The 2020 Domain Pink Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground started on Friday, January 3, and was all over on day four on Monday, January 6, as Australia treated the home crowd to a 279-run victory. As usual the McGrath Foundation, together with Cricket Australia, raised awareness of the need for breast care nursing services in Australia at the annual match. McGrath Foundation co-founder and president, former Australian cricket fast bowler Glenn McGrath, presented the Australian men’s test team with their baggy pink caps for the official team photo before the game and also announced the need for increased funding […]
On Monday PCYC Tamworth made its first stop on the ‘Fun for kids, BBQ and Beats’ tour when it arrived at the Narrabri Aquatic Centre. Families turned up in groups with about 130 people attending the free event which included traditional Aboriginal dances and workshops run by Clinton Lamb, a disco and a barbecue. The tour was organised by PCYC Tamworth team leader Debby Herdegen as a form of drought relief. Mrs Herdegen was full of praise for Narrabri. “We were really lucky in Narrabri that the local Rotary club went and paid for all of the stuff for the […]
Written by Michael Falkiner “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to,” Bilbo Baggins said. In 2008 I had almost completed my 15th year of teaching at St. Francis Xavier’s Primary School when I said ‘yes’ to a phone call. During my years at St Francis Xavier’s I had taught from Years 3 to 6, and watched the school grow from 220 up to 320 and held a number of coordinators’ positions. The staff, students, the parents […]
Attendees at the Crossroads Hotel were bouncing on Saturday night with DJ Ben Duncan coming back to his home town of Narrabri for a great night of entertainment. About 150 people attended the night including Emma and Libby Pattison who celebrated their 21st birthdays by dancing the night away.