Archive for May, 2017

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May 29, 2017
Road Safety Planning in Scone

THIS afternoon the New South Wales Centre for Road Safety is holding a forum at the Scone RSL to create safer roads in the area as part of their 2021 road plan. The forum aims to identify and discuss road safety issues of most concern to the community and countermeasures to make local roads safer. […]

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May 26, 2017
What’s On This Weekend: May 26-28

FRIDAY Murrurundi Art Prize – Opening Night What: Murrurundi Art Prize – Opening Night When: 6:30pm, Friday, May 26, 2017. Where: RSL Hall, New England Highway, Murrurundi. Cost: $10 entry – catered event. Related Story:Murrurundi Ready to Hang. Scone Films Presents – A Man Called Ove What: Starring Rolf Lassgard, Bahar Pars and Filip Berg. […]

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May 26, 2017
Bucket Load of Syringes

MORE than 30 syringes were recently collected from the garden of the Woolworth’s car park in Scone, which is used as a thoroughfare for the Belmore Hotel and several needles were found at the front door of the store following the Scone Cup racing carnival. “It would be good to get this off the streets,” […]

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May 25, 2017
Business Mums Meet

MOTHERS who run businesses or are considering starting a business are invited to attend the first Start Up Mum chapter in Scone on Monday. Michelle Smith began Start Up Mum in 2016 on the Central Coast and since then has opened 11 chapters across Australia and generated an online community 0f 5,500 members. “Our local […]

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May 24, 2017
Scone Stock Report May 23

There was 1230 cattle penned this week in a very similar yarding to last week with most of the yarding made up of weaners and vealers. 200 export cattle were of a plainer offering and sold firm to slightly cheaper rates due to quality, no bullocks really penned, veal bullocks reached $2.85. The majority of […]

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May 24, 2017
Turangga Dispersal Sale

INGLIS has announced they will be holding a dispersal sale for local thoroughbred stud Turangga Farm in July at Scone’s White Park. Owner Stuart Ramsey is scaling back operations, with his son John to establish his own property and will continue to build a breaking in, training and breeding operation. The unreserved sale will consist […]

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May 23, 2017
Best Maintained at Wingham

By Lisa Bright LAST week 19 students from St Joseph’s High School Aberdeen joined another 400 students from 10 schools to show 140 steers at the Wingham Beef Week and came home with the ribbon for Best Maintained Team and success across several classes. See photos below. Results Paraders classes With the large number of […]

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May 23, 2017
Big Rewards Ahead of Home Carnival

By Racheal Finlayson LAST weekend seven teams-worth of Bunnan Polocrosse players trucked out to Coolah for the annual Cassilis Polocrosse Carnival. This year a new competition, the Toprail Pinnacle, was run in conjunction with the normal club competition and drew some of the top players from across the Eastern side of the country. Teams of […]

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May 23, 2017
Roadworks Rear End

THERE was a rear end accident over the weekend at the Turanville roadworks. The accident involved a 4wd and a trayback ute who were both travelling north approaching the traffic lights at the start of the roadworks, the driver of the 4wd said the sun was in his eyes and he didn’t see the ute […]

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May 23, 2017
Farm Makeover Time

THE Merriwa Landcare Group aim to inspire local landholder with the latest ideas in farm biodiversity next month when they hold a forum in Cassilis. The program will feature practical farmer to farmer sessions including: Uralla farmer-grazier, Tim Wright provide a guide to managing holistically for a sustainable future; Merriwa Landcare’s inspire diversity project – […]

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