Braidwood Times throws back Thursday

It’s been a long time since 2011, so at the Times we thought we’d refresh your memories.

On Wednesday May 18, 2011, Braidwood Times reported that:

  • Pete Harrison was the front-runner of the Palerang Council Election, receiving 35.8% of first preference votes on election night
  • New local policeman John joined bowlers at the Braidwood MPS as the ‘celebrity player’
  • Palerang Council proposed to merge the town water and sewer funds from Braidwood, Bungendore and Captains Flat by 2011/12
  • Gill Burke provided an opinion piece about the “next wave of gold rushes”
  • The new Member for Monaro John Barilaro launched his ‘Touring Office’ program to meet with community and business leaders in Bungendore and Braidwood
  • Schute Bell Badgery Lumby Livestock Braidwood and Elders Ltd Goulburn had held their inaugural Special Weaner and Grown Cattle Sale the previous Friday, where they yarded approximately 1400 quality cattle
  • The Batemans Bay Boars beat the Redbacks 39-9


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