Monthly Archives: June 2014

Parish marks history

Sally Alden The community of St Brigid's Parish Quirindi has its own official Tartan. Created by Fred and Marie Lawson of ‘The Crofters Weaving Mill’ from the Spring Ridge area, the Tartan was sent to Scotland for official authorization, which it received last week. The Parish commissioned a tartan from the talented mill to mark their upcoming triple celebrations due to take place in September. "We wanted to...

New additions to Quipolly Dam

Jared Beaman The Quipolly Dam Recreation Area is one step closer to being a ‘facility ready site’ according to Liverpool Plains Shire Council Mayor Ian Lobsey. An official opening was held on Wednesday June 11 to mark the completion of Stage 1 and 2 works of the sites development application and to thank those who funded and assisted in the implementation of the upgrades. LPSC representatives were joined...

Kootingal brings the contest to Quirindi FC

Jared Beaman With the FIFA World Cup kicking off this Thursday, many locals are getting quite enthusiastic for football. This Saturday, Quirindi FC will host the Kootingal Kougars at a special home game event at Jock Longfield Park. The activity is planned for June 14 at No. 1 Oval and will mark Quirindi FC’s first home game since joining the Tamworth District Competition. “This is actually our first ever home...