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Getting the band back together

Blighty has signed veteran Deniliquin premiership defender Rob Resuggan.. The 41-year-old, who has played more than 150 games and won two premierships with the Rams, signed with the Redeyes during the week.. Blighty coach Jack Tyndall, who played

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 25 2017
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Police ramp up patrols at hotels

Nagambie, Euroa and Seymour police will ramp up their presence at local licensed venues following an alleged assault outside the Royal Mail Hotel in Nagambie last week.. Sri Lankan migrant Aadil Rafeek, 29, is recovering in a stable condition after

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 25 2017
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Stolen charity tin found dumped

A donation tin stolen from generous Shepparton community advocate Azem Elmaz has been found empty and discarded on the side of a local road.. Last weekend, Mr Elmaz discovered the tin, containing about $300, had been stolen from his locked food van

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Shepparton News
Nov 25 2017
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HP offers $10,000 grants for schools

Schools in Seymour are encouraged to apply for a share in the HP Kids Fund.. Recently announced by HP Australia, the fund is a new program committing $500000 to help Australian students achieve digital literacy. Through the fund, 50 schools will

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Hope for dragon boats

Deniliquin Rotary president Martin Wilmshurst said he is hopeful of setting up a Deniliquin dragon boat chapter after a public meeting on Monday night.. Similar chapters have been successfully started in nearby regional centres and are aimed at

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 25 2017
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Save on pool visits

It’s never been more affordable to keep cool this summer, with huge discounts on offer for those who buy an outdoor pool season pass before Sunday.. Mitchell Shire’s outdoor pools in Seymour and Tallarook will be open for business from

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Full fields

About 6,500 people attended this year’s Strawberry Fields Festival, held on Lower River Rd at Tocumwal on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.. The revellers came from most parts of Australia, including plenty from Deniliquin, for the ninth annual

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 25 2017
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Fire safety is responsibility of all

I am not a trained firefighter but my past four residences — at Avenel, Seymour, 10km out of Euroa, and Nagambie — had hundreds of hectares of back or front paddocks around them, and I know the concerns, fear or worry of having tall

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Timbercutters meeting

Well, the practice meeting was held on Tuesday night so everyone should be raring to go next week.. Mathoura Football Netball Club’s Pre-AGM meeting was designed to equip members and prospective members with a greater knowledge of the club as

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Eileen Day
Nov 25 2017
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Display vehicles sought

Historic Winton — Australia’s longest running, all-historic motor race meeting, is seeking classic vintage cars and motorbikes for a display in next year’s event.. Organisers are looking for a specific set of classic cars, to be

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 25 2017
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Sacrifices remembered

Every year Australians pause on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who have served in conflicts.. On this 11th day of November in Seymour about 100 people gathered at the front of the World War One Memorial Gates to

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Coolant clean-up

Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue was called to a suspected oil spill on the Wakool Rd on Tuesday afternoon, believed to be caused by a broken down bus.. The brigade was called just before 6pm, and Deputy Captain Les Booth said the leak turned out to

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 25 2017
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Benalla Bomb Drama

Benalla was in shock on Monday evening as news spread of the Shawbrook Ave bomb saga.. The dramatic incident played out from 2.45pm — when a Benalla Rural City Council employee noticed an explosive device attached to his marked company vehicle

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 25 2017
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Buy Australian made

Residents are being urged to make their purchases count and buy locally this Christmas.. The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to buy locally in order to support Australian farmers and manufacturers, and the retailers that stock their

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
Entertainment

Fundraising fete a big...

St Michael’s School’s annual Twilight Fete was once again a massive hit.. Families, friends, past and current students, teachers and support staff all volunteered their time to turn local business support into invaluable fundraising

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 25 2017
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Tracks to better soil health

The benefits of using tracks to significantly reduce soil compaction and increase flotation, resulting in improved yields and wider harvest windows in wet conditions, have been well recognised, especially in Western Australia.. Vimcor track

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Shepparton News
Nov 25 2017
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Irrigation property Blackwood Park for sale

Blackwood Park, a 3416ha property that has been in the Landale family for five generations, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.5million when sold next month.. Offering double frontages to Forest Creek, the property is located about 30km north-east

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Shepparton News
Nov 25 2017
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News in brief

