Archive for June, 2018

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June 29, 2018
Parkville Accident: Update

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter is on scene at a two car accident north of Parkville on the New England Highway, which occurred at approximately 7:15am. A 32 year old male who was the driver of a vehicle which rolled several times has relatively minor injuries, is stable and will be transported by the Westpac Rescue […]

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June 29, 2018
Collision North of Parkville

POLICE have advised there has been a two vehicle collision north of Parkville on the New England Highway which occurred at approximately 7:15am. Emergency services are on scene and while traffic is still flowing, drivers are asked to allow extra travel time. Related story: Parkville Accident Update.

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June 28, 2018
Fight of Poise Versus Pomp

SCONE fighter, Lochlan Eadie will be making his professional mixed martial arts debut in Melbourne on Saturday night, with a composure well beyond his 18 years. Lochlan will be fighting Raphael Scott a 29 year old and laughs at the differences between them in the promotional photo for the fight. “My last opponent in Las […]

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June 28, 2018
Scone Court Report: June 2018 – Part 2

THE following matters were heard in the Scone court on Friday: CRAIG, Nathan Thomas James, a 36 year old from Claymore appeared for hearing on a charge of drive vehicle too closely to stop safely. The court heard the incident occurred on January 33 when Senior Constable Glen Donnelly observed Mr Craig driving a b-double […]

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June 26, 2018
Veteran’s Golf Report: June 26

By Graham Turvey Minus temperatures and some tricky pin positions greeted the 29 Vets who played a stroke and putting (MEDAL) event at Aberdeen on Tuesday, June 26. The course is looking quite green and was presented in immaculate condition, as is usual. A special thank you to Chris and Paul Constable who collate our […]

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June 26, 2018
What’s Your Tartan?

THE Scottish connection in the Upper Hunter has been strong since the first European explorer, a Scot, Allan Cunningham came to the area, many of the first settlers in the area were Scottish, townships and properties were given Scottish names and today the Aberdeen Highland Games continues to grow. Doug Manger, a kiltmaker from St […]

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June 25, 2018
Signs Enforce Common Sense

LOCAL ambulance are pleased the new parking signs and markings installed two weeks ago are working and their driveway is now free. “It’s been a fortnight and we’ve had no issues with parking in the driveway,” said Mark Bell, manager of Scone Ambulance. “We’ve seen people pull into the area to park, but they do […]

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June 25, 2018
Scone Court Report: June 2018 – Part 1

THE Scone Court Report will be published in two sections this week. The second section will be published on Tuesday afternoon, once the files for the hearings are available. The following matters were heard on Thursday: AGNEW, Tristan Lee, a 37 year old from Rutherford had charges including custody of a knife in a public […]

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June 21, 2018
Red Cross Volunteers Honoured

FLORENCE Thomas was honoured this week for her 26 years of service to the Aberdeen-Rouchel branch of the Australian Red Cross, with an outstanding service award. See photos below. Mrs Thomas has served as a liaison officer and is currently the Club Patron. Lee Watts, who attended the ceremony described Mrs Thomas as an outstanding […]

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June 21, 2018
Scone Golf Report: June 20

SCONE PLAYERS EXCEL AT TOURNAMENT By Lyn Banks The Hunter River District ladies golf championship tournament was played over two days at Cypress Lakes and Hunter Valley Golf Clubs. See photos below. On a very cold and windy day the singles event was played at the challenging Cypress Lakes golf course on Monday June 18. […]

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