Monthly Archives: August 2013

Quirindi and District Garden Club 50th Anniversary.

Club president Ann Barwick welcomed over 120 people including representatives from many garden clubs in our North West Zone, attending the 50th Anniversary birthday luncheon held on Wednesday, August 14 in the Quirindi RSL Club. The floral arrangements at the door , on tables and on the stage, put together by local members, were excellent and helped make the day a success. Official guests were Ken Bradley,...

Hoping that closure is only temporary

Sally Alden The staff carpark at the McVicar timber Group mill in Quirindi sits almost empty, as the New Zealand based company continues to review the viability of the business. A representative of the business confirmed yesterday there is a high chance it will be closed and mothballed. The McVicar Group reported to the Quirindi Advocate they are doing all they can to get it operational again,...

Politics in the region

By Sally Alden Jamie McIntyre, a self-described financial educator from the Gold Coast visited Quirindi last week. Mr McIntyre plans to run for the seat of New England, as an independent candidate after The 21st Century Party, of which he is the leader, was not registered in time for the September 7 poll. Mr McIntyre, who was once a member of the National Party, laughed at suggestions...