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HILLTOPS COUNCIL ELECTS INAUGURAL MAYOR

Deputy Mayor Tony Wallace with Mayor Brian Ingram. Councillor Brian Ingram has been elected unopposed as the first Mayor of Hilltops Council, with Councillor Tony Wallace elected to serve as Deputy Mayor. In accepting the position, Mayor Ingram said he is humbled by the honour and is looking forward to representing the interests of the… Keep Reading

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Races Around The Corner

Club President Nathan Schofield with Secretary Judy Stewart. Judy was awarded life membership in 2016. The Harden Picnic Races are just around the corner with the October 28 date coinciding with Cox Plate day. The champion mare Winx will searching for her third successive win, galloping around the Moonee Valley circuit, the same time as… Keep Reading

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Lange & O’Keefe 2017 Australian Champions

Jack Glover with grandfather Paul Glover, taking part in the weekend’s Bruce Ware – Australian 2 Man Ambrose Championships at Harden Country Club. Harden Golf News Cootamundra locals Brent Lange & Darryl O’Keefe have claimed this year’s Bruce Ware – Australian 2 Man Ambrose Championships at Harden Country Club over the weekend just past.  Darryl and… Keep Reading

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Telstra Issues Bring Town To Standstill

The Harden-Murrumburrah area has been hit by a phone and internet outage which commenced at 1am on Friday morning last week and continues into today. Eftpos has not been operating in several shop fronts with residents forced to use cash for transactions. According to Telstra the fixed line adsl should be operating again by this… Keep Reading

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HIlltops Councillors Announced

The Hilltops Shire Councillors were announced on Thursday night, 5 days after the Saturday election, where 15 polling booths took place in the inaugural election. The new Councillors include: Brian Ingram, Wendy Tuckerman, John Walker, Tony Flanery, Chris Manchester, Greg Armstrong, Margaret Roles, Matthew Stadtmiller, Rita O’Connor, John Horton and Tony Wallace. 18 candidates sought… Keep Reading

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MEDIA RELEASE – Hilltops Council Election News

A sign between the old Harden Shire and Cootamundra Shire boundaries. From Hilltops Council….. The first ever Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Hilltops Council will be decided at a meeting next week, during what will be the inaugural official gathering of the eleven Councillors elected following the recent local government election. Council General Manager Anthony… Keep Reading

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What A Weekend

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… Keep Reading

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Hawks Set To Soar – Here Come The Maroon and Whites

Luke Brown, Matt McLay, Chris Salway, Jonathon Pouono and Nathan Close head out on to McLean Oval for last Saturday’s match. Something was different about the Hawks side on Saturday compared to other matches this season. The men in maroon and white executed their game plan very well and were determined to beat last years… Keep Reading

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Last Chance For Hawks & Hawkettes

McLean Oval, Harden Murrumburrah’s home of Rugby League will host today’s finals which will see half the sides finish their season, and the other half continuing on to George Tooke Grand Finals at Crookwell next week. Out and about this morning we grabbed a snap of the frosty surface and noticed one car on the hill… Keep Reading

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Come & Drive It Day At South West Tractors

New Holland T7 Heavy Duty: The T7 Heavy Duty tractor from New Holland is a true farmers’ tractor. Designed with the modern farmer in mind every feature of this range is the result of extensive customer consultation. Delivering more power, the ability to lift and carry larger loads, and all in an ergonomically designed cab… Keep Reading

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The Times Welcomes Emily For Work Experience

Emily Stanfield working at her desk at the Twin Town Times on Tuesday. Emily is a year ten student at Murrumburrah High School, she is interested in English, History, Commerce and Drama amongst other subjects. She is interested in both writing and photography. Emily wrote a piece for the Times which is detailed below Hello, my… Keep Reading

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Hawkettes Come Up Short Against Tigerettes

The Harden Hawkettes took on the classy Bungendore Tigerettes side in the Ladies League Tag match at Crookwell on Sunday. The local ladies were unable to contain the undefeated girls from Bungendore, going down 26-12. Harden crossed the line twice with tries to Jess Doolan and Clare Smith, however, they were unable to catch Bungendore… Keep Reading

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Young Hawks Qualify For Grand Final

Ben Davis is known for his defensive prowess, however, his ball running was a feature in Sunday’s clash. Davis went in for a try during the only part of the day when the Sun was out. Later in the day snow fell during the First Grade match. The Harden Hawks Youth League side qualified for… Keep Reading

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Undefeated Youth League Hawks Must Fire Today

Nick Stephens, Will Stanley and Patrick Smith have all starred for the Hawks in 2017. Stephens and Stanley in the Halves and Smith anywhere in the forward pack, but predominantly at Hooker. All three lads were the Highest Try Scorers in the 2017 Youth League competition. Nick Stephens was also awarded Best and Fairest player… Keep Reading

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Hawkettes Search For Grand Final Berth

Olivia Howe on the charge on Saturday. Last year’s George Tooke Ladies League Tag Champions will be looking to book their spot in this year’s Grand Final. If the Men’s side can win today, the ‘GF’ will be at McLean Oval and the ladies will be hoping for back to back Premierships. The task won’t… Keep Reading

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Hawks Can Go Straight Into The George Tooke Grand Final

Harden stalwart Luke Brown crossed the white line for 4 tries on Saturday against the Boorowa Rovers. Hawks young gun Nick Stephens is in the background. Brown has played nearly every position on the field during a 14 year senior career. Although he normally find his home in the Back Row, Brown’s time at Hooker… Keep Reading

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