Around Narrandera, October 7

Cootamundra by-election voters will be able to cast their votes at the polls on October 14 until 1pm. Those wanting to vote ahead of time may front up to the Narrandera Emergency Operations Centre between 8.30am and 5pm from October 9-13. Postal votes will be accepted until 6pm on October 11. 

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The 200-year-old Morton Bay fig tree at the Fig Tree Motel in Narrandera is looking sick and sorry, with branches at the top appearing to be dying. The good news is arborists are on the job, and council is working with the owners to prevent problems developing.

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John O’Brien memorabilia will go on show next year in John O’Brien Heritage House. The Heritage House Committee is working on room refurbishments which they hope will be completed before the end of the year.