Wingham Wrap: May 10

Photo by Helen Carter taken on Gloucester Road
Photo by Helen Carter taken on Gloucester Road

Our last brekkie wrap of local news for the week - we'll be back on Tuesday. Today's photo by Helen Carter.

Standing down: NRMA Motoring and Services president Wendy Machin has announced she will stand down from the role at the end of June. Ms Machin has a property in the Manning and was the first female member of the National Party to be elected to NSW Parliament.

Mural: Artist Jenny Hooper has completed repainting the Wingham Plaza Mural and an official launch ceremony was held on Friday morning. Lyn McKinlay cut the ribbon with Mayor Paul Hogan and Jenny.

Rehearsals: Rehearsals were underway yesterday for a fundraising concert on May 17 at St Matthew's Church. Albert Quartet was practicing in St Matthew's for the 'Terry Stanton and Friends in Concert' that will raise funds for the Numbulwar Aboriginal Community, a poverty stricken village on the Western edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Beef Week: Organisers of Wingham Beef Week have cancelled the Beef Baron's Ball this year due to low ticket sales.

Vote: Wingham Beef Exports' employees will have the opportunity to vote in a secret ballot to either agree to, or refuse, an updated enterprise agreement put forward by management. The updated agreement follows weeks of negotiations and two strikes by employees and union representatives. 

May in Wingham: May is such a busy month in Wingham we have put together a quick guide of what is happening around town.