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French Impressions featuring the Renoir Ensemble

Kangara Concert – Sunday August 27th Next up in the Kangara Concert Series is a delightful concert by the Renoir Ensemble - Anna Murakawa (violin), Anneliese McGee-Collett ('cello) & Kimberley Steele (piano) titled 'French Impressions' featuring works by Roussel, Chopin and Chaminade'. Come and enjoy this bouquet of beautiful French chamber music to lift

Major supermarkets pledge phase-out of one-use plastic bags

Every second, 159 single-use plastic bags are used in Australia – more than 10 million new bags each day. In NSW, up to 61 million bags are littered each year. More than 70 per cent of the rubbish entering our oceans is identified as plastic. Plastic kills up to one million sea birds, countless fish and 100,000 sea mammals each year. These figures, supplied

Council watch June

 Tis the season… for (normal) rate increases With Peter Marshall* Costs will still outstrip income Local social media lit up in May, with Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Administrator Tim Overall’s announcement that rates would rise for the 2017-18 financial year. Many people referred back to the then Premier’s announcement that there would be no

The Mighty West

Incomparable feeling of winning after long drought Book review by Adrienne Ribeny who lived a parallel footy history – part of the Australian legend Being the one true devotee of Australian Rules Football (AFL) in my Canberra-based family, I was the automatic choice to review The Mighty West by Western Bulldog tragic,