Monthly Archives: July 2014

Crime and Safety Workshop held in Murrurundi

Jared Beaman Residents from the Murrurundi area have gained new insight into workplace wellbeing and security at a free Farm Safety and Crime Prevention workshop at the Murrurundi Golf Club. The event, which was held on July 16, ran throughout the morning. It consisted of presentations by NSW Police Force Inspector Guy Guiana, WorkCover NSW Principal Inspector Patricia de Leon-Stacey and Rural Support Worker David Wiedemann from...

Make a difference for local kids

Sally Alden Don your old time garb and head to the Rural Heritage Village on the outskirts of Quirindi this Saturday. The Quirindi group,’ Friends of Children with Special Needs’ are building on the success of last year’s fundraising to present a ‘Party in the Paddock’. The day will include stacks of activities and old time games like sheaf throwing, Shearer and Shelia tag races, gum-boot throwing,...

Bundella farmer re-elected

Sally Alden Fiona Simson has been re-elected as President of NSW Farmers’ Association for the next 12 months. Fiona was successfully elected unopposed for a fourth term by farmers attending the NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference at Luna Park, Milsons Point, Sydney last week. The former Liverpool Plains Shire councillor and local farmer, runs a 5,5000 hectare mixed farming enterprise with her husband Ed including broad acre farming...