PROPOSED animal boarding kennels in Kyabram won’t go ahead.. The Graham Rd property, owned by Shaun Donovan, was planned to hold a maximum of 50 dogs and 30 cats but was refused at the Campaspe Shire council meeting on Tuesday due to concerns
FOOTBALL legend Peter Knights will tomorrow be the headline act at Echuca United’s last home game of the regular season.. As special guest at the annual sponsor’s day, Knights will address a large contingent, who will have the
MOAMA’S A grade netball will look to show its recent form slump is a thing of the past when it faces lowly-ranked Barooga away from home this weekend.. The Magpies looked invincible three rounds ago, but have only won one game since then, its
CAMPASPE Shire councillors openly wept on Tuesday night as they voted to show their support for marriage equality.. Councillor Kristen Munro broke down as she spoke of family and friends who had suicided because of their sexual preferences.. Gay
ECHUCA Football Club seniors has just two games left to end its year in the Goulburn Valley League on a positive note.. It looked to be in blistering form mid-season — wins over Tatura and Euroa some of the more impressive victories in its bid
THE temperature today in Ho Chi Minh city is 27C with almost 90 per cent humidity.. A far cry from the 5C ambient temperature at Echuca’s Cenotaph when a small crowd of Vietnam veterans gathered for the annual long Tan Service &ndash
MURRAY River Council has been thrown into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.. Council has been charging people for a copy of the boundary electorate map ahead of the election on September 9.. Murray Shire and Wakool Shire were amalgamated last
Deniliquin Rovers Netball Club has had a fantastic 2017 season with six of their seven teams making finals.. Featuring in the first week of finals will be A grade, C reserve and Under 15s who will all play qualifying finals in Mathoura tomorrow
MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has delivered a strong message of zero tolerance to those with intent to steal fuel.. Mr Walsh applauded last week’s announcement by the Liberal National Coalition that fuel drive-offs would be treated as
Mathoura lost a kingpin of our community this week with the passing of long-term local, Harry ‘Snow’ O’Connor.. What do you say about a man who was small in stature but had a heart as big as Texas?. Family was his first love
Kelsey Hislop (GK, GD): A strong defender, and always gets the much needed intercepts in high pressure situations.. Emmaline Weir (GD): A midcourt turned defender late this year and has slotted into the position perfectly. Her speed and agility are
Benalla Health, which runs the community Parkinson’s Disease support group, is pleased to support this year’s A Walk in the Park event for Parkinson’s awareness.. Thousands of people will descend on Melbourne’s Federation
MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged families and businesses to make their voices heard in a parliamentary inquiry into regional fuel prices.. Nationals and Liberal MPs fought hard to establish the inquiry, which will work to provide
Police wish to speak to the owner of a dark blue coloured ute alleged to have been involved in a ‘hit and run’ in Deniliquin on Monday.. The car was reportedly being driven west along Sloane St, about 4.40pm, when it allegedly collided
The scandalous Lola Montez has caught the eye of Deniliquin locals, with only a handful of tickets still available for the outrageous showgirl’s production to be held tonight.. At the time of going to print yesterday, there were just 20
Blighty has five sides in Picola League netball finals this season.. Blighty’s third-placed A grade side will take on second-placed Deni Rovers this Saturday in Mathoura.. Play starts from 2pm and the match is expected to be hotly contested
Benalla Saints’ season is over after falling to Bendigo Thunder in the Northern Country Women’s Football League grand final on Sunday.. The Saints went into the match as underdogs after the Thunder beat all sides put before them during
Fifteen-year-old football umpire Lachlan Wright is back at school after a stint on the boundary line in Perth.. Lachlan was one of 10 umpires selected to represent Victoria at the School Sport Australia (SSA) under-15 football championships held in
Fonterra's new state-of-the-art cheese plant was officially opened in Stanhope, marking the return of full production to the site two and a half years after fire destroyed the previous plant.. The $140 million plant has injected an estimated $30
With the towering silos littered across the Victorian landscape, a drone has helped to deliver a different perspective to the Wimmera-Mallee's Silo Art Trail.. From vision of the intricate artistry to stunning landscapes that see these
Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.. GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue-green algae reach levels
Tomato seeds that were carried into space aboard a space shuttle and experimented on by astronauts in the 1980s only made it past Sydney’s Biosecurity officers after a blast of gamma rays.. The Tomato Rutgers California Supreme seeds were
The Senate Economics References Committee has today tabled its report into the Australian dairy industry.. The inquiry was initiated off the back of what the committee called unsavoury claw back practices that were conducted by Murray Goulburn and
With recent rainfall across the Goulburn Valley, interest in Gaffy’s Tractor Hire’s hay making equipment is growing according to the company’s owner, Tim Gaffy.. Mr Gaffy has recently purchased a new 110hp John Deere tractor which
A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has
The GV Food Bowl Revolution will welcome Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies’s Fair Food founder Chris Ennis at an event exploring community improvement through local food and community action.. The free event is open
With the start of the hay season approaching, it is a timely reminder for hay-makers to consider their hay making essentials.. Over the years, hay making has become an accurate process combining art and science with the use of mechanical instruments
What can be done to minimise the deleterious effects of wet weather on silage quality?. The aim is to harvest chopped stack silage at about 30 to 35 per cent dry matter content versus 40 to 50 per cent DM for round baled silage.. Precision chopped
The National Irrigators Council says the projected shortages of climate modellers raised last week by the Australian Academy of Science are a concern.. National Irrigators Council chief executive officer Steve Whan said ‘‘irrigators
Two people are dead following a stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku.
Fire authorities are warning conditions in many parts of Queensland are perfect for bushfires, with residents urged to have an evacuation plan ready.
The controversial advisor to President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, is the latest head to roll at the White House.
More than 600 people are still missing, while 461 people have been buried following a massive mudslide in Sierra Leone.
Possible adding further citizenship confusion to the Australian parliament, the UK Home Office says anyone with a British-born parent is an automatic citizen.
Fire and Rescue NSW say three homes on the state's south coast have been destroyed by fire, as strong winds fuelled the blaze.
Fire and Rescue NSW are battling a fire which is burning three homes on the state's south coast but strong winds aren't helping the conditions.
There's a feeling of shock as Barcelona tries to return to normal after a terrorist attack killed 13 people.
More than 400 bodies have been found after the devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone.
Raymond Pasnin was killed outside his mother's Sydney home in October 2013 as part of a plot involving two former lovers, a court has heard.