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The Gwydir News April Community Newsletter
The first of The Gwydir News Community newsletters was released last month.  The publication will be delivered to Gwydir Shire residents and is available online. In Editor Kim Miller's  Word from the Desk, she states, "Welcome to the first monthly edition of the Gwydir News. It was a sad occasion to...
WHAT A WEEKEND FOR WARIALDA 
Saturday 18 September 2021 will see the town of Warialda humming with excitement! The Honey Festival Committee and Motor Sports Club are in agreeance that the decision to hold the Honey Festival and Warialda 200 on the same weekend will compliment each event nicely. Both committees are looking forward to...
2021 Bingara Show
The 2021 Bingara Show is scheduled for May 22 & 23. President: Damian Crump: 0400 757 888 Secretary: Charles Mill:  0427 807 006 Downloads 2021 Bingara Show Schedule >> (PDF File Size: 16Mb)
Numbers swell in Bingara for Anzac Day
Bingara celebrates ANZAC Day with an annual march through the main streets, it is a definite highlight in the calendar for both the town and Bingara Central School. The Gwydir News celebrated the day in pictures.
The North West Theatre Company Production of ‘Oliver Twist’.
North West Theatre Company's next performance: Oliver Twist Director: Rick Hutton  |  Producer: Robyn Philips. Performance Dates: (as proposed) Saturday August 14 (evening); Sunday August 15 (matinee); Saturday August 21 (evening); Saturday August 22 (matinee). Bump in: Sat / Sun August 7 / 8. Bump out: Sunday August 23 (Morning. Film Club...
‘Woman at War’ – 2018 Film from Iceland.
What can one person do to combat the forces of climate change and globalized industry? Quite a bit, as director Benedikt Erlingsson would have us believe in Woman at War, the Icelandic story of a brazen and bold activist who destroys power lines and takes down factories as a...
2020/2021 swimming season closed
The 2020/2021 swimming season has closed for both Bingara and Warialda Swim Centres. For both centres the openings were delayed due to the completion of the great renovations at Warialda, and an upgrade at Bingara. The season has been challenging and exciting with a record number of people using the facilities....
EMERGING TALENT STRAIGHT OUT OF THE NORTH WEST
Three young rugby players from Central North have been announced in Rugby Australia’s Emerging 7’s squad, which looks to find the next generation of Olympian and World Series players. Liliana Reardon (16yrs, Warialda), Brooke McKinnon (17yrs, Bingara) and Martha Harvey (17yrs, Narrabri) were recently inducted into the NSW Academy of...
Facebook flooded with images of widespread flooding across the Gwydir Shire
Widespread rain across the region has created amazing scenes as rivers and creeks burst their banks. The Gwydir News posted images of the Gwydir in Bingara and invited viewers across the shires to share their images. 2020 started with drought, followed by bush fires, then disease (Covid 19), then Pestilence (mice,...
NATURAL DISASTER DECLARATION ISSUED FOR MOREE PLAINS, INVERELL AND GWYDIR SHIRES
NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has today announced disaster recovery assistance is being made available to those in the Moree Plains, Inverell and Gwydir Shire Council local government areas impacted by severe storms and floods from 10 March 2021 onwards. Mr Marshall took leave from NSW Parliament this morning to...