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  • Minister faces the music (video)

    The Local Government Minister has stared down questions from the region's mayors, concerned over the impact the Fit for the Future reforms will have on their towns.
    They want an immediate answer as to what the future holds for shires found not viabl

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • Big weekend for swimmers (video)

    Record numbers are diving into the annual 360 Scully Park carnival - with the opportunity to qualify for State and Nationals to good to resist.

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • A Special Reunion (video)

    One of the biggest family reunions in the North West is about to take place at Wellingrove.
    The descendants of the last remaining convict in New South Wales have restored his headstone - in a story of reconciliation.

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • Mental Health Reform (video)

    The Federal Government's mental health reform has been cautiously welcomed by regional doctors and expert groups.
    The announcement's recognised the need to increase investment and improve access to mental health care in rural and remote communities

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • Westbank Road (video)

    Tamworth Regional Council has voiced it's disappointment in the efforts of MP Kevin Anderson to lobby the New South Wales government for funding to re-allign Chaffey Dam's Westbank Road.
    Council says it's willing to put up money, if only the state w

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • Plan for Christmas (video)

    If you've noticed your waistline expanding, you're not alone.
    The average Aussie puts on between one and a half to two kilos this time of year.
    According to dieticians, now's the time to plan ahead, before the Christmas feast.

    November 27, 7:03 pm
  • Highjumper set for new heights (video)

    Eliza Ward has no difficulty reaching new hights.
    She is off to the Nationals with a plan to break her PB and medal among the best.

    November 26, 7:03 pm
  • Deying the Odds (video)

    Inverell swimmer Damon Murphy doesn't let anything hold him back.
    He's just returned from the Pacific School Games in Adelaide with a few new tricks up his sleeve.

    November 26, 7:03 pm
  • Beating the Heat (video)

    As temperatures hot up across the region everyone is trying to keep their cool.
    While we do our best to beat the heat - it's important we look out for young children and our furry friends.

    November 26, 6:39 pm
  • Court Challenge (video)

    A local anti-mining group has taken matters into it's own hands - filing legal action against the State Government and Santos.
    People for the Plains will argue the current approval for a Coal Seam Gas wastewater plant is invalid.

    November 26, 6:39 pm
  • Gwydir stands firm against amalgamation (video)

    Gwydir Shire ratepayers have met to determine their future, even with amalgamations hanging over their head.
    They've had both North and South come together to present a united front.

    November 26, 6:27 pm
  • Fire Danger (video)

    A fast-moving fire has broken out in the Pilliga, and Rural Fire Service crews expect it to burn for days.
    Tamworth Rural Fire Service crews are on stand-by, and have flown in extra resources - should fires burn out of control.

    November 26, 6:27 pm
  • Phone fines (video)

    Be careful this Christmas, there's new fines in force for using phones while driving.
    Mobile phone offences will now incur double demerits.
    What's even more worrying, Police claim it's more dangerous to drive and text in the country than in the cit

    November 25, 6:39 pm
  • Harvesting change (video)

    For Tamworth High School, it's White Ribbon Day, every day.
    Students across all years have today taken a pledge to take a stand against domestic violence.

    November 25, 6:39 pm
  • Beef prices put butcher out of business (video)

    It's going to be a sad festive season for one business in Werris Creek - closing its doors on Christmas Eve.
    High cattle prices have caused the local butcher to shut up shop.

    November 25, 6:39 pm

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