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ANZAC Day Merriwa

Filed in Just In by April 25, 2019
ANZAC Day Merriwa

MERRIWA showed their ANZAC spirit as the community turned out to pay tribute to those fallen, the survivors and and those currently serving in the military of Australia and New Zealand. Master of Ceremonies, Brian Booth, said he was pleased with the attendance at the dawn service and the involvement of the community. “We had […]

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Merriwa Australia Day 2019

Filed in Recent News by January 26, 2019
Merriwa Australia Day 2019

MERRIWA and district Australia Day Awards were held at the Cassillis Bowling Club with a large gathering leaving standing room only. Ambassadors Lana and Roger Borg travelled from Penrith with their two children to attend the event, their foundation, the Mama Lana Foundation was born out of Mrs Borg providing hot meals for firefighters in […]

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Weather for the Week

Filed in Recent News by December 11, 2018
Weather for the Week

SOME light rain has fallen overnight across the Upper Hunter with 0.4mm in Murrurundi, 5.0mm in Merriwa and Scone receiving 1.6mm to nine o’clock this morning. The Bureau of Meteorology has indicated that light showers are expected to continue today and into tomorrow with the possibility of thunder storms tomorrow producing isolated heavier falls. Thursday […]

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Have You Seen This Man

Filed in Recent News by November 27, 2018
Have You Seen This Man

NEW South Wales Police are asking Hunter residents to keep an eye out for Norman James Daniel in relation to cattle stealing offences in Mudgee where it is alleged that he stole cattle from the Mid Western Regional Council Saleyards. Mr Daniel is known to frequent the Aberdeen and Muswellbrook areas and people are urged […]

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Dementia Friendly Homes and Communities

Filed in Just In by October 25, 2018
Dementia Friendly Homes and Communities

HAMMONDCARE today launched the book My Home, My Life at the Scone Bowling Club. There are many books on dementia, but co-author Natalie Duggan said most are aimed at health care practitioners, with lots of terminology and information overload, something that can be overwhelming after a diagnosis; so they decided to write a different type […]

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Car Crash Last Night in Susan Street

Filed in Just In by October 16, 2018
Car Crash Last Night in Susan Street

LAST night the Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 47 year old male to the John Hunter Hospital after a car rolled over in Scone. The patient was taken to a park in Singleton by road ambulance due to weather conditions making it unsafe to land in Scone. Police media unit can confirm that a┬áthere was […]

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Big Weekends for Scone Polo

Filed in Recent News by 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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Treadmill Challenge for Suicide Awareness

Filed in Recent News by May 24, 2018
Treadmill Challenge for Suicide Awareness

ANYTIME Fitness in Scone is donating the use of two treadmills for 24 hours from 3pm tomorrow to raise funds for Suicide Prevention Australia. Fiona Sheldrake is the Gym Manager at Scone’s Anytime Fitness and is pleased to be able to donate the use of the facilities for an important cause. “It is a nation […]

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000 Is Down – UPDATE: Restored

Filed in Recent News by May 4, 2018
000 Is Down – UPDATE: Restored

Emergency services have advised 000 is not receiving all calls, please phone 131 444. UPDATE: At midday emergency services advised 000 is back to normal.

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Scone Court Report: April 2018

Filed in Recent News by April 23, 2018
Scone Court Report: April 2018

MAGISTRATE Prowse was back on the bench this month, as the visiting Magistrate and had an overflowing court room since court did not sit last month. Magistrate Prowse was true to form with his own brand of justice and colourful analogies to illustrate points. Of disappointment to him was that since the coronial inquest last […]

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