Lifestyle

It was an afternoon of fun, food and friends

CHRIST Church Anglican served lunch for senior citizens from Murrayvale Aged Care, Southern Cross Care and Glanville Village recently.. More than 40 retirees gathered at the church on Wednesday last week for an afternoon of tea, sandwiches and

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

And let there be play

ECHUCA’S Hopwood Gardens play space is officially open.. In a private unveiling on Monday Campaspe Shire Council opened the play space with school students who were involved in the design.. Students from Echuca South Primary School and Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

From Campaspe to Timor Leste

CAMPASPE East Timor Association of Friendship members are helping young Timor Leste residents speak English.. Rochester’s Heather Watson and Robyn and Noel Lucas, as well as Echuca’s Annette Cowan, Tess Pardy and Marg McMullan recently

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

It’s the full story about your story

IF MANKIND emerged from Africa, I must have come from another planet.. Because I have had my DNA anaylsed and while there are all sorts of bits and pieces that have contrived to make me the strapping example of (kind of) the middle-aged Australian

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Andrew Mole
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

Blooming good canola...

CANOLA crops are making for perfect photo opportunities at the moment.. As was the case with two-and-a-half-year-old Callum Smith recently.. Peter Smith took this photo of his young son playing in a blooming canola crop in Moama on Friday

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

Wheelie good day...

GANNAWARRA Shire Council celebrated National Meals on Wheels Day on August 30.. The day recognised the work contributed to local communities from more than 78,700 volunteers across the country.. Mayor Brian Gibson said Meals on Wheels was so much

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
Lifestyle

The queen of comebacks...

DENISE Applebee is the Country Women’s Association (Victoria) public speaking champion.. A commendable result after competing against speakers from across the state but at a personal level an incredibly remarkable outcome — because

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
Lifestyle

Important moment under the setting sun

SARAH Pagram-Waters knows all too well the impact of motor neuron disease.. After her father was diagnosed with the terminal illness earlier this year Sarah said working full-time at Discovery Parks Maidens Inn Moama was difficult.. But Sarah and

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Vivienne Duck
Sep 18 2017
Entertainment

Put on those PJs and get ready to rock

WHAT better way to celebrate the first week of school holidays than with a disco.. In your pyjamas.. The Moama RSL Little Diggers are holding their Pajamarama Disco on Thursday, September 28.. But you don’t have to be a member to come along

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
Lifestyle

Time to try a little bit of wellbeing

THE 2017 Echuca-Moama Spiritual and Wellness Expo is on next month.. Held at Pericoota Vines Retreat Moama on Sunday, October 8, the day promises to be full of love and light.. There will be local healers and readers along with businesses in the

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
Lifestyle

My prostate cancer...

AT 52, STEPHEN Allingham isn’t planning his 60th birthday.. He’s just determined to get through the next year, not thinking about the next eight.. Doing all he can to enjoy every day.. In January the Mathoura grandfather found out he had

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Riverine Herald
Sep 18 2017
Lifestyle

Festival for seniors...

ECHUCA will host several events as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival in October.. More than 1500 events and activities will be held around the state throughout the month for older Victorians to enjoy with family and friends.. Echuca events

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Riverine Herald
Sep 16 2017
Lifestyle

Good start is proving...

CHILDREN are getting a good start when it comes to swimming, thanks to Goodstart Early Learning Echuca.. Sharee Sinclair from Goodstart said drowning became the leading cause of accidental death in Australia for children under five

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Riverine Herald
Sep 16 2017
Lifestyle

This little guy can be your new Buddy

HIS name is Buddy.. He is old and wise.. Perhaps his nickname could be Budweiser — or he could just be your new best friend.. Buddy is a 13-year-old desexed male Jack Russell Terrier mixed breed and is available for adoption at the Campaspe

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Riverine Herald
Sep 15 2017
Lifestyle

Youth get active at expo

MORE than 1000 students filled the Echuca College gym on Tuesday for the Echuca-Moama Youth Expo.. Years eight, nine and 10 attended throughout the day with local schools gathering information and skills from 45 exhibitors.. Campaspe Cohuna Local

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Riverine Herald
Sep 15 2017
Lifestyle

Great opportunity with strings attached

NATHALIA’S GRAIN Store is calling for applications for classical musicians and students interested in participating in a Masterclass with the Waratah String Quartet from Orchestra Victoria.. The Masterclass will be part of an afternoon of

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Riverine Herald
Sep 15 2017
Lifestyle

The God of the Bible...

WHAT comes to mind when you conjure up the existence of heaven, of eternity, of God?. Many people have their own ideas of a higher being that could exist, a divine power, or perhaps a god-like figure of some description.. A modern understanding of

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Riverine Herald
Sep 15 2017
Lifestyle

It’s not in the...

INTRODUCING the Boomerang Bag: the bag that always comes back. Children from St Mary’s Primary School are turning old materials into reusable Boomerang Bags as part of a school-wide project to reduce plastic bag waste.. The bags will be made

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Kenji Sato
Sep 15 2017
Lifestyle

Get involved in...

ECHUCA library will combine reading with the outdoors tomorrow by offering the Storywalk Project as part of the Australian Reading Hour.. Library services manager Jenny Mustey said The Australian Reading Hour was an important annual campaign

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Riverine Herald
Sep 13 2017
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