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Council launches waste app and free electronic voucher

Residents living in the Snowy Valleys can now access a free general waste voucher by downloading a...

Man dies after motorcycle crash near Blowering Dam

A man has died after a motorcycle crash near Blowering Dam this morning.

40 firefighters, three choppers battle fire near Tumut

Fire broke out west of Tumut this afternoon and is believed to have started at a private landfill at Gilmore. Photo:...

Unit complex rocked by gas explosion

A Tumut man is lucky to be alive after a gas explosion at his home on Simpson St blew a hole through his kitchen/bathroom wall on Wednesday evening, throwing him to the ground.

Another $25k granted for Weemala Project

After waiting several months, the Do It For Batlow (DIFB) committee can now announce they’ve been granted another $25,000 to support the renewal of the Weemala Hill Walking and Riding Trails at Batlow Lookout.

Interim works begin on Kiley Homestead

Forestry Corp says interim works have begun to start protecting the historic Kiley Homestead in Adjungbilly, thanks to ‘engagement from the community’.

Cider, wine and food trail mapped out

Next week, a locally-produced ‘High Country Cider, Wine and Food Trail’ map is set to be released, thanks to an ‘idea in the middle of the night’ and a grant from the Bendigo Bank branch in Tumbarumba.

Will pubs be forced to ban anti-vaxxers?

It’s still too early for most local publicans to say whether they’ll be restricting entry to their establishments when the Covid vaccines start rolling out, but early responses suggest a range of attitudes towards the jab after the Premier suggested restaurants might be able to turn away anti-vaxxers.

Willigobung farmers remembers blaze battle

Lloyd Mildren feels like he was left to fight last year’s Black Summer alone. When the Dunns Road fire came through Willigobung at 2am on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, it drew a sharp line for the Mildrens between “us” and “them” - between the locals and the higher-up fire and forest managers.

Crews did all they could in extreme conditions: RFS

On the one year anniversary of the Dunns Road fire, local fire managers are being taken back to the difficult conditions they faced as community members mark the passage of the last 12 months.