Event times and details from around the region.
Its the time of year for school athletics carnivals, and students from the Tamworth region have been taking part in their own carnivals, zone carnivals, and even the City2Surf!
Eric Fowler Acacia comes from the ancient Greek word Akaia which means a species which has spines.
Howard Barnes Not many people get to play cricket for their country at age 19. But Henry Olonga was all that and more. He was the first black player on the Zimbabwean eleven. He was, and still is, the youngest test player ever to play for that country.
Laurie Barber I started writing this weekly newspaper column 23 years ago. It started because somebody at work asked me what a milliard was.
Everyone is a scientist for National Science Week.
Howard Barnes Moving to a new country can be fraught with a range of emotions. One of the biggest challenges for new Tamworth residents is mastering the English language – becoming fluent in our unique slang, broad accents and equally confusing sense of humour and innuendos.
Laurie Barber I was at the bowling club when a fellow walked up to me and shoved a piece of paper in my hand. The heading said ineptoracy. It had a spelling mistake.
Neil Simon is the funny man behind Rumors, a hilarious play that opens at Capitol Theatre on August 18 and runs through to August 27.
Students across the Tamworth region have been kept active – from St Edward’s great garden to the athletic talents of Werris Creek, St Nicholas’ Primary School and Bellata. It’s also that time of year to celebrate grandparents!
Follow all the action from day two here.