Talbingo mountain bike trail plan unveiled

A draft masterplan for a network of mountain bike trails around Talbingo and Yarrangobilly has been released by Snowy Valleys Council, which...


Adelong Men’s Shed gets much-needed new roof

Last week a new roof was constructed for the Adelong Men’s Shed, who received funding for the renovations via a grant last year.

Local timber industry relatively unaffected by China ban

The local timber industry in the Snowy Valleys is left mainly unaffected by a recent ban on New South Wales timber being imported to China.

One year on, and six months into their new home

The Dunns Road fire sped everything up for the McMahon family. The original home - ‘Bahwidgee’ - was well prepared for the fire as it came through the property’s boundary with the Ellerslie Nature Reserve on its way south.

Showcasing art and renewal in Batlow

Batlow artist Robyn Veneer-Sweeney is a gilder by trade, and has drawn on some of the ancient lessons of Japanese culture to piece together her experience of the fires, running a social media page and opening a new gallery.

Making Sugar Pine memories

The 50-day Arbour Festival hosted an extremely popular pyrography workshop last weekend, inviting participants to learn how to burn designs into their own pieces of Sugar Pine timber alongside Adelong artist and tutor Marlene Pearce.

Local pharmacies ready for vaccine rollout

Bush Chemist pharmacist Luke Peacock says Tumut and Batlow Bush Chemist pharmacies are ready to take part in the delivery of Covid-19 vaccines.

Fires Near Me adds cross border alerts

The NSW Rural Fire Service has made some critical improvements to the Fires Near Me app, adding a system where border residents will be alerted to any fires starting within 50km of the NSW-Victorian border and not just to fires with a point of origin in NSW.

Rebuilding in Talbingo: Some things can’t be replaced

The Mihajlova family's holiday home in Talbingo is almost finished being rebuilt, after being destroyed during the Dunns Road bushfire last year.


Hardwick backing Adelong to make finals

Tyron Gorman (pictured) believes opening batsman, Nathan Hardwick, can get the job done against Commercial in round 11 of the Elders...

Australian Day throwdown grows in stature

Jemmie Gunn and Alexander Rudd competing in the 2020 Australia Day Throwdown. The Australian Day throwdown may...

Four of the best for McDougall at Tumut

Blaike McDougall guides Idle Fancy home for a good win in the 1400m Class Two Handicap. Blaike...

Ivill inks with Blues

Mitch Ivill streaks away for a try for the Tumut Bulls last season. The speedster will be returning to the Tumut...

Time to dust off the boots

Tumut Blues set to kick-off preseason at Twickenham Zac Masters and Lachlan Bristow have dug out the football...

Devil in the detail for Royal

Royal Devils finisher, Reggie Coe, was one of the most exciting players to watch in the 2020 Tumut Pub 9s competition,...

Rivalry round to kick off Tumut Pubs 9s

Luke Stuenkel, pictured here tackling Tumbarumba’s Zac Richards, is looking forward to an opening night of Tumut Pub 9s that has...

McDougall has Tumut victory on bucket list

Blaike McDougall will be searching for his first win at Tumut on Saturday. There isn’t much that...