Monthly Archives: February 2014

Quirindi Akubra Cup

Friday February 21, Quirindi Racecourse was packed for yet another jam packed event on the social calendar for 2014. Quirindi Akubra Cup was a sure hit to start off the 2014 social season. Chairs and tables spread throughout the sun for all to enjoy, a members bar packed with punters and excitement, and a trackside filled with cheerful spectators and racegoers. A hen’s day was celebrated at...

Sweet drought donation

NSW Farmers and the NSW Sugar industry have worked together to coordinate the distribution of almost 600 tonnes of sugar cane billets to desperate livestock producers on the northern Tablelands. In a clear demonstration of farmers helping farmers in need, fourth generation cane grower Tom Walsh donated the fodder after the crop was impacted by fire. The quick thinking farmer from Wardell knew the cane residues had...

Nundle’s new gallery opens its doors

Jared Beaman The doors of Nundle's new art gallery, Volcania Art Glass, were opened for the first time on Friday 21 to an impressive turnout. Visitors arrived from all over New South Wales in order to celebrate the gallery's official launch. Local oil painter Robbie Duck, who is currently exhibiting a number of her landscape oil paintings, seemed very happy with the success of the event. “I’ve...