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March 12, 2020
Who Do You Trust?

IN times of stress, uncertainty and anxiety we turn to people in our community we can trust. Often we prefer to turn to people who will listen, rather than a health professional for formal treatment. Scone is one of a few communities chosen by the Australian government to be part of a new “Trusted Advocate […]

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January 15, 2020
Calling Campers to Burn Bright

THE Young Endeavour Scheme has given many local youth the chance to set sail and learn new life skills, but after 20 years the Upper Hunter Shire Council has changed tack and will now offer local youth the chance to be part of the Burn Bright Camp in the July school holidays. The Burn Bright […]

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September 17, 2019
Grammar’s Approach Yielding Results

THIS week Scone and Murrurundi communities will be able to hear first hand how the Scone Grammar School’s wellbeing program is yielding results at an information night. See details of sessions below. Paul Smart, principal of the Scone Grammar School said the approach to wellbeing has been shown to produce 11 percent better academic results. […]

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September 4, 2019
Local Students Burning Brighter

LAST week 150 local students from throughout the Upper Hunter came together to learn how to burn brighter as leaders and in their relationships. Layton Fraser, chief operating officer for Burn Bright a Sydney based organisation, said they were excited to work with Where There’s A Will which takes a community approach to student well-being. […]

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