Southern Inlands this week – August 15 | Photos BOOROWA: Mackenzie Gooley and Kiara Shean at their Gymnastics competition in the ACT. Photo Boorowa News.
BOOROWA: Angus Taylor speaks to the senior citizens of Boorowa about issues which are concerning them.
Mercy walkers from 2013 are getting fired up again for this years event.
BRAIDWOOD: Jennifer Boyes exhibition opened at STUR Gallery in Braidwood last week.
Braidwood resident Peter Kneen too this great shop of the Supermoon at Botany Bay.
BRAIDWOOD: A Welcome Sign – A new events sign has been erected at the Showground by the Braidwood community Bank.
BRAIDWOOD: Spring into action – local cooks are gearing up for the sponge competition at the annual Daffodil Fair in Braidwood (on 30th August).
COOTAMUNDRA: Representatives from community groups and government join to mark the opening of Cootamundra’s new off-leash dog park including (back, from left) Cr Craig Stewart, Council general manager Ken Trethewey, Council compliance officer Glen McAtear, Cr Jim Slattery, Council facilities and services manager Greg Ewings and Cr Paul Braybrooks (front) Member for Burrinjuck Katrina Hodgkinson and Cootamundra All Breeds Kennel Club president Robyn Fowkes. Photo: Cootamundra Herald
COOTAMUNDRA: Art Exhibition guest speaker Neil Langford and his wife Tricia, Miss Wattle 2014 Ellen Bailey, Artist in Residence Jennie Forster and Can Assist president Tammy Thompson at the opening of the Wattle Time Art Exhibition on Friday. Photo: Cootamundra Herald
COOTAMUNDRA: Cootamundra Junior Soccer secretary Raylene Godbier and president Ian Armstrong accept a cheque from the Pickled Pantry’s Abbey Watson and new owner Trevor Richmond following a fundraising afternoon last month. Photo: Cootamundra Herald
COOTAMUNDRA: Catching up at the Art Show opening are (from left) Ron and Chris Kirkland and Wendy and Chris Slater. Chris had work entered in the show. Photo: Cootamundra Herald
COOTAMUNDRA: Luke Salter does the ruck work against Goulburn two rounds ago at Clarke Oval. He will once again slot into the starting lineup for the Blues tomorrow when they take on Yass in a match which will decide the Canberra Division Three minor premiership. Photo Kelly Manwaring
CROOKWELL: Luke Parker from Junee has recently competed in Canada at Kelowna and Vancouver in track and field events. In Vancouver he won a gold medal in the 800 metres track event, placed fourth in the 200 metres track event and sixth in the 100 metres event. In Kelowna he won a silver medal in the 800 metres and bronze in the 200 metres.
CROOKWELL: WITH the Bungendore Mudchooks forfeiting last Saturday’s game against the Crookwell Dogs, Coach Bruce Nixon decided a training run would replace the game, and invited the Pups to join the Dogs around at the Oval on what was a beautiful, sunny afternoon. Jamie McIntosh, Ed Price, Mitch Horton, Patty Carlon, Steve Kelly and James Frost give Alex Lowe, Connor Minehan, Emma Page and Jacob Rudd a few pointers in tackling correctly.
CROOKWELL: Once again this cultural event the Mary Gilmore weekend brought people into Crookwell and gave a welcome boost to some businesses during this quieter time of year. pictured is special guest, Pru Goward MP who spoke briefly of Mary Gilmore’s early work supporting the underprivileged and women’s equality. Photo by Jeffrey Vaughan.
GOULBURN: Top quality Australian lamb will delight the palates of Shibetsu diners thanks to a landmark local deal struck on last week. Shizou Farm Corporation CEO Yutaka Imai (left), his wife Yuko Imai, Goulburn Mulwaree Mayor Geoff Kettle, Southern Meats General Manager Craig Newton and Goulburn Mulwaree Deputy Mayor Bob Kirk toured Southern Meats on Friday. Mr Imai is buying Southern Meats lamb for his restaurants in Japan.
GOULBURN: STRUCTURAL and engineering site works are soon to be carried out at Goulburn’s historic St Saviour’s Anglican Cathedral as part of a major drive to conserve its outstanding heritage features.
GOULBURN: A spate of arrests on local roads for speeding and related offences led Hume LAC Superintendent Zoran Dzevlan to say he feared lives will be lost if drivers continue to “carry on like idiots”.
GOULBURN: Pushing the boundaries and a sense of adventure have given Jackie Ranken the edge in her distinguished photography career. The Goulburn born photographer has just scooped another international award thanks to her creative eye.
GOULBURN: One of three `montage’ prints in Jackie Ranken’s series of Cambodian temples impressed judges in the NZIPP awards. The Goulburn photographer has become renowned for her story telling images.
GOULBURN: Business owners suspect newly planted trees on the median strip of Auburn Street will be vandalised by drunks.Goulburn Mulwaree Parks and Waste manager Robert Hughes joined forces with garden maintenance team member Scott Writer to plant crepe myrtle trees in Auburn Street this month.
GOULBURN: Jocelyn Strutt is now a proud new member of the Goulburn Men’s Shed. That’s right, she hangs out with the blokes at their Blackshaw Road digs. Despite discussion about the issue on social media – and a talkback caller on local radio complaining about women membership – Ms Strutt has been warmly welcomed by the local fellas.
