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Snowy Valleys is hot property

Residential property across the Snowy Valleys is booming, with record values rising more than 11.6 per cent...

BDL earning independence

As part of a council-wide shift, the Batlow Development League (BDL) is in the process of incorporating into a standalone, independent entity.

SMART Kennels built despite pandemic limits on fundraising

The SMART Animal Sanctuary in Kunama is steadily growing, both in numbers and infrastructure, unhindered by the limits that the Covid-19 pandemic put on in-person fundraising.

JobSeeker boost will lessen the blow for 323 Tumut recipients

JobSeeker payments will be going down by roughly $100 per fortnight at the end of March, but it’s a slightly gentler drop than was originally expected for 323 Tumut residents receiving the unemployment benefit.

Classic cars ready to roll into Adelong

Adelong will be car central this Sunday as it hosts a Classic Car Gathering.

Stand up drinking coming back

Tumut Royal Hotel licencee Greg Kabar is looking forward to the further easing of Covid-19 restrictions which are slated to be introduced in NSW on March 17.

Sculptures by the Sea returns to local schools

Sculpture by the Sea returned to schools across the Snowy Valleys last week to take students behind-the-scenes of their annual Bondi exhibition, and lead workshops encouraging the kids’ own creativity.

BlazeAid set to reopen next week

After being closed for roughly ten weeks, Adelong’s BlazeAid camp will reopen next Monday to help repair burnt fences across the Snowy Valleys, and assist farmers and landholders impacted by last summer’s bushfires.

Batlow Apples eyes $6m expansion

Batlow Fruit Company, which supplies and packages many of the apples grown at Batlow, is eyeing expansion that could ultimately create 47 full-time jobs.

Doubts about Dine and Discover’s impact

The NSW Government is poised to give out free vouchers to residents across the state, offering them $100 each to spend on eating out and cultural events - but the vouchers require access to the Service NSW app, which may rule out people who don’t have a smartphone or tablet.