Monthly Archives: May 2013

Abbott visits Tamworth

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott paid a visit to Tamworth last Friday and was welcomed to the New England by the Independent Member for New England, Tony Windsor. Mr Windsor said he is pleased to see the area receive so much attention from various political operatives. “The Opposition Leader’s visit is clear evidence of the benefits of political competition,” Mr Windsor said. “Mr Abbott’s visit today follows numerous visits...

Bill and Trish Greer inducted as Scheme Members of Royal Far West

Willow Tree residents Bill and Trish Greer have been recognised for their charitable work by being invited to become Scheme Members of Royal Far West – the unique charity that provides specialist healthcare for children living in rural and remote New South Wales. Scheme Membership of the charity is a rare honour extended to just 100 people in the whole of Australia. It is awarded only to individuals...

Rally reigns supreme

Quirindi was packed over the weekend with vintage cars, caravans, tractors, market stalls and smiling faces for the popular Rural Heritage Village Rally and Swap Meet on May 4 and 5. Great autumn weather set the stage for visitors far and wide to enjoy the spectacular show put on each year by the tireless and hardworking volunteers of the village. Officially opening the rally on Saturday...