Seymour expo set to be a real cracker
ALMOST 500 exhibitors will be on display at this year’s Seymour Alternative Farming Expo.
HEATHCOTE is flying high on the arrival of Qantas and regular services in and out of Bendigo.
DID you make a New Year’s resolution? If you’re like most people you probably didn’t. But while resolutions may be going out of fashion, goal setting appears to be very much in vogue.
THE EFFORT put into roadside slashing across the Euroa electorate needs to increase, according to Euroa MP and Nationals deputy leader Steph Ryan.
HEATHCOTE and District Community Bank has been helping out local students for the past six years and now it is extending that assistance to local farmers with the Rural Scholarship program.
HEATHCOTE and district students will again benefit from a scholarship program that will supplement their study costs in their first year of higher education.
A SERIES of six short videos are being developed to showcase the work of the Heathcote Community Capacity Builders program.
HEATHCOTE Fire Brigade attended two illegal blazes on December 29, both being residents burning waste. Both fires were attended to by Heathcote units with the resident on both properties being charged by the police for lighting a fire in a declared fire danger period. One of these fires had spread to the neighbouring property by the time the brigade arrived.
THE MUCH anticipated Bunbunarik Children’s Hub is another step closer to opening, with the certificate of occupancy being recently granted. This is separate to the process for receiving an operating license, which is underway.
FRANK Iske did not have any relatives in Australia, but he had a family — and a community — to call his own. Born in Holland, Frank arrived in Melbourne in 1953, aged 26, with little more than his older brother’s bicycle and a youthful sense of adventure.
WORD is that the mercury rose as high as 47 degrees in Heathcote and surrounds on Friday, putting emergency services on high alert in the hottest day in the town in five years.
VISITORS to Lake Eppalock are now safer in the event of a fire, accident or medical emergency thanks to a network of emergency markers installed in strategic locations around the lake’s perimeter.
DECEMBER is a social month, especially in regional towns and communities like Heathcote.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A PIECE of Australian motoring history has been stolen from Castlemaine and been reported being driven through Rochester and headed for Echuca. The mint condition, all original, blue and white 1963 EJ Holden special was stolen from the side of the...
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.
A 71-YEAR-OLD Echuca man has died after his boat capsized on Port Phillip Bay near Blairgowrie this morning. The man and his wife had been out on their new speedboat when it began to take on water. Police have told media the couple set out around...