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THE Upper Hunter Shire Council have today announced work will begin on Monday at the Scone Airport, with Daracon establishing their site compound. Stage 1 of the airport development is scheduled to commence on October 6 and the project finished by mid-February next year. The runway will be closed for four weeks from November 9, […]
Dr Charles Evill, president of the Rural Doctors Association of New South Wales described Upper Hunter Shire Council’s sale of doctor’s accommodation as disastrous and strongly recommended they change their approach. See related stories: Council Plans to Kick Doctors Out and Murrurundi Doctor Disillusioned After Council Sells Doctor’s House. “It is in my opinion, very […]
AUSSIE Ark are excited to announce they have partnered with Australia’s largest animal rescue organisation, WIRES, has donated $1,045,000 to their conservation efforts following the devastating bushfires. After billions of animals perished in the fires, the two organisations worked side by side to provide on-the-ground relief and are continuing to work together for the benefit […]
THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter is on route to the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Murrurundi to care for a female patient. The patient has a medical condition requiring specialist treatment and once stabilised by the Helicopter Critical Care Team, will be flown to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.
LAST night Council voted to accept tenders for the Scone Regional Airport development. The Airport Independent Review has not yet been released to the public, but last night’s agenda noted the report concluded to support option 4, the full implementation of the masterplan for the airport. The Council agenda noted the report stated: Over a […]