Blighty Recreation Reserve’s outdated netball and tennis clubrooms will be replaced, hopefully in the next 12 months.. The purpose built facility will be funded by a $550,000 grant under the Edward River Council Stronger Communities Major
With four grandchildren of their own, Deniliquin’s Ian and Vicki Peers are joining the movement to help cure childhood birth defects and genetic diseases.. Mr and Mrs Peers — the owners and operators of long-standing local business
The NSW Government has launched an official investigation into issues and allegations raised in the ABC’s Four Corners program on Monday night.. Minister for Regional Water and Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair appointed Ken Matthews
Golf Club members are reminded the Christmas In July social night is only a week away.. A lot of effort goes into organising social events, and the funds generated help keep the club operating and membership fees down.. If you haven’t thought
Local Year 3 and 4 primary school students participated in the Todd Woodbridge Cup zone day at the Deni RSL tennis courts last Friday.. The day saw students from Edward, Deni South, Blighty, Mayrung and Conargo primary schools compete in a modified
The success of the annual Business Excellence Awards is one of the key reasons the Pastoral Times has remained the major sponsor of this fabulous event.. Last Friday’s awards’ ceremony was no exception — a room filled with
A 65-year-old farmer from Cooma near Stanhope has been sentenced to three months in jail on animal cruelty charges heard in Shepparton Magistrates’ Court.. The farmer plead guilty to 17 charges of aggravated cruelty, under the Prevention of
Fonterra Australia has today advised its farmers of an increase of 20 cents per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) to its farmgate milk price for the 2017/18 season, bringing its average farmgate milk price to $5.50kgMS. The increase will apply from 1
Livestock producers are being reminded to pay close attention to the physical wellbeing of their livestock to prevent cattle developing lameness disease this winter.. There are multiple factors that contribute to lameness in cattle but the risks can
A NSW Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party member has hit back at the National Party over its plans to increase red tape on hunting on private land.. Orange MP Phillip Donato said the changes to the way hunters supply proof of permission to shoot on
The Boss called in to a forum on environmental flows the other day and came home looking non-committal. He looks that way whenever I retrieve something quickly for him, but drop it a few steps away rather than give it to him. It's a kind of
Farmers want an inquest into a bushfire which devastated 55000ha of farmland in NSW’s central west and killed thousands of sheep and cattle.. NSW Farmers Association members at their annual conference in Sydney last Thursday voted for a coronial
Murray Goulburn has announced its milk flow has reduced but has reassured suppliers that it will not affect the opening average milk price for the Southern Milk Region.. At this stage, Murray Goulburn’s total 2017-18 milk intake is expected to be
A former federal Labor minister acted ‘‘recklessly’’ when he made the irrational and unreasonable decision to ban all live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011, a judge has been told.. Even though then-agriculture minister Joe Ludwig was
Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt, Pine Nuts and Herbs. Serves: 6. Ingredients:. 2 tsp fennel seeds. 2 tsp cumin seeds. 1 tbsp coriander seeds. 1 cups Greek-style natural yoghurt. 1 large clove garlic, crushed. salt and freshly
I read with dismay the article on “Fence legal threat” in the July 18 - 24 issue of Country News.. Rules and laws are necessary for the best interests of our country and rules or laws found to be wrong need to be changed.. During my working life
A future Labor government would hold a national vote on an Australian republic during its first term in office, Bill Shorten is set to announce.
Billabong remains committed to rolling out its omni platform despite taking an $11.7 million hit after dropping its solution provider.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after a Supreme Court order to disqualify him.
When two artists met in a gallery, it began a relationship that resulted in triumph at one of the country's most coveted art prizes.
The NSW government has established a task force to identify dangerous cladding in buildings and restrict the use of dodgy building materials.
The NSW Labor conference will this weekend debate a range of workplace relations issues including 10 days domestic violence leave.
The federal auditor-general has expanded his inquiry into National Partnership Agreements to include allegations of water theft on the Murray Darling Basin.
The Australian Electoral Commission has found the Nick Xenophon Team not to have complied with funding disclosure rules.
A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman he met while waiting for a tram in Melbourne.
There are are fears of more clashes between Israelis and Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.