The Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, 18 July 2024
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The second TAMS-AC Cultural Family Fun Day was held on Wednesday.
Samantha Newsam • 1hr ago
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Council
Council voted up the plan alongside two more cultural strategies.
Jonathan Hawes • 2hrs ago
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The retired policeman says council should be more proactive.
Jonathan Hawes
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Keeping kids out of jail is retired police officer Jeffrey Budd's main motivation to run for Tamworth Regional Council. Picture by Gareth Gardner
On a sunny and cold day, the electrician faced a great challenge.
Mark Bode
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Isaac Moxon's Pirates adventure has reached a new high. Picture by Mark Bode
The property has 12 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms and a sports complex.
Jade Lazarevic
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have listed their palatial Beverly Hills mansion with an asking price of US$68 million. Picture from The Agency/Shutterstock
Queanbeyan boxer aiming to make history at the Olympic Games.
Chris Dutton
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Monique Suraci will make her Olympic debut in Paris. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
The embattled Democratic president has given some clues.
Seung Min Kim • 53m ago
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President Joe Biden speaks at a 2024 Prosperity Summit Tuesday, July 16, 2024, in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill)
Unfortunately, there will be no snowflakes falling on Tamworth.
Rachel Clark
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A light dusting of snow was experienced at Hanging Rock, near Nundle, as a low pressure system pushed an icy chill up Australia. Picture supplied by Fabian Norrie
Council
Council voted to investigate ways to fix the heritage building.
Rachel Clark
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The charges include robbery and assault.
Emma Downey
Police have charged three Moree teens following an incident at an aquatic centre on Monday, July 15. Picture from file
The travelling circus has raised funds for the Tamworth chapter.
Rachel Clark
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Hudson circus performers Charne Salgueiro, Gilberto Salgueiro, Daniel Harrington, and Betal Bafa entertain sick kids staying at Tamworth's Ronald McDonald house. Picture by Peter Hardin
This new arrival to Moree brings a long and storied history.
Zac Lowe
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Welcoming his third son into the world spurred Jack Durheim to hark back to his days watching his father take the field. Picture by Zac Lowe.
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Newsroom
The facility would be complete with an onsite vet and amenities.
Rachel Clark
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Plans have been lodged to transform part of Chelsea Farm at Kootingal into a commercial horse facility. Picture by Peter Hardin
Nundle residents have complained about poor connection for years.
Jonathan Hawes
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All the big factors Jada Taylor's life have begun to coalesce.
Zac Lowe
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With the 2024 NRLW season less than two weeks away, Jada Taylor believes the Sharks can make a splash. Picture by Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.
Moree's own Hilary Scott ready to saddle up at the Olympics.
Ellen Dunger
Hilary Scott and her homebred Oaks Milky Way will represent Australia at the Paris Olympics. Picture by Libby Law
Reported incidents have been spread across Tamworth.
Emma Downey and Jonathan Hawes
Oxley Police District Commander Superintendent Bruce Grassick addresses the media regarding a string of break and enter offences and vehicle thefts across Tamworth in the early hours of April 15. Picture by Peter Hardin
What's on
The Hats Off To the Bush concert is a new feature event.
Samantha Newsam
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Dylan Porter didn't expect to play for Werris Creek this year.
Zac Lowe
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Dylan Porter with his father, Werris Creek legend, Richie, who presented him with the special-made Old Boys jersey on Saturday. Picture by Zac Lowe.

