IT MAY have been a 17-goal whitewash in the end for Lockington-Bamawm United’s A grade side, but it only came down to the final quarter.. The Cats kept within reach of White Hills for three quarters at Lockington Reserve on Saturday before running
The Echuca Cup is the highlight of the local racing calendar and is a full-on day of food, entertainment and some of the best horse racing in regional VictoriaIt may not be the race that stops the nation but it certainly stops Echuca.. The Echuc
PUBLIC schools in Echuca will miss out on up to $600,000 during the next two years after Canberra walked away from its Gonski commitments.. The analysis from the Victorian Education Department, released earlier this month, shows most schools in the
MATHOURA football coach Phil Hazelman couldn’t hide his disappointment after his side lost to Strathmerton by 93 points on Saturday.. He had expected a tough day, but said the effort from the team was unacceptable.. ‘‘We were ordinary to be
ECHUCA will be the centre of Seymour Railway Heritage Centre’s train tour.. The heritage train will travel from Seymour to Echuca on Saturday, June 10.. Passengers can travel in 100-year-old wooden bodied carriages or former Spirit of Progress
GUNBOWER Creek is set to receive an annual check-up to monitor the health and status of recreational fish species.. Researchers from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning’s Arthur Rylah Institute (ARI) will work with Fisheries
Edward River Council is urging residents and ratepayers to have their say on which projects should share in $8.6 million in funding under its Major Projects Program.. The money was made available as a ‘sweetener’ from the NSW Government when it
Tatts has turned around its fortunes this week with a 7-3 win over Exchange One in the Denilliquin & District Pool competition on Wednesday night.. Buncha Two also had a 7-3 win over Exchange Two to stay undefeated and Coach House moved to
Students and staff at Tatura Sacred Heart Primary School are celebrating Catholic Education Week this week and principal Pauline Hindson said there was much to get excited about.. ‘‘Sacred Heart School has a proud and rich history of providing
Investment is the key to the region’s future, and there are some tough choices ahead for Edward River Council ... and the community.. Council’s operational plan and long term financial plan sets out two scenarios for the 2017/2018 year —
Deniliquin Sports Stadium’s ladies indoor netball grand final result:. Thirsty Camels 40 def. Pine Power 27.. Quarter by quarter scores: (Thirsty Camels 9-6, 17-15, 25-22, 40-27).. Best on Court: Gabby Ives (Thirsty Camels).. Best and Fairest
TRAINS finally returned to the Echuca line on Friday after eight weeks off the tracks.. A $4.9 million program to improve detection at all level crossings between Echuca and Bendigo, including Rochester, had seen buses replace trains since March
POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate a missing mother and daughter from Benalla.. Fifty three-year-old Judy Stephens was last seen at a Clarke Street address on Saturday, May 20.. Eighty-year-old Isabel Stephens was last seen at
After having last weekend off with the interleague bye, the Deni Rovers netball teams were fired up and ready to go against a visiting Berrigan.. Deni’s A grade girls overcame a slow start to keep their unbeaten run alive in the Picola League
COLBINABBIN Netball Club’s A grade team looked to have a full strength line up this week, welcoming back their shooting star, Lou Dupuy.. Colbo showed composure in the first half with Jessie Geary dominating in WA, building a solid lead on North
For almost 150 years a large Victorian-style hotel has stood tucked beneath the Murchison Bridge on River Rd.. The imposing building, nestled behind copious amounts of greenery, cuts a recognisable figure in the small rural town just half an
A gallant effort in the first half by the Deni Rams was quickly overshadowed by Numurkah on Saturday, with the Blues running away with a 68 point win at home.. The visitors shocked the hosting Numurkah side in the first term, taking a four point
Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI
A $2.8million upgrade of the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is expected to be completed by July, in time for an influx of 45 students in this year’s second semester.. The upgrade, funded by the university, includes improvements to 60
The keynote speaker for this year’s Speed Updating conference run by Apple and Pear Australia will focus on robotics and automated harvesting.. Dan Steere from Abundant Robotics will be one of the main speakers at the Tasmania conference.. He is
Water security was the topic of discussion at a Murray Dairy seminar in Katunga last Wednesday.. About 30 people attended the seminar where speakers from Goulburn-Murray Water, Waterpool and Kilter Rural talked about the seasonal outlook, ways to
After a recent dry spell of weather across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina, the heavens opened up last week with most of May’s rainfall falling on Friday.. The highest recorded rainfall was at Kerang, where its Friday to Sunday total
If you’re trying to call, or have a conversation with, Creightons Creek local Jim Shovelton on his mobile phone, you might think he’s ignoring you or he just hung up.. But in fact, Mr Shovelton — who works as an agricultural consultant from
Anger and confusion has greeted the Victorian Government’s plans to restructure the Country Fire Authority, with claims of a lack of consultation and concerns about the implications on current procedures.. Under the changes, the CFA will become
Farmers have responded to news the Victorian Government is planning sweeping reforms to the labour hire industry, saying extra red tape is not necessary.. The planned changes come after an inquiry found rogue companies were underpaying workers
Record numbers of entrants attended the Cobram District Pony Club’s 2017 Grade 5 and 6 Horse Trials and Fun Day held at Muckatah recently.. About 80 people competed on May 14 and, despite it being Mother’s Day, families swarmed through the
Secondary school students tried their hands at a range of workshops designed to show them the diverse opportunities in agriculture at the Food and Fibre Careers Day at University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus last week.. More than 180 students in
Q fever is costing the livestock industry weeks in productive work and millions of dollars across the supply chain due to a lack of understanding about the disease, according to a new VFF campaign.. The $100000 campaign spearheaded by the VFF
A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.
Islamic State supporters have taken to social media sites to celebrate the Manchester attacks, but noone has claimed responsibilty yet.
The opening ceremony for the National Indigenous Constitutional Convention has kicked off in the central Australian community of Mutitjulu near Uluru.
British police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a suicide bomb attack in Manchester, which killed 22 people and injured dozens at a concert.
Theresa May says a suicide bomber deliberately chose the place where he could cause "maximum carnage" when he detonated a bomb in Manchester.
Rolf Harris would embrace children only when approached to do so, his former Australian tour manager has told a London jury in his indecent assault trial.
US President Donald Trump has offered his "deepest condolences" to the victims of the Manchester bombing calling attackers "evil losers".
London's Victoria Coach Station and surrounding streets have reopened after police deemed a suspicious packaged found there to be safe.
The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have slammed the police response to the crisis.
UK police say 22 people, including children, have been killed in a suspected terror attack after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.