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Northern Daily Leader
Extra crews roll in to relieve exhausted firefighters battling blazesan emergency Section 44 declaration meaning extra resources are on hand to batt
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
an emergency Section 44 declaration meaning extra resources are on hand to battle every bushfire that breaks out in the Tamworth and Uralla local government areas. It meant after three days of firefighting, tired crews were able to stand down... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
No more being bullied: Hilton the ‘big body’ Bulldogs cravedoccasions last season Gunnedah coach Sean Hayne flagged the size of his pack as
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
occasions last season Gunnedah coach Sean Hayne flagged the size of his pack as being a concern when compared to North Tamworth and Narrabri’s packs. Trent’s got a bit of size, and he gives us a bit of direction on the field. In the end, that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Our say: Celebrate Aboriginal Australians everydaystudent-body. A lucky country we might be, in many regards, but those are not
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
student-body. A lucky country we might be, in many regards, but those are not good odds. A scribble on a bus-stop on Tamworth may be thoughtless and maybe done with the intention of causing an ado, but it’s about more than the words... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Champions show ‘cowkids’ the ropesevents, including current ABRCA All Round Cowboy Heath Nichols, of Scone, and A
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
events, including current ABRCA All Round Cowboy Heath Nichols, of Scone, and All Round Rookie Cowgirl Sallie Pilgrim, of Tamworth. They showed the kids new skills in steer undecorating, steer wrestling, campdraft, rope and tie, breakaway roping,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The McClymonts surprise fans with festival signingfight against melanoma and sun safety awareness. Their special appearance was
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
fight against melanoma and sun safety awareness. Their special appearance was ahead of what is expected to be a huge show at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre on Wednesday night – their only major show of the 2018 Fes... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tamworth finish state water polo championships with dramatic winGOAL ACHIEVED: Tamworth's under-18 boys water polo side finished the state age
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
GOAL ACHIEVED: Tamworth's under-18 boys water polo side finished the state age championships in Sydney on a high. Tamworth’s under-18 boys team have marked the end of an era with a dramatic, last-minute win over the Country composite side at the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Western Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Manning River Times / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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The North West Star
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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The Courier
Protest song against CSG mining to debut at Tamworth Country Music FestivalTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Different aircrafts to touch down as pilots carry out trainingTraining program: The Royal Australian Air Force 77 Squadron F/A-18A Hornet. Ph
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
Training program: The Royal Australian Air Force 77 Squadron F/A-18A Hornet. Photo: Defence Force TAMWORTH residents might notice a different sound on Tuesday night as two Air Force F/A-18A/B Hornet aircraft conduct instrument landing approaches to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Flames doused in minutes after crews move on fireFire and Rescue NSW crews extinguish blaze off Locks Lane, Tamworth FIRE crews
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
Fire and Rescue NSW crews extinguish blaze off Locks Lane, Tamworth FIRE crews have extinguished a small grassfire which broke out in Tamworth earlier today. Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters were quickly on the scene of the blaze off Locks Lane,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sara Storer’s new song the latest to protest against CSG miningTAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, U
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
TAKING A STAND: Sara Storer and her brother Greg will perform their new song, Unite, live for the first time at Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday. Picture: Ben Jaffrey There will be a couple of firsts for Sara Storer at the festival this week. For the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Xuereb’s Golden Guitar dream rests with Redbelly Jack: the ‘right horse’ for the jobGOOD CHANCE: Redbelly Jack, piloted by Nathan Xeureb, en route to winning at Ta
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
GOOD CHANCE: Redbelly Jack, piloted by Nathan Xeureb, en route to winning at Tamworth on Friday. Photo: Conributed Nathan Xuereb maybe about to see a lifetime dream become reality when he takes the reins behind Redbelly Jack in the $25,000 Prydes... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bill Chambers wows crowds at The Pubjam sessions at The Pub, where the concert area is now called the Bill Chambers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
jam sessions at The Pub, where the concert area is now called the Bill Chambers Room. After Auld moved to Nashville, the Tamworth shows became known as the Bill Chambers Sessions, and over the years many guest artists and emerging singers have... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
QantasLink says Tamworth changes have led to fewer cancelled flightsand says the scheduling changes it made recently have seen cancellations drop.
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
and says the scheduling changes it made recently have seen cancellations drop. In November, reduced number of flights from Tamworth, but flew slightly larger aircraft. Following the change, the number of cancelled QantasLink flights departing... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Police search streets after woman’s bag snatched in broad daylightPOLICE have searched several streets in the West Tamworth area after an elderly
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
POLICE have searched several streets in the West Tamworth area after an elderly woman’s handbag was snatched in broad daylight. The 80-year-old had the door up in her garage and was waiting for a lift when she placed her bag down on the ground about... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Northam double dips in Country Music Cupwinners will grace the field when a full field of 14 face the starter in Thursd
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
winners will grace the field when a full field of 14 face the starter in Thursday’s $30,000 Concrete Industry Supplies Tamworth Country Music Cup Showcase Class 1 Handicap (1200m). It could even be six if fourth emergency Sagan Star, trained... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bus-stop vandalism a sign of Aboriginal ‘oppression’hard to have a meaningful conversation when people are not listening,” he said.
