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Rail trails a productive use of public land

Sir, - Col Locke's letter of October 19, mocking efforts to promote the idea of a rail trail from Tumut to Batlow with yellow...

Forced merger experiment has failed

Sir,- It is now over a year since the Snowy Valleys Council came into being, forced on the residents of Tumbarumba, Rosewood, Khancoban, Jingellic...

Ill-advised councillors need to take blinkers off

Sir, - Our voted representatives are at it again, making decision on a subject they know nothing about, and without proper consultation with those...

‘Yellow bike road’ leads to disappointment

Sir, – I wish to comment on the proliferation of yellow bikes around Tumut, as reported, promoting a railtrail. The yellow bike trail extends from...

Bullying in the name of Anzac Day

Opinion Last Tuesday, on Anzac Day, commentator Yassmin Abdel-Magied made the following Facebook status: “Lest. We. Forget. (Manus. Naura. Syria. Palestine.)” A few hours later she...

Securing the future of the Montreal

Sir, - In early January I was blown away to receive a thank you card and cheque from a lady who lives at Gwandalan...

Bringing people along for the ride

Local Government in the Tumut region underwent its biggest upheaval in more than a century last year when two councils were dissolved and the...

Rail trail concept expands

Sir, - The Tumut-Batlow Rail Trail (TBRT) Project committee is pleased to announce major enhancements to the Rail Trail Project. After months of research both...

Crashes occurring all too often

Sir, - I write to you after being involved in a recent motor vehicle accident at the intersection of the Snowy Mountain Highway and...

Guru’s cup tips

I admit I never really understood the attraction of horse racing until the great bay mare Sunline strode past me on her way to...
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