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Special pie puts Tatura on map

The awards seem to be never ending at Tatura Hotbread after recently winning another national pie competition.. Glenda and Jeff Alexander recently entered a competition held by the Baking Association of Australia which brought together 388 bakeries

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Hayden Thomson
Jun 24 2017
Sport

Family affair at Cats

When a family goes on a weekend getaway during the winter it can cause a rush for replacements at Mooroopna Hockey Club.. More than 70 per cent of the club’s men’s and women’s sides are filled with players related to one another

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Lauren Bordin
Jun 24 2017
Opinion

A big fan of Dan, the Man

Among all the meme pages, pop culture and heavy metal fan pages I follow on Facebook, there is one politician who always comes up in my feed.. Despite not being a member or supporter of any political party, I gave a big old like to Daniel

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Traditional country service with a smile

Nathan Everingham & Co prides itself on providing good old fashioned service and going that extra country mile for all its clients’ needs.. From the moment you enter the Finley office you are greeted with a warm smile and professional

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Southern Rive...
Jun 25 2017
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Biz awards nominations closed

With the Deniliquin Business Excellence Awards less than a month away, the achievements of local businesses and employees will soon be recognised at the gala dinner.. This year’s categories will feature 12 awards, with eight of those aligning

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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Scan, software experts

Finley Scanclear offer a wide range of services across the livestock sector, and are experienced contract scanners at saleyards throughout New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.. With a lifetime of experience in the livestock industry

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Southern Rive...
Jun 24 2017
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Pleasant Sunday of music in Deniliquin

A full house enjoyed a pleasant Sunday afternoon of music at the weekend, with thanks to Sing Australia Choir and the Edward River Concert Band.. The talented members of each group teamed up for a concert in the Multi Arts Hall in Cressy St

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 24 2017
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CWA treated to taste of Nepal

Murray Hut CWA Branch recently held its International Night with the country of study this year being Nepal.. Members hosted Dan Ryan who has undertaken volunteer work in Nepal and two Nepalese mothers and babies who are living and working in

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Southern Rive...
Jun 24 2017
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Local students part of record Storytime read

What an incredible year it was for National Simultaneous Storytime 2017.. There were over 686,324 participants and over 6,129 locations registered across Australia. It was by far the biggest and most successful year yet.. Thank you to everyone who

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Southern Rive...
Jun 24 2017
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Swettenham groom wins scholarship

District resident Katelyn Butler is one of just 12 people from across the world — and the only one from Australia — who has been selected to take part in the Godolphin Flying Start program.. Butler is a stud groom at Swettenham Stud

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The Telegraph
Jun 24 2017
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Play centre’s birthday

About 30 people gathered at the Anglican Church Hall on Wednesday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the St Paul’s Play Centre.. Children and adults alike enjoyed an array of treats for morning tea, including a special birthday cake.. The

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 24 2017
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Deni branch’s big 20th birthday party

In celebration of its 20th birthday, Deniliquin’s Bendigo Bank branch will be hosting a party on June 30 to commemorate its service to the local community for two decades.. With the day set to feature a free sausage sizzle lunch, an appearance

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 24 2017
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Pricing boom

A nation-wide shortage of sheep and cattle has seen prices sky-rocket at local sales, with record prices being achieved at Finley in the last few months.. Elders livestock agent James Kennedy said the market boost is a reflection of changing supply

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Southern Rive...
Jun 24 2017
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Women share craft and...

One year ago, some local women decided it was about time there was a Women’s Shed — somewhere women could meet for a cuppa, a chat, and share some skills or learn new ones.. Recently some of the shed’s members attended the first

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The Telegraph
Jun 24 2017
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Piccoli proud of state...

Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli has welcomed the NSW Government 2017-18 Budget and its funding for projects across the Murray Electorate.. Mr Piccoli said this year’s budget for the region includes:. ●Planning for staged development of

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 24 2017
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Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
Cropping

Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
Water

Fishing rules to get update

Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Rural

Horse riding shown to...

Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Dairy

Ready, set, go

Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Hop to it for better...

Two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older people and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, scientists have suggested.. A study led by Loughborough University in the United Kingdom showed bone density in the hopping leg

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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White Ferns find form with Sri Lanka win

Suzie Bates starred with bat and Holly Huddleston with the ball as the White Ferns cruised to a nine-wicket win in their first women's World Cup match.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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More UK high-rises found unsafe

More high-rise buildings in England have been found to have unsafe cladding after four London tower blocks were evacuated so fire-safety upgrades can be done.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Joyce to honour London Bridge victims

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will lay a wreath at London's Borough Market to remember the two Australian victims of the city's most recent terror attack.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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NSW Police to form elite anti-gangs unit

The NSW Police Force is considering merging its gangs unit to form an elite squad to investigate underworld crime.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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China landslide possibly buries 141 people

Around 141 people are missing after rain triggered a landslide in Sichuan province, Chinese state media said.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Joyce to lay wreath for London victims

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will lay a wreath at London's Borough Market to remember the victims of the city's London Bridge terror attack.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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Fire safety tests fail 27 UK unit blocks

The UK government says 27 developments across England have failed fire tests on the cladding used in the buildings.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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Two Bali escapees returned from East Timor

Two of the four men who broke out of Bali's notorious Kerobokan prison have been returned, however Australian man Shaun Davidson remains at large.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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Martin Place homeless camp moved

A group of homeless people have been forced out of a camp in Sydney's Martin Place.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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We need to connect with voters, Morrison

Treasurer Scott Morrison has told the Liberal Party federal council that the party needs to make sure it's connecting with voters if it wants to retain power.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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Warnings as PM talks up Lib achievements

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told the party faithful his government has achieved generational reforms despite a challenging Senate.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2017
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