The week in pictures: July 8-14, 2017 Joshua Bartlett@barto061215 Jul 2017, 10:09 a.m. Images from across the country. The week in pictures: July 8-14, 2017 FARRELL FLAT: Bill Piggott and his daughter Grace check their paddocks for pests, of which they have found less than usual this year. Photo: Ali KuchelBATHURST: Bathurst City Chic store manager Kerrie Milton with a dress from the retailer's extensive range of women's formal wear. Photo: NADINE MORTONBATHURST- Acting Superintendent Glenn Cogdell with firearms and ammunition handed in to Chifley local area command police as part of a national amnesty.BATHURST- Cancer sufferer Toney Fitzgerald says he has been left with no other options than to illegally source medicinal cannabis oil. Photo- PHIL BLATCHBELLATA- Campbell Vickery, 2, Dobikin Pastoral Co, Bellata, getting on his older brother's bike. Photo- Rachael WebbBELLINGEN: Festival goers aboard the Magic Bus at Winter Music 2017. Picture: Janine WatsonBELLINGEN: Street performers at the Bellingen Winter Music Festival. Picture: Janine WatsonBOGGABRI- Kym Carlton, Carlinga Murray Greys, -Iona-, Boggabri, and her dog Sam. Photo- Rachael WebbCENTRAL COAST: Lulu, right, is a promising sign for koala breeding in captivity. Picture: Australian Reptile ParkCENTRAL COAST: George orphaned baby wombat made a fresh viral video for his first birthday this week. Picture: Australian Reptile Park CESSNOCK: A flock of regent honeyeaters at Quorrobolong, near Cessnock. Picture: Mick RoderickDUBBO- Taronga Western Plains Zoo interim director Nick Boyle views exhibit works with Kathleen Oke. Photo- BELINDA SOOLEGLOUCESTER: Tianna Murphy from Newcastle competes at the Glowalman rodeo. Photo: Scott CalvinGOOLWA: Airbrush artist Matt Jonas used his front yard as an easel to paint his Graffiti Bugs mural series. Photo: Ben KellyGUYRA- Hereford heifer shows down with a Kelpie. Photo- Rachael WebbGUYRA- Hereford bull. Photo- Rachael WebbHUNTER: The Milbrodale Mountain Classic 2017. Picture: SuppliedLAUNCESTON: Indra Gurudoss performs her under 12 cassical solo at the Princess Theatre. Picture: Neil RichardsonLAUNCESTON: Members of Dance Academy 34 perform at the Launceston Competitions. Picture: Scott GelstonLAUNCESTON: Fire tears through a timber yard in Northern Tasmania, causing more than $800,000 in damages. Picture: Scott Gelston.MAITLAND: Jenny, Ray, Livvy and Gabi Blissett's Celtic band String Loaded has been named the nation's best. Picture: Simone De PeakMAITLAND: Artists John McCartin and Gordon Hanley who are holding a joint exhibition at Morpeth Gallery. Picture: MARINA NEILMAITLAND: A fire that ripped through a Thornton is being treated as suspicious.MAITLAND: Will Dyson, 12, and Ella Cox, 10, won a major prize at the World Championship of Performing Arts in Las Angeles. Picture: SuppliedMAITLAND: Vet Nats Druery and vet nurse Kate Obsolon with dog Quake, at the Animal Referral & Emergency Centre Green Hills. Picture: Simone De PeakMONKERAI: Planning is now underway to rehabilitate and restore one of the oldest bridges in NSW – Monkerai Bridge, built in 1882.MOREE- Mark Barden, -Glenwarrie-, Edgeroi (right) and Poole Ag Consulting agronomist, Gus Boileau, Moree, inspecting 44Y89 variety canola sown April 13. Photo- Rachael WebbMULLALEY- Benham sisters, Eryn, 11, Lara, 13, with dog Kellie at -Kooiyong-, Mullaley. Photo- Rachael WebbMURRURUNDI: Rajesh Chimanlal Upadhyaya had his appeal dismissed after he systematically defauded a horse stud of $10.7 million.MUSWELLBROOK: Darryl Carrot Bowen asked his girlfriend of two years to marry him through a music video for their recently-released single - The Proposal.MUSWELLBROOK: The shire's six newest citizens were welcomed on Tuesday.NEWCASTLE: NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking at a Hunter Business Chamber meeting about the 2017-8 state budget on Tuesday. Picture: Simone De Peak NEWCASTLE: Kade and Jake Snowden in the ring. Picture: Max Mason-HubersNEWCASTLE: Jackie Gillies shows off her key to the city with her father Ivan Ivancevic, Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, mother Svetlana Ivancevic and Ben Gillies. Picture: Simone De PeakNEWCASTLE: Two Newcastle feminists will have their say at the next Outspoken. Picture: Simone De PeakNEWCASTLE: Clare Bowen at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle, NSW. Picture: Paul DearNEWCASTLE: Barista Britt King, of MJs on Honeysuckle, is glad more people are bringing reusable cups in to the cafe. Picture: Simone De Peak.NEWCASTLE: The touring production of 'Grease' is being staged by Brisbane musical theatre company Harvest Rain. It opens in Newcastle this Friday night.NEWCASTLE: Pharmacist Bob Lundy will have to use foam and ice packs to preserve vaccines during a full-day blackout as part of Supercars preparation work.NEWCASTLE:Ninja Master Matt Hunter, left, watches on as The Parc club manager Lisa Spencer and The Parc director John Pirlo hang about.POKOLBIN: Magpies may be the answer to rainbow lorikeets causing havoc in Hunter vineyardsPOKOLBIN: The Winery Running Festival returns on Sunday. Picture: Perry DuffinPORT STEPHENS: Jordyn Booth, 9, from Medowie, has donated her long hair to charity in memory of her grandfather. Picture: Ellie-Marie WattsSCONE: Brumbies skipper Toby Twigg will lead the side into battle against Moree at Brumby Park on Saturday.SINGLETON: A concert in the Chapel by solo cellist Anthony Albrecht on Sunday 23 July, 2pm at Sacred Spaces at the Sisters of Mercy Convent, Singleton.SINGLETON: Singleton Poultry Club Show at the Singleton Showground.STROUD: Brickthrowing 2017. Picture: Max Mason-HubersWELLINGTON- Paul West and Lennox (3) celebrated the graduation of 71 custodial officers for Corrective Services NSW. Photo- Elouise Hawkey. TweetFacebook of ╳exit More coming soon!!!