News from Gunning and Murrumbateman | August 11

MURRUMBATEMAN

IT’S time to purchase your tickets for the Australian Cool Climate Wine Show, one of Murrumbateman’s premier annual events. Book online at www.accwineshow.com.au.

Public Tasting - Murrumbateman Recreation Grounds Hall - Saturday 9 September, 11.00am - 1.30pm & 2.00pm - 4.30pm.

Wine and Trivia - Murrumbateman Recreation Grounds Hall - Saturday 9 September, 10.30am - 11.30am.

Long Table Luncheon – In a Marquee at the Murrumbateman Recreation Grounds - Saturday 9 September, 11.30am - 1.30pm. 2016 was an amazing event drawing visitors from all over Australia with the menu showcasing locally sourced wines and produce. The menu is even better this year.

GUNNING

FOLLOWING the clash between the Gunning Roos and the Crookwell Green Devils this Saturday, everyone is encouraged to converge on the Roos’ major sponsor, the Telegraph Hotel for its annual cancer fundraiser from 4.30pm. There will be plenty of raffles so get your bidding arms warmed up. Later from 7pm there will be karaoke for all those aspiring songsters!

A VITAL part of any rural community is its rural fire brigade and ours is celebrating its 85th anniversary with a dinner on Saturday, September 2 at the Old Coach Stables restaurant. NSW RFS Long Service Medals for recognition of dedication and service will be presented on the night by Rob Rogers AFSM and Peter Alley.

LONG SERVICE: The Gunning RFS fire truck on a Santa run - help celebrate at 85th anniversary dinner on September 2.

LONG SERVICE: The Gunning RFS fire truck on a Santa run - help celebrate at 85th anniversary dinner on September 2.

COMING UP: Sun 20/8 Musica da Camera, Gunning Shire Hall 2pm, info 0417663045; Tue 22/8 “Researching the history of your house” Gunning Library, book 4845 1231.