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Partner arrested over Walcha farmer Mathew Dunbar’s death near Tamworth NSW AUSTRALIA

The partner of a Walcha grazier found dead inside his homestead three months ago has been arrested. Natasha Crossman was taken into custody on Saturday morning before being driven to Tamworth police station. Walcha sheep grazier Mathew Dunbar with partner Natasha Crossman, who has been arrested over his death. Photo: Supplied A police spokeswoman said the […]

November 18th, 2017
Topic: CRIMINALS TERRORISM, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, FAMILY FRIENDS SOCIAL, INVESTIGATIONS, LAW POLICE CRIME, LOVE ROMANCE, Nsw, PEOPLE, POISONS TOXINS BAITS, PRISONS JAILS, Sheep, WEALTHY PEOPLE, WOMEN, WOOL Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Silica nanoparticles make wool even more super wonderful

Already regarded as a “wonder fabric” for its lightness, softness, warmth even when wet, and other qualities, scientists from China say they have been able to improve on the natural properties of wool. They say their discovery could give wool a “brain,” placing it among other “smart” fabrics that shake off wrinkles, shrinkage and “breathe” […]

March 6th, 2015
Topic: WOOL Tags: None

AUSTRALIAN MERINO WOOL FLEECE A HIT IN USA TRADE SHOWS

BEST MERINO WOOLEN FLEECE GETS CENTRE STAGE IN RECENT USA FASHION SHOW WOOL PRODUCTS HERE AUSTRALIAN Merino wool took centre stage at a special market event for the United States’ fashion and retail industry in New York this week – with woolgrowers on hand to help spruik the benefits of the natural fibre. The event […]

May 14th, 2012
Topic: Sheep, WOOL Tags: , , , , , ,