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SHOOTERS Fishers and Famers (SSF) candidate Sue Gilroy is calling on the government to fund the Singleton and Muswellbrook bypasses including a full interchange, » Read more about: Sue Gilroy: “Hold them to account” »
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THE Upper Hunter Shire Council is seeking community feedback on its proposal to transfer the Out of School Hours (OOSH) service at St Mary’s Primary School in Scone to the St Nicholas OOSH organisation. » Read more about: Proposed childcare changes in Scone »
THE Upper Hunter received some rainfall over the weekend due to an increase in humidity,
MOSTLY sunny conditions for Scone this week, with fog lingering this morning due to the light rain received over the weekend.
GREENS candidate Sue Abbott is calling for a ten-year state investment which would see 20 percent of coal royalties put back into the Upper Hunter as part of a ‘Coal Community and Environment Trust.’
NSW Nationals candidate for the Upper Hunter by-election David Layzell gave a directive to the Nationals head office to take down the websites and give the domain names back to two of its political party opponents.
TODAY Jeff Drayton, Labor candidate signed a pledge to run a positive campaign in the Upper Hunter by-election following ‘below the belt’
TODAY the Scone historic railway station building is celebrating 150 years of service since its establishment on April 17,
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THE Australian Stock Horse Society’s (ASHS) 50th Anniversary National Show kicks off today at Tamworth,
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IN an exclusive interview with scone.com.au, Leader of the National Party, John Barilaro and National Party candidate David Lazelle said the decision to buy the domain names of other candidates and post National materials on the sites was “a bit of fun”, with Mr Barilaro further defending the tactic as “we pulled their pants down.” Read more…
COWBOYS and cowgirls dusted off their riding boots and flocked to the Cassilis campdraft arena last weekend,
LEE Watts, Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre Manager said there were smiles all round at the annual Community Connecting Day yesterday. » Read more about: Photo gallery: Community Connecting Day »
ONE Nation leader Mark Latham took the opportunity to slam a Labor-Greens-union climate coalition as he officially endorsed Singleton businessman Dale McNamara as One Nation’s candidate for the Upper Hunter by-election today.
THE National Party has taken the fight for the Upper Hunter by-election into what other candidates have described as the “gutter”,
JEFF Drayton the Labor candidate in the upcoming by-election has hit back at National’s candidate David Layzell after he described the the sale of Scone TAFE as a “great deal”
ONE Nation has announced Singleton businessman Dale McNamara as their candidate for the upcoming by-election.
MUSWELLBROOK Shire Council lost a case in the Supreme Court last month against Mangoola Coal,
UPPER Hunter Shire Councillor Sue Abbott has been announced as the Green’s Party candidate for the upcoming May 22 by-election.
NSW Nationals candidate for the Upper Hunter David Layzell said the sales process could have been handled better with more community consultation and stressed the importance of retaining the $ 4 million funds in Scone.
THE Upper Hunter Shire Council has received more than $8 million of government funding for upgrades to Moonan Brook Road and Hunter Road. » Read more about: Moonan Brook and Hunter Road upgrades »
DURING a whistle-stop tour of Singleton today, Premier Gladys Berejiklian said National Party candidate David Layzell is the key to the Coalition maintaining a strong and stable government.
LOCAL people may be eligible to participate in a world-first clinical trial to treat methamphetamine addiction,
UPPER Hunter landholders who wish to acquire and use 1080, Pindone, RHDV, or PAPP baits this Autumn must get accredited by completing a Vertebrate Pesticide Induction Training (VPIT) course.
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JEFF Drayton was rewarded with the Labor candidacy for the Upper Hunter seat and a cake on his 51st birthday as he attended a presser in Singleton and called into a John St cafe for a chat with Scone.com.au today.
STEVE Reynolds, Muswellbrook Shire Councillor, ex-coal miner and father of three has told scone.com.au he will be running as an independent for the upcoming by-election on May 22.
FORMER Dungog Mayor Cr Tracy Norman envisages a transition academy for the Upper Hunter as she announces her candidacy in the Upper Hunter by-election.
SENIORS Week festivities kick off tomorrow with a free haircuts, podiatry and beauty pampers available at the Scone Seniors Centre between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm.
DURING a presser at Singleton’s Burdekin Park today, the Labor Party endorsed CFMEU’s Jeff Drayton as their candidate to contest the Upper Hunter by-election on May 22,
THE cold snap experienced in the Upper Hunter this week may have contributed to a significant decline in the number of mice spotted in Upper Hunter homes.
JEFF Drayton, Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) Northern District vice president and former Muswellbrook deputy mayor has been announced as the Labor candidate for the May 22 by-election.
CONSTRUCTION of the new 32 metre squared driver reviver facility will begin this week at the Merriwa Park.
SUE Gilroy said “unlike the incumbent”, if she wins the Upper Hunter seat in the upcoming by-election she will be available and welcome the opportunity to meet with constituents.
SUE Gilroy, president of the Singleton Business Chamber has been introduced as the candidate for the Shooters,
TEMPERATURES dropped down to 2.6 degrees last night in Scone, with similar over night temperatures predicted tonight and tomorrow.
A child is in a serious but stable condition after she fell from a motorcycle on a rural property at Merriwa.
ALL of Murrurundi’s street lights will be replaced with energy saving LED (light-emitting diode) lights by the end of next week. » Read more about: LED lights up Murrurundi »
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MORE than $130,000 of funding is available to the New England District under the 2021 Volunteer Grants round.
SAYLE Kenneth Newson appeared at Newcastle Supreme Court last week and maintained he is not guilty plea to the murder of Carly McBride.
SHADOW Minister for Skills and TAFE Jihad Dib is challenging NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee to a local debate on the future of TAFE in the Upper Hunter.
RAVENSWORTH Mine was chosen by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro to launch the Coalition campaign for the seat of Upper Hunter today and introduce their candidate David Layzell.
IN a shock decision last night, 23 National Party members chose David Layzell to represent the Party in the upcoming by-election over favourite Sue Moore.