Wingham Wrap: May 22

A brekkie wrap of the latest local news. Today's photo by John Dorrington.

Jabiru catching an eel. Photo by John Dorrington of Killawarra.

Jabiru catching an eel. Photo by John Dorrington of Killawarra.

Open letter: All of the Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival events will stay in Wingham, confirms festival committee chair Eric Richardson. In an open letter to the community, Eric has confirmed the committee has no plans to move the games day to Taree.

Road open: Bent Street is re-open to traffic after two days of road works. Road markings are still to be re-painted including the pedestrian crossing at the corner of Isabella Street. 

50 Years: Fifty year celebrations have begun for the  Manning Valley Historical Society Inc. On Tuesday night author Di Morrissey unveiled the first Manning Valley historic marker at the Wingham Museum on Farquhar Street. 

Photoshoot: Some of the cast of Isabella the Play gathered today at the Town Hall for a photoshoot with Focus Magazine. The cast were dressed in their costumes and acted out scenes from the play for the camera. We will have a few sneak peak photos of the costumes on our website later today. 

Life member: Carol Pammer has been made a life member of the Manning Valley Historical Society Inc. Carol has been a member of the society for 19 years and looks after the books at Wingham museum.

Breaking news: Farmer's Own regular milk has won a bronze award in the Queensland Fine Food Awards, Dairy and Ice Cream. It was the only regular milk to win. The milk is produced by seven Manning Valley dairy farmers and sold in all NSW Woolworths stores.

Some of yesterday's stories and photos have not yet been uploaded to our website due to technical problems - we apologise for any inconvenience.

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