The Narrabri Stingrays Swimming Club hosted its home development carnival for the 2019-20 swimming season on Sunday at the Narrabri Aquatic Centre. Swimmers from Nararbri, Wee Waa, Gunnedah, Moree, Tamworth City, 360 Scully Park, Kootingal/Moobi, Inverell, Armidale and Coonabarabran took part in on the day. There were more than 35 Stingrays swimmers in action on the day as well as 23 competitors from the Wee Waa Swimming Club, which also included Narrabri swimmers from Karla’s Swim Team. The Narrabri Stingrays swimmers impressed at their home carnival as they combined for 30 event wins, 34 second-placed finishes and 30 third-placed finishes. […]
The 2020 pennant season is right around the corner for the ladies of the Narrabri Sporties and the Wee Waa Bowling Club who will play against one another in just 20 days. Narrabri will compete in Grade Three in 2020 but there are no other Grade Three teams in the Namoi District. However, rather than gaining automatic qualification to regional level, the Narrabri team will need to finish on top of a three-team pool which includes Grade Four teams Wee Waa and Lightning Ridge. Narrabri’s ladies’ pennant squad includes Marie Redman, Lyn Wedesweiler, Mary Wheeler, Eva Sadler, Helen Woodward, Val […]
Acting Police Inspector Scott Bolton is urging the community to take care during storms and avoid floodwater. Acting Insp. Bolton warned people not to get too close to flooded creeks and rivers, and stressed the importance of observing road closure signs. “Stay out of places you shouldn’t be, don’t drive through floodwater – just don’t risk it,” he said. Of course, Acting Insp. Bolton acknowledged the excitement that comes with receiving much-needed rainfall but said people just needed to be cautious. He said there was an incident last Friday night where people who were travelling in a vehicle along the […]
A bird’s eye view of the Namoi Valley after the recent rainfall shows how our region can flourish if you ‘just add water’. It’s also clear that the weather event has delivered varying scenarios – some people are turning the corner after years of drought, some are waiting for more rain and others are dealing with too much, falling too quickly. The Courier was fortunate enough to hitch a ride with Exact Aviation owner and pilot Angus Ashby on Tuesday to capture some aerial shots of wet paddocks, green pastures, flowing water and the glorious sight of Yarrie Lake starting […]
Wee Waa greyhound trainer Colin Anderson was a winner on Sunday night when Chance Amelia raced to victory at a Gunnedah TAB meeting. Three-year-old bitch Chance Amelia jumped from the number three box and established an early...