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Westpac Chopper: Nov 17

Filed in Just In by November 17, 2017
Westpac Chopper: Nov 17

THE Westpac rescue helicopter has transported a 24 yo female patient from Scone Hospital to the Mater Hospital for specialist medical treatment.

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Neighbourhood Grandparents Day

Filed in Just In by November 9, 2017
Neighbourhood Grandparents Day

TODAY the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre in partnership with the Scone Library held Grandparents Day sharing stories across the ages. It was a great morning with the children from the Early Learning Centre happy to listen to the stories of Chris Hick, Margaret Kelaher, Alister Widdis and Jean Mary Ellis. Chris Hick spoke about his […]

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Local Land Services Grants

Filed in Just In by November 9, 2017
Local Land Services Grants

HUNTER Local Land Services has $30,000 to share between community organisations across the region supporting events and projects helping raise awareness of high biodiversity, cultural heritage values and participation in natural resources management. The funding is available to help with the promotion and delivery of events or projects involving natural resource management, Aboriginal traditional land […]

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Update: Accident North of Parkville

Filed in Just In by November 8, 2017
Update: Accident North of Parkville

THE accident north of Parkville on the New England Highway appears to have involved a head on collision between a B- Double semi trailer and a ute. The driver of the B-Double is being treated onsite by ambulance, no information is available on the occupant or occupants of the ute. Live Traffic NSW has indicated […]

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Highway Blocked North of Scone

Filed in Just In by November 8, 2017
Highway Blocked North of Scone

DETAILS have just come in of a truck and car collision north of Scone on the New England Highway near Cressfield Stud. The highway is blocked and emergency services are on route to the scene. Further updates will be provided when available.

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Highway is Open

Filed in Just In by November 4, 2017
Highway is Open

POLICE were called to the New England Highway between Scone and Aberdeen this morning at reports of a pedestrian being struck by a truck. The incident was reported to police who attended the scene at 4.40am, the highway was closed with traffic being diverted around Glenbawn Dam. The person was conveyed to John Hunter Hospital, […]

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Barnaby in Scone

Filed in Just In by November 3, 2017
Barnaby in Scone

BARNABY Joyce was at the Willow Tree Hotel in Scone today campaigning for the seat of New England again as a result of the citizenship ruling in the High Court. The Upper Hunter area is again in the spotlight and key areas for Federal government funding such as the Scone bypass issue are back on […]

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What’s on This Weekend: Nov 4-5

Filed in Just In by November 3, 2017
What’s on This Weekend: Nov 4-5

SATURDAY, November 4 Twilight Markets-Food Fiesta and Family Movie Night What: The BLOOM markets, with market and food stalls followed by the outdoor screening of “Moana” on dark.¬†There¬†will be face painters, a free jumping castle and Miss Amy’s School of Dance. Take along your chairs or picnic rugs to enjoy the movie. Everyone is welcome! […]

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Beef Bonanza Fires Up

Filed in Just In by October 27, 2017
Beef Bonanza Fires Up

THE Upper Hunter Beef Bonanza kicked off today in cool and overcast conditions at White Park, Scone with 838 students taking part and the local community is encouraged to come down. Beef Bonanza has been developed over 12 years and has grown in size affording school students the opportunity to get involved in the beef […]

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Investing in Our Regions Future

Filed in Just In by October 26, 2017
Investing in Our Regions Future

HUNTER Local Land Services annual business plan for 2017- 2018 has been released, detailing an investment of nearly six million dollars key areas including sustainable land management, agricultural extension, flood mitigation and improving the natural environment. The plan provides an annual framework for regional implementation of the Local Land Services State Strategic Plan 2016-202626 and […]

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