The Turill community centre has received a much needed make-over, following the recent bush fire that ripped through the area.
Team members from Professionals Mudgee volunteered their time last week to help out with the recovery of the Sir Ivan Fire that has devastated over 54,000ha of land and they’re challenging others to do the same.
Despite great success in its early weeks in attracting community support and donations, the Rotary fundraising campaign to help farmers, businesses and families suffering devastation from the recent bushfires faces fresh new challenges.
Great news after nearly a month of fighting the Sir Ivan fire.
The increasing need for fencing material is becoming more urgent as BlazeAid volunteers continue stripping out old fence lines destroyed by the Sir Ivan Fire.
Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire.
Work continued for the Rural Fire Service over the weekend with a number of fires sparked, mostly by a late storm.
TV personality Edwina Bartholomew usually reports on news around the country on her Sunrise gig, but this week she nearly became the news.