UP and AT IT: Thursday, July 24

A snow photo sent in by Amanda Scott at Woolbrook

A snow photo sent in by Amanda Scott at Woolbrook

That's it for this morning! Wake up tomorrow with the last UP and AT IT for this week from 7am. 

In the meantime, see what is making news here:

Tamworth         Gunnedah             Moree            Armidale

9am: Glen Innes man Tim Rossington leaves his X Factor mark.

8.45am: Reports of another plane crash here, killing at least 47 people.

8.30am: See what was happening in Tenterfield over the weekend here.

8.15am: AN ACCUSED drug cook has been released on bail as prosecutors wait for an expert opinion to see if the alleged manufacturing in his home was harmful to his children.

8am: And they are off and racing in Moree today:

7.45am: Are you looking forward to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games? You can follow the opening ceremony live here:

7.30am:  A BUSINESS associate of John “Rainbow Man” Cassidy offered $3.5 million for the Tattersalls Hotel, even though he didn’t know where it was.

John Cassidy’s dream hotel deal ends in Tatts.

7:15am:  The countdown is on for City2Surf. Are you attempting to run the 14km event in Sydney this year?

Rebecca Ruhmann is, find out her heartfelt cause here.

7am: 

6.45am: We'll be bringing you as much information as we can from the state's New England and North West over the next couple of hours.

We can always do with your help. If there's something happening in your part of the world - between Tamworth, Moree, Inverell, Armidale, Walcha, Guyra, Tenterfield, Glen Innes and Gunnedah - then feel free to share. Email Haley at hsheridan@fairfaxmedia.com.au  or let us know on Twitter -  @fairfaxNSWNW

WEATHER:

The North West Slopes and Plains forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology: Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

The Northern Tablelands forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology: Areas of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 19.

Check your weather here: Tamworth - Armidale - Moree - Inverell - Gunnedah - Guyra - Walcha - Tenterfield - Glen Innes

ANNIVERSARIES:

1900 – Neville Howse rescues a fallen ally under heavy fire during the Second Boer War, becoming the first Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross.

BIRTHDAYS:  

Jennifer Lopez (1969), Bindi Irwin (1998)

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