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Footy club opens the ‘Egg Shed’ to honour hard work

Nyngan's Alister Quarmby has been left speechless, after the new dressing rooms at Larkin Oval were dedicated to him. At Saturday's game against the Macquarie Raiders, the crowd took a moment to unveil the new dressing rooms at the football oval, named after one of the club's most dedicated members. Nyngan Tigers club president Glen Neill was jointed by Bogan Shire mayor Ray Donald to open the 'Alister Quarmby dressing shed'. “You're probably the only one that knows how much time you've put in to the efforts with this code, but the shed now is being dedicated to Alister in testimony to the efforts he has made,” Councillor Donald said. “And would you believe it will be called the 'Egg Shed'.” Mr Quarmby was offered a to say a few words, but was speechless at the honour. “I'm a bit embarrassed to get this … there's a lot of other people who should have,” he uttered. But club president Glen Neill said, “there's heaps of people ma..

Nyngan's Alister Quarmby has been left speechless, after the new dressing rooms at Larkin Oval were dedicated to him. At Saturday's game against the Macquarie Raiders, the crowd took a moment to unveil the new dressing rooms at the football oval, named after one of the club's most dedicated members. Nyngan Tigers club president Glen Neill was jointed by Bogan Shire mayor Ray Donald to open the 'Alister Quarmby dressing shed'. "You're probably the only one that knows how much time you've put in to the efforts with this code, but the shed now is being dedicated to Alister in testimony to the efforts he has made," Councillor Donald said. "And would you believe it will be called the 'Egg Shed'." Mr Quarmby was offered a to say a few words, but was speechless at the honour. "I'm a bit embarrassed to get this … there's a lot of other people who should have," he uttered. But club president Glen Neill said, "there's heaps of people mate, but there's some that just stand out, and you've been that." "Everyone knows what they do for the club, but everyone knows what you've done now and in the past, so well done." Alister started played junior league for Nyngan before joining the senior ranks. Most of his playing career was in Nyngan except between 1998 and 2000 where he played for Dubbo. He returned in 2001 and continued to play for Nyngan until an unfortunate on field accident ending his playing career in 2013. Alister has held many positions on both the junior and senior league committees serving as both senior president for five years before the current president Glen Neill, and vice president as he remains today. READ ALSO: He was also involved in the Group 11 management committee for five years until 2018 travelling to meetings year round after work to ensure Nyngan had a voice in Group 11 football. Not only as a player and committee member, Alister has also devoted much of his time to coaching. "People know that if they ask 'Egg' to do something it will get done," Neill said. "He was responsible for applying for the grant for the dressing shed extensions and is always on the phone whether it's footy season or off-season to Group 11 executive, other clubs or the Tigers committee. "He spends countless hours chasing players, fielding enquiries from players, organisers, ordering jerseys and attending training sessions. "He is a very level headed person and has earned the respect of all those involved with rugby league in Group 11."

OPENING: Nyngan Tigers club president Glen Neill with Alister Quarmby who was honoured on Saturday with the opening of the 'Egg' shed. Photo: ZAARKACHA MARLAN

Nyngan's Alister Quarmby has been left speechless, after the new dressing rooms at Larkin Oval were dedicated to him.

At Saturday's game against the Macquarie Raiders, the crowd took a moment to unveil the new dressing rooms at the football oval, named after one of the club's most dedicated members.

Nyngan Tigers club president Glen Neill was jointed by Bogan Shire mayor Ray Donald to open the 'Alister Quarmby dressing shed'.

"You're probably the only one that knows how much time you've put in to the efforts with this code, but the shed now is being dedicated to Alister in testimony to the efforts he has made," Councillor Donald said.

"And would you believe it will be called the 'Egg Shed'."

Mr Quarmby was offered a to say a few words, but was speechless at the honour.

"I'm a bit embarrassed to get this … there's a lot of other people who should have," he uttered.

But club president Glen Neill said, "there's heaps of people mate, but there's some that just stand out, and you've been that."

