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Isselmann feels her job is done

The Snowy Valleys Council will not see Batlow resident Margaret Isselmann returning to its ballot this year, with the Councillor saying she feels her job is done now that the amalgamation has been confirmed by the Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock.

No positive Covid cases

As of Friday afternoon (July 23, 2021) there are no positive Covid cases in the Snowy Valleys, despite rumours that a contact had been identified.

Access to Blowering Dam’s western foreshore temporarily closed for urgent road repairs

Some of the structural damage requiring repair Extreme weather has forced the temporary closure of Blowering Dam’s western foreshore...

Another flood watch for Tumut River

Burrinjuck Dam. A flood watch for minor flooding of the Tumut River has been issued.

$400k worth of good news for Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre

The Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre has received $400,000 funding through the federal government’s Community Child Care Fund.

Bushfire impact still strong

The Black Summer bushfires may be 18 months ago, but their effects are still being strongly felt in the Snowy Valleys, so Anglicare Bushfire Relief Co-ordinator Jo Murrell is still as busy as ever.

McGirr calls on Minister to overturn decision not to demerge Snowy Valleys

Dr Joe McGirr Independent Member for Wagga Wagga, Dr Joe...

No council demerger

The NSW Government will not proceed with the demerger proposals for  Snowy Valleys and Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional councils, Minister for Local Government Shelley...

Burrinjuck releases increased as next rain event looms

WaterNSW is increasing airspace releases from Burrinjuck Dam to increase storage capacity to capture more inflows anticipated from rain forecast by the Bureau of...

Covid resurgence bad for Goodes

Like many other businesses, Tumut’s Goodes Coaches is experiencing Covd-19 deja vu during the massive resurgence of the pandemic.