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    The woman who taught us family comes before money is about to land in Tamworth.
    Tamworth Musical Society is bringing Mary Poppins to life - in one of its biggest ever stage shows.

    May 5, 7:03 pm
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    New South Wales could be following in South Australia's footsteps - introducing a cashback scheme for drink bottles and cans.
    It's been welcomed by Tamworth Regional Council - with high hopes it'll reduce litter on our streets.

    May 9, 7:03 pm
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    The fastest ever Grafton to Inverell cycling classic has seen the main race dominant by one team.
    With a finishing time of just under six hours, the 2011 record was smashed by over 3 minutes.

    May 9, 7:03 pm
  • Tamworth airport changes (video)

    Tamworth is closer to Sydney than ever before - with a boost in flights to and from the city announced today.
    It comes as Tamworth Regional Council prepares to introduce paid parking at the airport.

    May 9, 6:39 pm
  • Beef market review (video)

    When you pick up a steak at the supermarket - it can be tough to tell how much goes to farmers, and how much goes to the middlemen.
    Breaking down that mystery is one of the recommendations of a government inquiry - and producers have welcomed it.

    May 9, 6:39 pm
  • COUNTRY CHAMPS (video)

    The Central North Rugby Union has returned to the top tier of the Country Championships but they want more.
    The competition returns to Armidale for the first time in 18 years - giving a boost to the New England and Central North sides.

    May 6, 7:03 pm
  • BOLT'S BEST CHANVE (video)

    The Tamworth Thunderbolts are back on their home court for round 9 of the Basketball Waratah League.
    They're hoping to secure the top spot in their pool, learning from last years mistakes.

    May 6, 7:03 pm

    Aviation industry members from right across Australia gathered in Tamworth this afternoon - calling for an immediate review of the industry.
    Drawing closer to an election there's pressure mounting on the Coalition Government to take action.

    May 6, 6:39 pm

    Boots are on the ground at Manilla's newest construction site - with some very small recruits helping out.
    The Safety Park is set to open before the end of the financial year - teaching locals an important message.

    May 6, 6:39 pm

    Beef producers are being urged to make the most of high cattle prices and use their money to try something different.
    Jack's Creek Wagyu at Breeza is making waves overseas and today coached other breeders on how to break through.

    May 6, 6:39 pm
  • ORANGE EXPORT? (video)

    Gunnedah's putting itself on the map - showcasing its prime agricultural land and processes to Chinese delegates today.
    It's hoped the visit will provide much more than a friendly, cultural exchange.

    May 6, 6:39 pm
  • WATER PLANS (video)

    Nearly forty years after Chaffey Dam became Tamworth's main water supply, the next effort to secure the city's water supply has officially opened.
    The Federal Coalition is pushing its dam agenda and today hinted at plans, it has to get the ball roll

    May 6, 6:39 pm
  • CITY VS COUNTRY (video)

    The Country Rugby League players spent today visiting over 8 schools across the region.
    Bui, it wasn't all fun and games for them - they also knuckled down for a bit of physical work against the North Tamworth Bears.

    May 5, 7:03 pm

    Armidale's runners have filled the majority of the Regional Australia Athletics team for the Oceania Championships.
    This isn't the finish line though, there is hope these kids have an even brighter future ahead of them.

    May 5, 7:03 pm

    They say Australia was built on the sheep's back, but you could also say it happened on a horse as well.
    As the National Stockhorse Show saddles up in Tamworth, riders have paid tribute to a major part of our country's heritage.

    May 5, 7:03 pm




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