Tag: merriwa

News Archives
July 7, 2020
Merriwa Merino Mural: An Unbaa-lievable Sight

By Lavinia Hutchison   I’m not pulling the wool over your eyes nor am I fleecing you, but this is a photo I took of sheep in red socks, on a silo 🐑🌾 Red Sox might be synonymous with an American baseball team, but actual red woollen socks are what 200 sheep literally wear each […]

...more

June 13, 2020
Westpac Tasked To Merriwa

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to the Merriwa Hospital at approximately 9:40 this morning to transfer an 84 year old man to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. The man is suffering a medical condition requiring specialist treatment and was flown to Newcastle in a stable condition.

...more

February 25, 2020
Gummun Place – Report Being Prepared

AT last night’s Council meeting Cr Sue Abbott questioned when the report on options for the ongoing management of Gummun Place would be made available to the public and Cr Ron Campbell conceded there was a risk the facility may not be accredited at the next inspection, but was hopeful it would be. Cr Abbott […]

...more

February 24, 2020
Merriwa Service Station Rejected

TONIGHT, Council voted against the proposed development of a new service station on Bettington Street, Merriwa. Councillor Ron Campbell said he believed all of the concerns raised about the proposal had been mitigated and he believed they needed another fuel outlet in Merriwa. Mayor Wayne Bedggood said he did not believe it was in the […]

...more

February 12, 2020
Predatory Petrol Stations

YESTERDAY, Council’s development and environment committee moved a motion to recommend approval of another petrol station in Merriwa at this month’s Council meeting, a proposal Councillor Sue Abbott described as predatory for other small businesses, which are struggling. The petrol station proposed by Rana Petroleum at 132-140 Bettington Street, described by the Roads and Maritime […]

...more

December 22, 2019
WATCH VIDEO: Kangaroo Takes A Dip

SHARON Grady, who lives 26 kilometres north of Merriwa, was astounded to find a kangaroo in her pool yesterday cooling off from the heat. “My husband went out yesterday afternoon to start up a pump and noticed a kangaroo in the pool,” said Ms Grady. “My eldest son and I went over to investigate and […]

...more

December 19, 2019
Update: Meads Creek Fire – Dec 19

On Monday afternoon the southern edge of the fire moved towards and crossed Wollar Road, Bylong under strong easterly winds, resulting in Wollar Road being closed, but reopening yesterday at 6pm. Yesterday, firefighters completed a backburn along the Morrison Flat Trail, along Bylong Valley Way, finishing behind properties along Wollar Road in attempt to contain […]

...more

December 11, 2019
Update: Meads Creek Fire – Dec 11

YESTERDAY the Meads Creek fire alert level increased to Watch and Act due to increasing fire activity in the North-eastern corner near Hamburger Hill, including Flight Springs Road and Turnbridge Road, but by early evening it was downgraded to Advice level.  Currently the fire is listed as Being Controlled and has burnt through 11,000 hectares […]

...more

December 10, 2019
Update: Meads Creek Fire – Monday 10

YESTERDAY operations were considering reopening Ringwood Road, however the road remains closed and will be reassessed on Wednesday afternoon. The fire has burnt through more than 21,000 hectares of the Goulburn River National Park and some adjoining private property, but is listed as “being controlled”. Today, firefighters will continue to consolidate containment lines with earth […]

...more

December 9, 2019
Update: Meads Creek Fire – Monday 9

THE infrared analysis of the Meads Creek fire at 5am this morning showed the fire activity had settled somewhat, but as the heat picks up during the day so will the fire activity. The fire is still active on the northern edge, crews will continue to use earth moving equipment to build containment lines and […]

...more

Copyright 2020 © Wavelength Group Pty Ltd.    
Site map protected by patent. All rights reserved. Sitemap Terms and Conditions
Website by Delta Web