Emergency services are currently on the scene of a crash between a motorcycle and car on Bridge St Koonoomoo. The road is closed as police investigate the scene
It is now or never for Shepparton Lady Gators.. With three regular season games to go, the Gators need to make a charge to be any chance of featuring in the Country Basketball League finals.. Tony Long’s side is sitting 5-5 in sixth spot on the
A fondly remembered Shepparton treat is back, and people are very excited.. The new owners of Mr D’s have re-released the popular Mr D’s cola-flavoured ice-block, after constant requests from people who remembered the treat throughout their
A crowd of about 3000 is expected to converge on Tatura racecourse for tomorrow’s Italian Plate Race Day.. The event is one of the major events on the Goulburn Valley horse racing calendar and organisers are predicting a bumper turnout with a top
None of the 32 Victorian blackspots to be funded in the latest round of a Federal Government program are local.. The Andrews Government last week described news that about half of Victoria’s applications to the program had been successful by
Two reports released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) this week show Australians living in regional areas are more likely to be overweight or obese and smoke daily than their metropolitan counterparts.. The Healthy Community
Police are investigating the theft of a bicycle from a west Deniliquin home.. The Giant brand triathlon bike was left at the side of the Henry St home between 9am and 12.30pm last Friday.. The bike is light green and has white tape on the
All community members are invited to join the Baptist Church in celebrating Christmas this year.. The church is hosting its fourth annual Christmas Day luncheon, which is the legacy of Deniliquin’s previous Baptist Pastor Heath Whiley.. The free
The Australian cricket team has had its woes of late, but not so the Mathoura Public School youngsters.. Taking part in the Big Bash Cricket Day last week were the Year 3/4 students, playing as the Mathoura Demons, who won three of their four
It’s easy to get swept up in the joyous Christmas celebrations.. However, many people in the region face a harsh reality at this time of year.. Many find themselves in need, and the Salvation Army is asking for local support to help others have
It takes more than just property protection to make sure you’re fire ready this summer.. The team at Deni Automotive Electrical say looking after your machinery and tools properly is just as important in the prevention of a potentially devastating
CJ Cycles & Marine in Deniliquin can help you get fire ready, whether it’s reducing fire risks on your property or fire safety while enjoying the outdoors.. Owner Shirley Tunny said four-wheel motorbike riders are a specific target as the
A 31 year-old Deniliquin woman has been arrested on outstanding warrants after failing to appear in court this week, according to police.. Police said the woman was due to appear in Deniliquin court on Tuesday on charges of obtaining finances by
Deniliquin Netball Association’s long-running Saturday winter competition won’t be going ahead next year due to a lack of player numbers.. The DNA will instead run a Wednesday night competition at its Memorial Park courts.. Association committee
A Deniliquin man has been banned from all local licensed premises after an alleged incident at a local club late last month.. The 27 year-old was this week served with a 12-month ban under the Deniliquin Liquor Accord’s ‘Barred From One, Barred
Twenty-seven players and members attended the club’s Christmas luncheon last Sunday.. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the opportunity to catch up.. John Tainsh thanked everyone and then made the presentation of the 2016 awards.. The
Julie Simpson and Ian Mason celebrated their recent engagement with friends and family at the Railway Hotel in Deniliquin.. Almost 30 people attended their party on November 26, with some coming from Ballarat, Bendigo and Canberra to join in the
I am writing this letter in regard to the recent tirade the Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville and the Federal Water Minister Barnaby Joyce were subjected to by the South Australian Water Minister.. I wish I could show the South Australian
Victorian dairy farmers will get a boost to improve farm safety and productivity with the launch of a new round of the Cattle Underpass Scheme.. The VFF is administering the $3million program, which will make available grants of up to $50000 for
Exceptional rain at the right time has seen some of the best crops in 30 years in the state’s cropping belt, and to celebrate Agriculture Victoria is asking growers to send in their #CropSelfie.. While this time last year many growers were facing
A captive-bred Regent Honeyeater released in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park in north east Victoria has been found 270 kilometres away in south Gippsland. The bird was discovered on a private property in Outtrim, where it was identified by its
Victoria’s peak farmer group is calling on the Federal Government to ramp up its investment in connecting rural and remote communities with new phone towers.. The VFF made the plea following last week’s announcement that of 266 new mobile base
It’s been a tough year for the dairy industry but an event this week is sure to lift spirits going into 2017.. Murray Dairy’s Young Dairy Network is hosting its annual end-of-year celebration in Shepparton this Friday to provide a social night
Farmers are one step closer to knowing which foreign entities have a stake in Australian water supplies after legislation passed through the Senate last week establishing a foreign ownership register for water assets.. The VFF welcomed the move
Weeks of flooding in the Campaspe River has shown that when it comes to water, Mother Nature can be both cruel and kind.. The floods provided a much-needed drink for plants and trees higher up the banks of the Campaspe, and fast-flowing tributaries
A team of volunteer workers have given up their time to help remove rubbish from Lake Eppalock.. Twenty-three volunteers from Conservation Volunteers Australia, led by supervisor Daryl Hodson, spent five days at the lake picking up rubbish from the
Landholders with frontages on Seven Creeks are being encouraged to get involved in a Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority project to improve the health of the waterway.. River health officer Sue Kosch said Goulburn Broken CMA would be
Last week Country News ran a competition for our readership to create the best caption for the image above. With over 100 entries, The News shortlisted five finalists and then asked for you to vote for your winner.. The results are now in and we can
Rescue workers says at least 60 people have been removed from the debris of a collapsed church building in southern Nigeria.
Labor says Finance Minister Mathias Cormann's comments on domestic violence paid leave are "callous and clueless".
Qantas has confirmed it will operate non-stop flights on its new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between Perth and London from March 2018.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann completely rejects the suggestion the economy could be in recession after this week's poor national accounts figures.
The Australian share market is set to open higher on Monday on top of a strong week, but could slow down ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting.
A train in Bulgaria carrying propylene has derailed and exploded killing at least seven people and injuring dozens more.
Islamic State has retaken most of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra after breaking through Syrian army defences.
A Melbourne organised crime syndicate allegedly used a 3D printer to make guns, which were seized in police raids on Sunday morning.
The death toll from the two explosions near a soccer stadium in Istanbul has risen to at least 29, Turkey's interior minister says.
At least 50 Yemeni soldiers are dead after a suicide bomber blew themselves up in the port city of Aden.