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
hard to have a meaningful conversation when people are not listening,” he said. Councillor Phil Betts sits on the Tamworth Aboriginal Community Consultative Committee and condemned the bus-stop comment. “What’s of concern is the acts of a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Downtown Peel Street | Day fiveIt’s day five of the Tamworth Country Music Festival and we’re halfway through
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
It’s day five of the Tamworth Country Music Festival and we’re halfway through the big event – can you believe it? Grey nomads, tourists, festival goers and locals beat the heat this morning and started the third day of the festival early ahead of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Dusty’s festival adventure shows true community spirithot it was.” “I am only here until wednesday so I missed most of the festival,
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
hot it was.” “I am only here until wednesday so I missed most of the festival, but I saw how great the festival and the Tamworth community spirit is – it has blown me away.” “That support and positivity really kept me going – I am so... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thirroul’s Wolf Gordon heading to Country Music Festivalmusician Wolf Gordon is doing the Illawarra proud in the state’s north east thi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
musician Wolf Gordon is doing the Illawarra proud in the state’s north east this week, winning a spot to play at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. The folk musician won his place at the renowned festival, which is running until January... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
True blue: John’s only Festival show at town hallNOT TO MISS: John Williamson is back in Tamworth for his one and only show at t
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
NOT TO MISS: John Williamson is back in Tamworth for his one and only show at the Town Hall on Australia Day. Photo: Supplied The name John Williamson is synonymous with Australia. The veteran country music icon, lives and breaths Australian... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Local duo draws big crowds at Tamworth festivalthis year's event. Photo: Ben Jaffrey. THEY are the local husband-and-wife duo
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 hours ago
this year's event. Photo: Ben Jaffrey. THEY are the local husband-and-wife duo that are drawing big crowds at this year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival. Shelley and Lawrie Minson’s love of rockabilly has seen festival-goers follow them in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Six finalists nods for Lawrence ahead of Festivalthe big names of Australian Country Music, so it was only fitting that Amber La
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
the big names of Australian Country Music, so it was only fitting that Amber Lawrence hosted an Australia Day show at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Lawrence will perform her only Festival show, Cheers to Oz, at Wests’ League Club’s Blazes... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Libby O’Donovan takes audience Back to Broken Heelis a highly sought after jazz and cabaret artist and Libby O’Donovan is bringin
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
is a highly sought after jazz and cabaret artist and Libby O’Donovan is bringing a country twist to her show at the 2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival. She’s back for her Back to Broken Heel show at the Wests’ League Club outback room on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Local duo draw big crowds at Tamworth festivalthis year's event. Photo: Ben Jaffrey. THEY are the local husband and wife duo
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 hours ago
this year's event. Photo: Ben Jaffrey. THEY are the local husband and wife duo that are drawing big crowds at this year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival. Shelley and Lawrie Minson’s love of rockabilly has seen Festival goers follow them in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Crowds dance the night away to Simply BushedTamworth Country Music Festival 2018: Simply Bush at Wests' League Club SIMPLY
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
Tamworth Country Music Festival 2018: Simply Bush at Wests' League Club SIMPLY Bushed are one of the most sought after acts at the Tamworth Country Music Festival and they drew a big crowd at their annual Great Family Bush Dance on Monday night. It... Read more
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Canberra Times
Star Maker country music winner Brad Cox recalls plight of Dolly Everett's familyas Keith Urban nor the black leather muscle shirts and giant cowboy hats of Lee
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
as Keith Urban nor the black leather muscle shirts and giant cowboy hats of Lee Kernaghan but, on a steamy Sunday night in Tamworth, Brad Cox took his first steps on the same road that led them to country music stardom, and brought 4000 people... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
New album for the Brothers could be goldenTAMWORTH-BOUND: Hamish, left, and Lachlan, right, Davidson are looking forward
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 hours ago
TAMWORTH-BOUND: Hamish, left, and Lachlan, right, Davidson are looking forward to heading back to perform at The Pub. Photo: Kane Hibberd AN infusion of country sub-genres could see the Davidson Brothers up for four Golden Guitar Awards at this... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Car firm takes on 9 fresh apprenticesnew apprentice motor vehicle technicians at its Toyota dealerships in Blackburn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
new apprentice motor vehicle technicians at its Toyota dealerships in Blackburn, Colne, Knaresborough, Morecambe, Preston, Tamworth and York. The company will be paying the new recruits higher than average pay and benefits package and will be... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
How a trip to Nashville inspired Toyota Star Maker winner Brad Coxof the Toyota Star Maker team in his corner. It started on Monday with a round
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 hours ago
of the Toyota Star Maker team in his corner. It started on Monday with a round of media interviews, as well as stopping by Tamworth City Toyota to collect the Star Maker RAV4, which he will have for the next year. US country superstar Chris... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Car firm takes on nine fresh apprenticesnew apprentice Motor Vehicle Technicians at its Toyota dealerships in Blackbur
