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Will you choo-choo choose this tour?

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

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2017
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Monitoring Murray cod, golden perch

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

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2017
Sport

Mowers run flat but get the job done

MOAMA Netball Club’s A grade side was slightly flat against Barooga on Saturday in the Murray Netball League.. Despite a 30-goal win at Moama Recreation Reserve, the Mowers struggled to bring the same spark they had shown in the weeks leading up

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Jessica Gledh...
May 22 2017
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Prioritise projects

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

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Contributor
May 23 2017
Sport

Tatts return to winners list

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

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2017
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Sacred Heart welcomes visitors

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
News

Tough capital investment decisions on the horizon

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 —

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2017
Sport

Thirsty Camels win indoor netball decider

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

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May 23 2017
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Toot, toot. It’s back on track

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

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Campaspe News
May 23 2017
Breaking News

SEARCH FOR MISSING MOTHER AND DAUGHTER IN BENALLA

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

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Benalla Ensign
May 23 2017
Sport

Roos undefeated

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

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Contributor
May 23 2017
Sport

Colbinabbin’s crushers roll over North Bendigo

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

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Campaspe News
May 23 2017
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Hotel restored to...

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

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Tara Whitsed
May 23 2017
Sport

Rams lose early lead...

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

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Jamie Lowe
May 23 2017
News

Losers are winners

ROCHESTER’S T.O.W.N Club celebrated annual achievements at its awards night last week.. All 18 members came together at the Shamrock Hotel for dinner to celebrate their weight-loss milestones over the last 12 months.. Member Rosemary Steain said

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Campaspe News
May 23 2017
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Timing is everything

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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‘Living laboratory’ gets million dollar upgrade

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Horticulture

Apple research update

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Water

Water security on the agenda

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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Friday’s rain boosts May totals

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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Creightons Creek local frustrated by poor phone reception

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

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Rodney Woods
May 23 2017
News

CFA restructure leads to anger, confusion

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

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Alana Christe...
May 23 2017
Horticulture

Horticulture industry doesn't need more regulation: Farmers

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

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Rodney Woods
May 23 2017
Rural

Cobram Pony Club event sees record numbers

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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Careers day at Dookie...

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

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Livestock

VFF steps up its Q...

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

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Shepparton News
May 21 2017
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Mixed feelings about...

The VFF has reacted to last week’s federal budget with both praise and disappointment, with Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison receiving mixed reviews.. VFF president David Jochinke said he was pleased to see the Federal Government extend the scheme

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Alana Christe...
May 20 2017
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Manchester centre evacuated, then reopened

A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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IS claims responsibility for UK attack

Islamic State supporters have taken to social media sites to celebrate the Manchester attacks, but noone has claimed responsibilty yet.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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First Nations summit starts in Uluru

The opening ceremony for the National Indigenous Constitutional Convention has kicked off in the central Australian community of Mutitjulu near Uluru.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Police arrest man over Manchester attack

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.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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An act of 'appalling, sickening cowardice'

Theresa May says a suicide bomber deliberately chose the place where he could cause "maximum carnage" when he detonated a bomb in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Rolf Harris not giving evidence in trial

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.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Trump denounces UK attack by 'evil losers'

US President Donald Trump has offered his "deepest condolences" to the victims of the Manchester bombing calling attackers "evil losers".

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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UK police reopen Victoria Coach Station

London's Victoria Coach Station and surrounding streets have reopened after police deemed a suspicious packaged found there to be safe.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Police criticised ahead of Lindt findings

The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have slammed the police response to the crisis.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
News

Twenty-two killed in UK suicide attack

UK police say 22 people, including children, have been killed in a suspected terror attack after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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We'll learn from UK blast: Comm Games boss

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee says Games' bosses will learn lessons from the bombing in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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