. Update, 2.30pm: The hazardous liquid spill in the Craigmuir Lake area is now deemed to be safe.. There is currently no threat to the community and residents in the identified area can now return to their homes.. Update, 1.00pm: A watch and act
Based on Capcom’s hugely popular video game series Resident Evil comes the final instalment in the most successful video game film franchise ever, which has grossed over $1 billion worldwide to date.. Picking up immediately after the events in
Goulburn Murray has been crowned this year’s Bendigo Country Week division one champion after ending Murray Valley Cricket Association’s unbeaten run yesterday.. Goulburn Murray successfully chased down Valley’s 63-run total at Bendigo’s
Early conversations about what will happen to the current Shepparton Art Museum space once the new facility on Victoria Park Lake is up and running have begun.. And the Mayor has indicated the prospect of Greater Shepparton City Council moving in is
Tatura is a thriving small town with a great community focus and a great deal going for it.. The recent announcement that it will hold a festival demonstrates how far the town will go to give itself an identity but at the same time also showcase the
They have been crowned the best bowler at their club, but the greatest in the Goulburn Valley is yet to be decided.. The supreme bowler of each Goulburn Valley Bowls Division club will fight it out for the Champion of Champions title starting
An car which overheated is believed to have caused a grassfire in Bunnaloo on Monday evening.. The car had stopped in tall grass.. Mathoura, Tantonan, Bunnaloo and Thyra Rural Fire Service brigades responded to the fire on Larcombe Rd about 7.20pm
The team behind Deniliquin’s Soul Flats Music Festival are throwing an all ages party to kick off 2017.. The evening will be a celebration of Deniliquin’s deep pool of musical talent and a showcase of some of Melbourne’s best emerging artists
Deniliquin Sports Stadium’s men’s basketball competition had its first round of the season on Wednesday night.. This season numbers have increased rapidly with some spots still open for a ninth team.. If you’re interested then visit John at
Rhiannon Hayes’ passion for cars started when she was just four years old.. The 28 year-old has attended the Bright Iconic Rod Run every year since her father Steve Beckwith first took her as a youngster.. She’s also an active member of the new
Reports of less than 100 percent support for complementary or non-flow related measures to help provide more water for food production are ‘‘simply amazing’’, according to Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Graeme Pyle.. Mr Pyle
The excitement has continued for the Keech Family.. Following two recent engagements, twins have been welcomed into the world.. Proud parents are Blake Keech and his fiancé Pheobe Pike and their two bundles of joy are Spencer David and Arlo Saige
Purtills has been transporting our most precious cargo for 66 years, with Keith Purtill starting his first school bus run service in 1951.. Today, the Deniliquin-based business operates up to 55 school bus services each day across most of the
The dairy industry is still doing it tough, but there are some signs of improvement.. That is the optimistic prediction from NSW Farmers’ Dairy Committee deputy chair Malcolm Holm.. The Blighty-based dairy farmer said while prices being offered
Croquet play for 2017 will start on Sunday, January 29 with breakfast at 8am.. Play will start at 9 to 9.30 following the breakfast.. The lawn courts are in great condition but some work still needs to be carried out next week before the courts can
Award winning children’s author Susanne Gervay OAM will give an ‘author talk’ at the Central Murray Library in Deniliquin on Friday, January 27.. Ms Gervay will speak about her books and will also be available to talk with interested readers
The pitiful compensation being offered to communities being devastated by poor government water policy has been highlighted again this week.. Two shires in northern NSW were allocated a total of $2 million by the Federal Government to help
Applications are now open for the Australian Vignerons, Wine Australia and Winemakers Federation of Australia-funded Future Leaders program for 2017.. The program is suitable for those who are ready to step-up and be the next leaders in
A cow had a close shave recently when she got her head stuck in a hollow tree.. Anna-Grace Close and her father, Robert, were rounding up cattle on their Harrow (in the Wimmera) Red Angus stud when they discovered the mischievous heifer, with its
The popularity of Maine-Anjou beef cattle is growing, four decades since they first come to Australia.. The French breed, developed by crossing the French Mancelle and English Durham, came to Australia in the 1970s and was originally a dual purpose
Anglers are being encouraged to download the ‘‘Vic Fishing’’ app for smartphones or get hold of the 2017 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide as the Victorian Government looks to reach its ‘‘Target One Million’’ plan to increase the
Farmers, landholders and experts in species management are being encouraged to apply for the new Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee.. The committee will provide advice to the government on the strategic management of wild dogs across Victori
Maize growers are being invited to submit entries in a national maize yield competition.. The Maize Association of Australia is running the contest to encourage growers to push their yield goals and outcomes higher.. Association chair Harley Bligh
Each year we hear about haystack fires in sheds and paddocks and, unfortunately, equipment.. However, not so commonly thought of are hay baler fires.. During every hay harvest, the Victorian CFA attends several baler fires, many of which could have
Riverine Plains is inviting growers to attend Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting on February 2, to reflect on last year, its harvests and challenges for the season ahead.. The day will include a post-harvest debrief session run by Mark Harris from Rural
A citrus farmer in the Curlwaa area in the Sunraysia region has been fined by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for misuse of pesticides.. The EPA issued two fines of $400 to the citrus farmer, for using a pesticide contrary to an
Bad doctors do more damage than guns. An open letter to Australian Medical Association president Michael Gannon.. Dear Mr Gannon.. I am taken back by your comments on gun control and the AMA (Country News, January 10).. While I am not a doctor, I
Victorian Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford officially announced the next phase of the Product Innovation Science Lab Centre in Echuca recently, to complement EB Mawson and Son’s concrete and quarrying business.. The Andrews Government
A man has suffered significant blood loss after being mauled by shark in the Torres Strait.
UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party will not block the triggering of Article 50.
Four more survivors have been rescued from an Italian hotel demolished by an avalanche, but the death toll has risen to four with 15 unaccounted for.
President Donald Trump's nominees to run the Pentagon and the Homeland Security Department have been sworn in.
Ex-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has apologised for causing public concern after his family members were named in a bribery case in the United States.
Victorian Police Commissioner Graham Ashton says the death toll could still rise after a car ploughed through a Melbourne mall.
Two teenagers have been charged after they bashed a cab driver and tried to steal his car.
The Trump administration has made it official that it will move to get rid of Barack Obama's environmental initiatives.
Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has pleaded not guilty to 17 charges in a US court.
Authorities say shooing at West Liberty High School that injured a 16-year-old student could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members.