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Campers ignore fire warnings

Forest Fire Management Victoria crews located more than 100 unattended campfires across the north-east region during the Easter weekend.. Regional Agency commander Neale Cleeland said crews found and extinguished the unattended campfires at popular

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 18 2018
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Pigdons turns 100 years

Motor vehicle and farm machinery customers of Pigdons Holden Yarrawonga and family friends joined in an official ceremony on Saturday, April 14 to mark the family’s outstanding achievement of 100 years in business.. “Congratulations on

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Robert Muir
Apr 18 2018
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Council wants bridge status talks

The new Federation Council wants to talk with Moira Shire Council, and the NSW and Victorian Governments regarding the current status of the planning for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala Traffic Bridge.. Federation Council discussed the topic at

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Robert Muir
Apr 18 2018
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$130m solar farm support

Since it conducted the community information session on Monday, April 9, ESCO Pacific has directly contacted residents at 20 neighbouring properties regarding the proposed $130 million solar farm on 378ha of agricultural land bordering Tocumwal Road

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Robert Muir
Apr 18 2018
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Devenish joins silo...

Devenish is set to join the GrainCorp Silo Art Trail, with a World War I nurse beginning to take shape on the giant canvas that is expected to be completed by ANZAC Day.. The work is being created by renowned Melbourne-based artist, Cam Scale and

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 18 2018
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James aims for Tokyo

Local champion shooter James Willett will now aim for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 after finishing sixth at last week’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games double trap event final.. After shooting a total of 134 from a possible 150 to qualify

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 18 2018
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William Cooper honoured

William Cooper was an influential Yorta Yorta man, an activist for the rights of varying people.. He was born by the banks of the Murray River in 1860 where his mother, Kitty, who was a traditional Wallithica women had lived in the Moira Forest

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Emma Prior
Apr 11 2018
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Entries sought for Henty Field Days

Agricultural machinery manufacturers, farm inventors, backyard tinkerers and students are urged to enter their innovative ideas for the three major awards at the 2018 Henty Machinery Field Days.. The awards, the Henty Machine of the Year, the

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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Brave shave

Five young female students in years six and seven at Yarrawonga P-12 College bravely shaved their heads recently in aid of the World’s Greatest Shave.. Together Maddi Lyons, Maddy Turnell, Montana Skipper, Alicia Eddy and Olivia Spithill

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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Ready for lift off

In what is believed to be an Australian first, 18 health services from across the region including Yarrawonga Health have united for the sustainability of locally governed home care (aged care at home) for senior members of the community

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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Remarkable one-man...

D C on the Lake managers Craig and Deb O’Callaghan have read and admired so much about Craig’s great uncle, Private Robert Mactier from the first World War.. A statue built in his name in Tatura is to be commissioned by the RSL in

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Robert Muir
Apr 11 2018
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Guilty plea for...

A Yarrawonga man who illegally collected and sold more than 60 cubic metres of firewood from Crown land was sentenced in the Wangaratta Magistrates’ Court in late March.. The man pleaded guilty to charges under three Acts for cutting firewood

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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Movie made romance

A movie at the local picture theatre in the late 1950s brought together Jack and Claudette McMillan who now celebrate 57 years of wedded bliss on Sunday, April 15.. John (Jack) Stirling McMillan and Claudette Rosalie Cooper were both living in

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Emma Prior
Apr 11 2018
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Letter to the Editor

Boats out stay mooring regs. If you take a stroll along the foreshore of Lake Mulwala down past the Yarrawonga Yacht Club what you would see now is nothing like the environment that excited two years ago. What has changed? Firstly let’s talk

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Apr 11 2018
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Proposed solar farm discussion

About 30 Mulwala and district people engaged in a local community information session with ESCO Pacific, on Monday night at Mulwala Football Netball Club regarding a proposed $130 million solar farm on 378ha of agricultural land bordering Tocumwal

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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$11 million for river projects

A total of $11,022,000 from the NSW Government has been allocated to create new tourism precincts along the Murray River from Albury to Tocumwal, including the Corowa-Mulwala Trail and the All-Abilities Adventure Playground for Purtle Park.. It also

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Robert Muir
Apr 11 2018
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Fantastic for whole...

Allocation of the remaining funding for the All-Abilities Adventure Playground for J W Purtle Reserve alongside Lake Mulwala in Melbourne Street is “a fantastic result for the whole region” according to the main instigator behind the

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Robert Muir
Apr 11 2018
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Police Beat

Beer burglars caught. Two male offenders in their early teens were arrested by Yarrawonga Police for committing a burglary of beer at a unit in Piper Street, Yarrawonga on Saturday, April 7. The offenders had stolen two slabs of beer from an open

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
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Pre-School’s popular...

The Mulwala Pre-school held their monster Easter garage sale on Saturday with $1,867 profit made from the day which will enable many resources to be bought for the preschool.. Mulwala Pre-school Office Manager Vicki Martin said they were grateful

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 06 2018
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