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Small Fire Extinguished

A fire has been extinguished at Cunningar this afternoon near 27 Allan St, East of Harden. Harden Fire and Rescue did not attend the small grass fire which was put out by the Rural Fire Service. Keep Reading

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Nick Heywood Rides 200 Winners

Nick Heywood rode Lautrec in his first competitive ride for father Chris Heywood in 2013. Fast forward 4 years and the 21 year old former Harden man has continued to excel in in the world of thoroughbred racing. He has just celebrated 200 wins in his short career with a treble at Newcastle on November… Keep Reading

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Jugiong Fish The Bidgee For Pests

This group of fishermen/women pictured along with members of the committee Secretary Andrew Ward treasurer Lesley Grange & President Kevin Fairall  were all happy to be sharing in a wonderful weekend & some amazing  prizes & sponsorship at Jugiong. The annual Jugiong Carpathon was held this weekend, with a great roll up of 136 entrants.… Keep Reading

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Final Shoot For The Year

Terry Howe in action in 2017. November 05/11/2017 News Report SENIORS 50M 22 Cal – S.Murray 192, P.Robinson 192, J.Allen 188, M.Collins 188, R.Barling 187, W.Allen 183, P.Allen 178, J.Beal 175, G.Chalker 171, B.Allen 160, R.Smith 140, R.Roberts 108 100M 22 Cal- P.Robinson 100×5, R.Barling 100×4, S.Murray 100×2, W.Allen 99×4, J.Allen 98×2, J.Beal 97×3, R.Smith… Keep Reading

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Twin Town Times Christmas Competition

The Times are at it again supporting local businesses and spreading Christmas cheer and have been ably assisted by employee Clancy Potts, who was more than unhappy to be the model in the photograph but is a team player at the Times. We have purchased a wheelbarrow from HBH and will be continuing to fill… Keep Reading

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Saddle Up Cowboys and Cowgirls

Zak Leitner doing what he does best at the Bungendore Rodeo last Saturday. The Harden-Murrumburrah Twin Towns Rodeo is fast approaching and is set down for Saturday November 18. Photo Richard Glover. The 3rd annual Harden Fuel Supplies Twin Town Rodeo is nearly upon us and after a hiatus of 10 years the event is… Keep Reading

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Riverina Environmental Education Centre Visit

On 25 October a few children went to the Wagga Wagga Aboriginal Centre. When we got there we met Darion, Danny, Peggy and Aunty Joyce. First we sat down and had something to eat. We had a chat and talk about what we were going to do. After that we went to a tree that… Keep Reading

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Trinity Award Winners

Kinder/One Award Winners: Cruz Brooks, Sheridan-Lee Johnson-Tanson, Year 1/2 Award Winners: Riley Jackson, Jemima Mergard. Year 3/4 Award Winners: Ruby-Louise Griffiths, Sophie Barnes. Year 5/6 Award Winners: Josie Davis-Chard, Zarlie Quinn. Keep Reading

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Christmas Wonderland In Harden Home

“Spectacular” is the only word to describe the Winter Wonderland at the home of Norm and Joan Porter which will be open to the public on two weekends in December. It is an absolute jaw dropping experience and not just for the little people in the family. If you are not in the Christmas spirit,… Keep Reading

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Time To Nominate Your Citizen of the Year

2016 winner Sue McCarthy with Joe Snell. The Australia Day Committee will present Australia Day Awards and breakfast in the park 26 Jan 2018. The committee would like to hear from people of the twin towns who would like to nominate a citizen in the following categories; Junior, Senior, Community Involvement in Sport, Citizen of… Keep Reading

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Local Legend Jim Henman

Local Legend Jim Henman passed away recently. The following is his Local Legend story from 2014 which was published in the Twin Town Times and also in the Legends Book.   Caption: Jim when he was in the Air Force. Jim and Una on their wedding day. Jim and his mates on a Spitfire during WWll.… Keep Reading

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Binalong News

Monday morning and it is WET. Good heavy rain through the night. The flowers should be grinning their heads off. Unofficial report indicates about 22 mms around town. What a weekend it was in Binalong and so fortunate that the rain (which was so badly needed) did not start until all the events were well… Keep Reading

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50 Years For Bill and Dina

Local couple Dina and Bill Fredericks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a lunch organised by Paul and Sonia Fredericks, at the Terracotta Restaurant last Saturday, November 4, which coincided with their wedding date. Thinking it was to have been a family lunch, they were surprised when some of their friends arrived to help them… Keep Reading

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Visitors Inject $79 Million into Hilltops Economy

Paddy Davis from Demondrille Merino Stud with ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro at the Canberra Region website launch. Visitors to the Hilltops Region are pumping a massive $79 million into the local economy every year, with recent figures revealing the significant windfall being generated by the region’s growing tourism… Keep Reading

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Dead Men Talking at Binalong

7.30 pm Friday 3rd November 2017 BINALONG MECHANICS INSTITUTE HALL Tickets $30 from Binalong Post office Ph: 62274303 Presented by Binalong Arts Group Inc Info Robyn Sykes 62274377 Dead Men Talking – the two-man, one-act stage musical devised and scripted by Max Cullen and Warren Fahey, has been a wild success since it was first… Keep Reading

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Our Enemy Claims Maiden Win At Picnics

Our Enemy with trainer Robert Leitner at the Leitner Stables on Tuesday last week. The 6 year old gelding took out Race 4, the 1300 metre Oxton Park and Trinity Catholic School Maiden plate on Saturday. During his short career he had placed 4 times in 13 starts, however, he went one better on Saturday… Keep Reading

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No Water For Harden Area Next Monday Night October 30

(Media Release) Residents supplied from the trunk main from Beggan Settlement Road to Burley Griffin Way Harden are being advised there will be reduced water supply to a number of properties next week while essential water supply system works are completed in the area. Goldenfields Water will be repairing a major water main at Goldenfields… Keep Reading

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