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Consider cotton with field walk next week

Cotton production is an emerging industry in the local district, and to help people learn more IK Caldwell Deniliquin will host a mid-season field walk next week.. To be held on Thursday, December 21 at the Deniliquin property

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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New chair’s busy start

Newly elected Southern Riverina Irrigators chair Gabrielle Coupland has wasted no time representing the organisation’s members at the highest levels of policy development, attending a two-day workshop in Sydney starting Monday.. The NSW

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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Top student

At the age of 27, Deniliquin’s Daniel Perdrisat has found a new appreciation for learning.. Originally leaving school in Year 11, Daniel returned to study at the Deniliquin TAFE campus and this year completed a Certificate IV in Tertiary

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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Local hotel bans

Members of the Edward River Council Liquor Accord are urging locals and visitors to display sensible behaviour this ‘silly season’.. The warning comes after two men were recently served with 12-month licensed premises bans for their

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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Station flag tribute to Ken

The flag at Deniliquin’s fire station in George St is flying at half mast to honour firefighter Ken Rose who died suddenly on Tuesday evening.. Deniliquin Fire & Rescue Captain Martin Smith said the flag will remain there until after Mr

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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Dedicated dad, fireman will be sorely missed

Ken Rose served many civic roles within the Deniliquin and district community, but he will be remembered most for his selfless commitment to protecting others.. A firefighter with Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue for 46 years, Ken was on his way

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 16 2017
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New ‘Local’ office officially opened

Government officials and industry partners were given a behind the scenes look at the new Murray Local Land Services office in Deniliquin on Monday.. The consolidated office in Charlotte St was officially opened by NSW Member for Murray Austin

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 15 2017
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Memorial Park flooded

It’s a sight not uncommon for Deniliquin’s Memorial Park, but usually when the nearby Edward River is in flood.. A large portion of the number three cricket oval and its surrounds were inundated yesterday, after a water pipe connected to

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 12 2017
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Last chance to enter Spend & Win draw

Two lucky local shoppers will share in $3000 in Deniliquin Gift Cards at the end of this week.. The major prize draw for a $2000 and $1000 Gift Card will be held Friday morning.. There have already been $1000 worth of Gift Cards won as part of the

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 12 2017
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Roo cull support

Mathoura’s Tom Weyrich argues that kangaroo numbers in NSW have almost doubled in the last 10 years, and are putting residents at risk.. The Murray River councillor put a motion to the Local Government NSW conference on Tuesday calling for an

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 11 2017
News

Trees please

Thirty-six real life Christmas trees were delivered to Deniliquin on Saturday, with each destined as a centrepiece for a local home this festive season.. The pine trees were ordered by Naponda Community Store and raised $2000 for the Napond

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 08 2017
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Farmers’ garden move

Tomorrow’s monthly Naponda Farmers’ Market will be held in the Waring Gardens, Deniliquin.. Market coordinator Pam Ellerman said the new location is designed to give both shoppers and stallholders a break from the summer sun, with shade

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 08 2017
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Heartbreaking church fire

Wakool Anglican Church parishioner John Rogers was forced to look on helplessly as his beloved church was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.. Mr Rogers, who was doing some volunteer gardening in the church’s Tasman St grounds, reported to

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 08 2017
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Grass fire burns over wet ground

Landholders should not be complacent about fire danger after the weekend’s extensive rain, according to the Rural Fire Service.. RFS Mid Murray Zone district assistant Terry Campbell said 50ha of grassland was burned at a Moulamein property on

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 08 2017
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‘Waking’ in Deni

Round three of the Wakeboard Victoria Official Championships will be held in Deniliquin in January.. Competitors will be in Deniliquin from Friday, January 19, with the competition to be held on the Edward River on Saturday, January 20.. Deniliquin

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 06 2017
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Rain douses car flames

A car which had caught fire on the Cobb Highway near Booroorban on Friday night had the flames extinguished by the rain, according to authorities.. Booroobran Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters were called to the highway location, just north

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 06 2017
News

Chair ousted over on-air comments

Berrigan farmer Graeme Pyle has been ousted as the chair of Southern Riverina Irrigators less than a week before the group’s annual general meeting.. My Pyle, who had planned to step down from the position at the AGM, is believed to have been

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 06 2017
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Wet weather swamps farms

The weekend’s deluge brought with it a first for Conargo landholder Colin Bull, who watched his sheep being herded by ‘doggy paddle’.. A deluge of around 120mm was recorded at the family’s ‘Oakville’ property 40km

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 06 2017
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Bloodied oval bungle

Deniliquin Golf Club has accepted responsibility for a trail of kangaroo blood found on the main Memorial Park oval just hours before a primary school cricket tournament was to be played on the grassed arena last Friday.. Both the club and Edward

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 03 2017
News

Commander: Positive change

The Deniliquin Police Station will continue to be ‘‘fully utilised as a modern, state of the art facility that will ensure your police have the resources they need to service their community’’, according to Deniliquin Police

by
Zoe McMaugh
Dec 03 2017
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