Highlands Rise and Shine| September 11, 2017

That’s a wrap for today. Don’t forget to join us again on tomorrow from 7.00AM.

Being a mum can be hard work.

► Check out our selection of snaps from sport in the Highlands over the weekend. 

►Moss Vale High School supported Indigenous Literacy Day last week.

The school held a book swap and sale, where students could swap books with their peers or buy a book from the library for gold coin donation.

Moss Vale teacher and librarian Katie Cripps said students were happy to support the cause.

►A Mittagong senior guide has received some royal recognition.

Maddy Saffery has completed the Queen’s Guide Award scheme, the peak achievement award for senior guides. “It feels special to be able to achieve the award,” Miss Saffery said. “I’m happy I managed to complete it with no major hiccups.”

Miss Saffery’s service included 30 hours of community service over three months at Bridges for Learning in Bowral. 

►The Moss Vale High School community remembered a former maths teacher with the game he loved recently.

About 300 people, including students and staff members, watched the Antony Stott memorial football match on September 6.

The game was a tribute Mr Stott, who died after he collapsed during a football game last year.

►Kazcare’s new kitchen is one for the whole community to enjoy. 

From Tuesday, September 26, the Kaz Community Kitchen will run a number of different cooking classes through several of its programs. 

There will be school holiday classes for kids, classes designed for people with disabilities and classes featuring celebrity chefs.

►Close to 600 firearms have been collected across the Hume LAC as the national firearms amnesty draws to an end. 

The amnesty, announced late last year, allows residents to hand in unregistered guns to the police without fear of prosecution.  

TRAFFIC:  All roads are clear in the Southern Highlands today. Drive safely and enjoy the journey. 

TRAINS: Commuters can expect a good service on the Southern Highlands today. 

WEATHER: A sunny day with areas of fog and frost inland early this morning, winds NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening and a daytime maximum temperature of 18 can be expected in the Highlands today.

Here's a look at what the local weather is doing right now.

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