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Shire targets more referees

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The football-mad region has been strongly linked with a bid for its own A-League team, while growth of the sport at the grassroots level has seen the SSFA grow to become the biggest football association in New South Wales and the biggest sporting association in the state.

With 26 clubs making up the association, it is a good time to get involved in football in the Shire, but if there is one area that the association would like to see even more growth, it is in the number of referees available to them.

Chris Young, President of the Sutherland Shire Football Referees Association, said the Shire boasted a fantastic number of referees with just over 300 registered referees, but said they needed even more than that to keep up with the sheer amount of fixtures on the weekend.

“We have good numbers, but we always need more because there is just so much football being played on the weekend,” Young said.

“We get referees to the vast majority of games, which is an outstanding effort given the number of games we have to cover, but we can always use more.”

Young said refereeing was a great way to turn football froma hobby into an income.

The referees association is very accommodating to players who want to continue to play their club football as well as take up refereeing.

Young said you might even find that taking up the whistle is a great way to make your way into the W-League or A-League.

“That pathway is always there, but it’s a great way for locals to make a bit of extra cash from the sport they love,” Young said.

“We have junior fixtures on Saturdays and senior fixtures on Sundays so there is always somewhere for you to get involved.

“Some of the referees that started with us have worked their way up and gone on to referee the PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competitions.

“It’s a great inclusive environment that can teach young people a variety of life skills that will serve them in all walks of life.”

So, how do you get involved? Young said it was as easy as taking an online theory test before signing up for a practical course, which the SSFA runs in February and March in anticipation for the upcoming season.

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Britain set to sail into the world, but huge problems remain

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London: We still don’t know exactly what Brexit will look like.
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But after Theresa May’s no-holds-barred speech on Tuesday, we’ve at last got a very good idea of what it won’t look like.

It won’t look like what a substantial portion of the country was hoping for: a soft, gentle nudging of Britain away from Brussels.

Instead, May sang the Rule Britannia chorus, as this plucky country sets sail into the world – and its old empire – to become a trading superpower.

Dwindling in the background is Europe: a valuable economic and anti-terrorism partner, sure, but a stagnant one, with stifling bureaucracy, interfering judges and too many migrants who don’t count among the “best and brightest” that Britain actually wants.

May even had the cheek to offer some parting advice to the EU: loosen up, guys, she said. Try to celebrate your differences a bit more.

Oh, and by the way, screw us on the Brexit deal and we will shaft the entire continent by setting up the world’s biggest tax haven on your doorstep, even if it costs us our entire social safety net and health system, so there.

No wonder the French and German ambassadors attending May’s speech – sat next to each other by the Foreign Office in case they needed a friendly shoulder to cry on – were shaking their heads in anger by the end.

After wrestling for months with the alternatives, the government has decided to go for broke. Britain won’t be a Norway or a Switzerland, swapping some rights and powers for a slice of what the EU offers.

It’s out. Brexit definitely means Brexit.

The plan sounds simple – and there is no reason it’s impossible.

But it presents huge, prickly problems to solve.

Central to May’s plan is a free-trade agreement with the EU. Lacking that, stifling new trade barriers will rise between “global Britain” and its biggest trading partners. Even with the best will in the world (which, after that speech, there may not be), it would be remarkable if this ponderous, fractious continent could forge and strike a deal that satisfies everyone in even twice the two years that May allotted.

The EU’s trade deal with Canada, literally the friendliest country in the world, was signed in October after a last-minute debacle when ornery Walloons managed to derail the whole thing for a couple of weeks and needed last-minute concessions to come to the party.

That deal took seven years from conception to signature. And it still won’t come into effect until it’s been passed by every European parliament.

Then there’s the customs union. Britain has to be out of it, or it can’t do its own trade deals. But it doesn’t want to be too far out, otherwise it will add significant cost to the flow of goods and services to and from the continent.

The Prime Minister skated over the details for good reason: there’s no obvious way to achieve what she wants.

And then … May surprised everyone by conceding that Parliament will get a vote on the final Brexit deal.

When pressed, she didn’t say what would happen in the entirely possible scenario that a grumpy, Remain-stacked House of Lords, which can’t be threatened with an election, turns it down.

Instead she affected a breezy optimism that they would wave it through.

