Archive for September, 2018

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September 28, 2018
Remembering the People Behind the Kings

By Trish Taylor On Saturday 22nd September 2018 King of the Ranges members gathered at Rosedale Complex Murrurundi to remember six Committee members who have sadly passed away in recent years and who had given many hours to ensure continuation of the King of the Ranges event. The date was significant as King of the […]

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September 28, 2018
Big Weekends for Scone Polo

SCONE Polo Club had a big day on Sunday hosting the Beersheba Cup, the previously postponed Macintyre Cup and the Hunter Valley Cup round robin event at their Gundy polo fields to be followed this weekend with the Dougal Archibald trophy. Last weekend Ellerston Grey were the winners in the Macintyre Cup defeating Ellerston Blue […]

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September 27, 2018
What’s On This Weekend: Sept 28 – 30

If you would like your event included in What’s On This Weekend please contact us. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 DOUGAL ARCHIBALD TROPHY  – Polo What: Dougal Archibald Cup – Polo tournament. Cup played at 3pm on Sunday.  When: 1:30pm – 5pm Where: Scone Polo Fields, Waverley Road, Gundy. Directions: Turn off Gundy Road, into Waverley Road, […]

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September 27, 2018
“Prices Slashed” in Aberdeen

LOCAL real estate agents are questioning if Upper Hunter Shire Council has any due process for selling land in the Shire, following an exclusive listing of land in Aberdeen despite Council’s previous assurances to local agents that there would be a fair and transparent process. The land in Perth Street, Aberdeen is listed on www.realestate.com.au […]

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September 27, 2018
Students Invited to Hit the Keyboard

THERE’S fame and fortune to be had for local high school students with the Scone Literary Festival writing competition. The 500 word stories must feature the theme Magic and Power, the winner receives $500 and students from the Upper Hunter and Muswellbrook Shires can enter. “We are all about encouraging the love of writing and […]

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September 26, 2018
Farmers the Winner with Chicken Dinner

THE Belmore Hotel is running “Parma for a Famer” and has raised $1,672 for Rural Aid. Romy Kelaher from the Belmore said they are encouraging customers to buy a parma for dinner or make a donation when they buy a drink. “The drought is affecting so many people in our community and we have seen […]

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September 26, 2018
Scone Set for Triathlons

THE inaugural event for the Scone Triathlon Club will be held on October 7. “The first one will be a duathlon, because we figured the pool would be a bit cold for a triathlon straight up,” said Nicky Western. Nicky Western who has won two age world championships, a national age championship and a few […]

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September 26, 2018
Tennis Win for Gundy

THE original ant bed tennis courts in Gundy were recently restored through community fundraising and now a $18,310 government grant will allow the Gundy Social Tennis Club to put down a synthetic surface. Rachel Roberts, president of the Club said it will be great for the people of Gundy, especially the children. “I was fairly […]

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September 26, 2018
Veteran’s Golf: September 25

By Graham Turvey THIRTEEN vets played a stableford event at Murrurundi Golf Club – always a pleasure – on a beautiful spring morning and with lots of harmless repartee as usual, on Tuesday, 25th Sept. Tommy Thompson blitzed the field with 43 points, from starter and orderer of the lunch pies John Norman 2nd with […]

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September 25, 2018
Calling All the Rugby Ladies

SCONE held the first all women’s rugby 7’s tournament last year, attracting teams and a buzz throughout the state and the call is out for the second tournament in November. Bridget Hunt, secretary and treasurer for the Tournament said they have already attracted more teams than last year. “There are 10 senior teams set to […]

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