Sculptures by the Sea returns to local schools

Sculpture by the Sea returned to schools across the Snowy Valleys last week to take students behind-the-scenes of their annual Bondi exhibition, and lead workshops encouraging the kids’ own creativity.

News

BlazeAid set to reopen next week

After being closed for roughly ten weeks, Adelong’s BlazeAid camp will reopen next Monday to help repair burnt fences across the Snowy Valleys, and assist farmers and landholders impacted by last summer’s bushfires.

Batlow Apples eyes $6m expansion

Batlow Fruit Company, which supplies and packages many of the apples grown at Batlow, is eyeing expansion that could ultimately create 47 full-time jobs.

Doubts about Dine and Discover’s impact

The NSW Government is poised to give out free vouchers to residents across the state, offering them $100 each to spend on eating out and cultural events - but the vouchers require access to the Service NSW app, which may rule out people who don’t have a smartphone or tablet.

Speeding fines skyrocket

Independent Member for Wagga Wagga, Dr Joe McGirr, has voiced his support for the removal of warning signs from mobile speed detection cameras - despite a noticeable increase in speeding fines in the Tumut area being linked to this decision.

‘Bushfire bubble’ pushing up SVC operating results

The Snowy Valleys Council’s bottom line has been boosted by recent inflows of bushfire and Covid-19 funding, but the LGA’s Chief Financial Officer warns that while incomes are up, expenses are also up, and the SVC is still tracking to record an operational deficit.

Local author publishes her story of faith

A local author has taken a chance, publishing her personal story of the journey which led her towards faith. Margaret Kobier said she knew she was taking a risk when she agreed to have her book released to the public, describing why she left the Catholic church.

Gus joins Hogs crew for annual visit

NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler and radio/tv personality Gus Worland visited Tumut this week as part of the annual Hogs motorcycle tour.

Batlow nursery helping regrow next Sugar Pine walk

Jamie Gould with some of the 1700 propagated seedlings. Owners of the Batlow-based Gould’s nursery are happy to...

Sport

Bullettes name new coach

Shane Herrington will trade the boots for the clipboard this season after being named the coach of the Tumut Bullettes women’s...

Adelong and Ori record first wins

Adelong forward, Will Kingwill, powers through the Commercial defence. It was a round highlighted by upsets in...

Tumut Plains stun Adelong

Daniel Thomas was laser-focused for Tumut Plains taking 5/30 during a productive eight-over spell. Photo: Mardi Henman. The...

Royal Devils and Star share points

Chris Rainbow takes on the Star’s defence at Twickenham on Friday night. The heavyweight battle between the...

New face set to lead Tumut Eagles

Lachlan Anderson will be coaching the Tumut Eagles in the 2020/21. With the Football Wagga Wagga (FWW)...

President wants to build Bullants brand

Steve ‘Stumpy’ Carter with Tumut Bulls first grade coach, Ray ‘JR’ Wells. If you ask Steve ‘Stumpy’...

Snowy Mountains too good for Young

The Snowy Mountains under 12s side that defeated Young on Sunday. It was always going to be...

Curnow guides Wyangle to GF

Travis Curnow watches the ball with an eagle eye during his match-winning 36 for Wyangle on Saturday.