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A new design will be released every two weeks.
Anna Houlahan
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Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds has been granted court access to details of a trust which manages Brittany Higgins' $2.4 million taxpayer-funded settlement.
Aaron Bunch
Brittany Higgins has lost a court fight to prevent access to her trust deed. Photo: Richard Wainwright/AAP PHOTOS
You could see him back on your television sooner than later.
Jess Flint
Josh "Pezza" Perry says he is still pinching himself about being this year's MasterChef Australia runner-up. Picture by Eve Woodhouse.
Native insect leaves trees unable to produce olives.
Carla Mascarenhas
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More than 100,000 mobile phones won't connect to triple-zero after the 3G network shuts down, as telcos ramp up their efforts to contact affected customers.
Stephanie Gardiner • 43m ago
More than 100,000 mobile phones across the nation that are not compatible with 4G. Photo: Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS
Federal Labor is mulling how to respond to allegations the CFMEU has links to organised crime as Australia's peak union body and state governments suspend links
Dominic Giannini • 1hr ago
Labor's national executive meets as the government moves to install an administrator to the CFMEU. Photo: Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS
On a sunny and cold day, the electrician faced a great challenge.
Mark Bode
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This new arrival to Moree brings a long and storied history.
Zac Lowe
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Welcoming his third son into the world spurred Jack Durheim to hark back to his days watching his father take the field. Picture by Zac Lowe.
All the big factors Jada Taylor's life have begun to coalesce.
Zac Lowe
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Moree's own Hilary Scott ready to saddle up at the Olympics.
Ellen Dunger
Hilary Scott and her homebred Oaks Milky Way will represent Australia at the Paris Olympics. Picture by Libby Law
Dylan Porter didn't expect to play for Werris Creek this year.
Zac Lowe
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Dylan Porter with his father, Werris Creek legend, Richie, who presented him with the special-made Old Boys jersey on Saturday. Picture by Zac Lowe.
The Inverell product has re-signed for another season.
Jock Campbell has re-signed with the Reds through until after the 2025 season. Picture Queensland Reds Facebook
The late boxer was a good friend of Jermain Walford's.
Zac Lowe
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Jermain Walford and the North Tamworth Bears were distraught after learning of Lemuel Silisia's passing last week. Picture by Zac Lowe.

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Get a glimpse into Bile's Texan mansion new build.
Emily Rayner
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See the top properties for sale across the country.
Melissa Kehagias
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This Adelaide Hills property has its own cellar door. Pic: Supplied
We look at the property portfolios of the Blues and Maroons headliners.
Brendan Crabb
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Queensland fullback Reece Walsh (pictured) recently bought a lavish estate. Picture: Getty Images
The facility would be complete with an onsite vet and amenities.
Rachel Clark
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The property has 12 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms and a sports complex.
Jade Lazarevic
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have listed their palatial Beverly Hills mansion with an asking price of US$68 million. Picture from The Agency/Shutterstock
Brisbane winter auction campaign heats up property market
Emily Rayner
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Brisbane bucks the trend: winter auction campaign heats up property market
The Hats Off To the Bush concert is a new feature event.
Samantha Newsam
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The Tamworth festival has 'Hallmark Status'.
Jonathan Hawes
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Local musician Lawson Thompson says the Tamworth Country Music Festival is about more than just business; it's about letting young artists have a shot at the big time. Picture by Peter Hardin
Co-hosts for the 2025 Golden Guitars have also been revealed.
Fiona Ferguson
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Entertainment venues manager, Peter Ross, co-host of the 2025 Golden Guitar Awards, Max Jackson, and events manager for Tamworth Regional Council, Barry Harley are excited ahead of the 2025 festival. Picture by Gareth Gardner
For the last 50 years, Mr Harley has never had a January holiday.
Rachel Clark
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From admin assistant to running huge regional events.
Rachel Clark
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OAM recipient Catherine Nugent is a big believer in providing opportunities for regional and rural Australia. Picture by Peter Hardin
Jayne will perform her new album at Moonshiners Bar on June 21.
Rachel Clark
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Country Music Star Jayne Denham is excited to perform her new album Moonshine for her new hometown audience in Tamworth. Picture by Gareth Gardner
It was a blessing to be 'Shot by Jake'
Tess Kelly
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Roderick 'Jake' Lindsay passed away from a heart attack on May 18, 2024. Picture file
Tamworth council asked to consider a new addition to Peel Street.
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Tamworth council will consider a recommendation to investigate the potential to erect a bronze statue of Uncle Roger Knox in Peel Street. File picture by Peter Hardin
The travelling circus has raised funds for the Tamworth chapter.
Rachel Clark
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Got an event coming up? Let us know about it and we'll include it in our Community Notices.
Newsroom
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The Hats Off To the Bush concert is a new feature event.
Samantha Newsam
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The popular cowboy crawl is on again as part of this weekend's Hats Off To Country festival. Picture Supplied.
Customers have placed their orders and booked tables in advance.
Rachel Clark
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Meet the team who will man the counter at Miss Juju's reopening: co-owner Garron Pannan with staff member Eli Pike, Rikki-Lee Allwell, co-owner Vong Pannan, and Zoe Mulligan. Picture by Peter Hardin
'Knitting with Resilience' will be held in Walcha on August 10.
Emma Downey
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Sam Longmore, from Ohh Bulldust, will share her personal story, as well as knitting tips, during a workshop in Walcha. Picture supplied by Ohh Bulldust

