Four days with no new Covid-19 cases in region

Wednesday marked four consecutive days with no new cases of Covid-19 identified within the Murrumbidgee Local Health...

News

Publican toasts PM for JobKeeper payment

Hospitality workers have been heading for Centrelink in droves after the Covid-19 pandemic shuttered countless cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs. Now, there...

Pretty Parrot doing a roaring trade on hand sanitiser

The Pretty Parrot gin distillery has been retooled for the war against Covid-19 and is doing a roaring trade in hand sanitiser,...

Coles implements shopper limits, loosens restrictions on items

Jane Barton celebrated 40 years with Coles last Saturday, even as another round of unprecedented restrictions came into place around grocery shopping.

Pet adoptions spike during Covid-19

Tessa Cross cuddles a puppy while cleaning out the holding areast at Snowy Mountains Animal Rescue (SMART).What...

Third day with no new Covid-19 cases

As of 8am today, there have been no further cases of Covid-19 identified within the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD), with the total number of confirmed cases...

Local convenience store’s answer to empty shelves

Raelene Keenan, Belinda O’Brien and Danni Peel with the makeshift supermarket now operating at Trowel’s Takeaway, made up of bulk-bought essential items.Empty shelves and product shortages are...

Don’t forget people with disabilities – Valmar adapts to Covid-19

Workers in essential services, like aged care and disability support, face a difficult question as most of the rest of the nation goes into isolation. They can’t stay home.

IT, aged care and disability services jobs safe for now

The nation’s unemployment rate is forecasted to reach 12% within the next three months and remain there until the year-end, according to NAB chief economist Alan Oster in a research note released...

Economic impacts: Protect your investments without panic

“It is important not to panic in this environment,” said Natalie Randall, Practice Principal and Certified Financial Planner at MiQ Private Wealth on Wednesday. Even as global financial markets...

Sport

Tumut Eagles: a 10-year retrospective

Ethan Kass has been a rock at the back for the Tumut Eagles and is widely regarded as one of the...

Community and picnic meetings protected from prizemoney cuts

The Tumut Turf Club won't see any decreases in prizemoney despite Racing NSW making major cuts across metropolitan and country meetings....

Blundell makes monkery of opposition in Gundagai Cup

Monkery crosses the line to win the 2020 Gundagai Cup for trainer Dave Blundell and jockey Josh Richards. Photo: Trackpix Racing...

Ashley’s Olympic plans on hold

Ashley Van Rijswijk has nowhere to train at the moment after all pools were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Harness racing regionalised

The Riverina Paceway in Wagga will host all Riverina harness racing meetings until at least August 31: Photo: Cheryl Hancock

Golf back on… again

Tumut golfer Todd Broad will be able to play golf after Tumut Golf Club were permitted to keep their course open....

Masters fit and ready if footy comes calling

Zac Masters shows off the rowing machine he borrowed from The Gym Tumut.Tumut Blues front rower Zac...

Locals left smiling after dominating at Wagga

Kayla Nisbet and Bouddi are all smiles after winning the 1600m Maiden Plate. Photo: Trackpix Racing Photography.Locally owned and trained thoroughbreds had a day to remember at Murrumbidgee...

Husson Eagle has last Hurrah

The well-performed Husson Eagle had his last race start at Bendigo on Saturday.The Pete Webb owned Husson Eagle graced the racetrack one final time on Saturday, ending...

Wagga picnics offer battlers a chance

Tamworth jockey Brent Evans was rewarded for his eight-hour drive to Wagga on Saturday, leaving with three winners.There may have been no crowd at Murrumbidgee Turf Club...

NSWRL cancel major comps

In a decision that surprised many rugby league pundits, New South Wales Rugby League announced on Friday afternoon their decision to cancel their nine major rugby league competitions.

Tumut Pub 9s report card

Oriental Colts veteran Jason Lee does his best to break free of the Woolpack RoostersThe competition might have ended in unorthodox fashion due to the current coronavirus pandemic,...