And then there’s the issue of EU citizens currently living and working in Britain. May said she wanted them to keep their rights. She didn’t say what rights, but presumably she meant the rights to work and live here.

It’s not hard to say, but it’s a nightmare to put into practical effect within two years: more than 2 million people will need to be given a visa, or a passport, or whatever. They will have to prove their right to stay, they will have the right to appeal: those in the know simply throw up their arms and say it would be impossible, or at least stunningly expensive.

And then … and then … and then there’s the Irish problem. Peace on that island was predicated on an open border between south and north. But it will now be the only land border between the UK and the EU, a line where the UK must police immigration and whatever new tariffs result from its new trade policy.

May said there would be a “practical solution”. In other words, there exists some way to have a border with new, strict controls on people and goods, but that also lets them through more or less like before.

It’s reminiscent of Fermat’s Last Theorem – a mathematical conjecture whose creator in 1637 wrote confidently in the margin next to it, “I have discovered a truly marvelous proof of this, which this margin is too narrow to contain.”

Mathematicians didn’t manage to find this solution until 1995, 3½ centuries later.

Hopefully, the legal, political and practical hurdles raised by Britain’s Brexit plan – of which I’ve hardly scratched the surface – will be jumped one by one, knocked over or otherwise dodged in considerably less than three centuries.

But, to (mis)quote another British prime minister who had to deal with angry Germans: this isn’t the end, or even the beginning of the end, but only the end of the beginning.

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North West misses out

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The new Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline Report has no projects listed for the north west.The Palaszczuk state government has failed the North West again with the region missing out on any projects included in the Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline Report.
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The new report released December 2016 by statutory body Building Queenslandprovides the government with independent advice on the infrastructure proposals that “best meet” the needs of the state.

However it doesn’t seem to meet to needs of our region with no priority proposals for the north west listed in the report.

The December 2016 pipeline of priority proposals includes 20 proposals of which eight are for areas outside the south-east corner –however all eight are based on the coast.

These include the Burdekin Falls Dam, Port of Gladstone upgrades, Port of Townsville channel capacity upgrade, Townsville Eastern Access rail corridor,andSmithfield transport corridor upgrade in Cairns.

In fact the North West is not mentioned in the report at all.

The only mention of Mount Isa in the report is in relation to the Townsville Eastern Access rail corridor upgrades which says theproposal is investigating the movement of up to 1400 metre freight trains via a new rail link connecting the Mount Isa Line and North Coast Line, through the Townsville State Development Area to the Port of Townsville.

Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter said it was time for the Government to support Western Queensland and redirect its spending to the regions.

“It needs to be more than just recommending projects where the votes are in south east Queensland,” Mr Kattersaid.

Building Queensland says it prioritises the projects that will meet the needs of the state and deliver the greatest return which “requires not only robust business cases but a solid appraisal methodology that confirms a clear need.”

But with no mention of the strategically important North West Mineral Province it seems the projects are skewed towards Labor’s voting needs on the coast.

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Beef Week preview

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What’s on at ShrublandsDuring Beef Week, Shrublands will display theirBritish White bulls, available for sale or lease,and first-cross calves. Thebreed is known for itsmothering abilities,heat toleranceand high carcase yield.

According to Caitlin Williams, the stud use British White bulls (pictured below) across theirAngus females as back up bulls, with the calveskeeping up with the growth of the Angus and meat quality exceptional. Last year, they foundfirst-cross British White steers produced a higher carcase weight than their purebred Angus paddock mates.

New stud sire on displayHeatherington Park Poll Herefords introduce new stud sire “Days Brigadier G101” by the great Allendale Waterhouse D1.

G101 was reserve senior champion at Dubbo National in 2013 behind the $95,000 grand champion. Brigadier sold for $40,000, and a son wonitsclass at Wodonga in 2016and soldfor $44,000.

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Other rising two year old bulls by Allendale Robin Hood D194 and AI sire Yalgoo Boulder Z250 are also for sale.

On display will be weaner bulls andretained heifersby Brigadier G101, while other weaner Brigafier heifers will be for sale.

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The Woonallee ladiesThis year sees the return of the special ‘Elite Ladies Sale’ into the Woonallee sale program of Simmental based genetics that excel on grass fed performance.

