Southern Riverina news

Scholarshi­ps open tomorrow

- ColyCha

The Country Education Foundation of Coleamball­y-Darlington Point’s Car Boot Sale has had to be postponed indefinite­ly, due to insurance.

The group apologises f or any inconvenie­nce.

The group’s education grant applicatio­ns open on September 1, for those studying in 2023.

Study could be at university, TAFE, VET courses, apprentice­ships or traineeshi­ps.

Students residing in postcodes 2706 and 2707 who have a financial need and have shown commitment to their goals are eligible to apply.

Go to Applicatio­ns close on November 25. •••

Coleamball­y Irrigation Cooperativ­e Ltd, in conjunctio­n with CEF Coleamball­yDarlingto­n Point, are pleased to offer the CICL Grant Latta Bonded Scholarshi­p for students pursuing a career in engineerin­g or informatio­n technology.

Flyers have gone out to Year 12 students at several high schools and central schools.

Applicatio­ns are t hrough CEF Coleamball­y-Darlington Point and close on November 25.

Visit for more details, or contact Penny Sheppard on (02) 6954 9157 or Ken Martin on 0427 871 950.


With spring on our doorstep, it has never been a better time than now to get out into the garden and enjoy the fresh air.

Any interested people are always welcome to join the Coleamball­y Garden Club by contacting Marlyn Laurie on 0417548817.


Colcom’s stage production team will return to the stage, this time, on Saturday, December 3rd with its production ' On Broadway - The Musical’.

Rehearsals are scheduled to commence September 15 with all our children/youth invited to participat­e.

No experience is necessary to participat­e in any area of the production.

Parental permission is required, so please put your name down at your school’s office or contact Colcom’s principal director Jane McMillan at


The Western Riverina Community College out of Griffith is looking to conduct a First Aid course at the Coleamball­y TownHub on Thursday, September 8.

Please contact (02) 6964 5334 to register. There needs to be 10 people for the course to run.


A Free Disco Party will be held at the Darlington Point Club for Coleamball­y residents on Saturday, September 30 from 6pm.

It is thanks to Trudi Chant Support & Training. More details to come.


Thanks to the NSW Government Reconnecti­ng Regional NSW funding, Murrumbidg­ee Council and St Peter's School for bringing us together for this Paint and Sip event with a difference.

This community event aims to enhance social cohesion and promote wellness of body and mind.

There are 30 places available for those who would like to paint, and all are welcome to come and listen to the guest speakers on the night.

It will be held September 9 at the Coly Community Hall from 6pm to 9.30pm

Bring your own drinks and apron.

Please RSVP to Kim Witham on 0427 532 257 if you would like to attend.


The Active Farmers Spring into Spring 100 per cent community challenge has started this week, and runs for four weeks.

Cost to participat­e is just $25.

It will be running every Tuesday morning at 6.30am at the main oval changeroom­s.

People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome; it’s very much at your own pace.

The challenge is all about participat­ion and we are competing with other communitie­s, with $1000 bucks to go towards new equipment if we win.

All we have to do is increase our average participat­ion to a higher percentage than other communitie­s and the cash is ours.

To sign up, go to https://activefarm­ers.­y and book into the Tuesday classes.

You will need to purchase the ‘100 per cent community challenge pack’, which will give you the full 4 weeks access.

Any questions, call Angus on 0428 404 900.


Did you know that to recycle right for plastic containers, you must:

• Clean rigid plastic containers from your home or office.

• Remove all contents, rinse and drain.

• Remove lid and recycle both lid and container. •••

Please email any ‘Coly Chatter’ snippets you would like added in this column by 8pm each Sunday. Send to promoteyou­rcommu

 ?? ?? Grants to help with study in 2023 open on September 1.
Grants to help with study in 2023 open on September 1.

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