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Prepare For Your Trip Away & Have A Safe Christmas

It’s a liberating feeling when you close your jam packed boot, pull out of your driveway and your GPS starts giving you directions to your holiday destination.   You are now on the road!  There’s nothing worse, however, when the car breaks down because you haven’t prepared properly for a road trip.  “Many drivers unfortunately don’t… Keep Reading

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Burrangong Creek and Harden Landcare Receive Grants

 Society of Precision Agriculture Australia EXPO 2017 held at Lockhart.  Local community groups will be able to undertake a wide range of projects from natural resource management and cultural heritage in the landscape to on-farm biosecurity planning following the announcement of the Riverina Local Land Services 2017-18 Community Grants Funding Program. The successful groups range… Keep Reading

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Hilltops Choir Calls For New Members

What a year! 2017 saw the Hilltops Choir formed in January, the building of its repertoire with some challenging pieces and performances on six occasions in Young and district. Musical director Rodney Clancy, with the assistance of our accompanist Stewart Bruce, has encouraged, guided and polished our performances with artistic flare. To finish off the… Keep Reading

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Stu and Rowena Continue Their Journey

Popular local paramedic Stuart Bradshaw and wife Rowena are about to depart from the Twin Towns for Bomaderry which is near Nowra and closer to family on the south coast. Stuart’s last day was Tuesday December 12. Stuart and Rowena have been in Harden for the past 3 and a half years and have enjoyed… Keep Reading

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2 Arrests Made At Wombat – Break and Enter

Overnight on Friday the 22 December, 2017, a rural property at Wombat was broken into.  The thieves gained access to a gun safe and stole two rifles, as well as ammunition, two motorcycles and a ride on lawn mower. As a result of the investigation, Police from Young have recovered all the property, as well… Keep Reading

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Changes Ahead For Your Favourite Paper – Twin Town Times

Former Editor Matthew Stadtmiller stepped down as editor of the Twin Town Times in September this year after becoming the candidate for the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party, for the seat of Cootamundra. Adrian and Trish Stadtmiller took over as co-editors for the remainder of 2017 and ensured that the Times would continue to operate… Keep Reading

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Funeral Notice – Jennifer Molloy

The death has occurred of Mrs Jennifer Louise Molloy. Passed away unexpectedly on the 16th December 2017. Much loved wife of Graham, Cherished daughter of Wendy and Warren. Survived by her loving sisters and brothers in law Leanne and Damien, and Catherine and Craig. Loved daughter in law of Bob and Helen, and sister in… Keep Reading

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Christmas at Vinnies

This Friday December 22 Vinnies will see a visit from the North Pole’s most famous couple in Mr and Mrs Santa Claus. They will be at Vinnies from 1:00pm to 4:00pm with toys and lollies for the kids. There will be 50% off for the entire day on everything from toys to clothes to bric-a-brac. Keep Reading

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Wombat Festival Great Weekend

Lily Kinder (USA), Lewis Grange (Coolac) Heidi & Ben Grange (Binalong).  Wombat held their second annual Day On The Grass over the weekend, benefiting from a day of beautiful weather and drawing a sizeable crowd of people. The event, which was first held last year, saw an eclectic group of artists and bands converge on… Keep Reading

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McCormack’s Eligibility Questioned

As the citizenship drama continues to engulf politicians on all sides, Riverina MP Michael McCormack has had his eligibility questioned. All MP’s were required to have submitted their citizenship declaration last week, and Labor believes Mr McCormack’s submission does not provide enough evidence that he does not hold dual citizenship. Mark Dreyfus, Labor’s legal affairs… Keep Reading

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Hello World For Shirley

Flexible Care Chairman Stewart Bruce with Shirley Stevens who won $8000 worth of travel in the Flexible Care Hello World raffle, run by Flexible Care in 2017. Winning ticket #s Shirley – 00683. Minehans – 01569. Murrumburrah Harden Flexible Care Services drew the winners of their massive raffle over the weekend, at the Harden Country… Keep Reading

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Pumpa Stars For Hornets

Harden’s Daniel Pumpa hit this ball for four as the Dalton umpire and a Hereford steer watch on. After an absence of a couple of weeks due to inclement weather, our local Cricket team once again bounced back into gear, this time on the exceptionlly green Doolan Oval, due to a week of heavy rain.… Keep Reading

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Cantbuybetter Than This Fella

Michael ‘Changa’ Shea with daughter Bec Shea after Cantbuybetter stormed home to win the Listed Brisbane Handicap on Saturday. Michael, Judy and Bec Shea have continued to reap the rewards of a spectacular 2017, with their horse, Cantbuybetter, winning the Listed Brisbane Handicap. The horse went into the race, which is held at Doomben Racecourse… Keep Reading

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FINAL EDITION FOR 2017 – Flying The Flag For Locals

The staff at the Twin Town Times would like to thank all of our loyal readers and local businesses for their continued support throughout 2017 and over the last 4 years. We started the TTT because we wanted the twin towns and surrounds to have their own independently run community newspaper. A newspaper they can… Keep Reading

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Car In Creek

The weekend weather saw a driver in Murrumburrah run into trouble when their car left the causeway on the Murrimboola Creek. The driver, who was behind the wheel of a Western Australia plated 4WD, attempted to cross the mildly flooded causeway around 4pm on Monday afternoon. He overestimated the width of the narrow passage, and… Keep Reading

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Grand Dreamer takes out Ballarat Cup

Grand Dreamer has prevailed in last weekend’s Ballarat Cup, with the horse besting the favourite to come out on top of the 2200m race. Substantial rainfall early in the morning saw the track at Dowling Forest downgraded to heavy by the time the Cup was to be run. This suited the wet-tracker, Grand Dreamer, just… Keep Reading

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Carro & Hawks Come Together Again

Lisa Johnson with Hawks President Jason Pollard at the Carrington Hotel to announce the 2018 sponsorship. The Carrington Hotel has joined up with the Harden Hawks for the 2018 season after a successful season for the club and the Hotel in 2017. The Hawks claimed Premierships in First Grade and the Youth League competitions, whilst… Keep Reading

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