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July 6, 2020
Share The Snow Love!

THE Barrington Tops received 2cm of snow last weekend, reaching 100 metres below Dingo Gate. There is a chance of another dumping this weekend, depending on the frontal system coming through on Friday. Send through any snow pictures to share the love! If you do take a trip to the snow this week, please  proceed […]

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June 30, 2020
Neighbourhood Awakes To Generosity

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June 25, 2020
Scone.com.au Paywall: Neighbourhood Ready To Help Readers

SCONE.COM.AU will be implementing a paywall on Wednesday, July 1 to ensure independent regional news remains viable through challenging times and the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre will be able to help readers who would prefer to use cash or cheque to subscribe. Local businesses are doing it tough after a long drought and coronavirus and […]

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June 18, 2020
Refurbished Upper Hunter Youth Centres Reopened

THE Upper Hunter Youth Centres have reopened their doors this week. Scone, Murrurundi and Merriwa centres have been refreshed and are welcoming back the youth of the shire to their Tuesday and Friday sessions. Mary Spora Youth Services Manager said centre facilities have been upgraded during the COVID-19 break, including renovations to the Scone hall, located […]

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June 9, 2020
Business Blooming Again After Long Weekend

THE long weekend provided Scone with a much-needed business boost after months of hardship due to the COVID19 restrictions. Businesses that were open across the long weekend received support from both local and out of town customers who flocked to the horse capital for a weekend getaway.  Jen Tomasetti, manager of the B&B Russley Rural […]

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April 20, 2020
Opening the Doors to More Community Support

THE current pandemic has brought to light a range of people in our community who have been isolated for some time and the help from the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre is set to continue well after self-isolation restrictions are lifted, explained Lee Watts, manager of the Centre.  “The food deliveries, pick up shopping or medications, […]

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April 6, 2020
Virtual Devonshire Tea for Scone

THE Country Women’s Association raise more than $150,000 at their iconic East Show tearoom, but with the cancellation of the Show, they have moved their tea room online. On Friday, the CWA began serving up virtual scones for $5, a Devonshire Tea for $10, a dozen virtual scones for $20 and a whole batch of […]

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April 1, 2020
Message from the Neighbourhood Centre

THE Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre can help our community during self-isolation. If you need support or you can volunteer, phone them: 02 6545 2562. A message from Lee, manager of the Centre:  

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March 30, 2020
Scone RSL Delivers On Community Support

THE Board of the Scone RSL have made a $25,000 donation to buy groceries for the most vulnerable in our community, with the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre will be coordinating the deliveries. Michael Hollingsworth, chief executive officer of Scone RSL said it is important to help people in our local community stay home. “Even before […]

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March 22, 2020
Show’s Loss, Scone’s Gain

JILL Macintyre couldn’t take her zucchinis to the Royal Easter Show this year, so she has set up her first ever food stall at her property Invermein, in Scone. And if you are wondering what to make with that much zucchini, Jill has plenty of recipe ideas as well. “We have always grown our own […]

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