Wingham Wrap: Midweek

Snow! With good snow fall on the weekend many local families ventured to Barrington enjoy the frosty experience. See our gallery here

Remembrance Drive: Ellenborough Falls Reserve will be the location of the War Veterans' Remembrance Drive Wingham to Wauchope dedication ceremony on Thursday, July 24.

The event will begin at noon and the War Veterans' Remembrance Drive Association is hopeful the community will rally to attend the event which will focus on the Neville Howse VC Rest Area.

Air crash: A former Taree man, Michael Clancy and his wife Carole are among those who died aboard Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Michael, 57, attended Taree Catholic High and Taree High before studying to become a teacher.

Cheque: George Hoad drove to Newcastle recently to present a cheque for $9000 to Ronald McDonald House, the proceeds from his highly successful Art in the Garden Open Day.

He took his mother, Janice, who cooked over 800 scones for the big day, and has cooked well over 3000 scones for George’s other Open Garden days.

TIGERS: WINGHAM stayed on track for a top three finish in the Group Three Rugby League competition by defeating Old Bar 30-18 in the game played in freezing conditions at Wingham on Saturday.

The Tigers have joined Old Bar in equal third place with 23 points, one clear of Port Macquarie. More than $10,000 was raised for charity on the day.

Dawby: ON Sunday a bowls day was held at the Wingham Bowling Club to assist Wingham Tigers life member Graeme 'Dawby' Berriman who has been fighting cancer.

Sixty five bowlers took to the green and a crowd of more than 35 took part in the day's activities that included an auction and barbecue breakfast. More than $8000 was raised with the auction the biggest money spinner.

Tinonee Hall: Federal member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie officially opened the Tinonee Memorial School of Arts Hall upgrade on Saturday. Photo gallery click here

New issue of the Wingham Chronicle on sale today!!

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