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Raft of charges after large-scale Inverell drug-bust

TWO men and a woman have been charged with more than 80 offences following an investigation targeting drug-related crime in Inverell. In March, 2020 investigators attached to New England Police District established Strike Force Midwest to investigate large-scale drug supply within the Inverell district. About 10.30am on...

Work begins on Gwydir Highway Washpool project

WORK will this week on the notorious Washpool section of the Gwydir Highway, about 17 kilometres east of Moree. The $7.1 million project will raise and rebuilt the flood-prone stretch of road, keeping communities better connected and freight on the move after heavy rain. Northern Tablelands MP...

Blue Tree Project coming to Moree

BLUE trees are appearing around the countryside. There is an important and poignant reason behind each one – and one will soon be established in Moree. The Blue Tree Project showcases vibrant, coloured trees as symbols to raise awareness for mental health and start meaningful conversations about...

Moree Markets could be back by Christmas

MOREE Plains Shire Council and operators of the Jellicoe Park Markets – the 1st Moree Scouts’ Group – are working on a COVID-19 Safe Plan to enable the markets to re-open in the near future. Director of Planning and Community Development Angus Witherby said a gated...

Major works completed at Moree Showground

STURDY, safe and sustainable are the words now being used to describe the Moree Showground, following the completion of a new industrial kitchen, roof-top solar system and internal bitumen road sealing, all funded by a $316,903 State Government grant. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall recently inspected...

When the bubble bursts . . . in a good way

NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall on Friday confirmed the Inverell and Gwydir Shires will be included, in their entirety, within the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 border bubble, from 1am, Thursday, 1 October. Mr Marshall said it’s the breakthrough NSW border communities had been calling for since the...