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January 10, 2016
Scone Directory

The Scone Directory is purpose built for the local community, not a version of large directories that prioritise plumbers from Sydney or lump all of the Hunter into one basket. All business, community and government groups may have a free listing in the Scone Directory. If you would like a listing added or updated, please […]

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January 6, 2016
Wavelength Public Relations

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January 1, 2016
Emergency Contacts

In the case of an emergency please call 000 for police, fire or ambulance. When on the line to 000 remember: Stay calm – speak slowly and clearly; Answer the questions – the address and a phone number are vital; DON’T HANG UP – Even when emergency services are on their way, the operator may […]

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January 1, 2016
Town Map of 1836

This is the earliest surviving map of Scone; a plan from 1836. There had already been settlement in the area with the village of Redbank on the west banks of Kingdon Ponds, but there are no surviving maps of the first settlement. There were also people residing to the right of the planned township of […]

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January 1, 2016
Streets of Scone

Scone is a country town which is fortunate to be growing. The earliest map found of the town is a planning map from 1836, a year before the township was gazetted. There are very few surviving maps for the early development of Scone, but what is available will be compiled here to trace the development […]

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January 1, 2016
Kingdon Ponds

Kingdon Ponds was the site of the earliest settlement in the Scone area, with the first pioneers gravitating to the water source. It is a perennial stream rising from the Warland’s Range, approximately six kilometres south-east of Murrurundi and flows generally south for 40 kilometres, joining the Dartbrook, two kilometres west of Aberdeen.1 The first […]

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January 1, 2016
County of Brisbane

Scone is in the County of Brisbane, which was one of nineteen counties in New South Wales approved by Governor Darling for settlement on October 14, 1829.1   The nineteen counties approved by the government for settlement included:2 1.    Cumberland 2.    Cook 3.    Camden 4.    Northumberland 5.    Hunter 6.    Roxburgh 7.    Westmoreland 8.    Georgiana 9.   […]

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January 1, 2016
Jiu Jitsu Dynamix

Mobile: 0413 806 365 Website: www.jiujitsudynamix.com.au Email: rodeadie1@gmail.com Jiu Jitsu Dynamix specialises in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and represent Team Norton and Jean Jacques Machado in the Hunter Valley. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is one of the fastest growing forms of martial arts. It does not use striking, instead it uses techniques, such as locks and [...]

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January 1, 2016
Hugh Cameron

Hugh Cameron was a local farmer who recommended the name Scone to the surveyor general, Thomas Livingston Mitchell, in 1831.   Hugh’s beginnings Hugh was born on April 4, 1775, the third son of John and Jean Cameron, in Glenmaik, Glenlednock, parish of Comrie Scotland, which is in the valley of Strathearn.1 In 1799, Hugh […]

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January 1, 2016
Muswellbrook Railway Station

The Muswellbrook Railway Station is located at Market Street, Muswellbrook. The station is staffed, but not for all train services. The phone number for the Muswellbrook Railway Station is: 02 6543 1018. Train services: Muswellbrook Railway Station is serviced by the Sydney Trains and the TrainLink network. For information on timetables and services, go to […]

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