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Huge Stanhope weekend


Hundreds turn out to celebrate Stanhope School’s 100 years.

P12 Mini Market another great success… YEP it was!


What a great community we live in!

Fire destroys Rushworth homestead


When firefighters from Rushworth and Stanhope Brigades were paged out to a structure fire in Parramatta Gully Road early on Saturday morning, first responders were stunned to find the house already “fully involved”, even though the fire had been reported promptly and fire appliances arrived within minutes of the call.

Wildflower hunt this weekend


The sun is starting to shine again and it’s time to welcome in the new season by unlocking Rushworth’s hidden treasures at the second annual Wildflower Hunt.

New Committee steps up for Easter Festival


Rushworth’s popular Easter Festival is set to go ahead for 2017 with the election of a new Festival Committee and Parade Coordinator.

State of the forest raises concern


A very disappointing discovery in the State forest near Whroo of some of the area’s iconic Grass Trees which have been destroyed through an act of environmental vandalism. The species is known for its slow growth rate and stunning form as it inhabits the forest floor in clusters and provides habitat for grounddwelling species such as the wallaby. Neil Laurie was recently embarrassed by the state of the forest when showing visitors around.

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