Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cycle the canter

Sally Alden Next year’s Quirindi Canter Fun Run has a new addition for fitness fans, with the event set to include a Quirindi to Wallabadah return bike ride. Dedicated to raising funds, awareness and care solutions for local young people with 24-hour care needs, the Sunday April 19, 2015 Canter will now offer something for those that prefer wheels to walking. “We decided to include a bike ride...

Celebrating our heroes

Sally Alden Often unsung heroes our police officers place their lives on the line in the name of duty; this week over 70 officers from across the Oxley Local Area Command were celebrated, along with everyday heroes from within our community. In a formal awards ceremony held at the Tamworth Community Centre, Superintendent Clinton Pheeny acknowledged the courage, bravery and dedication of our force and community alike. “Today...

Communities sweep up awards at Tidy Town

Jared Beaman NSW Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities program held its official awards ceremony in Nundle over the weekend, with Currabubula and Murrurundi standing out among the communities in the local area. In the ‘NSW Overall Tidy Towns in Their Population’ section, Currabubula placed second in Category A (communities with a population between 1 and 350). Murrurundi received a Highly Commended in the Australian Packaging Covenant Litter Reduction Award...