The Baker family’s Woonallee Simmentals will be offering 40 registered females in a twilight 4pm sale on Wednesday February 8.

Both traditional and black females will be included, catering for the seedstock industry enquiry since their previous such sale in 2014.

“There will be a mix of ages, but predominantly young cattle representing all our latest successful bloodlines,” Tom Baker said. “Some will be PTIC to our top Woonallee sires, while young unjoined heifers will also feature.”

This will be a great supporting event for the feature sale, Woonallee’s 10th annual Elite Production bull sale the following day.

One hundred and tenbulls will be on offer from 2pm on Thursday February 9, when 40 traditional, 55 black and 15 SimAngus will go through the ring, catering for all beef programs and budgets.

Woonallee ‘Ladykiller’(P) has literally swept everything before him in the past six months to dominate the show-ring and while he is being retained, there is unprecedented depth of quality on offer right to the very end of the offering.

Leading the offering is the very impressive traditional bull, Woonallee Los Angeles (P), while the black offering is led by Woonallee Lamborghini (P), a bull as smooth, impressive and powerful as his car namesake.

The bulls and females look an absolute treat and in the great 2016 season Woonallee was able to fully express their renowned genetic potential.

The South Australian studbacked up its Adelaide all breeds bull winby taking out supreme beef exhibit at theRoyal Melbourne Show in September.

The selection policies and genetic selections in the Woonallee breeding program have a total commercial focus, enabling the Baker family to turn off young weaner cattle (such as the10-month-old heifers pictured) on a consistent basis, even in a tight spring and summer such as2015/16.

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High Spa’sbull focusHigh Spa will feature an outstanding selection of January to March/April 2016 born “M” yearling bulls on January 29, day three of Beef Week.Visitors totheir Daylesfordproperty are welcome between 9am and 6pm, where displays and information will be easily accessible and refreshments available.

A small selection of working age bulls will be available, alongside the recently selected group of yearlings. The 200-day weights of the yearlings are a testament to their pedigrees both on the sire and the dam side.

Among the featured sires of the yearlings are VAR Reserve, Sydgen Trust, Lawson’s Invincible C402 and High Spa Johnson J94 (of Coonamble Elevator). Reserve, Trust, Invincible and Elevator were featured in last year’s Angus Australia listing of 50 sires that have had the most progeny in Australia in the past twoyears, a popularity reflecting proven excellence in their breeding.

From High Spa’s viewpoint, the description of Sydgen Trust being a “sound and docile” bull are traits that are true and have been stamped on his High Spa progeny.Brian and Theresa of High Spa saw Trust for themselves at the Origen semen collection centre in Billings USA a couple of years ago and wereimpressed with how well preserved he was for his age and how beautifully quiet and proud he stood.

VAR Reserve has jelled particularly well with High Spa dams demonstrating his versatility; producing thick, fast growing bulls that already display heaps of potential. Also rubbing off on the young bulls is Reserve’s temperament; he is currently in the list of the top 100 Angus sires for docility EBV.

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The latest in police news

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Police BriefsWoman almost six times over limitA pregnant Moss Vale womanreturned a breath-test reading almost six times the legal limit at Burradoo about 4am on January 15.
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The 33-year-old driver was arrested and taken to Bowral Police Station where abreath analysis testreturned an allegedreading of 0.281.

Checks revealed the woman’s driver’s licence had been cancelled in 2007.

She wascharged with high-range PCA, and driving while cancelled.She was given conditional bail to appear at Moss Vale Local Court on February 21.

Mittagong car crashA driver was taken to Bowral hospitalwith suspected neck injuries after a two-car crash on the Old Hume Highway at Mittagong.

Mittagong Fire and Rescue captain Gerry Conway said crews were called about 11.20am on January 15, when avehicle was hit from behind by another at Ferguson.

Police, Fire and Rescue and Ambulance NSW attended.

Alarge oil spill was cleared and other passengers were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Drug supply at Goulburn prisonA man has been charged after allegedly trying to take drugs into Goulburn Correctional Centre.

A 37-year-old man visited the prisonwith two women, aged 26 and 19, to see an inmate. Police were called on the suspicion the trio was in possession of prohibited substances.

Officersallegedly foundcrystal methamphetamineand tobacco on the man and tobacco on the 26-year-old woman.

