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Scone Surprise in Queen’s Cup Final

Filed in Just In by June 16, 2019
Scone Surprise in Queen’s Cup Final

DAVID Paradice, Scone local, said although he should be playing in the little league, he has found himself in a Scone polo team playing the final of the Queen’s Cup, scheduled to be played at 3pm London time, midnight tonight our time. UPDATE: Scone won the Queen’s Cup!! You can watch the game on Guard’s […]

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Hendra: Ongoing Investigations

Filed in Just In by June 14, 2019
Hendra: Ongoing Investigations

THE CSIRO have confirmed that this morning samples from the Hendra case in Scone have arrived at their Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Geelong for confirmation testing, following initial tests at the NSW State Veterinary laboratory at Menangle which confirmed the presence of Hendra. Cassandra Erbs, from the CSIRO said part of the investigation into […]

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Hendra: Authorities Say Business as Usual in Scone

Filed in Just In by June 14, 2019
Hendra: Authorities Say Business as Usual in Scone

HUNTER Local Land Services have advised that equine event organisers should proceed as normal with all events in the area and have confirmed there are no movement restrictions in the area, except on the specific farm which had the case. “Anyone who is organising events in our area, especially equestrian events, there are no transportation […]

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First Hendra Case In Scone

Filed in Just In by June 13, 2019
First Hendra Case In Scone

YESTERDAY the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries confirmed a 25 year old unvaccinated mare on a property near Scone had been infected with the Hendra virus. The horse showed neurological signs on Friday and was euthanised. The owners alerted the emergency animal disease unit and the district veterinarian from Hunter Local Land Services […]

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Racing NSW Snap Up Scone

Filed in Just In by June 13, 2019
Racing NSW Snap Up Scone

RACING NSW has not confirmed if it has purchased the Scone racecourse and surrounding land, including the new Equine Research facility, but said it will be making a major announcement soon. On Tuesday, the Sydney Morning Herald published an article detailing properties considered for purchase by Racing NSW and plans to develop a ‘training haven’ […]

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Willow Tree Road On Track

Filed in Just In by June 13, 2019
Willow Tree Road On Track

ROADWORKS on Willow Tree Road are ahead of schedule, with eight kilometres of road sealed and only two more to go. Major earthworks in the cutting over the Liverpool Range is now complete, including a change in elevation of200 metres, requiring more than 180,000m3 of rock, earth and some trees to be moved, along a […]

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Cup to Arrive on Horses’ Birthday

Filed in Just In by June 12, 2019
Cup to Arrive on Horses’ Birthday

SCONE and Aberdeen are on the map for the 17th annual Lexus Melbourne Cup tour, with the Cup scheduled to arrive in Scone on the Horses’ Birthday, August 1. The Victoria Racing Club announced that Scone and Aberdeen had made the cut of 38 towns and cities yesterday, after receiving a record-breaking number of applications. […]

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Scone Now Has A Bridge Over Liverpool Street

Filed in Feature, Just In by June 12, 2019
Scone Now Has A Bridge Over Liverpool Street

THE bridge beam for the bypass over Liverpool Street, Scone was put in place this morning.

We have a video of the beam going into place on our Facebook page scone.com.au read more…

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Arrest Made Following Football Incident

Filed in Just In by June 12, 2019
Arrest Made Following Football Incident

A 27 year old man was arrested at Lake Haven on Monday, charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily harm and was given conditional bail before being due to appear in Wyong Local Court on July 3. The charge relates to an alleged offence on May 19 when Ryan Holman a 22 year old player for […]

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Scone Stock Report: June 11

Filed in Just In by June 11, 2019
Scone Stock Report: June 11

By Stuart Sheldrake There were 793 cattle penned at the Scone sales today. There were not many cows and on quality they were probably 3 to 5 cents cheaper. A very good penning of yearling cattle and finished cattle saw yearling heifers weighing 300 to 360 kilos sold to firm rates, on last week’s market. […]

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