By Noreen Boehm Boggabri Pony Club president Barry Thomson was pleased with the number of riders, horses, parents and carers at the rally day for April. Due to the normal rally day coinciding with Easter Sunday the day was moved to last weekend. All ages and stages were catered for with Helen Fielding as lead instructor and Jess McKechnie assisting.
A large crowd gathered at the Boggabri HACC building for breakfast and to meet and to celebrate Australia Day with the Narrabri Shire ambassador John Harper. Craig Devine chaired the proceedings and invited Annette Humble to give a ‘Welcome to Country.’ Caroline Stone sang a beautiful rendition of Advance Australia Fair prior to the flag raising. Mark Coulton, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications, and Member for Parkes spoke fondly of his connection with Boggabri and told the audience that his grandmother lived in the Willala area and how regional Australia and places like Boggabri are coping well with COVID-19 […]
Boggabri families will soon have access to an early learning centre with a new facility in the town set to open its doors this year. Narrabri-based Nurruby Childcare Services will operate the centre, located on the corner of Brent and Oakham streets, which is due to open within the next few months. Boggabri residents have long sought the child care centre. Works were mostly completed before Christmas last year, with the community advisory group getting a first glimpse of the centre. Speaking with The Courier during the onsite tour, Nurruby Childcare Services’ managing director Prue Jamieson described the new facility […]
Boggabri’s Craig Summers cannot thank the Narrabri, Boggabri and Gunnedah communities enough as ‘Movember’ approaches its yearly close. Mr Summers, who is the proprietor of Sign Print Stitch, joined forces with the Railway Hotel in Gunnedah to form a team which set out to raise both awareness and funds for men’s health while growing moustaches during November. Part of the fundraising efforts included a golf day on Sunday at the Boggabri Golf Club. The nine-hole three-person ambrose attracted 51 golfers who helped raise $1000. The winners of the event were Rob Maunder (Baan Baa), Geoff Hobden (Boggabri) and Robert Tumbers […]