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Boorowa Set For Goldenfields Water Connection

Former Boorowa Mayor and outgoing Hilltops Administrator Wendy Tuckerman, pondering Boorowa’s water supply, or lack thereof. The Times wrote months ago that the Boorowa township would have Goldenfields water connected by July. We don’t think we are too far off. No one would begrudge Australians in modern society from having access to clean and drinkable… Keep Reading

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Call To Arms At Country Club

The Harden Country Club is calling on the community to support the venue. The Club may be forced to eventually close its doors if the current climate doesn’t improve. The board of the Harden Country Club has called on the community to provide more assistance to the Club, in a message sent out to current… Keep Reading

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Books Hot Off The Press For Local Author – Adrian Stadtmiller

Don’t Smile Till Easter is a multi-autobiographical work of fiction, written by local ex-Secondary school teacher Adrian Stadtmiller. DTSE arrived at Adrian’s residence on Tuesday afternoon from the publisher. It tells its story from the points of view of students, parents and teachers. Don’t Smile Till Easter is over 89,000 words in length and can… Keep Reading

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Heywood’s Wagga Treble

Nick Heywood. Nick Heywood rode a treble at Wagga on Tuesday with the young jockey’s talent on display for the Murrumbidgee Turf Club crowd. Heywood kicked off his successful day in Race 1 by guiding $31 outside chance, Flying Cyril home, in the Jaegers Event Hire Class 1 Handicap. Heywood took the reins of Thunder… Keep Reading

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Stadtmiller Standing For Council

Matthew and Nyssa Stadtmiller. My name is Matthew Stadtmiller, I’m 33 and I’m the editor of the Twin Town Times. I intend to run as a candidate for the Hilltops Local Shire Council election on 9 September 2017. I have no time for any other candidates intent on having their snouts in the trough. I… Keep Reading

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Brahmans Charge Along In 2017

Alex Ryan being held back by a Gunning player and Tim Norman scoring a nice try in the men’s match. July 1 saw  the Waldren Constructions Brahmans overtake the UC Grisslies for the number five spot courtesy of a win by Bungendore over UC. Can Binalong hold onto fifth spot and get a semi-final berth… Keep Reading

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Oh So Bloody Close – Red Devils

Jacob Prosser was a standout for Harden on Saturday July 8. 16 players took on the men from Condo in a very close match on Saturday July 8 at Robert’s Park. Condo went in first and went to a 14 nil lead before Harden clicked in to gear. Tries to Kennedy and Ryan for Harden… Keep Reading

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40 Years United

Harden Murrumburrah Uniting Church celebrated 40 years as a combined church recently with a service conducted by Rev Neville Cave. A large crowd gathered in the Hall afterwards to enjoy morning tea where a cake made by Aileen Alcorn and decorated by Phyllis Summerfield was cut to mark the occasion. In 1977, three Australian churches… Keep Reading

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Ghosts Hunted At Junee

The Scott family were a part of a large contingent of locals who ventured to the famous Monte Christo homestaed on Sunday July 2. Nearly 20 people toured the homestaed which is believed to be one of the most haunted in Australia. Dressed in period costumes the group certainly caught the attention of other visitors… Keep Reading

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Don Celebrates 20 Years

Don Jamieson was recognised for 20 years of service  Sunday July 9 at St Paul’s Church. Don was ordained in 1997 at St. Saviours Cathedral in Goulburn. He has worked within the church community in Harden since and spent 2 years as a volunteer at the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral studies in Canberra. He… Keep Reading

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Trinity Public Speaking

The standard of speeches was very high at the public speaking competition held at Trinity School recently. Congratulations to the following students who were the stand out speakers: Year 6: Winner: Tykieta Leitner and Runner-Up Charlotte Wegman, Year 5: Winner:Angus Lenehan and Runner-Up-Johnny Barnes, Year 3 Winner: Poppy Lucas and Runner Up: Tilly Bowman. Year… Keep Reading

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Christmas In July

Fran O’Connor, Bev Solah, Maureen Davis and Helen Arthur. Maggie Luff, Pauline and Bob Randall,Woodley and Dorothy Smith. June Spencer, Robyn Chard and Marj Manwaring. Rusty and Shirley Prosser. Mrs. Clause and Santa. Noeline White and Rose Davis. Over a hundred residents attended the Christmas in July celebrations held by the Harden Murrumburrah line dancers… Keep Reading

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Councillor Briefing For Prospective Election Candidates

For those thinking about putting their hand up as a candidate at the September local government election, Hilltops Council is hosting an information session on what’s involved in being a councillor. Council General Manager Anthony McMahon said the session – to be held at 5.30pm on Monday 17 July, 2017 – is designed to help… Keep Reading

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Different Issues Different Approach For Katrina

Dear Editor Last year’s proposed NSW greyhound racing ban and local government amalgamations are incomparable. I strongly denounced the ban on greyhound racing because it would have had a devastating and direct impact on the livelihoods of so many in our community. “The dogs” are part of Australian rural culture. As a child in Yass,… Keep Reading

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Firies urge residents to be winter fire safe

Harden Brigade Captain Wal Leonow during a demonstration. Firies urge residents to be winter fire safe With a cold snap predicted over the next few days, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging residents to take every precaution to avoid a fire in the home. FRNSW Community Safety and Research Chief Superintendent Jeremy Fewtrell said… Keep Reading

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Shooters Party on the look out for regional candidates

The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party is putting the call out to regional New South Wales to find candidates in every electorate, including Cootamundra, for the 2019 state election. Member for Orange, the Shooter’s Phil Donato, pulled off an historic win when he was elected at a by-election last November. Mr Donato is the first… Keep Reading

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Welcome Back

Jamal and Susan Nwesser have returned to Harden and are here to stay. The couple have been living in Sydney and working in the state’s capital for the past 8 years. Jamal worked as a senior inventory supervisor for Inchcape Australia looking after the inventory for Subaru, BMW, VW, Skoda and several other brands within… Keep Reading

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An Icy Weekend – Saturday 1 Sunday 2 July

A water meter in Iris Street became a mini tourist attraction over the weekend when water sprang from a broken seal and formed an ice sculpture in the long grass next to the road. The photograph was taken at midday on Sunday. It’s been so cold across New South Wales, the NSW Fire and Rescue… Keep Reading

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South West Soccer For Isaac & Charlie

9 year old Isaac Brown has recently represented South West Slopes in the U12 soccer team. 9 year old Isaac Brown has recently represented South West Slopes in the U12 age group alongside 10 year old local lad Charlie Lenehan, son of James and Jules Lenehan. Isaac played in Forbes on Sunday taking on sides… Keep Reading

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Agricultural Science For MHS

Jessica Bunt, Lachlan Hill, James Woodhead and Gus Shea from Murrumburrah High School assess pastures at the Graham Centre Agricultural Science Enrichment Day. Inspiring students to consider agricultural science career from mapping cuts of meat on a cow to checking out rice in the laboratory, high school students have got some hands-on experience at the… Keep Reading

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