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Meet Freud and Andromeda, therapy pets making a difference
Sigmund Freud and Romy have nuzzled their way into hearts across the region as therapy animals. The dog and cat duo were adopted from the Friends of Wingecarribee Animal Shelter, and provide a loving non-judgemental presence when they visit vulnerable individuals.
Bowral florist blooms into life despite Covid-19 pandemic darkness
Michelle Clayton's floral business has thrived throughout the pandemic, so much so the business is in the process of moving to a larger premises. Blooms of Bowral in High Street has also had an increase in staff.
Waste team to the rescue: One person's treasure ends up in the trash
A very distressed Highlands resident was re-united with his wallet which was rescued by some determined men from the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) and JR Richards. The resident realised he accidentally threw it in the bin called the council, where staff searched the waste truck until the wallet was found.
'It will take more than a pandemic to fold this club': Sponsors rally behind 'resilient' Mittagong Lions
Sponsors of the Mittagong Lions have said they would support the Group 6 team for next year's season after statewide Rugby League competitions were cancelled due to lockdown.
COVID-19 vaccination rates revealed for Southern Highlands postcodes
The NSW Government has released an interactive map detailing COVID-19 vaccination percentages per postcode. Seventy to 79 per cent of residents from the 2576 postcode, which is home to suburbs such as Bowral and Burradoo have had their first vaccination.
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