Barraba Community News

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ANZAC Day 2024 arrangements

17th April 2024
ANZAC DAY 2024 DAWN SERVICE Commencement 6.00 AM After the dawn service breakfast will be provided by the Barraba RSL & Recreation Clun Limited. MAIN SERVICE. Marches will form up at 10:45 am opposite Andy’s Guest House. March will com...

Barraba SES on call out

17th April 2024
Barraba SES Recently, after some pretty wild and woolly weather saw the first call out of the newly re-formed Barraba SES. Phil Denyer, Patrick Wheelan and Greg Forder responded to a call out to Trevallyn Road to open the road due to fallen trees an...

Free classes for fitness

17th April 2024
Improve your health with free stretch classes Residents in Barraba will soon be able to benefit from free stretch classes to help improve mobility, strength, balance and overall health, while also reducing stress. Yoga teacher Kaz Bishton, from Sel...

Principal's Report from Barraba Central School

17th April 2024
Barraba Central School Across the Desk from the Principal, Patrick Sullivan  Dear Parents, Guardians, Students and Staff, As we end another term, I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to each of you for your hard work, dedication and support ...

Whitehaven Burn Notice

3rd April 2024
Ecological Burn Notice Please be advised that Whitehaven Coal will be undertaking Burn Preparation and a cool season Ecological Burn on the following Biodiversity Properties “Wirradale, Mt Lindesay and Coonoor,” between 8 April and 31 Ma...

School holiday activity at the library for +8

17th April 2024
School Holiday activities – Barraba Library Sphero Chariot Racing Tuesday 23 April 2pm - 3pm Ages 8+ will build a chariot out of Lego Technic pieces, connected to a Sphero Robot to be raced around our arena. The challenge emphasises engineeri...

What are the Senior Citz planning?

17th April 2024
Senior Citizens’ Notes  Hello Everyone Firstly, I must apologise for the boo-boo in my last notes.  The number of seats available should have read twenty-eight.  A few names are in already, so if you are thinking of going on ou...

History Notes - a mix of short stories

17th April 2024
Another successful market on Saturday with visitors drifting in and out­ sometimes there were only a couple of visitors and then there would be a crowd! The Councillors arrived and interacted with the locals and then after they departed the "firi...