Monthly Archives: December 2013

Simply the best

Sally Alden Imagine having your business or passion described as 'Exceptional in every way,' by a team of experts! Well, that's how our very own Willow Tree Inn was described by The Sydney Morning Herald Pub Food Guide 2014 reviewers. Last week the Inn was also awarded the Best Country Pub in NSW and received the acclaimed three schooners accolade. Owners Charles and Cheryl Hanna, who also...

Farming for Kids set to fly

Quirindi based ‘farming for kids’ looks set to fly with the organisation progressing its plans to farm the un-used land surrounding Quirindi Airport and donate the profits to children in need in Liverpool Plains Shire Council area. Farming for Kids is the brainchild of Pine Ridge farmer Charles Hill. “This is a long-term project and we are still in the early stages,” Mr Hill said. “We have...

Property Planning Competition for Namoi Catchment

Namoi Catchment Management Authority is inviting high schools from the Namoi Catchment to enter its 2014 Property Planning Competition. The competition, which began in 1997, has been a winner with schools in the Namoi Catchment. It takes Agriculture students through a series of practical online scenarios where they develop a strategic property plan for a real-life local property. “Students decide on the types of enterprises that could...