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January 16, 2020
New Chapter: Stone & Co

ABBEY Stone is philosophical about closing the doors to Stone & Co in Murrurundi on January 24, following an order from Upper Hunter Shire Council and said while she appreciates the community support, they are focused on their sale and the next chapter of their popular business. Abbey and her family moved into the heritage […]

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December 16, 2019
Wilson Memorial: Council Applies For Heritage Protection

TONIGHT Council voted to apply to Heritage New South Wales for the 1919 section of the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Murrurundi to be included on the NSW State Register. Councillors Abbott, Bedggood, Brown and Driscoll voted in favour of the application, Councillors Burns, Campbell and Collison voted against and Councillors Fisher and Watts were absent.  […]

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November 22, 2019
TONIGHT: ACA Features Murrurundi Family

TONIGHT A Current Affair will air a story on how Murrurundi are managing water restrictions. Brady Halls and the crew visited Murrurundi last week to spend some time with the Ferguson family and show Australia what water restrictions mean in regional towns struggling through one of the worst droughts in history. See story: Flying the […]

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November 13, 2019
Flying the Flag for Murrurundi

BRADY Halls and the team from A Current Affair wanted to tell Australia what it is like being on water restrictions in regional towns during a drought and what better place to go than Murrurundi? The Ferguson family flew the flag for Murrurundi and invited A Current Affair into their home to show Australia how […]

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November 8, 2019
Shout Out To Murrurundi Families

A Current Affair are doing a story on regional towns with water restrictions and what better place to go than Murrurundi? They were especially wrapped to hear Murrurundi is the MOST sustainable town in NSW! They’d love to show Australia, especially their city audience who take water for granted, how water restrictions impact on so […]

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November 7, 2019
Murrurundi Wins Most Sustainable

WHEN the Tidy Town judges visited Murrurundi, they were impressed by the town’s great community spirit in a time of adversity and at the awards held on Saturday night in Cessnock, awarded the town the Most Sustainable Regional Community for 2019. The organisers said, “Murrurundi punched above its weight and showed what a small town […]

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August 20, 2019
First Buckle for Inspired Junior Stockman

JACK Mobberley remembers watching his hero Zeb Pearce from Merriwa win a buckle at the Junior Stockman’s Challenge in Murrurundi and thought he’d never be able to do it, but this weekend he did! “In 2014 I saw a friend win a buckle, it inspired me to get a buckle and I never thought I’d […]

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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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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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July 17, 2019
Days Numbered for Old Hospital

IF the walls of the Wilson memorial Hospital in Murrurundi could talk they could tell the stories of generations of Murrurundi residents from the birth of new family members to the passing of loved ones. The current building has stood firm for 100 years, but now its days are numbered as plans take shape for […]

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