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COVID-19 restrictions to stay in place in parts of the Southern Tablelands
Lockdown restrictions across parts of regional NSW are set to ease on 12.01am Saturday, September 11, however, the Southern Highlands and parts of the Southern Tablelands will remain locked down. Wingecarribee Shire Council, Goulburn Mulwaree Council, Queanbeyan-Palerang will remain in lockdown. Yass Valley Council and Upper Lachlan Shire Council will have restrictions lifted on September 11.
Supermarkets say gaps on shelves should be filled in the next few days
Noticed the empty spaces on supermarket shelves? All three leading supermarkets blamed distribution staff isolating after being contacts of COVID cases, and said they were hoping to have the problem solved by the end pof the week.
Goulburn councillors defer decision for Ben Bullen Place proposal
After a lengthy debate Goulburn Mulwaree councillors opted to defer the determination of a controversial Goulburn development. The Development Application (DA) for six attached townhouses at 10 Ben Bullen Place in Goulburn was deferred pending discussions about DCP setback requirements, traffic movements, visitor parking, streetscape and softening the architectural impact on the neighbourhood.
Excess food from supermarket diverted into the community
Thanks to a new arrangement between Woolworths and BaptistCare, the excess food from the supermarket will go into the community. This excess food, meant for landfill, will end up helping those in need as part of the Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) project.
Deputy mayor Peter Walker retains position until local government elections
Councillor Peter Walker has retained the position of deputy mayor after an election on Tuesday night. He will keep the position until the next local government election, currently planned for December 4. The state government postponed the elections initially slated for September as a COVID-19 precaution.
Children, young people at risk as authorities aim to 'de-couple' sport and gambling
Have you been tempted to have a punt while in lock down? Have you found yourself unable to watch a game without reaching for your phone? You're not alone. With footy finals in full swing and gambling ads flooding TV screens at every opportunity, young men are squarely in the sights of betting companies.
Croker pinching himself ahead of debut finals series
After five years and 57 career matches in the NRL, Lachlan Croker is about to play his first finals series. The 24-year-old Crookwell product has played a crucial role for the Manly Sea Eagles this season in the number nine jersey, which saw the team compile a record of 16 wins and eight losses.
Health districts defend lack of COVID information when 'not of public concern'
The Delta COVID-19 outbreak has created "significant challenges" for the health system. While the health district identified multiple exposure sites in Goulburn on Monday, the details of other possible exposure sites in the region were "not of public concern".
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