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Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

questrian sponsor Bowral Kubota has swung in to support Olympic eventer Shane Rose after he was stood down from competition due to wearing a Borat-inspired mankini during a charity showjumping event.

Rose, a three-time and medal wining Olympian, now faces disciplinary investigations as the revealing costume led to a complaint to the sport’s governing bodies, Equestrian Australia and Sports Integrity Australia (SIA). If the complaint against Shane is upheld, it could jeopardise his campaign and selection for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

Equestrian sponsor Bowral Kubota has swung in to support Olympic eventer Shane Rose after he was stood down from competition due to wearing a Borat-inspired mankini during a charity showjumping event. Rose, a three-time and medal wining Olympian, now faces disciplinary investigations as the...

Nick Taliana Bags the Money

In a surprising turn of events, self-proclaimed "professional amateur" showjumper and builder, Nick Taliana, emerged victorious at the prestigious $1.45 million Majestic Million Showjumping extravaganza. Initially selected as a reserve for the International Airfreight...

Nick Taliana Bags the Money

Nick Taliana Bags the Money

In a surprising turn of events, self-proclaimed "professional amateur" showjumper and builder, Nick Taliana, emerged victorious at the prestigious $1.45 million Majestic Million...

Councillor Wheeler attacked online over cat desexing program

The cat plague in the Hawkesbury is set to continue after the Liberal/Labor bloc that controls Hawkesbury City Council voted once more against allocating $5,000 to help an existing desexing program run by the Animal Welfare League. It’s the second month in a row that the bloc has voted down a motion by Green’s councillor Danielle Wheeler.   

At its first knockback at January’s HCC meeting, Labor’s Amanda Kotlash, demanded more information after a presentation by Animal Welfare League, Hawkesbury Branch Secretary Annie Booth who spoke of the crisis facing the LGA.

Councillor Wheeler attacked online over cat desexing program

The cat plague in the Hawkesbury is set to continue after the Liberal/Labor bloc that controls Hawkesbury City Council voted once more against allocating $5,000 to help an existing desexing program run by the Animal Welfare League. It’s the second month in a row that the bloc has voted down a motion by Green’s councillor Danielle Wheeler.   

At its first knockback at January’s HCC meeting, Labor’s Amanda Kotlash, demanded more information after a presentation by Animal Welfare League, Hawkesbury Branch Secretary Annie Booth who spoke of the crisis facing the LGA.

Nick Taliana Bags the Money

Nick Taliana Bags the Money

In a surprising turn of events, self-proclaimed "professional amateur" showjumper and builder, Nick Taliana, emerged victorious at the prestigious $1.45 million Majestic Million Showjumping...

Council finally settles on site for new $8m RFS centre after two years

Four months after being taken to task by rural firefighters for inaction over a critically important new Rural Firefighting service headquarters; the Hawkesbury City Council has finally identified a site for the $8 million facility .

The HCC has reverted to a plan to co-locate the RFS Fire Control Centre with the regional headquarters of the Special Emergency Services together at 6 McKinnons Road, Wilberforce. The site will be put forward to councillors at tomorrow night’s (Feb 13) HCC meeting for confirmation.

Council finally settles on site for new $8m RFS centre after two years

Council finally settles on site for new $8m RFS centre after two years

Four months after being taken to task by rural firefighters for inaction over a critically important new Rural Firefighting service headquarters; the Hawkesbury City Council has finally identified a site for the $8 million facility . The HCC has reverted to a plan to co-locate the RFS Fire Control...

Wisemans Ferry Crash Claims Life

Wisemans Ferry Crash Claims Life

A 29-year old man has died after a four-vehicle collision in Wisemans Ferry earlier this month. Emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving three trucks and a ute on Peats Ridge...

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