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National Corrections Day 2022: Peel River picnic area at Jewry Street a prime example of Tamworth staff and inmates giving back to community

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
January 20 2022 - 8:00pm
NURTURING: Corrective Services NSW Tamworth's Dean Hensley with Tamworth Regional Landcare Asssociation's Anne Michie at the riverside site. Photo: Peter Hardin

HUNDREDS of hours spent watering, weeding and whipper snippering has turned a neglected riverside patch into a shady picnic paradise - and it's prisoners who have helped pull the project together.


Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire


Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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