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Formal reception for Cootamundra woman to receive prestigious award

This week, Cootamundra’s Isabel Scott was in Sydney to accept an OAM award from NSW Governor David Hurley. Mrs Scott is perhaps best known for her tireless efforts to boost the arts in Cootamundra and the wider district, with particular attention to the

10 September 2017 in Regional

Cootamundra-Gundagai Council election: early leaders emerge in initial vote count

The campaign’s over, the votes have been cast and the results to determine councillors for the newly-merged Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council are on the way.Cootamundra and Gundagai residents flocked to the polls on Saturday morning to elect nine cou

10 September 2017 in Regional

Abb McAlister and Doug Phillips early CGRC front runners

Counting is underway in the Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council election with past Gundagai mayor Abb McAlister leading the early race with 806 votes out of the 3,972 already counted (as of 9am Sunday). Doug Phillips, a former Cootamundra Shire Council

10 September 2017 in Regional

Coota Bears celebrate a great year at presentation day

The Cootamundra Bears Junior Rugby league Club continues to show strength with a huge turnout at today’s presentation afternoon held at sponsor of the club, the Globe Hotel. It was a stellar season for the club with two teams named premiers, the under 8s

9 September 2017 in Sport

Keen to have her say

Having turned 18 in January, Georgia Stephenson waited nearly eight months for her first look at a ballot paper. Attending Cootamundra Public School, her former alma mater, to vote with parents Lyn and Tony, Georgia made her way through the throng of can

9 September 2017 in Regional

28 candidates out for a place on new council

Today is the day many say democracy will return to Cootamundra with residents voting in a new council after the last council was dismissed and Cootamundra Shire Council forcibly amalgamated with Gundagai Shire Council. Since the amalgamation, the new cou

9 September 2017 in Regional

Shelley Hancock announces by-election date

Cootamundra residents will head to the polls for the state seat by-election on Saturday, October 14. The by-election was made necessary by the resignation of former Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson. Ms Hodgkinson spent her final day as a Member

9 September 2017 in Regional
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