Testing times

AROUND one million students in years three, five, seven and nine from all across the nation this week sat the National Assessment Program –...

More and more families dealing with allergies

THERE is nothing more distressing for a parent than watching as their precious child gasps unsuccessfully for breath, with airways swelling and their small...

Memories for a lifetime

Year 12 students who embarked on the Tumut High School European trip have returned with memories that will stay with the young adventurers for...

Fences on the rise

DESPITE relatively unclear direction from the State Government regarding future inspection requirements and local councils being thrown in to the deep end with the...

In the hot seat

Superintendent Ian Stewart, of the Rural Fire Service (RFS) experienced a January that was hectic, in anyone’s terms.It finished with Mr Stewart granted the...

Flood recovery underway

Flood recovery works, including the removal of flood debris, have started along the Goobarragandra River.The project is the first of its kind for the...

Sporting ground charge flicked

A proposal to charge for the use of sporting fields and facilities in the shire was quickly knocked on the head by Tumut Shire...

Smokers and boozers in firing line

Diners will be banned from smoking in outdoor dining areas located on public footpaths under a proposal backed by Tumut Shire Council on Tuesday.The...

Downpour spurs memories of flood

It seems almost in-comprehensible, until the rain started to fall this week, that this time one year ago Inge Osarek’s home along with the...

Dry January

BY all accounts, January 2013 has been a dry one.Only 4.4mm of moisture touched the parched soil in the first month of the new...