Club wants guest numbers confirmed for Mock Wedding

July 21, 2017

Tocumwal Football and Netball Club are hosting a Mock Wedding on July 29.

This event is an over 18 night, and those who have indicated they are going should contact Sarah Quick and pay for their tickets.

Remember to bring along your friends for a fun night.

There are no tickets for sale at the door.

Firm numbers are needed for catering — it’s a wedding after all! Start time is 6.30pm with canapes for the 7pm ceremony.


Tocumwal Junior footballer Blair Eddy notched up a great milestone on Saturday in the game against Picola.

Blair has played 50 club games and he is still in the under 14s.

This gutsy little player has no fear as he mixes it with the bigger players.

If Blair can continue to play without injury, there is every possibility he will break many of the club’s longevity records in his time.

Ben Herezo also played 50 reserve games, and Jessica Bennett, who started out with the club in junior netball, has marked her 100th game as a senior.

Well done to all.


School holidays are over again for the eastern states and the kids are back at school.

Many local grandparents are returning from child minding duties with great stories about adventures with grandchildren.

Hope you all had a great time catching up.


Planet Ark National Tree Planting Day is Sunday, July 30, with schools’ tree planting day being on Friday, July 28.

In Berrigan the Community Garden group are planting trees at the Berrigan Tank Paddock, with the local schools all attending on the Friday and the public welcome to join them on the Sunday.

Anyone interested in starting a tree group in Tocumwal can contact Councillor Colin Jones.

There are grants and assistance available for those who put their hands up to help.

So many people chose Tocumwal to live because of its tree coverage and its natural aspects, but these are fast getting lost under concrete and clay.


The Berrigan Shire Animal Control Officer has cattle dog puppies up for adoption.

They had three pups dropped off last week at the pound for rehoming.

If you are interested in adopting a six week-old female red cattle dog or a male or female 16 week-old stumpy tailed blue cattle dog get in touch with where you can see photos of these little cuties and follow the process from there.


Within 18 months, the Motor Registry in Finley will be upgraded to a NSW Service Centre.

There you will be able to register your vehicles, have driver’s licence testing and apply for Seniors Cards, pay NSW Housing rents, gain Fair Trading licences, apply for birth certificates and disability parking registrations to name a few things all under the one roof.

The address of the service centre will be unchanged in Howe St.


A date for your diaries.

Tocumwal Rural Fire Service is having an Open Day on Sunday, September 17 from 9am to 3pm.

There will be demonstrations, a barbecue, show bags for the kids, plus much more of interest and plenty of fire safety information for you to digest.

Going on previous fire service days it’s sure to be a hit, and it’s free.

The address is 1 Wise Court, off Tuppal Rd, over the railway line with the stop sign.

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