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Boy’s scooter stolen after he fell off

POLICE said they were investigating the opportunistic and callous theft of a scooter from Cohuna last week.. A young boy had his scooter stolen after he fell off it while at the skate park about 1.30pm last Monday.. Cohuna police said three teenage

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Riverine Herald
Sep 21 2017
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On the search for opportunities

MURRAY River Council is being surveyed to see if there are any opportunities for ‘‘entrepreneurships’’ to be funded.. Charles Sturt University representatives met with Committee for Echuca Moama on Tuesday to discuss the

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Riverine Herald
Sep 21 2017
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Echuca factory flying high on skyrail project

A SLICE of Echuca will be forever concreted into the Melbourne sky line come November.. This will be in the form of 2500 concrete protective walls and 86 concrete headstocks along the Melbourne sky rail project all coming out of Humes Echuca.. The

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Vivienne Duck
Sep 21 2017
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Do you have a WICKED story to tell?

THE annual WICKED (Waste In Campaspe Know, Educate, Do) Sustainability Awards are now open.. And the Campaspe Shire Council are inviting the community to enter by sharing their waste and environmental success stories.. Mayor Adrian Weston said the

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Riverine Herald
Sep 21 2017
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Shire partnership...

GANNAWARRA Shire Council is partnering with Cricket Victoria to promote greater opportunities for developing young cricketers.. To celebrate PlayCricket registration week in Victoria, Entry Level Cricket Grants are now open.. Mayor Brian Gibson said

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Riverine Herald
Sep 21 2017
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Tim always Open to new...

TIM Leat has reached the holy grail when it comes to greenskeeping.. The Rich River Golf Club greenskeeper was one of three internationals who travelled to Southport, England, to work on the course at Royal Birkdale ahead of the 2017 British Open in

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Jessica Gledh...
Sep 21 2017
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Seasonal water figures...

THE northern Victoria resource manager has updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Murray system have increased from 90 per cent to 98 per cent of high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system increased

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Riverine Herald
Sep 21 2017
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TAFE looks to change gears

ECHUCA’S Bendigo Kangan TAFE has committed to structuring the campus so it can respond to the changing community, according to Committee for Echuca Moama.. Kangan presented to C4EM’s board meeting which was held at the institute on

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Tyla Harrington
Sep 20 2017
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Drum welcomes seasonal worker program measures

FEDERAL Member for Murray Damian Drum has welcomed new measures to increase support for employers and seasonal workers to access the seasonal worker program.. Changes will be phased in from July 1, 2018 and include introducing a multi-entry visa for

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
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Jessica Gledhill moves on

ALL good things must come to an end.. And thus ends my time at the Riverine Herald.. It’s time to say goodbye to the Sports section as I attempt to tackle the world of television reporting.. That’s right; Prime7 News has hired me as

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
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Weston leads lobby...

MAYORS and chief executives from six northern Victorian councils travelled to Canberra recently to advocate on behalf of their communities.. The Murray River Group of Councils spoke on water, energy, regional economic development and the need for

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
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Have you seen this...

ECHUCA police are appealing for information into a stolen caravan.. Thieves stole a 2003 Supreme Spirit van from Hume St between 8.30am Friday and 2pm Saturday.. ‘‘The offenders have cut the locking mechanism attached to the towing hitch

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
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Medicinal cannabis on...

THE use of medicinal cannabis for rural patients and its implications for their doctors and medical practices will be a key topic at next month’s Rural Medicine Australia (RMA17) conference in Melbourne.. And Echuca GP Suzanne Harrison will be

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Ivy Wise
Sep 20 2017
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Aggravated burglary at Haverfield St, Echuca

Echuca detectives are investigating an aggravated burglary at Haverfield St.. Senior Constable Bernadette Waddington of Echuca Criminal Investigation Unit said two men, aged 32 and 26, and a 27-year-old woman forced their way into a house about 5pm

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Riverine Herald
Sep 19 2017
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Police recover huge haul of stolen Echuca property

TENS of thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen property from around the Echuca district was uncovered in a raid at Stanhope early Friday.. Echuca detectives and Kyabram police swooped on the Hill Rd property about 8.55am, following a major

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Ivy Wise
Sep 18 2017
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Kangaroo count to track huge expansion

LOW level aerial kangaroo surveys will be held across Victoria this month.. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning will carry out the surveys to provide important information about the estimated abundance and status of

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
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Drowning report...

THE Murray River is again in the spotlight, but not for a good reason. According to the Royal Life Saving Society’s National Drowning Report, four people died on the river during the 2016-17 financial year.. Among the fatalities was

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
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Campaspe could clean...

TWO Campaspe Shire community groups have been announced as state finalists in the Tidy Towns Awards Program, part of the 2017 Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards.. Plastic Bag Free Echuca-Moama and Strathallan Family Landcare are finalists and key

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
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Motorcyclist in...

AN ECHUCA man was in a serious condition in a Melbourne hospital on Friday after a crash in Bendigo.. The 25-year-old motorcyclist was riding north on Station St in Epsom when he collided into the back of a Commodore sedan turning right into the

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
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