DONATING to the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal this year will be as easy as sending a text message. Doorknockers will be making their way around Inverell on Sunday, asking locals to give to the church, which reaches out to over a million vulnerable people each year.
Barnaby Joyce said the local area will receive improved mobile phone coverage, if the Coalition is re-elected, as part of an additional $60 million commitment to extend the successful Mobile Black Spot Program announced on Tuesday.
THEY were 1000 strong at Thailand’s Kanchanaburi War Cemetery for Anzac Day last month, and two Inverell RSL sub-branch members stood among them. Veterans Peter Morris and Terry Cross made the trip to commemorate close to 2000 Australians who died working on the Thai-Burma Railway.
CURTAINS of colour fell from the rafters at the recent Gwydir RIver Quilters Triennial Quilt Show. The event at the Bundarra School of Arts Hall showcased creative work in fabric, three years in the making, for about 120 people over May 14 and 15.