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Recycling cash will be put to good use in our region

CAMPASPE Shire Council has received a welcome $275,000 to fund two recycling projects.. The money is a small piece of the $4.2 million pie the State Government announced on Monday to boost local councils and businesses recycling efforts in regional

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
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18 months jail for assault, burglary

A MAN who smashed his way into his ex’s house before charging at her with a knife has been jailed for 18 months.. The Echuca man had to be capsicum sprayed by police to be arrested after the incident.. The man appeared in Echuca Magistrates

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
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Service to mark the Korean War

THE peace talks lasted almost as long as the war itself.. And it would be second only to Vietnam as the bloodiest conflict of the Cold War period.. Yet the Korean War, which cost both halves of the Korean Peninsula and their superpower backers

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
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Magistrate says the law supports Campaspe Shire

A MAGISTRATE at Echuca Courthouse has ignited debate around the town’s parking meters – even though they have been in use for almost 60 years.. On Tuesday Magistrate Patrick Southey asked the open court why there were parking meters in

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Riverine Herald
Jun 22 2018
Sport

Game On - Episode 14

This week on Game On, it’s all about the Rockets.. Jeff Kinvig is currently in Tasmania for the National Inclusion Carnival representing Vic Country and we spoke to him about what it means to wear the Big V.. And it was One & All Inclusion

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
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Here’s cheers to the...

THE Victorian Government has raised a glass to Echuca’s Wine In A Glass.. The government has invested more than $1.18 million for 65 projects to increase local and international markets, boost wine tourism and grow wine businesses

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
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Crooks are copping it...

A NEW police focus targeting known criminals has seen a drop in theft and overall crime across the area.. However, it has come at a cost — with drug arrests halving across Echuca.. According to new data from the Crime Statistics Agency, 26

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Ivy Jensen
Jun 21 2018
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EPA’s tip for dairy farmers

ENVIRONMENT Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has urged dairy farmers to empty their effluent ponds for maintenance following a dry autumn.. EPA north east region manager Emma Knights said it was an important opportunity to prevent pollution while

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
News

Pick your own project

GANNAWARRA Shire is encouraging communities to enter projects into the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project initiative.. Pick My Project is a community grants program which gives Victorians the chance to register project ideas and vote for

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
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Getting in the game with EHS

ECHUCA Historical Society is planning a cracker of a summer exhibition – but can’t do it without a lot of help from the Echuca-Moama locals.. Titled ‘Growing Up in Echuca – what kids did for fun’ it is an ambitious plan

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
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The last word on the...

A FOLDER celebrating all things Echuca-Moama was launched last month.. And it will be distributed to all motel rooms across the twin towns.. The 2018 Echuca-Moama Accommodation Association Compendium was celebrated at Sen on Madison in Moama in

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Vivienne Duck
Jun 20 2018
News

Confusion surrounds...

ECHUCA police are appealing for information following a crash on the Murray Valley Hwy on Saturday.. Senior Constable Kris Sutton of Campaspe Highway Patrol said a 58-year-old man driving a white Holden Colorado dual cab ute collided with a tree

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
News

Man wanted over car...

CAMPASPE Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for information into the theft of a Mercedes from Cohuna.. The silver SUV, registration number UHD072, was stolen on June 9 and later found burnt out in Latham Rd, Echuca, on June 15.. The

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
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Parks are cool during winter

PARKS Victoria is encouraging locals and visitors to enjoy the great outdoors, despite the cold weather.. A spokesperson said winter was a great time to visit parks along the Murray River with cooler weather, as there are lots of wildlife and fewer

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
News

Firefighters’ leap of faith

A MOCK rescue operation which saw firefighters descend the Deniliquin levee bank in George St turned some heads on Friday afternoon.. Fire & Rescue NSW firefighters from Jerilderie, Moama and Mulwala took part in the mock rescue, which was held

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Tyla Harrington
Jun 20 2018
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Jack of all trades and the master of them too

CARPENTRY apprentice Sam Spedding has added two major awards to his trophy cabinet.. An apprentice at an Echuca business, Sam, 20, recently won the Master Builders Chairman’s award in the Bendigo region and also claimed the Master Builders

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
News

Cheaper transport

THE Victorian Government has unveiled fare changes which will make catching regional public transport cheaper and fairer for thousands of passengers.. From March 1, regional passengers who buy a 28-69 day myki pass have paid the same reduced rate as

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Riverine Herald
Jun 19 2018
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Firewood’s going hot...

A LIMITED amount of stockpiled wood from Murray Valley National Park’s thinning trials is causing a frenzy in the local area.. More than 300 permits for the 1000 tonne stockpile at Mathoura have been processed so far.. The amount of interest

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
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Free drug forum is...

A FREE drug information forum will be held in Echuca this week as part of a regional roadshow.. An All Time High roadshow, hosted by Bendigo Community Health Services, will support professionals working with people using drugs by delivering the

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
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