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September 11, 2019
Free Upskilling During Downturn

DUNCAN Macintyre and his wife Jill, who run Invermien in Scone, are amoung 210 local farmers to take advantage of fully subsidised AgriSkills courses during the drought and they encourage other farmers to seize the opportunity. Duncan and Jill have completed three courses to date and said for a few hours a week, the courses […]

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September 11, 2019
Scone Golf Report: September 10

By Julie Leckie THIRTY six players braved the wind on Saturday to contest the September Monthly Mug, sponsored by the Scone RSL Group.  Scoring was extremely difficult and there were some cricket scores recorded, but Tony O’Neill lifted the mug with a score of even par. Jeff Harrington and Garry Taylor managed to tame the […]

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September 10, 2019
Veteran’s Golf Report: September 10

The drought was very apparent for the ten Vets who played a stableford event at Murrurundi Golf Club on Tuesday, September 10. Peter Leehy won the day with 38 points from George Campbell 2nd 37 C/B and John Norman 3rd 37. Balls went to Gary Gray and Brian Dever 34. The Bradman’s trophy, kindly donated […]

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September 10, 2019
Longhorns Decide To Settle In Scone

IN a tough market the Texas Longhorns Australia annual show and sale in Scone had surprising success. The new facilities at White Park allowed the sale to go online for the first time, creating a bigger market, explained John Hoare, organiser of the event. “It was a good sale considering the conditions, vendors knew it […]

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September 10, 2019
Turill Man Found Dead

ON Sunday at approximately 6pm police were called when a 77 year old man did not return home to his home on Summerhill Road, Turill, south-west of Cassilis. Two hours later he was found deceased in his landcruiser ute which had overturned. Police are preparing a report for the coroner.

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September 9, 2019
Grandest of Designs

COLIN Davis, renowned British architect, knows a grand design when he sees one and will be in Scone tomorrow night to show creations of Dame Zaha Hadid, who he rates as a superstar in the field. Mr Davis is the Professor of architectural theory at London Metropolitan University and popular media spokesperson on architecture and […]

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September 9, 2019
Scone Art Prize Winners and Gallery

THE swirling dust storm on Friday night did not keep away the crowd at the 2019 Scone Art Prize. The Prize was opened by Cr Sue Abbott, who has been a strong supporter of the Prize since she and her husband, Dr Richard Abbott, moved to town in the 1980’s. See gallery below. Newcastle artist […]

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September 9, 2019
Weather in the Week Ahead

TODAY will reach a maximum temperature of 17 in Scone and there is the possibility of showers in the afternoon. In the higher country around Barrington Tops there is also the possibility of snow overnight, above 1000 metres. With the current cold air mass there may be showers, possibly a thunderstorm as the upper atmosphere […]

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September 9, 2019
Scone Wins Wrap

By David Casson WINNING one Premiership is hard enough but backing it up the following year is far from easy. The Scone Thoroughbreds First Grade and Ladies League Tag have managed to achieve this following good wins at Scone Park on Saturday. The Ladies League Tag started the day and were up against fierce rivals […]

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September 7, 2019
2019 Premiership Winners: Scone Thoroughbreds

THE 2019 Bengalla Group 21 first grade grand final winners are the Scone Thoroughbreds, convincingly defeating the Aberdeen Tigers 40 to 6. Adam Clysdesale was awarded Man of the Match. More to come. Related stories: Scone Women Win Grand Final Under 18’s: Singleton Beats Aberdeen Reserves: Merriwa Wins Grand Final

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