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Jarman continues attack on Campaspe councillors

FORMER Campaspe Shire councillor Paul Jarman has renewed his attack on the current council for its handling of the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre lease.. As revealed by the Riverine Herald on Friday, Mr Jarman and former mayor Peter Williams

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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Boy, 6, escapes serious injury after dog attack

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy is recovering after being attacked by three dogs in Echuca on Monday.. Emergency services were called to Ogilvie Ave about 2.30pm after the boy suffered minor injuries after the dogs got loose.. An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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Banyule ‘tip’ gets makeover

MORE than two trailer loads of rubbish dumped at Banyule State Forest has been cleaned up.. Following an article in the Riv, staff from Forest Fire Management Victoria, Parks Victoria and Campaspe Shire Council spent Wednesday last week collecting

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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Charges to follow burn-offs

TWO district property owners are likely to face charges after their burn-offs got out of control on Monday.. CFA district 20 operations officer John Cutting said six brigades were called to a fire on private property on the Northern Hwy near

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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Now it’s just a bus...

ECHUCA trains will remain off the tracks indefinitely after a level crossing fault near Bendigo last week.. V/Line has replaced all trains with coaches after boom gates malfunctioned at a crossing north of Bendigo on March 20.. The crossing was slow

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Rusty Woodger
Mar 29 2017
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Crash, crush, lights...

PETER Whitbourn is a glass full kind of guy.. His Holden Commodore station wagon was one of two cars crushed by fallen gum tree branches in Anstruther St about 12.15pm on Monday.. Rather than complaining about it, he was thanking his lucky stars

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Ivy Wise
Mar 29 2017
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Environmental benefits...

RECREATIONAL anglers have learnt first-hand how environmental water releases near Mathoura are boosting Murray cod populations.. Earlier this month, Paul Childs from the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) accompanied a group of fishing

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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‘I don’t even think of cancer’

HELEN Elizabeth Shorten can’t stop talking about her new granddaughter.. And is just as happy to discuss plans for her winter escape (anything to avoid the mid-winter chills in the twin towns, she said) to climes much warmer.. This year she gets

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Riverine Herald
Mar 29 2017
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Time for Big Brother say Police

A CONCERNING spate of burglaries in Echuca’s McKinnon Arcade has got shop owners furious and police calling for better security.. Detective Sergeant Brendon Murphy of Campaspe’s Criminal Investigation Unit said crime was on the increase and the

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Ivy Wise
Mar 29 2017
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Vintage anniversary

THE Lockington Vintage Tractor and Machinery Rally is turning 20 next month.. The annual event housed at the Lockington and District Living Heritage Complex is a popular weekend for hundreds of people each year who flock to see the large display of

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Police looking for...

POLICE are looking for a motorist who hit a parked car in Echuca and kept driving.. Echuca’s Senior Constable Simon O’Toole said a black Holden SS Commodore, parked on Sturt St near Pakenham St, was side-swiped about 6.30pm Monday.. ‘‘The

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Smurfs to help scouts

CALLING all smurfs and smurfettes — the first Echuca Scouts Group need your support tomorrow night.. To continue its Harmony Day celebrations, the group has been able to access an advanced screening of Smurfs The Lost Village at the Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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These boots are made...

THE Riverine Herald has brought the highly successful Boot Bank project to Echuca-Moama.. Boot Bank will be open on Tuesday, April 18, from 4-6pm at the Shire of Campaspe Library meeting room.. A Boot Bin is also located at the Riv.. Boot Bank is

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Burglary arrest

A MAN has been arrested and charged with a series of burglaries in Echuca and Rochester.. Nathan Mann, 21, is facing four charges of burglary and theft relating to burglaries at businesses in High and Pakenham streets in Echuca and a shop in

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Have bike, will travel — a long way

A solo journey. Covering 5000km. But no bitumen.. Echuca is currently host to Andrew Kerec (pictured with wife Jodie) on a rest stop during his incredible mountain bike ride across Australia to raise money and awareness for spinal injuries.. The

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Busy week at Spring St

Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said five new bills were introduced to Victorian parliament last week.. The bills included land, worksafe, mineral resources, family violence protection and crime.. More information on the proposed Bills can be

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Motorcyclist airlifted...

A MOTORCYCLIST was flown to a Melbourne hospital after a two-vehicle accident in Echuca on Friday.. Leading Senior Constable Frank Scopelliti of Echuca police said that a delivery truck driving along Mt Terricks Rd apparently overshot Wharparilla Rd

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Ivy Wise
Mar 27 2017
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Council puts cards on...

CAMPASPE Shire has responded to the questions posed by a pair of former councillors at its council meeting on Tuesday, however were unable to confirm any details about the possible lease to preferred applicant Murray River Paddlesteamers.. Both Paul

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Riverine Herald
Mar 27 2017
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Splashdown in creek

THE man driving a car that ended up in Mathoura’s Gulpa Creek after an alleged high-speed collision on Thursday night is expected to face charges this week.. Police found the man, believed to be aged in his 30s-40s, at his home in Mathoura about

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Ivy Wise
Mar 27 2017
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