Monthly Archives: December 2013

Remarkable Rural Women

Two remarkable local women have been recognised on the honour roll of “hidden treasures” at the NSW Rural Women’s Gathering in Scone last weekend. NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Minister for Citizenship and Communities, Victor Dominello, have announced the 96 rural women who have had their names added to the Hidden Treasures Honour Roll for 2013. “These women, from across the State, have been...

Suicide Awareness

Sally Alden Now is the time to RSVP your attendance to this Saturday’s fundraiser for suicide awareness. The event will kick off at the Pavilion in Quirindi at 7.00pm. Coordinator and local businesswoman, Kerry-Anne Nelson has already received cash donations and sold numerous tickets for the major raffle to be drawn at the event. “I am overwhelmed at the generosity of local businesses and community members who...

Arts, teapots and cosies galore

There was a fantastic display of artwork, photography, teapots and teacosies at the Quirindi Rural Heritage Village last weekend at their annual Art Exhibition. More than 50 works by local artists was hung and organiser Linda Brady was delighted with the standard of work exhibited. In the inaugural teapot and teacosy competition there was immense interest with 30 entries in the “prettiest teapot” competition which was won...