Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Snowy Mountains Local News from the Capital Radio Newsroom

Boco Rock Wind Farm open for inspection this Saturday

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

The Boco Rock Wind Farm will hold a community open day tomorrow.

67 wind turbines are nearing completion with electricity generation already underway.

You'll have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the wind turbines tomorrow, a range of technical staff will be on hand providing bus tours around the site.

You'll even be able to step inside a turbine.

Communications Officer Shivaughn Isherwood says it's an opportunity to learn about the site.

Learn more by visiting the Boco Rock Wind Farm website by CLICKING HERE

NSW Teachers Federation representative says Cooma TAFE jobs could be lost

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

The NSW Teachers Federation has given an alarming indication that Cooma TAFE Teachers, staff and the out-reach coordinator may be about to face forced redundancies.

Organizer with the NSW Teachers Federation Illawarra Institute Rob Long has asked the Member for Monaro John Barilaro to give a direct election promise that no staff at Cooma TAFE will lose their jobs.

Mr Barilaro said he's spoken with the Education Minister and says no jobs will be lost.

Are you Jindabyne's new millionaire?

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

You could be Jindabyne's New Millionaire.

A first division lotto prize worth $1 million was won with a ticket purchase from Jindabyne Newsagency in Nuggets Crossing on Monday.

Customers who purchased a Monday lotto ticket in Jindabyne are urged to check their tickets today because they could be a millionaire.

The winning numbers are 28, 4, 23, 43, 34, 9 and the supplementary's are 3 and 20

Rail trails for Cooma-Monaro Shire

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

Cooma Monaro Shire Council is currently considering options to adopt a rail trail plan.

Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. They can be used for walking, cycling and horse riding.

There are now rail trails all around Australia and in other countries too. Rail trails link big and small country towns and meander through scenic countryside just as railways did in the past.

Cooma Monaro Shire Mayor Dean Lynch says options will be carefully considered.

Monaro Community Access Service to provide domestic violence support

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

Monaro Community Access Service is preparing to provide assistance to people escaping from domestic violence.

DV is something that no one should have to experience, but sadly there has never been a local organization providing assistance with DV until now.

Manager of MCAS Candice Morrell says, as part of White Ribbon Day yesterday, a community BBQ was held to launch the new division of MCAS.

Return of the Adaminaby curtain

From Andrew Page in the Local Newsroom:

The Adaminaby Stage Curtain has now returned to it's originally intended home at the Adaminaby School of Arts & Community Hall.

The ceremony was attended by over 100 people who marked the occasion with an afternoon tea provided by the Red Cross Adaminaby Branch.

Snowy River Shire General Manager Joe Vescio (who we welcome back from his long holiday) says the curtain looks grand in the hall.