Walcha to get connected

Walcha 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.Fun

Friday, 17:22 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, 14:39 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, 14:16 in Sport
 

Regional Australia Bank Community Partnership Program makes a Walcha donation

On Tuesday morning at a breakfast in the Walcha Bowling Club, the Regional Australia Bank awarded $12,271.06 to the community – and the Anglican Parish of Walcha, Walcha Men’s Shed Incorporated, Walcha Bushmans Campdraft and Rodeo Association, Friends of

Thursday, 08:38 in Regional
 

Walcha Council gets funding to replace Wollun Bridge

The replacement of Wollun Bridge will receive funding, the Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce announced last week.

Wednesday, 23:50 in Regional
 

Walcha Anglican Minister states the case to say no

Whether we want it to be the case or not, the current public debate over the need to redefine ‘marriage’ in Australian Law has been unavoidable.In no way can the complexity of this issue be properly addressed in a short letter or the thoughts and feeling

Wednesday, 23:17 in Regional
 

Walcha Farmers' Market season begins

McHattan Park in Walcha was the place to be last Saturday for the first Walcha Farmers’ Market of the season. Warmer weather ensured record numbers came along to view the children’s pet parade and Destiny Dance Studio performance. Unusual pets on parade

Wednesday, 23:00 in Regional
 

Walcha is invited to Tia this November

The descendents of Tia will be holding a reunion to mark the Tia Church centenary on November 11 and 12.“A committee was formed recently to organise the events and we will announce details soon,” said Vicki McIvor. “We are hoping that lots of people can

Wednesday, 22:05 in Regional
 

Walcha Town and Country Committee donate to Walcha Council

The Walcha Town and Country Club recently donated over $13,000 to Walcha Council for the McHattan Park project upgrade and equipment for Walcha Memorial Baths.The presentation was made at an afternoon tea hosted by Walcha Council at the chambers last mon

Wednesday, 22:05 in Regional
 

NSW Farmers Walcha chapter chair is cautious about new legislation

The Telecommunications Reform Package which will legally ensure all Australians have access to broadband is good legislation, says Walcha NSW Farmers chapter chair Sonia O’Keefe, but landlines need to be retained. Ms O’Keefe was commenting after a Senate

Wednesday, 22:05 in Regional
 

Forestry Corporation Canada deployed Walcha employee returns

Sharing a campsite with close to 300 firefighters, long shifts and extremely steep terrain are some of the challenges Forestry Corporation firefighters faced during their 42-day deployment to the southern end of the Elephant Hill fire in British Columbia

Wednesday, 16:32 in Regional
 

What's the Goss? Going gets tough at breakfast

LOCAL builder, Croudace Street resident and Wests Tigers supporter Murray Rose received a bit of a surprise while eating out at breakfast time at a coastal cafe recently. Midway through his omelette, “Muzza” was having trouble chewing what he thought was

Wednesday, 15:45 in Sport
 

Country Eagles to play in the region

Niangala’s Jock Armstrong is back in the Country Eagles squad for this season and the side are set to land in the region this weekend. The Eagles will take on the Canberra Vikings at Armidale’s Bellevue Oval this Saturday and, if selected, Armstrong can’

Wednesday, 15:05 in Sport
 

Walcha league: Fullback comes up with the goods

ROOS fullback Steve Eveleigh was rewarded for his “never say die” attitude throughout the season when he was named best and fairest player after he picked up 26 points – the same amount of Group 4 Second Division points he accumulated. STEVE “Dizzy” Evel

Wednesday, 12:34 in Sport
 

Legends of Walcha league

Walcha Rugby League Club held their annual presentations last Saturday at the bowling club, with a good crowd in attendance. Fullback Steve Eveleigh took out the Roos best and fairest player after he racked up 26 points, captain/coach Troy Yarnold was ru

Wednesday, 12:16 in Sport
 
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