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Meeting calls for review of brumby trapping

Brumby advocates Alan Lanyon, Beryl Ryan and Lynette Sutton at Wednesday night’s meeting at the Tumut CWA hall, which attracted about 100 people. Close to...

Fires at Minjary and Snubba

  Sunday, 9am The fire at Minjary, halfway between Tumut and Gundagai, has burnt more than 250 hectares and is burning in a north-easterly direction between...

Frost, hail, heat and now the bats

The familiar crunch of juicy sweet apples can be heard throughout the Shire, with Batlow's growers busy at work picking this year's produce. While Mother...

Pain at the pump

IT would appear the old saying that there’s only three certainties in life rings true in Tumut. Death, taxes and paying the highest price in...

Minjary fire update

Update 9.25pm The Minjary fire has blackened a huge mass of land between Tumut and Gundagai with the fire remaining active in a number of...

Life returns to scorched earth

While the much needed recent rainfall has brought smiles to the faces of farmers across the Shire, none are more grateful than those recovering...

Plane crash fatality near Adelong

  Ben Dumbrell, the former Tumut Shire deputy mayor, has died in a plane crash near Adelong, aged 65. Mr Dumbrell and the wreckage of his...

Blowering blaze update

Update 9.25pm A fire near Blowering Dam  is not contained, with fire-fighters tonight trying to shore up containment lines on the north-eastern front, near the...

Earth shakes for air-con project

This week's beautiful rain has barely slowed down the drilling team which is carrying out the works for the council's new cooling and heating...

Bandy retires at the top

Scott Bandy's name has been etched into the Corryong Man From Snowy River Challenge history book with the talented horseman claiming the title for a...