Lifestyle

Billy the kid’s conquering a man-size challenge in style

AS BIZARRE as it sounds, William Ilsley is excelling at being disabled.. The now 18-year-old paraplegic from Gunbower – left with a broken back after a freak motorcycle accident – has fast become the benchmark for rehab at the Royal Talbot

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Riverine Herald
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Cancer kills more men than women in region

A TOTAL of 266 people were diagnosed with cancer and 94 died from the disease in Campaspe Shire in 2015.. Of those diagnosed, more than half (151) were males and prostate cancer was the most common.. Echuca’s Graham Stickland was one of those 44

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Ivy Wise
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Farming future arrives

ROCHESTER is moving into the future.. The 2017 Future Farming Expo is coming to town on April 5 and will feature farmers, scientists and industry experts sharing their research, experience and ideas on strategies to future proof farms.. The North

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Vivienne Duck
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Moama market stallholders still fighting for return

STALLHOLDERS are keeping up the pressure on Murray River Council to reverse its decision to shift the Moama Market.. The council announced plans earlier this year to uproot the market from its current location at Kerrabee Soundshell and move it

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Riverine Herald
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Seniors enjoy garden...

FRIENDS of the Moama-Echuca Botanic Gardens recently welcomed about 80 senior community members from the Campaspe region for morning tea.. It was part of Seniors Week celebrations and involved a tour of the gardens by Friends of the Gardens

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Jessica Lamb
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Get purple, get pumped...

THE Echuca-Moama community is being reminded to once again get their purple gear on this week to help raise awareness for epilepsy.. Echuca Purple Day organiser Shirley O’Bree said she hoped that everyone would get involved in the event, which

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Ivy Wise
Mar 20 2017
Lifestyle

Grey brigade’s...

SAVE grandchildren, loved ones and look after yourself — over 55s now have access to training to play it safe by the water.. The Grey Medallion award program is being offered at the Echuca War Memorial Aquatic Centre (EWMAC) after a successful

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Jessica Lamb
Mar 20 2017
Lifestyle

Bold women make changes

WOMEN were celebrated in Cohuna last week as a part of International Women’s Day.. Community members gathered to hear inspirational stories from local leaders in celebration of this year’s theme Be Bold for Change.. The audience was treated to

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Vivienne Duck
Mar 20 2017
Lifestyle

Gap closes on fitness

THERE were plenty of tired eyes (and bodies) at SNAP Fitness Echuca on Friday morning.. The gym rounded off a 24-hour personal training challenge at 10am raising awareness for Close the Gap.. Partnering with Njernda and Mick Cannon from Applied

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Jessica Gledh...
Mar 20 2017
Lifestyle

No knife but Chris cuts kilos

Why watch The Biggest Loser when you have an inspiring weight loss story right here in Echuca’s backyard?. Given two choices, go under the knife or get disciplined about diet and exercise, Chris Russell chose the latter to spark his weight loss

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Jessica Lamb
Mar 20 2017
Education

St Joseph’s to...

ST JOSEPH’S College will celebrate its 131st birthday this month, allowing the school community to express gratitude to our forebears, especially Daniel Delany, a man of much courage.. The school’s foundation day celebrations will be held on

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Riverine Herald
Mar 18 2017
Lifestyle

Praise for Learner...

SIXTY-FOUR Campaspe youths have achieved the rite of passage informally known as red P-Plates with the help of the Campaspe Learner Driver Mentor Program.. Drivers must complete 120 hours minimum under supervision to sit a probationary licence test

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Riverine Herald
Mar 18 2017
Lifestyle

Rose can’t see...

DO you know a beautiful vet?. Think tall and tanned, ravishing blonde locks and exceptional with animals.. They must also be a qualified veterinarian.. Nominations are now being taken for the new face of Bondi Vet and anyone can sign up.. Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Mar 18 2017
Lifestyle

New shed starts to take shape

THE construction of the new Echuca-Moama Men’s Shed is under way.. The work on the permanent home at Rotary Park kicked off on Thursday with plans to be fully functioning by June.. After years of shifting from building to building around the twin

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Vivienne Duck
Mar 18 2017
Entertainment

No fooling, this will be big

THIS is not an April fools joke — the Echuca Swap Meet is only two weeks away.. April 1 will see automotive parts and collectables descend on Rotary Park for a full day of swapping, buying and admiring.. ‘‘Proving a very popular event last

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Riverine Herald
Mar 17 2017
Lifestyle

Meet the owner

THE OWNER. It is safe to say Tom Weyrich likes motorcycles. After all, he does have 51 bikes in his collection.. Each bike has a story, such as the 1966 650 Kawasaki which appeared in episodes three and seven of the 1960’s TV show I Dream of

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Riverine Herald
Mar 17 2017
Lifestyle

Battered charity...

A MAN walking and paddling from Melbourne to Mildura has arrived in Echuca.. But not quite the way Brett Pooles intended.. The 26-year-old, who has dubbed himself the Man With A Trolley, left his home town of Avonsleigh on March 5 on foot lugging

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Rusty Woodger
Mar 17 2017
Education

Message of healing

ST JOSEPH’S College Year 11 students this week met with annual Lenten visitor ‘Uncle Richard’ who spoke to them about his life and how Caritas helped him.. A member of the stolen generation Uncle Richard grew up in a NSW boys’ home after

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Riverine Herald
Mar 17 2017
Lifestyle

Sale to give MHS team...

TURN your unwanted household items into cash at the Murray Human Services car boot sale on Sunday, March 26.. All money raised will be helping to get the Murray Magics to Horsham to compete in the 2017 Tri-State Games.. The week-long games promote

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Riverine Herald
Mar 17 2017
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