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Western NSW ‘neglected’ by budget says Barwon MP

The NSW Government has delivered a Sydney-centric budget that fails to deliver for rural and regional areas, says Shooters, Fishers and Farmers member for Barwon Roy Butler. “The Berejiklian Government has celebrated its operating surplus and its record investment in infrastructure across the state and that's all good – if you forget that western NSW is also part of the state,” he said on Tuesday. He said the Barwon electorate is 44 per cent of the state, but hasn't had a significant school or hospital upgrade funded in this budget. READ ALSO: “All I am seeing in this budget is a continuation of record neglect of western NSW,” Mr Butler said. “The budget delivers new metro trains, museums and stadiums for the Sydney, and less than the bare necessities for the communities of the Barwon electorate. “The NSW Government announced that this budget was a budget for the bush, and congratulated themselves for their record investment in drought funding. Mr Butler said it's time t..

The NSW Government has delivered a Sydney-centric budget that fails to deliver for rural and regional areas, says Shooters, Fishers and Farmers member for Barwon Roy Butler. "The Berejiklian Government has celebrated its operating surplus and its record investment in infrastructure across the state and that's all good – if you forget that western NSW is also part of the state," he said on Tuesday. He said the Barwon electorate is 44 per cent of the state, but hasn't had a significant school or hospital upgrade funded in this budget. READ ALSO: "All I am seeing in this budget is a continuation of record neglect of western NSW," Mr Butler said. "The budget delivers new metro trains, museums and stadiums for the Sydney, and less than the bare necessities for the communities of the Barwon electorate. "The NSW Government announced that this budget was a budget for the bush, and congratulated themselves for their record investment in drought funding. Mr Butler said it's time to support our farming businesses and communities while they are at their lowest ebb, but said short-term cash loans are not the way. "I'm disappointed that the government is congratulating its self on the announcement of more short-term cash loans," he said. "Short-term cash loans create more debt. More debt is not the solution for farmers or our communities. Story continues after video: "Loans of any kind are a receivable for government. The future repayment of these loans will just delay the recovery from the drought further. "The current drought is impacting on businesses that aren't part of the agriculture supply chain. It's affecting schools, hospitals, and community services. It's impacting regional communities with such severity that without proper government assistance many will struggle to recover. "If the NSW Government needs help with long-term solutions, all they have to do is pick up the phone and call me. "Individuals and groups from across the Barwon electorate and the state have approached me with ideas that have the potential to improve the outlook for regional communities. Solutions that cover community business capacity, education, infrastructure, mental health, and rural finance. "It's time we listen to what they have to say and work together across political divides to ensure our rural and regional communities are supported. "It's time we work together to deliver solutions. We need to for the future of rural and regional NSW."

The NSW Government has delivered a Sydney-centric budget that fails to deliver for rural and regional areas, says Shooters, Fishers and Farmers member for Barwon Roy Butler.

"The Berejiklian Government has celebrated its operating surplus and its record investment in infrastructure across the state and that's all good – if you forget that western NSW is also part of the state," he said on Tuesday.

He said the Barwon electorate is 44 per cent of the state, but hasn't had a significant school or hospital upgrade funded in this budget.

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"All I am seeing in this budget is a continuation of record neglect of western NSW," Mr Butler said.

"The budget delivers new metro trains, museums and stadiums for the Sydney, and less than the bare necessities for the communities of the Barwon electorate.

"The NSW Government announced that this budget was a budget for the bush, and congratulated themselves for their record investment in drought funding.

Mr Butler said it's time to support our farming businesses and communities while they are at their lowest ebb, but said short-term cash loans are not the way.

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Wash your hands, avoid gastro: Western LHD advise good hygiene

The Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) are encouraging people to wash their hands and stay at home if they have gastro symptoms, after a number of cases at the Warren Hospital over the weekend. It was reported that there was restricted access to the hospital over the weekend to stop the spread of the highly-contagious gastroenteritis infection to the wider community. The Western NSW LHD are advising people to practice good hygiene to help prevent the virus from spreading. READ ALSO: “People are urged to practice good hand hygiene by washing hands thoroughly using soap and running water for at least 10 seconds and drying with a clean towel, particularly after using the toilet, after assisting someone with diarrhoea and/or vomiting and before preparing food,” a Western NSW LHD spokesperson said. “Alternatively use alcohol hand gel if your hands are not visibly soiled and soap and water are not available.” They said it was also important to wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly befor..

The Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) are encouraging people to wash their hands and stay at home if they have gastro symptoms, after a number of cases at the Warren Hospital over the weekend. It was reported that there was restricted access to the hospital over the weekend to stop the spread of the highly-contagious gastroenteritis infection to the wider community. The Western NSW LHD are advising people to practice good hygiene to help prevent the virus from spreading. READ ALSO: "People are urged to practice good hand hygiene by washing hands thoroughly using soap and running water for at least 10 seconds and drying with a clean towel, particularly after using the toilet, after assisting someone with diarrhoea and/or vomiting and before preparing food," a Western NSW LHD spokesperson said. "Alternatively use alcohol hand gel if your hands are not visibly soiled and soap and water are not available." They said it was also important to wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating. "It is particularly important for people who have had gastroenteritis to be careful about practicing good hand hygiene as described above even when symptoms have subsided because some people remain infectious even after they have recovered," the spokesperson said. If you or someone you care for is sick: Anyone with vomiting or diarrhoea should rest at home and not attend work, school or child-care or visit a residential care facility until vomiting and diarrhoea have stopped for 48 hours. During this time they should not prepare food for others, or care for patients, children or the elderly.

The Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) are encouraging people to wash their hands and stay at home if they have gastro symptoms, after a number of cases at the Warren Hospital over the weekend.

It was reported that there was restricted access to the hospital over the weekend to stop the spread of the highly-contagious gastroenteritis infection to the wider community.

The Western NSW LHD are advising people to practice good hygiene to help prevent the virus from spreading.

READ ALSO:

"People are urged to practice good hand hygiene by washing hands thoroughly using soap and running water for at least 10 seconds and drying with a clean towel, particularly after using the toilet, after assisting someone with diarrhoea and/or vomiting and before preparing food," a Western NSW LHD spokesperson said.

"Alternatively use alcohol hand gel if your hands are not visibly soiled and soap and water are not available."

They said it was also important to wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating.

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Juniors impress in weekend of hockey clashes

The young players of the Margaret River Hockey team took to the turf over the weekend in matches against Georgiana Molloy Anglican School and Capel. The Margaret River Year 3-5's team headed to Busselton to face off against GMAS on Saturday. It was the first time the majority of the team had played on the turf and they had a strong game with great defence and strong passing to finish with a 0-0 draw. The young children showed some beautiful teamwork. Jack Leggate and Hemi Creagh both had some great saves in goals. Angus Male, Ricci Monteleone and Marley McDonnell all had impressive games setting up some great passages of play. There was a rainy start to the year 6-8 Margaret River vs Capel game, also played on Saturday. It was a closely played game with plenty of pressure applied by both teams. A few gutsy attacks from Xander MacDonald nearly resulted in a goal. It wasn't until the end of the first half that the first goal was scored by Oscar Male. The sun came out in the sec..

The young players of the Margaret River Hockey team took to the turf over the weekend in matches against Georgiana Molloy Anglican School and Capel. The Margaret River Year 3-5's team headed to Busselton to face off against GMAS on Saturday. It was the first time the majority of the team had played on the turf and they had a strong game with great defence and strong passing to finish with a 0-0 draw. The young children showed some beautiful teamwork. Jack Leggate and Hemi Creagh both had some great saves in goals. Angus Male, Ricci Monteleone and Marley McDonnell all had impressive games setting up some great passages of play. There was a rainy start to the year 6-8 Margaret River vs Capel game, also played on Saturday. It was a closely played game with plenty of pressure applied by both teams. A few gutsy attacks from Xander MacDonald nearly resulted in a goal. It wasn't until the end of the first half that the first goal was scored by Oscar Male. The sun came out in the second half and Capel managed to find their way through the Margaret River defence. Stand out efforts on the field came from Sol Piper and Aden Bailey. A goal from Capel's Hiroki Rule equalised the score 1-1. The Margaret River 6-8 boys has players aged from 11 years up they really show us what it is to be good sports on and off the turf. Keep up to date with the club at www.facebook.com/margaretriverhockeyclub

Juniors impress in weekend of hockey clashes

  • Equal draw: There was a rainy start to the year 6-8 Margaret River vs Capel game on Saturday. Photos: Nicole Hoffman

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