Wingham Wrap: June 11

The Wingham Wrap exclusive to the Wingham Chronicle
The Wingham Wrap exclusive to the Wingham Chronicle

Our brekkie wrap is back bringing you the latest local news in under five minutes

Petition: KERRIE Renee Dance Studio, Wingham has recently taken on the task of petitioning for the Taree and District Eisteddfod to introduce 'small school' dance sections onto the program. The issue will be tabled at a meeting with the eisteddfod committee in July.

Akoostik: MUSICIAN Bill Chambers will perform at an exclusive event in Wingham on Thursday, June 26, as the artist lineup for the upcoming Akoostik Festival is announced.Chambers, father of Kasey Chambers, is an ambassador for the award-winning Akoostik Festival, which is held annually in Wingham in October.

Playgroup: MONDROOK Living and Learning Village has established a Steiner inspired playgroup for mothers and 0-5 years of age children on Mondays from 10am to noon during school term. The playgroup is based at the old Mondrook school house.

OAM: Manning resident Dr Harry Cooper was recognised on Monday when he was announced as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List, receiving the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division.

Wingham Cup: A DISAPPOINTING 21 lengths beating at its previous start was erased with a solid win by Hawkesbury seven-year-old gelding Scottish Border (10-1) in the $20,000 The Australian Hotel Wingham Cup last Friday.

Gallery: Our latest photo gallery is from the Australian Dirt Track Championships at Old Bar raceway on the weekend.