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Len’s own life of pie is pretty perfect

A PERFECT meat pie is all about simplicity, according to Riverloaf Bakery’s Len Bullard.. And he would know, coming off the back of a silver medal for his plain pies at the Bakery Association of Australia’s (BAA) Best Pie Competition

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
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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 on edge

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
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Panthers rapt with win

The Benalla All Blacks have broken the spell cast upon them at the start of the season.. They narrowly beat North Wangaratta away on Saturday for their maiden victory of the year.. Until the Panthers’ 41-39 victory over the Hawks, the side had

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Hotshots 'Smashed'

Deniliquin Badminton Club’s winter competition returned following the school holiday break on Monday.. There was a big contingent of substitute players for the night.. The first match saw an overwhelming win for Smashers who defeated Hotshots

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Contributor
Jul 22 2017
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Murray Irrigation offers engineering experience

Graduate engineers have had the opportunity to gain invaluable experience working on the biggest asset renewal program the Riverina region has seen in 50 years.. Since the beginning of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP)

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Southern Rive...
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Goorambat survives scare against Moyhu in tight tussle

Goorambat escaped Moyhu with a win by the skin of their teeth on Saturday.. The Bats travelled to sixth-placed Moyhu with the chance of rising up the Ovens and King Football League to third.. But that would not be the case, as the hosts put up

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 22 2017
Sport

James' finish first and second

Twenty players braved the bleak afternoon on Sunday for croquet. There were only two three-game winners with John James scoring 25 and his wife Mary scoring 24.. Eleven players had good scores despite losing one game. Gwen Pearn had 26 and young

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Contributor
Jul 22 2017
News

Rural women’s program to inspire innovative thinking

A new community led women’s program teaching skills in innovative thinking has been launched.. Its aim is to solve the pressing issues facing regional areas.. To launch the program, a group of passionate community members met to establish the

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Southern Rive...
Jul 22 2017
News

Water sharing plans extended

Seven water sharing plans nearing the end of the 10 year terms will be extended to allow for a review, Department of Primary Industries Water acting deputy director general Dr Christobel Ferguson has announced.. She said the Lower Gwydir, Upper and

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Southern Rive...
Jul 22 2017
News

New managers at Kelly’s Bistro

Neil Talbot and Daryl King are the new faces of Tocumwal restaurant Kelly’s Bistro.. From Melbourne, the duo are managers of the popular Hennessy St business, with Mr Talbot also taking on the role as head chef.. Mr King said the

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Southern Rive...
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Netballers upskill Clinic teaches players skills by...

Keen young netballers from across the region descended in Seymour Wednesday for a netball clinic led by some of the state’s best players.. The best and brightest netball stars were at Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre to coach the school

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Lewis Fischer
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Worthogs fall in...

Rams claimed another Deniliquin Stadium basketball premiership after defeating Watters Worthogs in a thriller on Wednesday night.. In front of a vocal crowd, the two teams put on an impressive display despite a low scoring game.. Scores were tight

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Jamie Lowe
Jul 22 2017
News

Solar proposal

A $220 million solar farm has been proposed for the Finley area.. Australian solar farm developer ESCO Pacific flagged its intention for the proposal last week, and will hold a community consultation session in Finley tomorrow.. The solar farm is

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Southern Rive...
Jul 22 2017
News

Avoid winter vehicle...

We’re now in the thick of winter weather, which has prompted the TAC to call on drivers to slow down and adapt to more hazardous conditions.. TAC road safety director Samantha Cockfield said the wintry conditions magnified the dangers of

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The Telegraph
Jul 22 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Dealership long relied upon

O’Connors Shepparton has had a long history as a dealer for Lely Australia products, and the Mueller family from Kyabram has taken advantage of this long-time partnership.. The Shepparton company has been in partnership with Lely Australia for

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
Water

New guide to Waranga waterways

Goulburn-Murray Water has released a new-look Waranga Basin Recreation Guide to provide key information about one of the state’s largest inland waterways.. The guide, printed on waterproof paper, provides visitors with important information on

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
News

Celebrating women’s health

A women’s celebration and information night will be held in Cohuna next week.. Guest speakers include Dr Margreet Stegeman, an obstetrician and gynaecologist who will be speaking on behalf of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.. Dr Megan Belot

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
News

Recipe for healthy kids

According to new research released by Medibank, Australian parents believe it is beneficial for children to help prepare meals at home because it leads to improved life skills and bonding opportunities, yet technology, late nights at work, and other

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
News

Nominate your local volunteers!