Police searched a vehicle in the car park, and seized more ice, cash and documents suspected to be stolen.

Police arrested the man and the 26-year-old woman and took them to Goulburn Police Station. The man was charged with possessing and supplying a prohibited drug, attempting to deliver an item to an inmate without authority and two counts of goods in custody.

He was refused bail and appeared at Goulburn Local Court on January 16. The 26-year-old woman is expected to be issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for attempting to deliver an item to an inmate without authority.

Car crashes into tree at Sutton Forest

A man was taken to Bowral Hospital after his Volvo station wagon hit a tree in Sutton Forest.

About 2.15pm on Friday, January 13 the 68-year-old man from Potts Point was travelling north along Exeter Road when his car left the road.

Police and NSW Ambulance officers attended the scene.

He sustained head, arm and leg injuries in the crash and was taken to hospital for treatment after being assessed by paramedics at the scene.

Police inquiries will continue into the incident.

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Kim Kardashian films cameo in Ocean’s Eight all-female heist movie after robbery

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Kim Kardashian made a cameo in the upcoming Oceans Eight film. Photo: Pascal Le SegretainThree months after becoming the victim of a $14 million jewellery heist, Kim Kardashian has filmed a Hollywood cameo – in a heist movie.
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Kardashian and her younger sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner were spotted on the set of Ocean’s Eight in New York on Tuesday where they filmed a scene on what is believed to be a fictional Met Gala red carpet.

Dressed in floor-length gowns and velour tracksuits, it’s understood the trio will play themselves in the all-female sequel to George Clooney’s 2001 crime romp, Ocean’s Eleven.

The film is one of the first projects 36-year-old Kardashian has undertaken since being robbed at gunpoint during Paris Fashion Week in October.

The cameo is an interesting move from Kardashian considering Ocean’s Eight centres on an elaborate height such as the one Kardashian was implicated in.

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But it appears the mother-of-two is back with a vengeance. The reality TV star shared behind the scenes video from the Ocean’s Eight film set on Snapchat along with her younger sisters.

The reality TV star was also seen delving into her traumatic robbery in a trailer for the upcoming season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, premiering in March.

The extended Kardashian family aren’t the only stars making a cameo in the 2018 film. It’s understood Carpool Karaoke host James Corden, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and actress Katie Holmes have also been spotted on set.

Ocean’s Eight is a spin-off of the Ocean’s trilogy of films and features an all-female cast of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson and Mindy Kaling.

According to her police testimony leaked this week, Kardashian was restrained with plastic cables and put in a bathtub by masked robbers who stole more than $US10 million worth of jewellery, including her engagement ring.

Her first public engagement was earlier this week in Dubai where the celebrity doyen hosted a class with her makeup artist.

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War of words over emergency unit

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A war of words has erupted over claims ambulances were diverted away from Nepean Hospital this week. Picture: Woolf PetersThe head of Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District has denied NSW Opposition claims ambulances were diverted away from Nepean Hospital during high volumes of emergency department presentations this week.
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Opposition Health Spokesman Walt Secord released a statement sayingthe hospital was taken off the NSW Patient Allocation Matrix,meaning cases brought to the emergency unit by ambulance were diverted to other hospitals from 3.30am to 5.30am on Sunday, January 16.

A statement issued by the health district admitted the hospital had experienced “extremely high demand”, with 217 presentations to its emergency department on Sunday.

However,Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District chief executive Kay Hyman later denied patients had been diverted away from Nepean.

“Let me make this clear – not a single patient was diverted away from Nepean Hospital, not a single ambulance,”she said. “At no stage was Nepean Hospital on what is being referred to as a ‘bypass’ or, ‘off the matrix’.

“When Nepean hospital experienced a high number of patients arriving through the emergency department on Sunday to alleviate some pressure on Monday morning, the health system immediately enacted contingency planning to ensure it was protected in the event the surge continued past expected levels.

“In the event Nepean Hospital continued to see an influx of seriously unwell patients the contingency plans would allow for some ambulance patients to be transported to surrounding hospitals if required. This is an important point, at all times the matrix provides ambulance with multiple hospitals as an option.

“Seriously or critically unwell patients are always seen first. In fact, at Nepean Hospital, one patient arriving by ambulance was in a critical condition.Not only did that patient receive incredible care from the paramedics who attended him, he arrived without delay and was triaged and under the care of doctors immediately.”

