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  • Ice Taskforce Meets (video)

    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.

    February 19, 6:39 pm
  • NDIS Countdown (video)

    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.

    February 19, 6:39 pm
  • Refs called up for international duty (video)

    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.

    February 18, 7:03 pm
  • Operation Drink Drive (video)

    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.

    February 18, 6:39 pm
  • Boom Town (video)

    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.

    February 18, 6:39 pm
  • Copeton hopes for blackspot funding (video)

    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.

    February 18, 6:39 pm
  • (video)

    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.

    February 18, 6:27 pm
  • Vice Regal Visit for Inverell (video)

    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.

    February 18, 6:27 pm
  • Country racing ready to shine at Randwick (video)

    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.

    February 17, 7:03 pm
  • Nick Kay shines for Townsville Crocs (video)

    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.

    February 17, 7:03 pm
  • Sharing resources (video)

    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'.

    February 17, 6:39 pm
  • Heat hits wildlife (video)

    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.

    February 17, 6:39 pm
  • Strength in numbers (video)

    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.

    February 17, 6:39 pm
  • New option for eye surgery (video)

    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

    February 17, 6:39 pm
  • Gunnedah puts in for mining money (video)

    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.

    February 17, 6:39 pm




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