Happy birthday Joan

 JOAN Bye has a wonderful life.At 90-years of age, the mother of five remains vibrant, charismatic and quite cheeky. Her welcoming smile and the...

Paddle power

THE Tumut Canoe Club has a long and action-packed history. Members of the club have been travelling down the spectacular Tumut River for longer than...

A Royal family connection

  We all have childhood dreams, and Tumut’s Alan Brettell has his sitting in his garage.It’s his 1960 Chrysler Royal AP3, an Australian-built machine with...

The Duke of beaut utes

There are few things that are more Australian than a Holden ute, but there is nothing garden variety about the one belonging to Adelong’s...

Painting a positive picture of mental health

THE old saying, a problem shared is a problem halved, was ringing true in the Connection on Saturday during the Rotary Markets as local...

Tumut musician’s star on the rise

With a legendary career spanning over 50 years, 100 million album sales and endless sunshine, the Beach Boys need very little introduction.They are in...

Nothing minor about this Morris

Sue Lane’s 1953 Morris Minor convertible is a common sight around Tumut, but it is utterly unrecognizable from the rusted out shell that her father...

Welshman finds a home in Australia

 Tumut and its sporting organisations have a long and proud tradition for giving guys from all over the world the unique opportunity to experience...

Local pilot soars through gender stereotypes

Mayor Sue Bulger and local pilot Glenyce Francis took to the skies this week to mark the beginning of International Women in Aviation week.Despite...

A Highly Rated beaut ute

SPIN MY WHEELSJohn O’Sullivan’s 1966 Holden HR ute has gone from being postal to poster-worthy.Tumut resident John bought the vehicle from a reluctant seller in...