GOULBURN: A Council director has been stood down after the discovery late last week that the proposed Oallen Ford Bridge was going to be built in the wrong location. General manager Warwick Bennett has confirmed the “basic errors” could cost ratepayers up to another $500,000 after he was forced to suspend work on the $2.6 million project.
HARDEN: Tom Apps, left, and Eric Kuhn, wearing a jumper with Harden’s original colours, reflected on their Maher Cup days this week. Photo: Harden-Murrumburrah Express
HARDEN: Members of the Harden Hawkettes, from left, Paige Potts, Shauny McEvoy, Emma James and Tennille Stephens are looking forward to Saturday’s semi final. Photo: Harden-Murrumburrah Express
MURRUMBURRAH: Winners of the Small Schools League carnival held in Dubbo, were the Murrumburrah High School Under 16s rugby league team, pictured are Chris Smith (Coach), Jared Innes, Dylan Arabin, Dan Cowden, Harrison Forsyth, Jackson Paton, Zac Pirie, Jarrod Whatman, Jack Barnes, Chris O’Connor, Tom Foster, Jeff Brown, Will Manwaring, Josh Barker, Lane Gaudie and Jake Arabin. Photo: Contributed
QUEANBEYAN: Councillors have voted to freeze backdated rates notices while Mayor Tim Overall seeks assistance from the NSW Minister for Local Government to legislate away $3.7 million in backdated rates charges. Meanwhile, the notices are still worrying for community groups like local charity HOME in Queanbeyan. Manager of HOME in Queanbeyan, Anne Pratt (front), is facing a bill of $23,000 in retrospective rates (Photo: Jay Cronan).
QUEANBEYAN: Catch the sweet harmonies of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons when the cast of ‘Oh What a Night!’ returns to The Q this month (PHOTO: David Butler).
QUEANBEYAN: Deputy mayor Peter Bray gets into the Spring Carnival spirit ahead of next weekend’s massive Charity Book Fair at the Queanbeyan Racecourse. (PHOTO: Supplied).
QUEANBEYAN: Queanbeyan artist Sonja Kalenjuk with her award-winning work ‘RE-chair’. The work was the overall winner of this year’s Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award and is currently on exhibition at The Q. (PHOTO: David Butler)
YASS-ISH: This picture was taken by Yass resident Tina Cassidy, who along with a group of friends completed the City2Surf at the weekend.
YASS: The Yass Magpies and Binalong Brahmans played in a top of the table clash at the weekend, with the Brahmans running out winners 20-4. Photo: Jamie Williamson.
YASS: Tribune journalist Jessica Cole wrote a profile on Wee Jasper local Oscar Redding who is a star of stage and screen. This photo is of Redding in ‘Van Diemen’s Land’.
YASS: The Yass skatepark is open again after substantial upgrades.
YOUNG: A renovation of Young’s Mill Court Tavern has resulted in the discovery of historic boards and photos revealing milestone moments in Young’s history. Jason, Jenni and Amelia Fliedner are pictured with Codie Harrop in front of some of the big finds. Photo: CHRISTINE SPEELMAN
YOUNG: Former Young resident Christopher Hoerler, charged with the manslaughter of seven-month-old Jordan-Anderson-Smith, was granted parole and handed over to Department of Immigration and Border Protection officials for deportation back to Papua New Guinea on Thursday. File photo.
YOUNG: Young has mourned the death of local grazier and one of the leading lights of Australian Agriculture Michael Davidson. Mr Davidson – a co-founder of the National Farmers Federation – was also involved with the NSW Graziers Association, NSW Farmers Association and many other industry bodies. He died aged 86. PHOTO: Adele Pardy Loveography.
YOUNG: Despite claims that Canberra-based company Mr Fluffy had used loose-fill asbestos in the Young region in the 60s and 70s, Young demolition specialist John Byrne says he hadn’t come across it yet in a local home. PHOTO: Daniella White
YOUNG: It was time to farewell Young’s old retirement village to make way for a new carpark. Demolition crews moved into the site on Monday. Photo: The Young Witness.
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: John Hewson, Grant Blanchard and Rory Matthews with Mr Blanchard’s bright and fresh display of lettuce. Photo by Dominica Sanda
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: Members of the Southern Highlands Branch of the National Party (back), Rick Mandelson, Valentine Tyson, Jan Mandelson and Nick Cleary with members of the Legislative Council for the National Party Trevor Khan, Sarah Mitchell and Niall Blair. Photo by Megan Drapalski
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: Nick Smith is fighting hard to earn a spot in the Australian junior men’s Cyclocross team. Photo supplied.
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A slideshow of beautiful memories at the memorial service of Dr Peter Spitzer who passed away after a battle with cancer. Photo by Victoria Lee.
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: Maddy Ellsmore tries to get the ball past Oxley’s Caitlin Bellis. Photo by Roy Truscott.
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This week we have spring sponges, some more footy action, export opportunities with a japanese sister city, blowup over a bridge bungle, new girl in the men’s shed, vocal gymnastics Jersey-style and a whole lot more..
And in addition tothe above gallery, we also have links to what those websites have been doing online with the “Rebel Mouse” collection below. What a week it was! We hope you enjoy looking back over it.
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