Monthly Archives: September 2014

Open Day for Werris Creek RFS

Jared Beaman NSW Rural Fire Service Open Day held a state wide Open Day on September 13 at multiple locations around New South Wales. Around 300 brigades participated by opening their stations for public demonstration. In conjunction with this, many brigades held events such as firefighting displays, entertainment and fire safety information. The Werris Creek RFS, based in Single Street, was among the participating NSW RFS brigades. From...

Showcasing our best

Sally Alden The lawns gracing the Quirindi Showgrounds were crowded over the weekend as part of the annual Spring Show. Officially opened by 2013 Showgirl Alex Tooth who thanked the Show Committee for the opportunity to represent her region, the large crowd thronged gently through the ‘Piece of the Plains’ market day and the plethora of stalls showcasing the regions unique produce, people and products. Blue skies held...

Andy Saunders makes Team of the Year

Jared Beaman Andy Saunders has been named as part of the 2014 National Youth Competition (NYC) 2014 Team of the Year and has been selected in the initial Junior Kangaroos train-on squad for an upcoming test match. Saunders, recently 20, was born and raised in Quirindi and is currently captain of the Penrith Panthers NYC squad. A successful 2014 season resulted in Andy being featured as a...