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Deniliquin Rovers roll on with their heads held high

There is just no stopping Deniliquin Rovers.. The Roos answered another early season challenge on Saturday, knocking off Blighty by 23 points in round three of Picola District Football League.. They set up their move to 3-0 with a strong first

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Alex Mitchell
Apr 23 2018
Opinion

Change requires some tolerance

Tolerance is another of life’s double-edged swords.. Swing the sword one way and life is enhanced, reverse it and swing again and all that is good about life is sliced and untethered.. A simple example of tolerance could be seen at

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Shepparton News
Apr 23 2018
Lifestyle

Cobram boy’s war heroics

The Linehan family has a link to Cobram that stretches back 93 years.. Tom and Johanna Linehan moved to the town in 1925 after previously farming 166ha at Yarroweyah.. The pair had seven children — three girls and four boys — with their

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Liz Mellino
Apr 23 2018
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BENALLA FATAL CRASH

A MAN has died following a car crash in Benalla this evening.. It is believed the driver and sole occupant was travelling south on the Hume Freeway when the vehicle he was travelling in left the roadway and collided with a tree about 5.35pm

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 23 2018
Sport

Badminton report

Benalla’s badminton winter season is now under way with two weeks of practice, grading and registration starting this evening from 7.30pm.. The Benalla Badminton Club looks forward to seeing any and all those interested who are keen to play

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Football report

Goorambat. The Bats’ reserves side was undone by a far superior King Valley side on Saturday.. In a stronger performance than last week from the reserves boys, the scoreboard did not reflect the endeavour the boys showed on the ground.. It was

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Golf report

Benalla. Saturday’s golf was the qualifying round for the Ledger Fourball. Winners were Les Cairns and Daryl Quinn with a plus 11 score. Runners-up were Dave Dunster and B. Dosser with plus nine.. The Ledger semi-final will be contested on

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Bowls report

Benalla. The Benalla Bowls Club last week held an Open Jackpot Triples match with 66 players across 22 teams.. The regular Jackpot Triples, held last Wednesday saw winners in I Hobson, B. Harris and J. Harris, with two wins plus 16 shots. Runners-up

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
News

Prize-winning alpacas move to Warrenbayne

Warrenbayne is now home to some of the most decorated prize alpacas in Australia.. Bronwyn and Andrew Munn, who have only recently moved to the area, were awarded best in show for their huacaya alpaca, at the Royal Sydney Easter Show recently.. This

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Masters out of finals race

In the final round of the Deniliquin Badminton Club competition, Smashers defeated Shuttle Masters 240 points to 176 on Monday night.. The loss saw Shuttle Masters finish at the bottom of the ladder, eliminating them from the competition.. In other

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Contributor
Apr 21 2018
News

Heartbreaking portrait

Screening this weekend is a vibrant yet heartbreaking portrait of life on the fringe, The Florida Project (MA15+).. This is the story of precocious six-year-old Moonee and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Croquet AGM tomorrow

Deniliquin Croquet Club’s AGM will be held at the clubhouse tomorrow. All members are encouraged to attend. A barbecue will be held at noon ahead of the meeting with coquet play to follow.. There were only 11 players at croquet in the first

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Contributor
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Demons destroy Saints...

Benalla is 0-2 and sits bottom of the Goulburn Valley Netball League after a thumping at the hands of Shepparton United.. Saturday’s match at Deakin Reserve saw the Saints on the receiving end of a 50-22 drubbing where they were behind the

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
Sport

Sweeney doubles up

A Jerilderie double was a feature of the Holbrook Cup meeting on Saturday.. Trainer Phil Sweeney was successful with Casino Express and Beaujeen.. Casino Express ($2 fav) ridden by Brooke Sweeney won the Maiden Handicap (1100m) by three quarters of

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Jim Zealley
Apr 21 2018
News

New car a boon for L2P...

Benalla’s highly successful L2P learner driver program will continue well into the future thanks to the acquisition of a new car.. The dual-control Corolla has been leased with the help of program sponsors Benalla Toyota, Winton Motor Raceway

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
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Rural News
Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
News

Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
News

Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
News

Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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National News
News

Waffle House suspect still at large a day

Schools in Nashville are planning to open with extra security as the manhunt for a suspect who killed four people at a restaurant enters its second day.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
News

Arthur, Albert, Philip all on the cards

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy with Arthur, Albert and Philip thought to be in the running for the new royal baby's name.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

It's a boy for the Duchess of Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their third child, a baby prince.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Shipbuilder ASC to shed 223 jobs in SA

More than 220 job losses have been announced at the federal government owned shipbuilder ASC in South Australia.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Ley and farmers disagree over sheep

Farming groups have been unable to convince a Liberal backbencher not to seek a ban of live sheep exports to the Middle East.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Myer appoints UK retailer John King as CEO

Troubled department store chain Myer has appointed UK department store veteran John King as its new chief executive officer.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Defence industry must ramp up Aust focus

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has unveiled a blueprint for creating more Australian jobs and investment.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

ANZ's royal commission legal bill at $50m

ANZ says legal and other costs associated with the Royal Commission into banking will come in at around one million dollars a week for the full financial year.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

SA teacher 'booked cottage for sex'

A former private school teacher in Adelaide will be sentenced next week after grooming a student for sex.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Greens MP pushes to drop voting age to 16

Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John plans to introduce a bill to lower the voting age to 16 when federal parliament returns.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
News

Newcrest to dump tailings in Cadia pit

Newcrest has secured approval to dump tailings from its NSW gold mine in its old Cadia open pit, allowing the miner to return to full production.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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