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A TRUCK has jackknifed on the New England Highway near Timor Road, between Blandford and Murrurundi at approximately 2:50pm this afternoon, September 21. Emergency services are still on the scene and the south bound highway lanes have been closed. Drivers are advised to take caution and allow for extra travel time. More information to follow.
AT approximately midday on Saturday September 5, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Murrurundi Hospital to assist Ambulance New South Wales in treating a 71-year-old male suffering from a serious cardiac condition. Local ambulance paramedics arrived at a remote property in Timor to commence treatment of the male, before transporting him to Murrurundi […]
MURRURUNDI’S water supply has been manually switched and is now being sourced from the Pages River infiltration gallery, ending the boiled water alert. The Upper Hunter Shire Council have announced the water is now being stored, chlorinated and coming out of taps, thanks to the storage tanks along the Murrurundi pipeline, which serve as a […]
MURRURUNDI skaters met at the Youth Centre today to weigh in on the new skate park to be built at the Wilson Memorial Sports Complex, but the ultimate style question remains, will it include a bowl or a street skate layout? The new skate facility is part of a $256,252 project that will also include […]
UPDATE: The boil water alert is now over for Murrurundi. THE Upper Hunter Shire Council have advised residents in Aberdeen, Murrurundi and Scone to boil water for drinking and food preparation, after heavy rainfall caused poor raw water quality in the Glenbawn Dam catchment. Council said they are working to fix the problem and will […]
ETHEL Haydon celebrated her 100th birthday today at the Haydon Hall in Murrurundi. A beloved member of the community, more than 50 people made sure to drop by and congratulate her, including students from Blandford Public School. During her thank you speech, Ethel said “looking back, I suppose life was divided into periods”. “The teenage […]
FROM today, 2 million litres of water per day can now flow from Glenbawn Dam, via Scone, to Murrurundi, with the opening of the Scone to Murrurundi pipeline. Murrurundi residents have been on level 6 restrictions since July 2018, through on of the worst droughts on record, but can now enjoy a longer shower, put […]