Banana disease breakthrough. A billion-dollar banana industry at risk of a deadly disease could be saved by a scientific breakthrough from a Queensland university.. The Queensland University of Technology has genetically modified Cavendish bananas

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Shepparton News
Nov 25 2017
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Info sought on native animals

The Goulburn Murray Landcare Network is joining forces with the Australian Platypus Conservancy to collect information about platypuses and water-rats.. The project is aiming to collect information about the aquatic mammals to help plan

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Shepparton News
Nov 25 2017
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Call to split up the water and agriculture portfolios

South Australia have called on the federal government to split up the water and agriculture ministries, labeling the decision to tie them together a ‘‘failed experiment’’.. South Australian Minister for Water Ian Hunter said

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Alana Christe...
Nov 24 2017
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Pear, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Salad

Pear, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Salad. Serves four. Ingredients:. 100g rocket or green salad leaves. 2 pears, thinly sliced. 12 thin slices prosciutto or pancetta. 120-150g blue cheese, cut into thin wedges. cup chopped toasted hazelnuts

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Shepparton News
Nov 24 2017
Cropping

Limit food to reduce mice

Grain growers are being reminded to remain vigilant as mouse populations continue to climb.. Recent strong winds and hail in some parts of the region have knocked grain to the ground and, combined with grain spilt at harvest, have provided a ready

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Shepparton News
Nov 24 2017
Cropping

Rain too late to help crops

The rain that hit the region late last week will not have too much of an impact on cropping farmers, according to agronomists.. WB Hunter agronomist Tristan Hornbuckle said the rain needed to come earlier.. ‘‘We’ve had a fairly dry

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Rodney Woods
Nov 24 2017
Livestock

Strong interest in special sale

It was a strong crowd last week as dozens of buyers filled the Benalla Saleyards to see 12500 sheep go up for sale at the annual Benalla Special Sheep Sale on Friday.. A number of young ewes, older ewes, ewe lambs, Merinos and rams were sold at the

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Shepparton News
Nov 24 2017
Rural

Top talent at...

The Northern Victorian Showjumping Club held its 50th anniversary Grand Prix Show recently, attracting riders from across Australia.. The show, held from November 11 to 13, saw the in-form combination of Steven Hill and Yalambi’s Bellini Star

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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A favourite improved

Resulting from extensive customer feedback, John Deere has updated its ultra-reliable 3E Series compact utility tractors by reintroducing a customer favourite as an even more capable and intuitive machine.. The redesigned 3038E is more versatile

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Make pets happy

The Victorian Government will work with the community to improve the health and happiness of their pets, with the launch of a new welfare campaign that will inform and educate pet owners.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford joined locals

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Counting under way in Queensland election

Counting has started in the Queensland election, where exit and opinion polls are pointing to a narrow Labor victory.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Murray-Darling Basin review slams NSW, Qld

A review has found NSW and Queensland lack transparency and don't adequately enforce water rules under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Zimbabwe's new leader Mnangagwa sworn in

Zimbabwe's new leader has been sworn in at inauguration ceremony in Harare, telling the crowd not to squander this moment.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Rhiannon loses Greens top NSW Senate spot

Senator Lee Rhiannon has failed to win preselection as the Greens' lead candidate for NSW, with NSW MP Mehreen Faruqi instead getting the top spot.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Premier warns of LNP-ON links on poll day

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has cast her vote in her electorate of Inala, as polls put Labor ahead by a nose.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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ALP tipped to just win Queensland election

Polls have closed in Queensland, with most pundits expecting Annastacia Palaszczuk to lead her Labor government to lead to a second term with a small majority.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Hanson confident of One Nation support

Pauline Hanson has refused to speculate on how many seats One Nation will win in the Queensland election, but says she's upbeat about her party's chances.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Trad and MacMahon vote in South Brisbane

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and the Greens' candidate looking to claim her seat of South Brisbane have cast their votes as Queenslanders go to the polls.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Nicholls met by protesters at voting booth

Liberal National Party leader Tim Nicholls has been confronted by anti-Adani protesters as he cast his vote in the Queensland election.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Compo scheme for bank victims 'unfair'

Nationals senator John Williams says a compensation scheme for victims of past financial scandals is "unfair", amid reports the government is working on one.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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Australian PM condemns deadly Egypt attack

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten have condemned a terror attack on a mosque in Egypt in which more than 230 people were killed.

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AAP News
Nov 25 2017
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