Lifestyle

Survey has shire is on the improve

CAMPASPE Shire Council is improving, according to this year’s independent community satisfaction survey.. The report, conducted by a telephone survey to 400 households in February and March by the Victorian Government, shows Campaspe’s

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2018
Lifestyle

History comes to Echuca

THE Great Aussie Beer Shed and Heritage Farm Museum received a piece of Aussie drinking history when the Carlton United Breweries (CUB) Clydesdale wagon rolled into town.. The wagon, which is on a permanent loan to the museum, is known as Bouverie

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David Rak
Jun 20 2018
Lifestyle

Shaving and shivering

TWO Echuca sisters are feeling the cold after shaving their heads in support of their three-year-old cousin who is battling leukaemia.. With a goal of $1000, the Echuca 208 students ended up raising a staggering $2770 for the Leukaemia Foundation

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
Lifestyle

Southern Cross volunteers celebrated for long service

SOUTHERN Cross Care Moama has been running for 15 years.. And three ladies have been volunteering since the very beginning.. Joy Anderson, Heather Blake and Barbara Smith were recognised for their hard work on Monday with more than 15 other

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Vivienne Duck
Jun 20 2018
Lifestyle

Students take on art

THIS week is your last chance to get down to the Foundry Arts Space to catch a glimpse of a creative fine art exhibition hosted by local students.. Students of the Take Art On Tuesdays program have put their talent on show for the world to see what

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
Lifestyle

Shackleton Escape...

RELIVE the perilous and heroic journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton at a new exhibition in Echuca.. A hundred years ago one of the most compelling adventure and survival stories of the 20th century occurred in Antarctica.. Now that story is being retold

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
Lifestyle

Love of Nature on...

IT WAS an exhibition with a shared interest — a love for nature.. The Love of Nature exhibit opened at the Alton Gallery on Friday and features 60 pieces depicting threatened species.. It is hosted by the Strathallan Landcare Group and

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
Lifestyle

Jim Stapleton — living legend

JIM Stapleton said he had always lived in the moment, never thinking too far into the future.. Which explains how this veteran has kept going for 55,188,000 moments, or minutes, in the past 105 years he has been part of the local community.. People

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Ivy Jensen
Jun 18 2018
Lifestyle

Weddings expo a huge success

I DO ... think this year’s Echuca-Moama Weddings Expo was a huge success, organiser Tracy Luscombe said.. More than 80 exhibitors filled the Echuca Sports and Entertainment Centre for the annual event last month which included a fashion parade

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Riverine Herald
Jun 16 2018
Lifestyle

Lap up the ‘60s, have a rocking good time

FORGET about painting the town, the upcoming Kyvalley fundraiser is all about painting the pool.. An afternoon of fun is promised by the Kyvalley Pool Committee as they have Shane and the Wong Brother to keep you entertained for a good cause.. On

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Riverine Herald
Jun 16 2018
Lifestyle

Lunch driven to...

COMMITTEE for Echuca Moama will be running a two-hour working lunch exploring regional transport connectivity and local projects which create connections for greater liveability.. The event, sponsored by the Moama Bowling Club, will feature

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Riverine Herald
Jun 16 2018
Lifestyle

Felines are going free

CATS are free today at the Campaspe Animal Shelter.. The shelter is at capacity and for one day only is waiving adoption fees for all felines.. Shelter operations manager Kate Kemp said now was the perfect time to adopt.. ‘‘The air is

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

Donors save 1623 lives

MORE than 540 blood donations were provided during the recent visit to Echuca by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s travelling donormobile.. Blood Service spokesman Colin Littlejohn thanked the 541 donors for their generosity, which he

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

Digital education revolution arrives

■ Ten years ago. June 13, 2008. THE latest technology will make its home in the classrooms of three district secondary schools after they received funding in the National Secondary School Computer Fund.. Echuca’s St Joseph’s College

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

Be selfless and help serve others

I LOVE sticky date pudding.. Desserts in general I don’t fancy, but sticky date pudding is different; it has a special place in my heart.. I remember one moment; years ago, we had sticky date pudding for dessert.. Without asking if our guests

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

Meow is the time to take me home

SIMBA has been waiting 64 days to find his pride.. And he would happily be the next lion king in his new family.. He is a three-year-old desexed, domestic medium hair mixed breed who is available for adoption from the Campaspe Animal Shelter.. Simb

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

Ballet dancer takes...

IT WAS the lifelong bond of two mates that brought the sculpture of a ballet dancer to take pride of place in the Moama Echuca Botanic Gardens.. And the newest section, which houses the bronze $85,000 sculpture, was officially opened on Wednesday

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Vivienne Duck
Jun 15 2018
Lifestyle

ERH fires up over...

WITH more than a fifth of our population still lighting up, Echuca Regional Health is supporting the push to target anti-smoking campaigns to regional and rural areas.. Almost 22 per cent of people across Campaspe are smokers; considerably higher

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Ivy Jensen
Jun 14 2018
Lifestyle

Mavis writes...

“THIS will be the last one.”. That is what author and midwife Mavis Gaff-Smith says to herself after every book.. What began as a hobby of compiling the stories of midwives in her hometown has become a mission to record the fascinating

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Riverine Herald
Jun 13 2018
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