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Polo attracts strong crowd

Not even a little rain could keep people away from the most fashionable ticket in town at the weekend when All Saints Estate hosted the final game on the Victorian Polo Club calendar on Saturday.. A crowd of about 1100 filled the marquees or relaxed

by
Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
News

Skate Park petition lodged

Corowa Skate Park users and supporters attended Federation Council’s monthly meeting on Tuesday to make a presentation and hand over a petition containing 2338 signatures.. Ryan James, a skate park user, thanked council for the opportunity to

by
Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Golly Josh, well done

The parents of Corowa-Wahgunyah’s newest Commonwealth Games lawn bowls champion, Josh Thornton got the surprise of their life on Monday night as their son rocked up on their doorstep unexpected at 10pm.. The elated 36-year-old flew from the

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Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
News

IGA ‘meat’ with success

Corowa Supa IGA was recently awarded the Meat Department of the Year at the 2018 Victorian and Southern NSW IGA Awards of Excellence in Melbourne.. The store will now head to the national awards on the Gold Coast in July to represent the state

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Sarah Dean
Apr 11 2018
News

Community chest supports Men’s Shed

Corowa Community Men’s Shed recently received a generous donation from Corowa Supa IGA to the tune of $1366.. The donation was made through the Supa IGA Community Chest program that has been running for more than ten years. Corowa Supa IG

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Sarah Dean
Apr 11 2018
News

Inner Wheel Club’s inaugural meeting

A new friendship group for Corowa held its inaugural meeting on March 15 with an impressive 17 women joining the Inner Wheel Club of Corowa District.. Noreen Miller became the club’s first president and Margaret Playford was inducted as

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Sarah Dean
Apr 05 2018
News

Mum exercising for ‘fitness sake’

In just eight days a Rutherglen woman has covered more than 350km by cycling, swimming and walking to raise funds for The House with No Steps who support children living with a broad range of disabilities and developmental delays.. Lisa Turner is

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 28 2018
News

Young gun eyes glory

He’s been to the Olympics in Rio and now shooter James Willett has his sights firmly set on bringing home a Commonwealth Games medal in April.. At just 22 years of age, the Mulwala resident and former Corowa High School student will shoot for

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Sarah Dean
Mar 28 2018
News

Special service for BCOF

Every reunion of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) is special but last week’s 73rd anniversary in Corowa was even more so. The gathering marked the first Corowa reunion since the BCOF (Japan) Association of Australia received

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 28 2018
News

Garden thriving on generosity

Corowa’s Tree of Life Community Garden recently received a nice gift courtesy of the team at Regional Design Service.. Regional Design Service in Sanger Street won the ‘Light Up Federation’ Christmas Light Competition for the best

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 21 2018
News

Easter in the Park

Corowa RSL Park’s new playground will become a chocolate wonderland on Easter Sunday for the town’s Great Easter Egg Hunt.. The Corowa Baptist Church with the support of the Rotary Club of Corowa will once again host the much-loved free

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 21 2018
News

Thornton’s time to shine

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for Corowa-Wahgunyah’s own Josh Thornton.. The talented lawn bowler took out the Australian Open Men’s Pairs title in Queensland last June, he married the love of his life, Kelli, on New Year’s

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 21 2018
News

Tourism boom

Tourists have flocked to the area in droves over the past fortnight thanks to several key events attracting crowds.. A range of military vehicles have been driving around Corowa this past week and turning heads in the street as part of the annual

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Sarah Dean
Mar 21 2018
News

Corowa’s bid for Qantas

Corowa Airfield is to be nominated as a site for development of a flight training centre, for consideration by Qantas.. A pilot training centre to cater for 500 pilots a year is being planned by Qantas. Federation Council will lodge an Expression of

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 21 2018
News

Cycling for a good cause

Five mates have finished cycling 5500km in just under five weeks, all to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s.. Riding across Australia was on a bucket list for one of the men and turned into an epic ride for the group as they started in

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 15 2018
News

New date attracts crowd

There was plenty of fun and frivolity at the Corowa racetrack on Saturday as racegoers enjoyed all the action that was the Corowa Cup.. In what was the second major shake-up of the Corowa Race Club calendar, the popular race meet was brought forward

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 15 2018
Sport

Corowa’s top bowlers

Two young Corowa men are raising the profile of lawn bowls in the region as they both compete next month to be named state champions.. Ryan Davies, 24, will compete at the state championships in the Under 25 Victorian Singles final in Bendigo during

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 15 2018
News

Crazy hairdos for good cause

Corowa Dimmeys staff have been turning lots of heads this week but for a good cause.. Mohawk hairstyles were the order of the day on Monday, while they went back to the ‘80s on Wednesday. The staff have jumped on board the Greatest Shave for

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 15 2018
News

Picking a ‘grape’ vintage

Demand for Australian wine in the overseas market has grown over the past 12 months, which is music to the ears of Rutherglen winemakers as they work on their 2018 vintage.. Rutherglen winemakers have been busy picking and crushing the first grapes

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 15 2018
News

School thanks Commbank for cheque

Corowa High School will implement a new resilience program as a result of a $10,000 grant from the Commonwealth Bank Corowa branch. Commonwealth Bank Corowa Branch Manager Donna Hussey and Commonwealth Bank Area Manager for Riverina NSW Josh Walker

by
Sarah Dean
Mar 08 2018
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