Narrabri’s Ally Cameron and Will Hayne were two of more than 40 children from the across the district who dived straight into swimming lessons during the school holidays. The Royal Life Saving Society has been running an eight-day, learn to swim program at the Narrabri Aquatic Centre. Children aged two to 11 have been learning […]
Wee Waa’s Cotton Capital Music Muster weekend will go ahead ‘rain, hail or shine’. Showers are forecast for Friday and Saturday, so organisers do have wet weather plans in place just in case mother nature finally delivers. Muster organiser Kay Gray said in previous years the event has brought ‘welcome rain’, and this year attendees […]
Local cricketer Lachlan Cameron has committed to another season as the Narrabri District Cricket Association’s War Veterans Cup team captain. Cameron, who is often referred to as ‘Mr Narrabri’ for his love of the town and his popularity among the sporting community, will skipper Narrabri’s top representative cricket team for a ninth straight season when […]
Ideas for the next ‘Back to the ‘Bri and the next Narrabri Truck Show are already enthusiastically circulating after the success of the weekend’s events. There is no doubt Back to the ‘Bri will grow into a regular and well attended community event – thanks to the hard work of the Chamber of Commerce volunteers. A lot of work goes into an event like this. As one sage observed ‘it doesn’t just happen, but when it does happen, it happens good.’ And one of the exhibitors at the Truck Show is keen to discuss a possible Narrabri Truck and Tractor Show. “Add in tractors and it will be a huge event for the region” he suggested, offering to help with the event.
Funny old world. On one hand climate change activists are predicting a fatal ‘tipping point’, and the end of life on earth as we know it as the world warms. And on the other hand a school principal on the NSW coast describes climate change fears as ‘doomsday waffle’ in his newsletter to parents.
Times and tastes change. A recent talk by a marketing guru noted that if marketing sensory and taste focus groups were around when Vegemite was invented in 1922, there would be no Vegemite – the focus group would have laughed it out of existence before it got past the concept stage. It’s described as ‘salty, a little bitter’ and is made from left over brewers’ yeast.