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Council’s first budget

Edward River Council’s draft 2017/18 Operational Plan and Budget is on public exhibition, and residents are being asked to provide feedback.. The plan sets out council’s priorities and allocates funding for the organisation’s functions over

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 28 2017
Breaking News

BENALLA MOTHER AND DAUGHTER FOUND DEAD

POLICE have located the missing mother and daughter last seen in Benalla on May 20.. Their bodies were found in thick bushland near Samaria at 4.30pm today.. But the identities of mother and daughter Isabel and Judy Stephens were not confirmed for

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Benalla Ensign
May 27 2017
News

Rider hit when stuck in mud

A 53 year-old Ferntree Gully man was taken to hospital with a broken hand on Saturday after a motorcycle collision, according to police.. Police said the man was riding a motorbike on Boyeo Rd, Mathoura, when he became stuck in a mud patch.. Closely

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
Sport

Matt marks up 200th

Veteran Lions defender Matthew O’Keefe played his 200th game for the club on Saturday.. ‘‘It’s a great achievement for Matty and he’ll get a lot of accolades throughout the week, which is great,’’ Seymour coach Brent Colbert said

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
News

Support for new...

A proposal to upgrade Blighty Recreation Reserve’s netball facilities garnered the most support from those at the first of the four community meetings on the Stronger Communities Fund major project program.. Held at Blighty on Wednesday night, six

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Zoe McMaugh
May 27 2017
Sport

Jump shots aplenty on...

The beautiful afternoon brought 17 players to croquet on Sunday.. There were four three game winners. John James had 27, Doreen Peterson 25, Joan McCalman 25 and Mary James scored 22 hoops.. Darren McLoughlin was the only two game winner to score

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Contributor
May 27 2017
Sport

United too strong for...

Seymour’s A-grade was outclassed by an experienced and mature United side at Deakin Reserve on Saturday.. The undefeated Demons were never going to be an easy task, and the Lions, despite some strong performances and tight matches, are still

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
Sport

Sun shines for runners

The sun shone brilliantly on Sunday morning for Deniliquin Athletic Club’s first cross country event.. An enthusiastic group of athletes competed in various distances with sprints to the finishing line making it difficult for line judges to work

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Contributor
May 27 2017
News

Useful gift

The Lions Club of Seymour Goulburn has donated bathroom kits to Seymour Health to be offered to people who find themselves unexpectedly admitted to the hospital.. The project was first undertaken in 2013 when 100 kits were donated.. But after the

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The Telegraph
May 27 2017
Out & About

Yummy charity treats

Many Deniliquin and district residents took advantage of the community Biggest Morning Tea events yesterday to treat themselves to something delicious.. Organised locally on behalf of Cancer Council NSW, delicious homemade goodies to take home were

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
News

Budding young actors...

Outback Theatre for Young People is auditioning for ‘Folk Song’ in the Berrigan Shire.. The ‘Bordertowns’ projects has been almost two years in the making.. ‘Folk Song’ is written about and for the people of Berrigan Shire and will be

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Southern Rive...
May 27 2017
Sport

Reserves’ slow start...

Reserves. A disappointing first-half effort saw Seymour leave things too late for a comeback against Shepparton United.. A goalless first quarter from the Lions let United get out to an unassailable 18-point lead by quarter-time.. The Lions finally

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
Sport

Buncha Two suffer...

Buncha One has ended Buncha Two’s Deniliquin & District Pool Competition’s unbeaten run with a 6-4 win in round six on Wednesday night.. Zoo Two had a massive win, not dropping a game against Exchange Two for a 10-0 victory while Exchange

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Jamie Lowe
May 27 2017
News

Timor trip fundraising underway

The East Timor Finley High School Team has started fundraising for its 2018 immersion trip.. The students attended the Apex Ricestrippers Ball clean-up on Sunday morning, and later that afternoon the Retreat Hall annual concert. The students raised

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Southern Rive...
May 27 2017
News

Knitted with love for homeless

Volunteer charity workers often never get to see the results of their efforts.. Such is the case for Tocumwal’s Knitters and Knatters who send knitted squares to ‘Wraps With Love’ which then sends them on to hospitals and other charity

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Anne Jones
May 27 2017
News

Have a cuppa for cancer research

The Seymour Bowling Club is holding a Cuppa for Cancer event tomorrow.. A light lunch will be available at the bowling club in Lesley St between 11.30am and 2pm in return for a donation to the Cancer Council.. The funds raised are used for cancer

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The Telegraph
May 27 2017
News

Group enjoys hearty...

KYABRAM Heart Group celebrated its 21st birthday at the Kyabram Club on May 9.. Founded by Ken Fadersen, the group has donated more than $200,000 to Kyabram District Health Service.. President Ernie Hancock said the group was proud to do its bit for

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Kyabram Free ...
May 27 2017
Rural

Finley cattle sale

There was no cattle sale in Deniliquin on Wednesday, due to a lack of numbers.. At Finley on the same day, numbers remained tight and very few cows were penned.. Both export and domestic buyers were scarce however bidding by local feedlotters was

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
News

Funding imbalance...

PRIVATE schools in Kyabram and district are in line to receive almost four-times more government funding than similar public schools nearby.. A breakdown of data contained in Canberra’s online estimator, released just ahead of the Federal Budget

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David Rak
May 27 2017
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