Tamworth declared disaster zone following intense storms

Jacob McArthur
Updated December 23 2018 - 3:42pm, first published 10:00am
WILD WEATHER: Tamworth declared a disaster zone following Thursday's storms. Photo: Julia Farina
WILD WEATHER: Tamworth declared a disaster zone following Thursday's storms. Photo: Julia Farina

EMERGENCY workers have praised the efforts have people in Hillvue, Kingswood and South Tamworth for banding together in the wake of intense storms which lashed the region.

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Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is opinions editor for The Canberra Times and Australian Community Media. As part of the Canberra Times' production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.

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