May 26 2017

The Upper Lachlan area will celebrate National Reconciliation Week from this weekend.


An art exhibition open to school aged children across the shire will form the basis of reconciliation commemoration.


All young people in Upper Lachlan are being encouraged to submit a design which celebrates indigenous culture.


Entries should be submitted to the Crookwell or Gunning library by three pm on Thursday June first.


Upper Lachlan shire mayor, Brian Mc Cormack OAM says National Reconciliation week is an important time for all Australians to reflect on the nation's journey towards reconciliation.

May 26 2017

Eleven cows have had to be ethanised after a multi vehicle accident on the Hume Highway at Sutton Forest.


At about eight thirty last night police were called to the scene and discovered a semi prime mover, a Volkswagon Transporter and another car had collided with fourteen cattle on the roadway.


None of the vehicles' drivers were injured.


Police investigations are continuing and the owner of the cattle is assisting with inquiries.


Anyone with information on the incident should contact Bowral police station or Crimestoppers.

May 26 2017

The most contentious issue presented to last night's public meeting in Goulburn to consider a performing arts centre was that of car parking availability.


There was general consensus that a performing arts facility for Goulburn was a good thing however the choice of location was contested.


Goulburn Mulwaree mayor, Bob Kirk reminded those attending that the meeting was to look at the proposal for an arts facility in the Mc Dermott centre.


Business people were keen to obtain some assurance about parking close to their premises and the meeting was told there were 650 car parking spaces within two hundred metres of the Mc Dermott centre.


Mayor Kirk said the proposal put to the Joint Regional Planning panel which will decide approval or not, took into consideration the expanded use of a historic building.


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