Local Business Blog

See below news stories on some of our local businesses and what they are up to.

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Melanie’s – A Story Of Family

MELANIE’S – A STORY OF FAMILY Thursday, October 8, 2021 Melanie’s Matthews Family Jewellers is a story of family, history and community.   Melanie, owner of Melanie’s Matthews Family Jewellers continues a long-standing tradition first established by her Great Grandmother, Maude, who owned a jewellery store in Murwillumbah in the 1930s and 40s. Her Grandfather, Maude’s son, Norman, continued in the jewellery making industry…

The Hunter Wholefoods – Time to pass the baton

The Hunter Wholefoods – Time to pass the baton  As consumers, we’re a wasteful lot. Consider how many times you’ve bought more than you need, then tossed half of it in your rubbish bin. Now imagine everyone else doing this, in households across Australia. That’s an awful lot of garbage that goes into landfill and,…

Plants on Main – Onsite Cafe Coming Soon

Nursery and Garden Centre, Plants on Main opened in 2018 on the former ‘Scone Potting Shed’ site, located on Main Street, Scone. Since that time, the owners and nursery team have transformed the centre into a delightful and premier nursery, providing quality garden products, plants, homewares, flowers and gardening advice. Walking into and through the centre is…

The Buttered Scone – Set To Take a New Direction

After living and working in outback Australia among our first nations people as an anthropologist for many years, Jillian Lennon and her family of 3 adult children were ready for a new adventure.