Mr Secord said he had been advised patients were “transported past Nepean Hospital” onto other facilities, and demanded an explanation from the state government.

“In an emergency situation, every minute counts. This meant that patients were transferred to other hospitals, adding extra time to their journey to hospital,” he said.

Local state and federal MPs Prue Car (Londonderry) and Emma Husar (Lindsay) also accused the government of “apathy and inaction” over Nepean Hospital, which is one of the busiest in the statewith more than 68,000 patients a year coming into theemergency department.

Of those, nearly half –or 47.4 per cent of patients – wait longer than four hours for treatment.

Ms Hyman said Nepean Hospital achieved an Ambulance Transfer of Care of 95 per cent despite the high number of presentations on Sunday, meaning that 95 per centof all ambulances were offloaded within 30 minutes.

“The target is 90 per cent,” she said.

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres also hit back at Labor, saying its record on the hospital was “a joke”.

“Labor built an emergency department that was too small to start with and now the Liberals have to fix it,” he said in a statement.

“Labor’s current policy is to rip over $200 million out of the hospital budget. You simply can’t trust Labor to deliver for Nepean Hospital, they never have before and now they want to cut funds from it again.”

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Do not leave pets in hot parked cars

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Two dogs have died of avoidable heat stress in NSW last week, prompting the RSPCA to plead with pet owners to not leave dogs in parked cars – even in the shade.One of the dogs died in a car inSydneyon Thursday after being locked in an underground car park with the windows wound down – a common misconception that leaving a dog in a car parked in the shade or with the windows down is safe.
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“It’s apparent some people are just not getting the message that a parked car is no place for a dog. It can be lethal, as we see all too often,” said RSPCA NSW chief inspector David OShannessy.

“It only takes six minutes for an animal to die from heat stroke. Cars parked in the sun can reach temperatures in excess of 80 degrees Celsius, and can remain dangerously hot even if the windows are open. Evidently, even cars parked in the shade – even in an underground carpark – can reach lethal temperatures. A dog cannot sweat in these conditions and panting increases the heat in the car.”

The scorching heat wave that has been plaguing the state is set to continue this week, with high 30s inSydney, and 40s in the west of the state, prompting fears of further deaths. RSPCA NSW is urging pet owners to plan ahead – don’t take your dog with you in the car unless absolutely vital. Make appropriate arrangements like leaving them at home in the air conditioning or a fan, and take extra precautions to help ensure animals have constant access to water and shade, as potentially lethal heat stress can develop extremely quickly in hot weather. Walking your dog during the heat of the day can result in excruciating blistered feet pads – wait until early morning or the evening.

“Cars left stationary in the sun become ovens. Ute trays also become extremely hot, so dogs can suffer a similar fate. If a dog dies from being left in a car, the owner can receive a $22,000 fine and a two-year prison sentence,”comments OShannessy.

“Parked cars aredeath traps. Just don’t do it.”

If animals are left in the backyard, they must have access shelter and water. If a dog is tethered they can become tangled and be unable to reach their water in case one gets knocked over. A dog can survive for a few days without food, but in this weather, if it has no shade or water it will die.

RSPCA NSW have offered the following tips to help keep pets cool this summer:

Heat stress looks like:

excessive panting for dogsany kind of panting or increase in breathing for cats, birds, rabbits, ferrets or Guinea Pigsdark red gums or tongueconfusionvomitingcollapseIf you think your pet is suffering from heat stroke, please urgently call anRSPCA veterinary hospitalor your local veterinarian.

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Bundle of action at Nundle

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Got you: Adam Saddler braved the heat to be in the thick of the action at Nundle. Photo: Gareth Gardner. 140117GGA09If you trust Wikipedia, then 289 people live in Nundle.
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Come here: Troy Palmer made an impact in the Nundle Campdraft at the weekend. Photo: Gareth Gardner 140117GGA03

The picturesque New England town then tripled in size on the weekend as the annual Campdraft took centre stage.

Chasing tail: Rhiannon Jones kicks up plenty of dust during her competition at the weekend. Photo: Gareth Gardner 140117GGA18

Competitors from as far away as the Northern Territory, north coast of NSW and throughout this region featured in a series of events across Saturday and Sunday.

