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Bells a'ringing

Empty and on the market for over a year, the past few months have seen mysterious goings on at 139 Wallace Street. The papered windows made it clear that something was happening, but no one quite new what. It’s a completely new start in life for owners A

Thursday, 14:10 in Regional
 

Growing the region’s foraging bounty | MAP

Apples, feijoas, plums, even lemons.If you always have an eye out for the overflowing boughs of a public apple tree, you may have found a friend in QPRC. A collaborative map project, ‘Overlooked Bounty’, has just been released by council. The project aim

Thursday, 12:26 in Regional
 

'It's very serious': Australia's farmers pensive after a long, dry winter

For the next two weeks, Phillip Alcorn​ will have his eyes glued to the sky, and the weather forecast.If there is no rain in the next two weeks, the Harden farmer's canola crop will be a write-off. "It's very serious," says Mr Alcorn, who...

Thursday, 12:08 in Regional
 

Araluen Sports Day

It all began with talk at the Araluen Hotel.After hearing talk from the locals about how good the old Sports Days have been, the owner Norman Van Den Broek asked why the community, didn’t get together and do it again, says Deneice Griggs, an Araluen loca

Thursday, 12:08 in Regional
 

Magpie swooping season takes off

Ferocious and feathered, now is the time when magpies and plovers are attacking people in the streets of Braidwood.In the quest to alert others to local magpie hot spots, the Braidwood Times asked readers for their hotspots and horror stories. Complaints

Thursday, 11:42 in Regional
 

Magpie swooping season takes off

Ferocious and feathered, now is the time when magpies and plovers are attacking people in the streets of Braidwood.In the quest to alert others to local magpie hot spots, the Braidwood Times asked readers for their hotspots and horror stories. Complaints

Thursday, 11:10 in Regional
 

Mayor and deputy named for new Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Outgoing administrator Tim Overall has been elected as the first mayor of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council.And in a boost for Palerang, Trevor Hicks has been elected as its first deputy mayor during an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, 20:11 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan administrator Tim Overall voted mayor of new Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Outgoing administrator Tim Overall has been elected as the first mayor of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council.Palerang's Trevor Hicks was elected as the region's first deputy mayor during the extraordinary meeting on Wednesday evening. Cr Overall re

Wednesday, 19:28 in Regional
 

Growing the region’s foraging bounty

Apples, feijoas, plums, even lemons.If you always have an eye out for the overflowing boughs of a public apple tree, you may have found a friend in QPRC. A collaborative map project, ‘Overlooked Bounty’, has just been released by council. The project aim

Wednesday, 13:18 in Regional
 

Magpie swooping season takes off

Ferocious and feathered, now is the time when magpies and plovers are attacking people in the streets of Braidwood.The magpie swooping season starts in September and runs for about six weeks, meaning the onslaught is set to continue for some time. Magpie

Wednesday, 12:37 in Regional
 

First council meeting

Related coverage: Queanbeyan-Palerang council confirmedElection explainedThe eleven new councillors will gather on Wednesday night in an Extraordinary Meeting to elect the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Wednesday, 11:06 in Regional
 

Southern Tablelands graziers brace for dry season

Rain will be critical in coming weeks as the district dries out and another fire season looms.Data compiled by Local Land Services (LLS) and Tablelands Farming Systems shows some parts of the district, around Crookwell and Taralga, are faring better than

Wednesday, 10:20 in Regional
 

Golfing up a storm: weekly club results

September 16 Men's 2BBB and Tom Duffy Trophy: thank you very much Tom for stepping into the breach!Winners Mark Newman and Kerry Noble 44pts c/b Runners-Up Don Burke and Michael Fitzgerald 44pts Ball Comp 39 Nick Fry, 38 Keith Ferguson, 36 Keith Morgan,

Tuesday, 13:33 in Regional
 

Hard earned fun at Soccer Presentation Day

There was a great turn out of happy faces, ready to recieve their hard earned trophies at the Braidwood Junior Soccer Club and Palerang United FC Presentation Day on Saturday. After the presentation, the All Age Men’s team took on the Under 16 teams in a

Tuesday, 13:01 in Regional
 

The full 11 seat Queanbeyan-Palerang council has been confirmed

The inaugural Queanbeyan-Palerang Council was announced on Thursday morning, incorporating seven Queanbeyan based councillors and four from Palerang.The first nine results were as expected with former Queanbeyan Mayor Tim Overall, Brian Brown (Labor), Ma

Tuesday, 12:52 in Regional
 
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