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
new apprentice Motor Vehicle Technicians at its Toyota dealerships in Blackburn, Colne, Knaresborough, Morecambe, Preston, Tamworth and York, and its Lexus Birmingham and SKODA Morecambe sites. To recognise their contribution and commitment to the... Read more
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Daily Echo
More than 20,000 sign petition against school pig 'slaughter' after complaint from vegan parent20,000 signatures on a petition in the space of 24 hours. They are campaigning
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
20,000 signatures on a petition in the space of 24 hours. They are campaigning against a Hampshire school to not send its Tamworth & Gloucester Old Spot pigs to slaughter. It claims a concerned vegan parent has begged the secondary school over... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ghost Gum’s shock entry into Golden Guitar finalGhost Gum caused a boilover to qualify for the $25,000 Prydes Easifeed Golden G
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Ghost Gum caused a boilover to qualify for the $25,000 Prydes Easifeed Golden Guitar final at Tamworth Paceway on Thursday night. But can lightening strike twice in quick succession for the Queensland pacer? Ghost Gum won the third heat of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Keep watch, take details to deter hot hands from strikingstolen. “The serial number on the mountain bike revealed it was reported stole
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
stolen. “The serial number on the mountain bike revealed it was reported stolen from a Marnola Crescent premises in East Tamworth on January 6. “So tracking of serial numbers, whether that is on warranty papers or receipts, can help to identify... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tamworth and Bingara prepare for big race meetingsDungiven has been nominated for the Bingara Cup. A feast of Aussie Day racing
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Dungiven has been nominated for the Bingara Cup. A feast of Aussie Day racing action kicks off this Thursday when Tamworth presents their Country Music Cup race meeting on the eve of Australia Day. With a load of country music stars in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Police search for masked pair who robbed woman walking to workPOLICE are hunting two offenders who robbed a woman walking to work in Tamworth
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
POLICE are hunting two offenders who robbed a woman walking to work in Tamworth on Monday morning. The 26-year-old was walking along King Street, near the intersection of Gipps Street. about 5.30am, when a dark coloured car pulled up. Police have... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fans get in the zoneoffers visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favouri
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
offers visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favourite country music artist every day of the Tamworth Country Music Festival (TCMF) in January. TCMF is just weeks ago and festival goers are in for a treat this year... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Can Barnaby Joyce solve our airport woes now that he's Transport Minister?of regional airports, as they struggle to get slots into Sydney Airport. Regio
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
of regional airports, as they struggle to get slots into Sydney Airport. Regional airports across the state, including Tamworth and Armidale, have been plagued by a lack of peak-time slots into Sydney, along with cancelled or delayed... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fewer QantasLink flights from Tamworth, but bigger planes until MarchTEMPORARY: The changes are expected to last until March. TAMWORTH’S QantasLink
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
TEMPORARY: The changes are expected to last until March. TAMWORTH’S QantasLink passengers can expect a reduced number of flights, but slightly larger aircraft, as the airline attempts to reduce the number of cancelled flights. QantasLink wasn’t... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
FanZone fun with Brad Cox and Melissa Bajric and Brothers 3the chill out area right in front of the Fanzone stage festival goers were able
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
the chill out area right in front of the Fanzone stage festival goers were able to enjoy the music away from the heat. Tamworth Country Music Festival manager Barry Harley said Toyota Fanzone is more than just a place to visit during the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Watch bankers and queens line up to toe-tap on Peel Streetof four boot-scooting performances to raise money for the Westpac Rescue Helico
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
of four boot-scooting performances to raise money for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. The team at Westpac Bank Tamworth has been line dancing at Tamworth Country Music Festival for 19 years to help keep the life-saving chopper in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
‘Majority of festival-goers are doing the right thing’of incidents to report after the first weekend. Officers launched Operation Sh
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
of incidents to report after the first weekend. Officers launched Operation Sherbrook last Thursday to police the 10-day Tamworth Country Music Festival with 240 extra pairs of boots to walk the streets. Police on foot, trail bikes, golf... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Almost 50 Sydney flights cancelled in three monthsIN the last three months of 2017, almost 50 Sydney flights to or from the regio
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
IN the last three months of 2017, almost 50 Sydney flights to or from the region’s two major airports were cancelled. A Tamworth businessman has called for airlines to guarantee their flights, after he missed a business meeting in New Zealand when... Read more
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Daily Echo
Thousands sign petition against school pig 'slaughter'20,000 signatures on a petition in the space of 24 hours. They are campaigning
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
20,000 signatures on a petition in the space of 24 hours. They are campaigning against a Hampshire school to not send its Tamworth & Gloucester Old Spot pigs to slaughter. It claims a concerned vegan parent has begged the secondary school over... Read more
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