Lifestyle

Festival in touch with footy

A TOUCH football tournament will highlight this weekend’s Three Rivers Festival in Moama.. Held on Yorta Yorta country, Brick Alley Oval at the Moama Recreation Reserve will be the scene of all the action, as teams from around the are

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Riverine Herald
Nov 24 2017
Lifestyle

MRT aims to grow visitor economy and create jobs

THE Murray Regional Tourism board reflected on the past 12 months and looked excitedly toward the future at its recent AGM.. It was a successful year for tourism in the Murray region, with 5.5 million people visiting the area – a more than 10

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Lifestyle

Gannawarra and Arts Victoria go for another Art Salon

AFTER the success of the Art Salon held at the Cohuna Art Gallery in July, Gannawarra Shire Council and Regional Arts Victoria will hold another Art Salon this month.. Councillor Lorraine Learmonth, who holds the arts and culture portfolio for the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Lifestyle

Christmas appeal

TARGET and UnitingCare Australia are aiming to raise $1.5 million this Christmas to improve the lives of thousands of Australians through their annual Christmas Appeal.. Through the generosity of Australians, organisers hope to support the thousands

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Lifestyle

Bill Vickers lived...

BILL Vickers lived two lives — one pre-transplant and 14 years after that with his new heart.. They were both, his family said, full lives well lived.. He was a man of many achievements, some against considerable odds due to ill health.. In

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Lifestyle

Friday is the NO day...

FRIDAY is the day for the Campaspe Shire community to come together to say no to violence against women.. And everyone is urged to wear white.. The Campaspe In White competition culminates with Wear White to Work Day on Friday with a community

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Lifestyle

Fire station opens...

FOR many, it’s a childhood dream.. Toy fire trucks litter the floor of many children’s rooms.. Hats are at the ready and Fireman Sam is often on the television.. Everyone wants to be a firefighter.. So on Sunday, when the opportunity for

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Lifestyle

Fest to go off with a pop

EXPERIENCE the charm of the Perricoota region, sample some great wines and feast on some culinary delights this weekend when the first Pop ‘n’ Pour Festival comes to town.. Based on the popular Rutherglen Winery Walkabout concept

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
Lifestyle

O Come, All Ye Faithful

THE Echuca-Moama Uniting Church is calling for singers to join the choir for the Christmas by Candlelight to be held on Sunday, December 10.. ‘‘It will be a meaningful and celebratory candlelight concert where members of the community

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
Lifestyle

Lions are helping with Santa’s mail

AS CHRISTMAS approaches, the jolly red man is calling on local school children to get their lists to the North Pole.. The helpful folks at Echuca Lions Club will be working as agents for Santa Claus, collecting and delivering letters to and from

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
Lifestyle

Have a cuppa — and a...

TODAY marks the beginning of community and philanthropy partnerships week.. And what better way to celebrate than with a free cupcake.. Community Living and Respite Services was one of 20 organisations across Australia to receive a grant from the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
Lifestyle

Her head’s in the...

REMEMBER as a child, lying in the grass and picking out shapes in the clouds?. Most people grow out of it – but not Janet Pattison.. Born in Echuca, Janet re-invigorates an excitement for cloud-gazing in young readers in her debut

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Riverine Herald
Nov 19 2017
Lifestyle

Blake, 7, soars above...

THE old adage of ‘starting small’ doesn’t seem to apply to Blake Robinson.. Already the grade 1 Echuca East Primary School student is designing buildings and has built a luxury Porsche car — all at the age of just seven.. The

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Riverine Herald
Nov 19 2017
Lifestyle

Hera here is looking for happy new home

SAY hello to a very happy Hera.. This bouncy, boisterous one-year-old Great Dane mixed breed is possibly the most gorgeous dog you will ever meet.. If your top three attributes in a new friend are smart, good looking and affectionate, Hera is the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Lifestyle

Helping our history

IF IT wasn’t for the colourful history of the twin-towns we wouldn’t have the picturesque setting we enjoy today.. That was the message from Carolyn Rolls and the Friends of Old Moama at a tour of Moama’s Old Telegraph Station and

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Lifestyle

Canoe classes

INLAND Outrigger Canoe Club will this Sunday host a sprint regatta on the Murray River for the school students who have participated in the club’s training program.. After a six-week block of training, the local schools will battle in a series

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Lifestyle

Make a date to help...

THE 2018 PetRescue calendar is now available at PETstock Echuca.. Calendars are $3 each and 100 per of the money goes to PetRescue to help save homeless Aussie animals from an uncertain future.. The annual calendar, available at the PETstock Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Lifestyle

Raising money for...

MORE than $3600 was raised by the Wharparilla Ladies Auxiliary on Oaks Day.. Money raised will go towards additional items and equipment which helps both the staff and residents at Wharparilla Lodge.. More than 120 people gathered at Cunningham

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Lifestyle

Our country votes...

AUSTRALIANS have had their say and it’s a resounding yes.. Almost three months of divisive campaigning has officially come to an end, with the majority of respondents voting to allow same-sex couples to wed.. Almost 80 per cent (79.5) of

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
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