New England's exciting week

It’s been a fantastic week around the New England and North West regions.

From festivals and sporting events to other exciting awards and celebrations.

Glen Innes’ Alana Thomas was awarded the Australian Rugby Union Coach of the Year. 

The Goondiwinidi High School students had an impressive Expressive Arts Week. 

Catherine McCann from NEGs Junior school has been nominated for a nationally acclaimed teching award.

Guyra’s Nicki Scholes-Robertson starts 525kilometre walk for renal failure awareness on Sunday. 

Inverell will be celebrating their Sapphire City Festival this weekend. 

Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson enjoyed cupcakes for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Travis Collins is heading to Tamworth for an intimate concert. 

And there’s lots more exciting pictures featured in the gallery.