News

Gannawarra runs a survey

GANNAWARRA Shire are wanting to hear from the community about how they use, or don’t use, recreational facilities and services across the shire.. Infrastructure and development manager Geoff Rollinson said people do recreation in a manner of

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Building better infrastructure

MEMBER for Murray Adrian Piccoli said the first round of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund has opened and he urged Murray River Council and community to nominate infrastructure for the available $1.5 million funds. The

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Two years later and Helen still searches

THE wife of a missing Bunnaloo man has been waiting on a phone call for almost two years.. Helen Gray has been hoping and praying for a call from someone who has seen her husband, Ian Gray.. The sheep stud owner drove out the front gate of his

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Solutions for better health in the Loddon-Campaspe

IMPROVING digital connectivity and rail services, growing the economy and promoting better health outcomes for the Loddon Campaspe region were the topics of discussion yesterday.. Loddon Campaspe Regional Partnership held a workshop in Castlemaine

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Bombers finals hopes...

ECHUCA faces a must-win game against Mooroopna this weekend as it continues to fight for a position in the Goulburn Valley Football League finals.. One game and percentage behind sixth-placed Rochester, the Murray Bombers cannot afford to slip up in

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Alex Mitchell
Jul 22 2017
News

Depressed mother said...

A MOTHER who stole beauty products from a Kyabram supermarket told police she was depressed and wanted to look better.. Ebony Murray, 25, appeared in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to the January 18 theft.. Police prosecutor

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Murray Valley still at...

STATE Ministers say they have taken ‘key steps’ to delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, but Murray Valley food producers are still at risk.. Much more work and consultation is required to identify what the impacts of decisions

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Sink your teeth into this problem

AN ECHUCA dentist is alarmed by the increasing number of children needing teeth removed or fillings.. And he is blaming non-fluoridated water, sugary drinks and bad habits passed down from parents for a lot of the decay he sees at the public

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Shire tree scheme now open — with subsidies

CAMPASPE Shire Council’s rural tree scheme is now open to the public, providing rural landowners the opportunity to purchase plants at a subsidised rate.. Mayor Adrian Weston said that the scheme provided an incentive to the shire’s

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Big changes for forestry access

10 years ago. Friday, July 20, 2007. Major changes for forest use were among recommendations in a report released in Echuca yesterday on Murray River red gum forests.. More national parks and nature conservation areas, increased environmental flows

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Tasered man in Deni...

A 27-YEAR-OLD man who was capsicum sprayed and tasered after allegedly threatening another man and refusing to leave a house in Mathoura will discover his fate in September.. Luke Quinlan, who is on bail, appeared in Deniliquin Local Court on

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Fire warning after...

THE CFA is urging residents to help prevent house fires after a heater caused a blaze that gutted a home in Cohuna early this week.. An elderly couple managed to escape injury after fleeing Monday’s fire which was determined as accidental

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
News

Inquiry into Yorta...

YORTA Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation is under examination over financial concerns and suspected breaches of duty.. Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) appointed an independent examiner in 2016 to examine the

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
News

How to get onto the new bridge

THE first stage of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project can now be visualised.. VicRoads has released an artist’s impression of the new roundabout at the intersection of Murray Valley Hwy and Warren St.. It includes new traffic islands, trees and

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
News

Campaspe Shire is forced to close Mulvehills bridge

TOOLLEEN’S Mulvehills bridge will be permanently closed.. The bridge, built in 1942, has been closed to traffic since an inspection in December discovered structural defects and will be removed due to budget restrictions.. The decision was

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
Entertainment

What's On magazine - Winter/Spring 2017

The Echuca- Moama region is jam packed with things to do over the winter- spring period and just because the temperature has dropped, it doesn’t mean you need to spend your days huddled up next to the fire

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Riverine Herald
Jul 17 2017
News

Bargain price for...

COROP Community Centre is now owned by the Corop Community Action Group.. All for $100.. Campaspe Shire approved the transfer of the land and building at Tuesday’s council meeting.. The building, formerly home of the tennis club, is now an

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
News

It’s a lovely detour...

FOLLOWING the introduction of speed and weight limits to Gunbower’s Fox Island Bridge in February Campaspe Shire have agreed to upgrade nearby Lovers Lane.. At a cost of $70,000, the upgrade will provide alternate access for vehicles and

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
News

Mawsons hand over big...

DONATIONS keep rolling in for Community Living and Respite Services Opening Doors Project with completion just weeks away.. One of the most recent came from Mawsons Echuca — to the sum of $6000.. Manager Gary Harvey said it was important the

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
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