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World Cup hockey hero wins regional sport award
Hockey stalwart Keith Ellis has claimed the top senior prize at this year’s New England Sports Awards last week. Keith was presented with the 2AD New England Trophies Senior Sports Star Award, after playing in the Australian team that triumphed at this year’s Over 75 men’s World Cup.
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Fun and learning at new family days
A new series of family fun days will give young people in the Armidale region some fun and educational activities in the upcoming Christmas school holidays.
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New England High Country - Motorcycle Mecca
Launch of dedicated motorcycle map in partnership with Hema Maps & BMW Motorrad. NEHC to host BMW Motorrad 2019 Safari on some of best rides in Australia
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Learn more about opportunities to do business with Council
Council is hosting a series of workshops to help businesses in the region better understand local procurement with Council and retain more local spend in the Armidale Regional economy.
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2018 Councillors’ Cuppas wrap up in Ebor
The 2018 series of Councillors’ Cuppas, taking Armidale Regional Council’s elected members to centres throughout the region, will wrap up for the year with a forum in Ebor this Sunday.
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Oh Christmas tree, your shining lights unite us
Armidale’s community Christmas tree will spring to life, ushering in the festive season, when Christmas in the Mall is held on Thursday 29 November.
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Sorrow, celebration and social change
The Armidale region’s experiences of World War I are explored by a new exhibition opening this Sunday to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day. The Armidale Folk Museum exhibition examines the themes of sorrow, celebration and social change, inviting visitors to reflect on the sacrifices made by local citizens during the First World War.
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A brewtiful alliance for barista students
There’s a new success story brewing at Armidale War Memorial Library. A fortnightly barista cart began operating at the library last week, under a new initiative between library staff and the nearby TAFE NSW campus.
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One-way for West Avenue
West Avenue, near Armidale Regional Hospital, will become a one-way street from the start of December, with traffic travelling east from Butler Street to Markham Street.
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Resurfacing for Beardy Street
A central section of Beardy Street in Armidale will be closed to traffic on 13 and 14 November so the road can be resurfaced.

Events

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22 Nov 2018
Full-Moon Labyrinth Walk
Civic Park Labyrinth It's time for another full-moon labyrinth walk - to give thanks for the burgeoning spring and anticipate the arrival of mid-summer. All welcome to enjoy the lovely surrounds of Civic Park during summer evenings. Starts at 6.30pm to gather focus, then walk along the labyrinth pattern in the grass for about half an hour. Starts opposite the SerVies carpark on Dangar Street, near the white sign for ‘Labyrinth Armidale’. https://www.facebook.com/events/334251067359165/
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23 Nov 2018
Open Gallery and Garden
The Open Day will showcase Lucy and Barry's latest works, including Lucy's sculptures, which are made from reclaimed materials including wire, metal and stone. Kintyre Road (Marsh Street to lights, then Rockvale Road for 8km, turn right onto Kintyre Road, 1st on right ("Kintyre"). TIME: 9.30am-4.30pm. For more information, phone Lucy/Barry on 0412 778 253 or email info@mccannfineart.net.au.