October 2017

New lab for fisheries

Native freshwater fish research yesterday received a major boost with the NSW Government investing $1.1 million in the construction of a new laboratory facility. Minister…


Win for rail

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey announced a total of $1.1 million in funding for the Junee…


Easy win for the Carpheads

The Narrandera B-Grade Carpheads had an easy win over Leeton and District Cricket Club Blue on the weekend. “We had a win, but the other…


All aboard for tourism

The Taste Riverina Festival’s role in bringing tourism to the region can’t be understated, with two cruise companies combining forces to bring a heritage train-load…


Cricket season starts up

The cricket is back on this weekend, with the B-grade Carpheads prep-aring themselves for their first game on Saturday at Leeton High School. “We’re trying to…




Town rocks to festival beat

The Rockin’ on East festival captivated Narrandera over the long weekend, and according to committee president Allan Law, it was the best one yet. “As…


Fig tree health threat

The famous Morton Bay fig at the Fig Tree Hotel has seen better days, with entire branches of the tree looking to be dying or…


Sheep dogs in the blood

Visitors came from all over the country to compete in the Murrumbidgee Championship Sheep Dog Trials at the Narrandera Sportsground over the long weekend. Jenny…