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Harden Rotary Changeover

The 2017 Rotary Changeover and Induction of the 2017/2018 President and Board was held on Monday night at the Terracotta Restaurant. Hugo Sachs performed the duties of Master of Ceremonies in his own inimitable fashion with much humour. Outgoing president Craig Nicholls spoke about his past year as president before the District Governor John Glassford… Keep Reading

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Bendigo Bank Applications For Sponsorship Now Open

Bendigo Bank Harden are proud that our Community Bank Branch has given over $160,000 back to local groups since our inception in 2007and are excited to announce that applications for 2018 Sponsorship are now open until 1st September 2017. The Team at Bendigo Bank Harden are excited to have the opportunity to support our local… Keep Reading

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Hunting The Opposition

Hunter Ings in action for her BushHawks side. Hunter Ings is making her mark on the Group 9 competition, as part of the undefeated U/14’s League Tag team, which continued its streak of victories over the weekend. Hunter, who is only 13, was put forth for the Group 9 trials in March by the Harden… Keep Reading

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Last Chance For Greg Whitehead Fishing Challenge Apparel

Orders will close today for anglers keen to purchase clothing for the Greg Whitehead Fishing Challenge set down for August 18–20 at Burrinjuck Waters State Park. Money raised  from the fishing challenge will go towards the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. The winning team will receive a full days charter with Stuart Hindson, 2 nights’ accommodation in… Keep Reading

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A Few Milestones For the Twin Town Times

Meet ‘Mongrel’ the pet lamb. Called Mongrel for obvious reasons and not going to win a beauty contest. A lamb born in winter and pictured here to put a smile on our reader’s faces at the end of Wednesday, or (Hump Day). This week the Twin Town Times reached 3,500 Facebook likes. It has taken… Keep Reading

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No Bull – Sue Can Paint

Sue Leitner with her artwork titled ‘Hairy’. Her vibrant creations are proving popular with locals and  lovers of art further afield. Sue Leitner’s interest in art started during her school days and has continued on since. She did Tech in Harden under teacher Alan McLure and learnt her craft under the talented artist. Sue was… Keep Reading

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OOSH Holiday Program Ready To Go

Shannon Manwaring with Grace Metcalfe, Cruz Brooks, Somer Oldfield, Christopher David, Elyssa Davis and Angus Oldfield. Out of School Hours care or OOSH is a community based not for profit organisation. It is offering a holiday program from 3 July to 17 July and spaces are filling fast. Holiday hours are from 8 am to… Keep Reading

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Planning Underway for 2017 Kite Fest

Ken McKay with grandaughters Talia and Amber and daughter in law Jennifer Mckay. In planning for the 12th Harden Kite Festival organisiers are seeking community groups, organisations, clubs and volunteers to be part of the fun that will take place on Saturday 14th October 2017. Harden Kite Festival Committee are seeking as many local individuals,… Keep Reading

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They Don’t Want Me On Council.

There are two parts to the June business paper under Hilltops’ Council’s own heading, ‘Management of Allegations of Corrupt Conduct, Serious and Substantial Waste and Maladministration.’ Their words, not mine. The first part of the business paper deals with a passage from a June 8 story which appeared in the Twin Town Times and concerns… Keep Reading

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Boorowa Real Estate Open in Harden

Richard Fleming and Justin Fleming will be opening the doors to their new Harden based business, after purchasing Collins Town and Country Real Estate. Drop in and say Hi from July 1. Licenced Real Estate Agent and Stock and Station Agent, Richard Fleming, with the support of the whole Boorowa Real Estate team will oversee… Keep Reading

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The Lights Are On At The Light Horse – Open Friday

After a long anticipated wait, The Light Horse Hotel in Murrumburrah will re-open its doors this Friday under the management of Leigh Manchester. With country pubs and farming in her blood, Leigh will return home after most of her childhood being spent at “Roseville” in Kingsvale. Daughter of Tony and and Judy Manchester, Leigh is… Keep Reading

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Kross The Floor Katrina On Forced Mergers

Kross the floor Katrina may be the new #hashtag for residents angry at the loss of democracy in their towns, villages and regional centres, with the issue of forced amalgamations squarely back on the agenda this week. The Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson, now has the best chance ever to right the wrongs dealt to… Keep Reading

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Extraordinary Meeting to be Held on Piggery Proposal

Hilltops Council is nearing completion of its assessment of the proposed ‘Eulie Piggery’ development with an Extraordinary Meeting of Council likely to take place on 12 July 2017 for a final determination to be made on the Development Application. General Manager Anthony McMahon explained that while responses from state-based agencies regarding the development prevent Council… Keep Reading

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Vale Brian Dunn

Brian Dunn receiving his OAM in 2015. He is pictured with his Excellency General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC. The Twin Town Times would like to offer our condolences to the family of Brian Dunn. Brian passed away on Monday afternoon after a long battle with illness. Brian was truly one our our… Keep Reading

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The Bounce of the Ball – Tennis Courts Need Work

Gwen Staines with Margaret Philipse at Tuesday morning tennis. The Harden Tennis Courts certainly need a long term decision regarding the large east to west crack which cuts across all 4 courts to be made soon. The crack has continued to appear and re appear for years now and continues to be a hazard for… Keep Reading

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Work Set To Commence On ‘Al’s Corner Store’ Awning

‘Al’s Corner Store’ will soon have work commence on the awning attached to the building. Pedestrians will be pleased with the recent announcement that work will commence on fixing the ‘Al’s Corner Store’ awning next week. The awning was fenced off over a month ago after it became clear that there were issues with its… Keep Reading

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Sam Is On The Way Up

Year 7 Murrumburrah High School student Sam Emms has been selected as the shadow goal keeper for NSW Country, in this year’s U14 side. Sam doesn’t even turn 13 until after the competition and is playing up an age group at a high representative level. She said, “I’m a bit speechless, its been great, all… Keep Reading

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