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Lachlan’s outstanding achievement

Lachlan Marshall was named Deniliquin South Public School’s top student of 2016 at its presentation day in December.. Lachlan was announced as the Dux for 2016, with James Thomson receiving the Gifted and Talented Award (runner-up Dux).. The

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 15 2017
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Josef explores writing passion

Moulamein’s Josef Peeters has become the latest local figure to become a published author.. The German-born immigrant launched his self-published novel ‘Dumped’ with a ‘‘low-key affair’’ at the Moulamein Gallery last month.. ‘‘I

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 15 2017
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Dead tree removal from park

Up to 20 dead trees are to be removed from Deniliquin’s McLean Beach Caravan Park.. The trees are beyond remediation, according to an arborist commissioned to conduct an inspection.. More than half of the trees are located in the park’s camping

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 15 2017
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Flood devastation, MIL cash loss and Des Bilske resigns

At the start of a new year, we reflect on what the past year has brought us.. The Pastoral Times is taking a look back at 2016 — the positive and negative changes, the milestones and the celebrations. Here we look at the last quarter .... OCTOBER

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 15 2017
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Library lovers asked...

The library is running a literary exercise during the month of January and will be asking borrowers to contribute to it.. A typewriter is set up in the library, and members are encouraged to add their own sentence to a story.. It has been started by

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 15 2017
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Youth engagement plan

A group of proactive youth connected to the Baha’i faith in Australia have their sights set on creating lasting bonds of friendship with the youth of Deniliquin.. In creating these friendships, they hope to learn more about the views of young

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 15 2017
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David wins wife a...

Local woman Christine Donald had an exceptional December, thanks to her husband’s foresight to shop locally.. David Donald purchased his wife a silver bracelet from Deniliquin’s Showcase Jewellers as a Christmas present.. It earned him an entry

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 15 2017
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Two chances to celebrate Oz Day

Edward River Council’s Australia Day celebrations will be held in Deniliquin and Conargo on Thursday, January 26.. Renowned author Susanne Gervay OAM (pictured) will be the Australia Day ambassador at both.. The traditional Waring Gardens’

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 15 2017
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Madison’s designs a standout on catwalk

Deniliquin residents Pam and Geoff Grimison are lucky to have a fashion whizz at their disposal.. Pam and Geoff’s granddaughter, Madison Brown (pictured), won the Whitehouse Institute of Design Student of the Year at her fashion school graduation

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 15 2017
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Stop the political pussy-footing

This needs to be a watershed year in understanding the steps needed to protect and promote jobs’ growth in regional communities.. In 2017, politicians must make a special effort to appreciate the rural devastation caused by flawed water policy

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 15 2017
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Fundraising float...

The annual Float or Walk for Breast Cancer fundraiser will be held in Deniliquin on Sunday, January 29.. Proceeds from the day will go to the Breast Cancer Network Australia and to support local breast cancer survivors.. Funding to the BCNA helps

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 15 2017
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$1.7 million roadworks...

Murray River Council will spend $17 million to upgrade Moulamein Rd, Barham.. It will be targeted under the Roads to Recovery and REPAIR programs to ensure safe passage for residents and tourists in the region.. Council administrator David Shaw said

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Jan 15 2017
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Big turnaround

A resurgence in the agricultural sector, optimism in the retail sector and positivity surrounding new developments points to a big 2017 for the Edward River Council area.. Deniliquin Business Chamber president Justine Keech said the economic boost

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 15 2017
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Disease outbreak

The Deniliquin Veterinary Clinic has warned dog owners that the potentially fatal canine parvovirus is currently present in the Deniliquin area.. Veterinarian John Anstee confirmed there have been two cases of the gastrointestinal disease in recent

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 15 2017
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Ready to compete

Deniliquin’s Michael family will once again be taking their jerseys to Tatura for the annual International Dairy Week competitions.. Starting Sunday and running through to Thursday, more than 900 cattle are registered to compete in the event’s

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 14 2017
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Fun, games at church

There was games, music, craft, story-telling and morning tea to enjoy at the annual Uniting Church’s holiday program on Wednesday.. Twenty-three youngsters were enjoying the program, with older youth helping to run the activities.. The week-long

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 14 2017
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Big store sheep sale

More than 35,000 sheep will be offered for sale at a special store sheep in Deniliquin next Friday, January 20.. First cross ewes, merino ewes, merino wethers and fattening lambs will be on offer, at the Deniliquin Saleyards.. Elder’s Deniliquin

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 14 2017
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Queen contender needs...

It’s only two more weeks until Deniliquin’s Isabelle Hare contests the Miss Rodeo Queen Australia title.. She will saddle up alongside competitors from all over the country at Warwick from January 27 to 30.. Isabelle signed up for the

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 14 2017
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Moulamein telephone...

Moulamein residents and businesses were left without any form of communication for up to six hours due to a Telstra exchange failure.. It disrupted mobile, landline and data connectivity in the region on Wednesday last week.. Murray River Council

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 14 2017
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