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Minister says project still a top priority despite setbacks.
Jonathan Hawes
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Fiery speeches open Murray Darling Association's 80th conference.
Jonathan Hawes
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Member for New England Barnaby Joyce was one of the opening speakers at the Murray Darling Association's 80th National Conference. Picture by Peter Hardin
The biggest local government conference in Australia begins.
Jonathan Hawes
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Australian Local Government Association president Linda Scott delivered the opening address of the association's 2024 National General Assembly on July 2, 2024. Picture supplied by the Australian Local Government Association
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The second TAMS-AC Cultural Family Fun Day was held on Wednesday.
Samantha Newsam • 1hr ago
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Council voted up the plan alongside two more cultural strategies.
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Former president of the Tamworth Dramatic Society and local government election candidate, Daniel Gillett, says the city's new creative communities plan is a positive step for local artists and economic growth. Picture by Peter Hardin with inset supplied by Daniel Gillett
The retired policeman says council should be more proactive.
Jonathan Hawes
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Keeping kids out of jail is retired police officer Jeffrey Budd's main motivation to run for Tamworth Regional Council. Picture by Gareth Gardner
Unfortunately, there will be no snowflakes falling on Tamworth.
Rachel Clark
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A light dusting of snow was experienced at Hanging Rock, near Nundle, as a low pressure system pushed an icy chill up Australia. Picture supplied by Fabian Norrie
The embattled Democratic president has given some clues.
Seung Min Kim • 53m ago
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The second TAMS-AC Cultural Family Fun Day was held on Wednesday.
Samantha Newsam • 1hr ago
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Brydee and Chelsie Thompson had a ball at Wednesday's Cultural Family Fun Day. Picture by Peter Hardin
Council voted up the plan alongside two more cultural strategies.
Jonathan Hawes • 2hrs ago
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Former president of the Tamworth Dramatic Society and local government election candidate, Daniel Gillett, says the city's new creative communities plan is a positive step for local artists and economic growth. Picture by Peter Hardin with inset supplied by Daniel Gillett
It's less about sex and more about healthy human connection.
Elly Desmarchelier
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Most people with disabilities I speak to just want to fight isolation. Picture Shutterstock
Beware of banking spin on their environmental credentials.
Katherine Tu
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Can we really trust big banks on their claims about fossil fuel investments? Picture Shutterstock
It's less about sex and more about healthy human connection.
Elly Desmarchelier
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Beware of banking spin on their environmental credentials.
Katherine Tu
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Can we really trust big banks on their claims about fossil fuel investments? Picture Shutterstock
Australia does it well. But if have to draw a line somewhere.
Amanda Vanstone
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Our refugee policy cannot be as simple as letting everyone in. Picture Shutterstock
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The Toyota RAV4 has gone hybrid-only in Australia, which has seen the base price rise by $2500.
William Stopford
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Jordan Mulach
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Matt Campbell
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Mazda's emergency SOS calling and remote functionality services will be rolling out to more models with future updates.
Jack Quick
More Mazdas in line for smartphone app connectivity, SOS functions
The Senior
One in two women with ovarian cancer won't survive five years,
Eileen Wood
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Dean was unhappy, out of shape and unfulfilled - then he made a change.
Rowan Cowley
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Dean Summers is the first person to swim from Newcastle to Sydney. Picture by Taek Yang
Maria and David were barred from seeing her grandchildren and have no-where to turn - their stories are increasingly common.
Eileen Wood
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ACM generic file image. Picture by Sylvia Liber.

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The Land
Moree's own Hilary Scott ready to saddle up at the Olympics.
Ellen Dunger • 43m ago
Warmer weather arriving will boost the cow with calf market.
Simon Chamberlain • 1hr ago
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Doug Leslie, The Ranges, Bendemeer, sold four- and five-year-old Te Mania-blood cows with calves for $1840 a head while his PTIC heifers made $1520 at Tamworth sale sale last Friday. Picture by Simon Chamberlain.
Once again farmers in NSW are being threatened with compulsory acquisition notices for another transmission line project where final regulatory approval has still not been granted.
Lucy Knight
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Hundreds of farmers affected by the proposed lines have been fighting hard to make a case for HumeLink to be "undergrounded", Lucy Knight writes. File picture
You could see him back on your television sooner than later.
Jess Flint
Native insect leaves trees unable to produce olives.
Carla Mascarenhas
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The price of olive oil is at record highs. Picture by Shutterstock
A new design will be released every two weeks.
Anna Houlahan
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Limited edition $2 coloured gold coins at Woolworths. Picture RAM/Shutterstock

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