The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from Northern Victoria in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards.. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Cropping

Something for every farm

Farm machinery dealer Rural Group has been around the Goulburn Valley for a while but it has only had a Shepparton branch for two years.. With Rural Group having had a presence in Echuca and Cobram for much longer, it was inevitable it would end up

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Livestock

It’s Ewe Time forums return

A new series of one of the sheep industry’s most popular extension and adoption programs — It’s Ewe Time — is being rolled out in August, designed to increase producer awareness of the principles, practices and tools of sheep enterprise

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
News

Pros and cons of ownership discussed

Economic thresholds of owning, co-owning or contracting machinery was the topic of the discussion by a Farm 360 consultant at a recent Birchip Cropping Group event.. Speaking at the Birchip Cropping Group’s Future Farmers Expo, Simon Craig said it

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Cropping

A machine to fit your needs

A new range of Krone machinery has options for all silage needs, with mowers, rakes and tedders on offer to fit a range of operations and needs.. Echuca CIH sales representative Leo Dullard said the new range of Swadro Rakes, the TC640 and the

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Cropping

Average outlook for...

Australian wheat yields are forecast to fall by more than a third from last year’s record harvest, back toward average levels, according to the latest Wheat Production Outlook from NAB Agribusiness.. Australia’s total wheat crop is estimated to

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Water

Risk of spill...

There is no change to the risk of spill in the Murray, Goulburn or Campaspe systems.. Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey said the risk of spill in each of the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe systems during 2017-18 remained above the 10 per

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Geoff Adams
Jul 21 2017
News

Energy costs shock...

Agricultural groups say independent research that shows failure of regulation and monitoring is resulting in electricity prices exceeding efficient supply costs; confirms that the electricity market at every level is failing to work in the interests

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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Former Liberal staffer WA's next senator

Former political staffer Slade Brockman will fill the casual senate vacancy left by the retiring Chris Back.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Philippines extends Mindanao martial law

The Philippine's Congress has voted to extend martial law on Mindanao in order to stamp out the growing influence of Islamic State.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Kalgoorlie calm but tense after trial

There has been no outbreak of violence in Kalgoorlie after this week's sentencing of a man who ran over and killed an Aboriginal teenager.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Sean Spicer's eventful six months

Melissa McCarthy's turn as Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live was one of the more memorable moments during the White House spokesman's short time at the helm.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Chinese ship in 'vicinity' of war games

A Chinese spy ship has been detected in the vicinity of joint Australian and US war games, the defence department has confirmed.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Polls close in 'peaceful' East Timor vote

While East Timorese voters have praised the country's new-found peace and stability, some are impatient at the speed of progress.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Justine Damond's death shakes US city

Minneapolis' police chief has quit and its mayor has been driven from her own news conference amid the fallout over the death of Australia's Justine Damond.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Brisbane cyclists stage bridge 'die-in'

About 100 Brisbane cyclists have held a 'die-in' on the Victoria Bridge to protest the proposed removal of dedicated bike lanes.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Libs meeting 'not Abbott-PM battle'

A Liberal Party convention is about members charting a path for the party not a leadership squabble, says cabinet minister Arthur Sinodinos.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

Violence over Jerusalem holy site kills 6

Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine have boiled over into violence that's killed six people.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
News

US police chief quits over Justine's death

The Minneapolis mayor says she asked police chief Janee Harteau to resign following the fatal shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
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