Monthly Archives: March 2014

12.5% rate increase to be made permanent

Last chance to have your say The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has begun assessment of applications received from Armidale Dumaresq Council, Glen Innes Severn Council, Guyra Shire Council, Liverpool Plains Shire Council and Tenterfield Shire Council to increase general income above the rate peg from July 1, 2014. Including the rate peg for 2014/15 of 2.3%, Armidale Dumaresq has applied for a special variation to...

Blandford Horse Sports

Des Dugan The rain held back, muttering away in the distance, but that didn’t deter the 26 schools who participated in the Blandford Public School Horse Sports day recently at Murrurundi’s Rosedale complex. Around 174 kids of primary school age lined up for a chance of a ribbon or cup. The day started off with inspection at 8.50 before swinging into full blown competition with only a short...

Wallaby Coach is going to Try Rugby

Australian rugby union coach and former player Andrew Blades will be holding a training session at this year’s Try Rugby Day. Past, present and new players, as well as family members and sponsors are invited along to the occasion, hosted by Quirindi Junior Rugby Club. The event will be held at the Quirindi Senior Rugby Union Grounds and will include a training session with Andrew Blades, a...