Weekend Wrap: August 2-3

The Bight
The Bight

Wingham Farmers Market

The Manning Valley's original farmers market is on this Saturday. 

Since 2003, the Wingham Farmers Market has been a great source of fresh local produce. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere while supporting the local community. If it’s grown, baked or made sustainably in the region it’s welcome at Wingham Farmers Market.

When: First Saturday of every month, regardless of weather

Where: Wingham Showground, Gloucester Rd

Time: 8 am – 12 noon

Cost: Free entry, $20 to have a stall

Contact person: Annette Mulder 6550 7213

Inaugural Wingham Rotary Car Boot Sale

The inaugural Wingham Rotary Car Boot Sale will also be held at the Wingham Showgrounds at the same time as the farmers market.

NPA Walk

A medium grade walk on Tip Riders bike tracks off Buckets Way will be held on Saturday.

Location: Kiwarrak State Forest, Buckets Way, Taree.

Contact: Ray McGrath  6557 5102


Taree Craft Centre Presents - Craftathon 2014

Saturday and Sunday August 2-3 

The Annual Craftathon event is back bigger and better than ever. 

Over 40 Exhibitors will be under one roof.

10am till 4pm Saturday 

10am till 3pm Sunday 

Exquisite craft displays and craft supplies, sales and demonstration workshops. 

Super raffle with total price value of $1000. 

Adults $5, under 16 years $2 and under 12 years free with an adult

Location: PCYC, 95 Commerce Street, Taree

Weekend Sport 

Just two matches in Group Three Rugby League's split round will be decided on Saturday.

Taree City will host Old Bar at the Jack Neal Oval while Forster-Tuncurry travels to Wingham to take on the Tigers.

Should Old Bar and Wingham win and Port Macquarie is successful next Saturday the places in the semi-finals won't be determined until the final round on August 16, when Old Bar plays Port Macquarie at Old Bar.

To read our full weekend sports preview click here

Latest news

Fires have raged across the Manning over the last couple of days including Hillville as the official bushfire season begins. To see photos from the fire at Youngs Road (Nr Linga Longa Farm) click here or to go to RFS website to see the fire map click here

Wingham farmers Vernon and Nicolle Brown have joined with Devondale Murray Goulburn to supply milk for Coles supermarkets.

Australia's largest dairy food company has recently secured a ten year contract to supply milk to the supermarket chain and sought to secure NSW farmers to help fulfil the contract.

This month the company will open an $80 million state of the art processing plant in Sydney that will be able to process 50,000 litres of milk an hour. To read the full story and see a video click here

All the latest local news on our website www.winghamchronicle.com.au