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Hawks Daniel Drew scores a try during match on weekend
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Brahmans hold out Hawks

Blue skies, a great playing surface and great expectations stood before the Binalong Brahmans and the Harden Hawks on Saturday. A large crowd had arrived early and they milled around the outskirts of Binalong’s Recreation Oval on the occasion of their Reunion Weekend. On arrival you could feel the sunshine, both above and at ground… Keep Reading

Ashley Hall and Jayden Nicholls of Jaylee Stud
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Jaylee the Stud to be

Murrumburrah High Year 11 student Jayden Nicholls isn’t your standard teenager. Jayden and his partner Ashley Hall from Parkes have set up their own cattle stud “Jaylee” and have already won some impressive awards. After registering the stud in November 2013 the pair had immediate success and took out Reserve Champion Female at the Henty… Keep Reading

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Harden Shire Council 2014/2015 Budget

General manager Max Kershaw said this week that the past several years budgets have focused on building community capacity with such being underpinned by balancing the budget, continuing community engagment with the community and involving special interest groups in policy development. He said “Council has encouraged collaborative stake holder partnerships and continues to build these… Keep Reading

Jeremey Pearsall and Stevi-Jean Griffiths
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No Where to Rent

The township of Harden – Murrumburrah seems to be sufferring from a lack of rental accomodation. Jeremey Pearsall and his partner Stevi-Jean Griffiths have been living with family for the last 12 months as they have been unable to secure a rental property. Jeremey and Stevi-Jean moved to Young from Harden 2 years ago for… Keep Reading

Competitor in the NSW Variety Bash during 2013 rally.
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NSW Variety AHA Bash hits Murrumburrah Public

Murrumburrah Public School will host the 2014 Variety NSW AHA Bash today, as they welcome over 75 cars and drivers to the school. The charity Bash left Newcastle on Sunday the 18th and has travelled through Jervis Bay, Moruya, Merimbula, Numeralla and Goulburn before it arrives in Harden Murrumburrah at 12 noon. The Children’s Charity… Keep Reading

Hawk's Alex Stewart leaves defenders behind in draw with Bungendore on weekend.
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Hawks Escape Loss in Brutal Finish

After hearing the Bungendore Tigers had wounded some of their Brahman opposition last week, the Hawks knew they would be in for a physical game against the men in orange and black on Saturday. The Hawks looked resplendent in their new maroon strip but found the early going tough. Soon after the kick-off, Bungendore, gained… Keep Reading

Brahman's Matt Cooke
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Brahmans Relentless

Crookwell’s Memorial Oval was the venue for Binalong’s round 3 clashes in the George Tooke Shield when they met the Crookwell Green Devils on Sunday. Without a win in 2014 and a differential of minus 42, Binalong could have expected an easy day. But this wasn’t to be, the Devils putting up some surprising resistance.… Keep Reading

Alan Jones in his 2GB studio
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Alan Jones Guest Speaker at Fundraiser

Alan Jones is one of the nations most popular talkback radio presenters, He’s described by many as the one of the greatest orators and motivational speakers. Alan has the mind and capacity to make complex issues understandable to the largest Breakfast audience in Australia. It has just been announced that he will be appearing at… Keep Reading

Marshall and Rhonda Helmen, Glenn Woodward and Rachel Krnc with donated cat and dog food.
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Harden Supa IGA Collect Pallet of Food

Harden’s Supa IGA store has just completed a charity drive to gather food for cats and dogs in need in the regional area. The store has partnered with Temora residents and animal rescuers Marshal and Rhonda Helmen and animal rescuer Rachael Krnc of Canberra to supply food to animals who have been rescued from pounds… Keep Reading

Bede in 2012 with two of his grandsons
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50 years for Bede

Bede Davis of Demondrille Merino Stud has recently been honoured with a 50 Year Certificate for Wool Classing by the Australian Wool Exchange. Official records for this Award began in the 1960s where as Bede himself began wool classing when he was sixteen, whilst working on his parent’s farm and others around the district. In… Keep Reading

Hawks' player Kieran Reid heads for the try line
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Hawks Raid Magpies Air Space

An under-strength Harden Hawks Rugby League team travelled to Walker Park on Saturday, to take on the Yass Magpies. Confronted by grey skies, and drizzling rain, both sides were coming off first round wins, and were venturing into the unkown. On commencement of play, Harden received the ball, at the eastern end of the east-west… Keep Reading

International Nurses Day
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International Nurses Day

Nurses across Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) celebrated International Nurses Day (IND) on Monday 12 May. Director Nursing & Midwifery Karen Cairney said MLHD recognises the valuable contribution nurses make in local communities, where nurses and midwives make up 84 per cent of the LHD workforce. “In the past two and a half years, MLHD… Keep Reading

Local author Robert Bradly
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Cars are Robert’s Passion

Robert Bradly has written six books on the famous automobile – the Armstrong Siddeley. Robert has penned 3 technical books, 1 historical and 1 coffee table edition. Robert’s latest venture covers the years from 1919 to 1960 and spans 41 years of production. Robert bought his first Armstrong Siddeley at 17 and his passion for… Keep Reading

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Parent’s Trive at Trinity

Parents are being empowered to help their children become confident and resilient learners, through an innovative program being offered at Trinity. THRIVE is a parent group established by Trinity parent Wendy Bowman and supported by Learning Support Teacher Anne Glover. Wendy could see that through accessing a range of health and education professionals, parents could… Keep Reading

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Hydrotherapy Pool Open For Business

The Hydrotherapy Pool opened on Monday morning with the first client undergoing treatment at 9:30am. Manager of the facility Physiotherapist Mylan Quach said she had a full book of clients for day one and was looking forward to treating residents of Harden-Murrumburrah and surrounds. Mayor Chris Manchester said that the Harden Shire Council and the… Keep Reading

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Defence The Key For Hawks

  Unseasonal inclement Autumn weather conditions greeted The Crookwell Green Devils R.L. Team on their arrival at the emerald green, McLean Oval on Saturday. Also there to greet them was a side that looks determined to go one better this year. Both Clubs only had one trial game prior to the commencement of the Group… Keep Reading

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Brahmans Defeat Tigers

  The Binalong Brahmans travelled to Bungendore to take on one of their old foes, the Bungendore Tigers on Friday night. For 2014 the Binalong side had their women’s touch football team with them to open proceedings. A much vaunted Tigers touch side failed to fire and went down 7-2 to the visitors. With only… Keep Reading

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MPS To Host NSW Variety Bash

The fun and excitement of the Variety Bash car rally is coming to MPS for lunch on Wednesday 21 May from 12noon onwards. Everyone is welcome to join MPS to view the cars, meet the drivers and participate in some games. The children will entertain with music and a first to MPS is a ‘cow crap… Keep Reading

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Maintenance for Hodgkinson

Local MP, Katrina Hodgkinson, said that students from 10 schools in the Burrinjuck electorate are seeing the results of more than $457,000 worth of maintenance expenditure that was started or completed during the school holidays just passed. “To minimise disruption to education the NSW Government seeks to do as much maintenance as possible during school… Keep Reading

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