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Poll finds strong support for Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party in the MIA

A Fairfax Media MIA poll has revealed that over 81 per cent of those who responded would vote for a Shooters, Fishers and Farmers candidate, while only 12 per cent would stick with the Nationals. The poll had over 1000 responses, one of the highest respo

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

St Peter's Anglican Church in Leeton hosts White Balloon Day event

A FUN morning at St Peter’s Anglican Church had a serious undertone on Sunday. Parishioners took part in a White Balloon Day awareness event, which aimed to show the church was 100 per cent behind creating a safe environment for all children. White Ballo

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Parkview Public School secures Ian Lucas Memorial Trophy for second consecutive year

PARKVIEW Public School enjoyed a day full of successes at the recent Riverina Athletics Championships where two students won regional titles. Four students also qualified for the NSWPSSA Athletics Championships to be held at Sydney Olympic Park in Octobe

10 September 2017 in Sport
 

Leeton St Joseph's Primary School students go back to basics for 2017 National Literacy and Numeracy Week

ST JOSEPH’S Primary School is making learning cool again. Reading, writing and arithmetic have never left the agenda at the school, but they were extra important recently as St Joseph’s marks National Literacy and Numeracy Week. The week provides an oppo

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Paralympian Tracy Barrell to share her story at the Roxy Theatre

THE Festival of Audacious Ideas has come to Leeton and a certain star is set to hit town as part of the event. The festival was officially launched last week and residents have been urged to get on board with as many events as possible. One of the many h

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

September storytime brings spring theme to the Leeton library

WITH the weather trying to get into the groove of spring, youngsters were given a taste of the new season at storytime last week. The theme for the sessions with the young children and their parents, grandparents and carers was spring. The first week of

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

2017 Eacom Griffith Cup | Photos

​The 2017 Eacom Griffith Cup was held on Saturday and Anthony Stipo was there to catch all the track side action and the field side fashion.

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

2017 Eacom Griffith Cup | Photos

​The 2017 Eacom Griffith Cup was held on Saturday and Anthony Stipo was there to catch all the track side action and the field side fashion.

10 September 2017 in Sport
 

Leeton-Whitton through to the grand final with 27-point second semi-final win over Collingullie-Glenfield Park

LEETON-Whitton is one win away from ending a 39-year premiership drought after they ran over the top of Collingullie-Glenfield Park in Saturday’s second semi-final.The Crows are the first team through to the grand final after proving too good for the min

10 September 2017 in Sport
 

Janet Axtill hangs up boots after more than 50 years of hockey in the Riverina

Last Sunday, Janet Axtill played her last game of hockey after more than 50 consecutive years. For Janet, the love of the sport developed at school. “I played it when I was in year 10 at school. Virtually, started from there. I wasn’t a basketball player

9 September 2017 in Sport
 
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