Monthly Archives: May 2013

Justin is riding high

By Stephanie McPhee Riders from three states won titles in the Junior National Finals Rodeo in the Australian Professional Rodeo Association on Saturday May 11 including local boy Justin Scoggin. The finals were held over three rounds at the Beaudesert Showgrounds in conjunction with the annual Beaudesert Rodeo. Quirindi rider Justin Scoggin, was victorious in the battle for the junior breakaway roping title.  He recorded three seconds...

$80,000 for Werris Creek Community Shed

Werris Creek Community Shed Inc has received $80,000 from the Federal Government towards completing their new shed project. Independent Member for New England, Tony Windsor said that the funding was announced in the Budget last week and called in at the shed on Monday morning to thank members for the great job they are doing. “I am delighted that the community shed will now be able to...

Quipolly Dam Upgrade opened

Quipolly Dam upgrade opened The Quipolly Dam upgrade was officially opened last Friday morning by the Hon Katrina Hodgkinson MP, NSW Minister for Primary Industries and Minister for Small Business  alongside Member for Upper Hunter George Souris, Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson and members of the Liverpool Plains Shire Council. “I am delighted that the NSW Government was able to provide $2.18 million to enable the...