Speed limit drop in Batlow welcomed by local business

Batlow IGA manager Sam Sheng has welcomed the reduced speed limit in the town's business district.Calls from...

Back on the bike after bowel cancer

Lisa Watson is back on her bike, raising money for children’s cancer as she emerges from her own battle with the beast. The local Post Office worker said she’s recovering well after an early detection kit - ironically received through the mail - returned a double positive for bowel cancer late last year.

Enthusiasm builds for MTB trails in Batlow

Twenty community members joined young locals Edmund Blenkins and Morgan Meade at the meeting as they started the process of forming an official committee to apply for insurances and grant funding.

Harvey Norman here to stay

Store managers Maiya Kay and Josh Marshall.After first opening as a pop-up store in April, Harvey Norman...

New fire mitigation crew on the ground

As the state braces for its first heatwave of the season, a team of full-time NSW RFS workers this week continued their efforts to help reduce the fire risk around the region.

Farmstay to rebuild as event and accomodation hub

The Brindabella Farmstay, seven kilometres from Batlow, was levelled like so many on January 4. Only the ‘glamping’ tents, the rotunda and a shed remained after the fires took the beautiful cedar home and carefully manicured gardens.

Batlow’s Hollywood treatment

Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey has put a spotlight on the town of Batlow, encouraging tourism to the region in a one-on-one chat with Linda and Matthew Rudd of the Batlow Hotel.

Bus trial a surprising success

A Transport for NSW trial bus run between Tumut and Wagga is proving more popular than expected, with some expectations that the trial will be extended.

Tumut Vinnies ready for Christmas like no other

Tumut St Vincent de Paul want to ensure the needs of the community’s most vulnerable are attended to this Christmas.

Transport minister bites back at Fang

New South Wales Transport and Roads Minister Andrew Constance has replied to a scathing attack from Wagga-based Nationals...