Event secretary Penny Macintosh said the raft of numbers resulted in outstanding competition.

Come here: Georgia Newman displays fine riding technique at the Nundle Campdraft. Photo: Gareth Gardner 140117GGA15

“To have 971 competitors for the campdraft was just fantastic,” Macintosh said.

“We had two couples down from the NT who had a great time, competitors from Kempsey and as always a strongnumber of locals.

The heat is on: Hannah Western was among the 971 competitors to strut their stuff at Nundle. Photo: Gareth Gardner 140117GGA12

“There were representatives from Tamworth, Walcha, Quirindi, Gunnedah, Armidale, Glen Innes …it was a big weekend.”

Warm conditions greeted competitors on Saturday before a late shower took the sting out of the weather and made Sunday a little more comfortable.

Sweet success: Tamworth’s Julie Buff produced a superb display to win the Ladies division at Nundle. Photo: Gareth Gardner 140117GGA02

Ultimate successwas spread near and far.

A number of categories made the 56km trek back to Tamworth.

Amiee Jamison was successful in the Maiden grade, with Rob Leach the star of the show in the Open class.

Julie Duff proved the standout performer in the Ladies division.

Armidale’s Tom Armytage emerged as a popular winner of the Novice category and Manilla campaigner Al Sullivan beat out an impressive field of Restricted Open rivals.

The Juvenile competition was taken out by Claudia Atfield from Scone and emerging Inverell talent Logan Berkley proved the Junior victor.

Berkley, who has been competing from a young age, was a hit with the crowd on hand to watch the dazzling action.

The Campdrafting community also came together magnificently on Saturday night with a special auction staged to raise funds for Jacob Coops-Blume.

Coops-Blume broke the C5 and C6 vertebrae in a motorcross accident in April last year, and is now a quadriplegic.

Macintosh said the result of the auction would help the Coops-Blume family with expenses.

“We raised $20,335 on Saturday night, which was just a magnificent result,” she said.

“Among the auction items were service fees and a series of other little gifts, including a canvas painting, a load of firewood, bales of hay, signed guitar featuring a series of country artists and a sculpture.

“It was great to see people come together to help Jacob and his family’s cause.”

The Nundle Campdraftthis year doubled as a key lead-up event to the annual National Finals in Tamworth, staged at AELEC Arena, from January 24-28.

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RECIPE: Make your own haloumi

20/02/2019 Posted by admin

THE DISHHomemade haloumi with fresh tomatoes and basil
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INSPIRATIONI like to source the milk for this recipe from local dairy farm, Udder Farm in the Hunter Valley. I enjoy haloumi with fresh tomatoes, basil, olive oil and salt. Serves 4.

CHEF’S TIPSYou need to be mindful of cleanliness so the cheese does not spoil. Wear plastic gloves and clean all utensils before use and ensure you cook to the exact temperatures for the best results.

INGREDIENTS4 litres full cream milk (Udder Farm)

100g table salt

1 litre water

2ml rennet

EQUIPMENTCheese cloth or Chux

Large cheese hoop 10cm x 10cm

METHODWarm milk in saucepan to 32 to 34°C.

Mix the rennet with 50ml of bottled or filtered water and stir into the milk.

Leave to set for 40 minutes, the milk will set like a soft jelly

Cut into 25mm cubes using a palette knife.

Leave to stand for 5 minutes, the curds and whey will separate from each other.

Stir gently and heat to 40°C over 20 minutes.

Scoop the curd into a cheese hoop using a sieve or slotted spoon, making sure the hoop is sitting over a wire rack in a tray.

Leave to drain for 30 minutes.

Place all the excess whey back into the saucepan and heat to 90°C.

THE CHEF: EXP. restaurant’s Frank Fawkner.

Carefully take the curd from the hoop and place into the whey, cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until the haloumi floats to the surface.

Take haloumi out and place on a tray in the fridge for 2 hours.

In a separate saucepan place water and salt, warm to dissolve the salt and then cool in the fridge.

Store haloumi in the refrigerator in salted water until ready to use.

To serve, cut to desired size and pan fry both sides on a high heat until golden brown.

SEASONAL: Fresh ingredients make a dish taste extra special.