Apr 13 2017

By Georgia Holland

 

Betty the mobile house will be in Cooma in 2 weeks to educate locals about asbestos.

Betty is a purpose built mobile model house, designed to demonstrate where asbestos may be found in the home, if built prior to 1987.

From the outside, the home resembles a typical fibro dwelling, however when opened up, there is extensive audio and visual information.

The house will be located in Centennial park, where fully trained volunteers will educate locals and be on hand to answer any questions.

The house will be open on Friday the 28th of April, where they will hold two sessions.

8am till 10am will primarily be for tradespeople and 12pm till 3pm will primarily be for school children.

However, the public is also welcome to visit.

Apr 13 2017

By Georgia Holland

 

Residents across the Snowy Mountains can now have their say on the wild dog strategy management plan.

The Department of Primary Industries is seeking public comment on an updated Strategy, aiming to reduce the negative impacts of wild dogs within NSW.

The updated document will guide specific actions by defining the roles and responsibilities of government agencies, public and private land managers and other community members.

The strategy can be accessed via their website.

Apr 12 2017

By Georgia Holland

 

Regional NSW and the ACT are experiencing higher than average fuel prices.

Key pit stops on popular tourist routes in the south of the state have gone up, with Bega prices reaching an average of $1.36.

With a large gap between prices from town to town over the long weekend, motorists are being advised to ensure they’re informed or risk being over-charged almost 23 cents a litre before heading away.

The highest regional unleaded petrol prices in the state are:

Yass $1.39

Tumut $1.37

In comparison the cheapest unleaded petrol prices in NSW are

Maitland $1.15

Nowra $1.16

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