RELIVE some of the most memorable moments from 2016 in Scone and surrounding areas.
Community support at Jamie ‘Dodge’ Manning fundraiser:
SCONE’S community spirit is on show at The Golden Fleece Hotel. Residents began arriving at the hotel from 2pm on Saturday, for the Jamie “Dodge” Manning Charity Ride Fundraiser. MORE HERE.
Upper Hunter Local Government Elections:
The Upper Hunter Shire election will be held on Saturday, September 10. This year there are 13 candidates for the local elections. MORE HERE.
New council meets for first time:
WAYNE Bedggood has returned as mayor of Upper Hunter Shire Council with Maurice Collison remaining his deputy. Both were elected unopposed at an extraordinary meeting on Monday night. MORE HERE.
Dressed to impress – Year 12 formal:
THERE was plenty of glitz and glamour on show at Scone High School’s Year 12 formal. MORE HERE.
Red carpet rolled out:
SCONE Films rolled out the red carpet on Saturday night for the eighth annual Scone FilmFest. MORE HERE.
Popularly-elected mayor proves unpopular:
THE people of the Upper Hunter have spoken. A referendum during Saturday’s local government elections handed voters the chance to decide if they wanted to elect the mayor instead of local councillors. MORE HERE.
Riders show they’re a cut above:
RIDERS converged on Scone for the Hunter Valley Cutting Horse Club’s October Show over the weekend. MORE HERE.
Jet safe, sound after cave rescue:
A DOG that became trapped at the bottom of a shaft for more than 24 hours has been saved during a dramatic rescue near Murrurundi. MORE HERE.
After 99 years, Murrurundi remembers Beersheba Day:
THE Murrurundi Troop of the 12th Australian Light Horse invites residents to attend the commemorative service this weekend to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. MORE HERE.
Adam was one of a kind, says family:
THE heartbroken family of Adam O’Regan has paid tribute to the popular Scone real estate agent a day after the Gundy car accident that claimed his life as well as those of two passengers. MORE HERE.
Historic Hurricane ready for take off:
AN historic Hawker Hurricane that has been carefully restored will soon be officially unveiled to the public during a display over Scone Airport. MORE HERE.
Scone gets into spirit of Melbourne Cup:
PEOPLE around the country are celebrating the race that stops a nation. MORE HERE.
Big plans for library’s future:
WOULD you like to see the Scone Library move to a new location? This is just one of the possible options for the future after Upper Hunter Shire Council listed it as a top priority under the Community Strategic Plan 2027. MORE HERE.
Let’s tackle this issue together:
A HUGE turnout is expected for the Positive Education forum at Scone High School next week. MORE HERE.
Hurricane’s historic Scone flight:
THE buzz surrounding the Hawker Hurricane brought thousands to Scone Airport on Saturday. And, the crowds were not disappointed. MORE HERE.
Connor’s seventh heaven, Williamson dominates:
NATHAN Connor has built his reputation on making plenty of runs at the top of the order. But, after being dismissed for just seven on Saturday, he still found a way to play a match-winning role – this time with the ball. MORE HERE.
Community leading the way:
“POSITIVE psychology education will not only improve the well-being of our youth, it will also improve the well-being and prosperity of our whole community.” ‘Where There’s A Will’ co-founder Pauline Carrigan produced this powerful message during a forum at Scone High School on Monday night. MORE HERE.
I’m very proud of everyone – principal Lindy Hunt:
SCONE High School principal Lindy Hunt is an extremely proud woman today. And, she has every reason to feel that way. MORE HERE.
Students beaming from HSC results:
IT was all smiles at St Joseph’s High School Aberdeen on Thursday. MORE HERE.
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