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Stock Report: October 22

Filed in Just In by October 23, 2019
Stock Report: October 22

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were 775 penned at the Scone saleyards yesterday and half the yarding were cows and bulls for the export market. The market was a lot stronger, the cow job could have been 10 cents dearer on last week’s market with the best cows making up to $2.62. Bulls were very strong […]

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Letter: Call for Thorough Independent Review

Filed in editorletters, Just In by October 23, 2019
Letter: Call for Thorough Independent Review

To the Editor, Four weeks ago Upper Hunter Shire Council launched its Scone Airport Re-Development Project with an Information Session at Scone Aero Club.  This project had apparently been developed secretly over the past four years.  There was no previous consultation with the airport’s 30 stakeholders (owners, lessees and operators of aircraft, airport businesses, land […]

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Touching Base with Past Patients

Filed in Just In by October 22, 2019
Touching Base with Past Patients

THE exceptional people who are part of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service have dedicated their lives to helping people in our community during some of the worst moments of their lives and while that is the job they are dedicated to doing, they really love the opportunity to connect with patients after they are back […]

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Mustangs Of All Description Gallop In To Scone

Filed in Feature, Just In by October 21, 2019
Mustangs Of All Description Gallop In To Scone

PAY’S Air Service rolled open the hanger doors on Saturday to more than 80 Mustang car enthusiasts to see the warbirds and seize a rare opportunity to have their car photographed with the P51 Mustang – CA18, in the Horse Capital. Read more…

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Letter: Consultant Supports Upgrade

Filed in editorletters, Just In by October 21, 2019
Letter: Consultant Supports Upgrade

Dear Editor, Re: Scone Aerodrome Upgrade I wish to contribute to the current debate regarding the upgrade of the Scone Aerodrome. In particular I would like to address the comments made by CASA. (Read: CASA Confirms Airport Won’t Close) I have been Council’s Aerodrome Technical consultant on the operation and maintenance for about 5 years. […]

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Weather: The Week Ahead

Filed in Just In by October 21, 2019
Weather: The Week Ahead

THE conditions this week are mostly dry with temperatures climbing into the mid-30s mid week, before a cold front moves through the region early Saturday. The cold front will bring west-north westerly winds and the slight chance of a shower or a thunderstorm. Elevated fire danger is predicted for Friday and Saturday. Predicted temperatures in […]

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Scone Golf Report: Oct 19 – 20

Filed in Just In, Sports Just In by October 21, 2019
Scone Golf Report: Oct 19 – 20

By Lyn Banks THE first two rounds of the Scone Golf Club Men’s Championships on the new course were played on October 19 and 20. Despite the dry weather the greenkeeper Craig Waugh and his staff presented the course in excellent condition with smooth fast greens which received many compliments from the players. On Saturday, […]

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What’s On

Filed in Just In by October 18, 2019
What’s On

If you’d like your event listed in What’s On, please send the information to: news@scone.com.au. Friday, October 18 Scone Films Presents: The Keeper What: Based on an incredible true story, The Keeper follows Bert Trautmann (David Kross, The Reader), a German prisoner of war sent to Northern England at the end of WWII, who went […]

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Inglis Reacts to 7:30 Report

Filed in Just In by October 18, 2019
Inglis Reacts to 7:30 Report

INGLIS has issued a statement following the ABC’s 7:30 Report The Dark Side of the Racing Industry, calling for an immediate investigation into abattoirs. Mark Webster, managing director of Inglis said he condemns the alleged action of animal mistreatment and said the following: The alleged vision shown was appalling and the abattoirs involved need to […]

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Airport: Some Good News!

Filed in Just In by October 17, 2019
Airport: Some Good News!

THE Civil Aviation Safety Authority has today confirmed there are no current or outstanding safety issues for the Scone airport, further adding there has been “no recent contact between CASA and the Aerodrome operator.” The clarification was sought following a statement from the general manager of Upper Hunter Shire Council, published yesterday: CASA will not […]

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