What A Weekend

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Terry Howe with one of his pieces he will be entering in the Murrumburrah Harden Show. Terry has an amazing array of steel, wood and craft work, which are available from his home at Cunningar. You can contact him on Facebook or call 0428 656 829. Terry is pictured in his workshop.

Harden Murrumburrah will experience one of the busiest weekends on the calendar with 3 major events occurring on Saturday. The Murrumburrah Harden Show will be held at the Murrumburrah Showground, whilst the Harden Hawks Rugby League Club will be attempting to win 3 Grand Finals across 3 grades at Crookwell. Youth League kick-off at midday and will face the North Canberra Bears. The Harden Hawkettes will take on the undefeated Bungendore Tigerettes at 1:30pm before the Harden Hawks take on The Crookwell Green Devils in the main game at 2:45pm. The Hawks will be looking to perform better than their Semi-Final performance a fortnight ago, where they were beaten by Crookwell 25-24 in extra time.

The local government elections for Hilltops Council will be held with 18 candidates seeking election in the inaugural Council. Booths will be open from 8:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday, 9th September. 14 polling booths will be in operation across the forcibly merged Shire including; Bendick Murrel Hall, Boorowa Central School, Bribaree Hall, Frogmore Public School, Jugiong Public School, Koorawatha Public School, Kruger Health & Wellness Complex, Murringo Public School, Murrumburrah History Hall, Rye Park Public School, Wombat Soldiers Memorial Hall, Young North Public School, Young Public School and Young Town Hall. Those wishing to vote outside of the Shire can do so at the Sydney Town Hall.

The instructions on the ballot paper will direct you how to mark your ballot paper correctly. 11 Councillors will be elected from the field of 18 candidates. Those voting need to vote for at least 6 candidates starting with a number 1 and through to number 6 as a minimum. You can choose to number from 6 to 18. Results will be available as they are counted once polls close at 6pm on Election Day, 9 September. The first results are estimated to be available about 6:30pm and most election night results by 10pm. Websites to check include http://www.votensw.info