Water height in the Namoi River is beginning its decline following major flooding across parts of the North West. The water level had dropped to 6.96 metres at Narrabri Creek on Wednesday morning and was continuing to fall, the SES advised. The creek peaked at 7.55 metres on Monday, November 29. While the water level continues its decline, the SES continued to advise that the Violet Street (low level) bridge could remain affected by floodwater. Ugoa Street, between Lantana and Villarette Avenue, could also remain impacted by floodwater. In Wee Waa, the Namoi River (Glencoe) was 7.48 metres on Wednesday […]
The management of Narrabri Bowling Club will come under the umbrella of Club Narrabri following negotiations between the two entities. The move, announced at Monday night’s Club Narrabri annual general meeting, has been welcomed by both clubs. “There was unanimous support,” said bowling club president Colin Armstrong. Club Narrabri president Bruce O’Hara said there was ‘great positivity’ in the initiative. Narrabri Golf Club was acquired by Narrabri RSL Club in May 2017 to create Club Narrabri and put the golf club on a successful new trajectory. Move ‘strengthens clubs’ The new arrangement between the Bowling Club and Club Narrabri is […]
Narrabri District Cricket Association’s board will hold a meeting tonight at the Narrabri RSL Club where it will discuss its options for resuming the 2021-22 season. The first five rounds of the season have all been washed out, as will round six this Saturday with Collins Park, Hogan Oval, Leitch Oval and Gately Field all still partially underwater. NDCA treasurer Luke Meppem told The Courier that the first grade comp was a “50-50 chance” of getting one game in before the Christmas and New Year break, but a lot of work would be required to be completed on the flooded […]
Narrabri VRA veteran Harvey Black reflected that his early Narrabri days were spent working at the Australia Telescope, amid a bevy of astronomy boffins. “They were all PhDs or Bachelors of Science” he said. “Myself and a mate were PhDs – Post Hole Diggers – and BScs – Black Snake Catchers.” Harvey adds that his career as a BSc continues as (what Topical describes as) ‘snake whisperer, removing unwanted snakes from homes, offices and backyards. Meanwhile, keep an eye out for more of them as the floodwater pushes snakes out of their habitats.