A focus on youth engagement is the first priority of the Tamworth Ice Taskforce.
The city's community groups and emergency services are looking to take a new approach - that may be catching on.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme is promising independence for people living with a disability.
Kicking off in the New England from July 1 - local organisations are gearing up for big changes.
Two of Tamworths Oztag Referee's have been called up for International Duty.
They'll be calling the shots at the Trans Tasman competition in March.
Drink driving offences have significantly declined in Tamworth with more pubs and clubs offering courtesy buses.
With a three day State Wide Operation under way - local Police are encouraging venues to continue the service.
Gunnedah's in the centre of a housing and property boom - with new developments aplenty.
Council says it's a great sign of confidence in the town.
The Copeton Dam Holiday Park will have to wait five months before finding out if a mobile phone tower is on its way.
Visitors believe having reception is a safety issue - while Local MPs vow to fight for the cause.
Tamworth Regional Council is trucking water to Woolomin after a fuel leak contaminated the water supply.
Investigations are ongoing - but locals say it's business as usual.
Inverell was treated to a display of pomp and ceremony today - much to the excitment of local school kids.
Students at Macintyre High School showed off their technical skills, to Governor General - Sir Peter Cosgrove.
The best of the best in horseracing from the Hunter and North West are gathering this weekend for a chance at The Country Championships final at Royal Randwick.
Scone is hosting the qualifier for the region and there's a lot of talent on display.
Tamworth's basketball star Nick Kay was the shining light for the Townsville Crocs in the NBL this season.
Tonight is the National Basketball League's Award night and Nick is up for one of the top gongs.
The Liverpool Plains Shire Council is looking to streamline services - by sharing resources between neighbouring councils.
Formal agreements will be made with neighbours - to remain 'Fit for the Future'.
If you're out in this heat - you'll no doubt need protection.
Animals are no different - they're struggling over summer, and carers are busier than ever.
There are few things more rewarding than becoming a parent - but it can be a confronting and difficult.
Mother's groups can help share the load - and new research shows they've also got other benefits.
If you're considering having laser eye surgery to improve your sight, there's a new option available.
It's a procedure known as SMILE.
Doctors who've brought the procedure to Sydney are sure, despite the drive, country patients will be lining up
Gunnedah's missed out on mining money from the state government for years..
Now - council's got a chance - but the sweet deal is a little less generous than before.