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Council Apologises for “Pruning” Trees

Filed in Just In by August 16, 2019
Council Apologises for “Pruning” Trees

FOLLOWING community outcry about trees being cut down in Main Street and removed in Kingdon Street the Council has issued an apology for not consulting with the community, on their Facebook page: Upper Hunter Shire Council  Editor’s Note: The picture on Council’s Facebook page brought an ironic smile to our faces – see below. In […]

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Murrurundi Connections Inspiring the Archibald

Filed in Just In by August 16, 2019
Murrurundi Connections Inspiring the Archibald

DAVID Darcy, who was awarded the People’s Choice Award in the Archibald Prize this week, was “chuffed” with the award, but not once mentioned the recognition for himself as an artist, instead he was chuffed about the recognition the award will bring to his portrait subject, Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward, to the issue of domestic violence […]

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What’s On

Filed in Just In by August 16, 2019
What’s On

Saturday, August 17 Scone First Trial Run The first Park Run is being held in Scone at the Bill Rose Sports Complex in Scone. To make registering easier you can log on to: Park Run and your details can then be used at any Park Run event. The event is dog friendly, dogs must be […]

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Proposed New Life for Drayton South Licence

Filed in Just In by August 15, 2019
Proposed New Life for Drayton South Licence

YESTERDAY, Malabar Coal’s environmental impact statement to develop an underground coal mine, on the licence previously operated as Drayton South, went put on public display. The proposed underground coal mine, known as the Maxwell Project, is proposed to employ 350 people. Wayne Seabrook, chairman of Malabar Coal, an Australian-owned and New South Wales based company […]

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Illegal Hunters On Notice – New Powers for Conviction

Filed in Just In by August 15, 2019
Illegal Hunters On Notice – New Powers for Conviction

NEW powers for Game Licensing Unit inspectors are yielding results with illegal hunters, following the conviction in Oberon Local Court last month, of a driver who failed to stop for an inspection. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop for Game Licensing Unit (GLU) inspectors during a routine patrol near Oberon and was issued […]

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Westpac: Murrurundi Baby Transferred

Filed in Just In by August 14, 2019
Westpac: Murrurundi Baby Transferred

OVERNIGHT the Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to Murrurundi Hospital to transfer an 18 month baby girl to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, suffering a medical condition. Related story: Huge Turn Out Westpac Dinner: See Photos – August 13, 2019. 

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Stock Report: August 13

Filed in Just In by August 14, 2019
Stock Report: August 13

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were 1,050 cattled penned at the Scone saleyards. The market was fairly firm on last week. There were not as many cows, but the plain cows were firm to slightly cheaper, but the good cows were dearer by five or ten cents. There were a lot of yearling cattle and a […]

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Veteran’s Golf: August 13

Filed in Just In, Sports Just In by August 13, 2019
Veteran’s Golf: August 13

By Graham Turvey Thirty two very keen Vets played the final round of their championships on Tuesday, August 13 for the first time at the re-vamped Scone Golf Club. It is a very impressive layout. The Champions for 2019 are: A Grade: Kim Robinson   B Grade: Gary Morley   C Grade: Jim Elder   Nett Champion over […]

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Murrurundi Pipeline Now Being Laid

Filed in Recent News by August 12, 2019
Murrurundi Pipeline Now Being Laid

COUNCILLOR Lee Watts was excited to see the water pipeline to Murrurundi being laid this morning at Murrurundi near O’Connell Street, which is due for completion on June 2020. “What the community have experienced over the last few years and it’s got harder and harder for them, to be able to bring a project such […]

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Gallery: Animals in the Snow

Filed in Recent News by August 12, 2019
Gallery: Animals in the Snow

THERE is approximately six inches of snow at Tomalla with animals of both the rare native kind and the domestic kind are all going about their business as usual. Special thanks to the Aussie Ark for their images and the Payne’s.

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