Lifestyle

Night under the stars

THE 2018 Gunbower Primary Mini Debutante Ball was held on April 27 at the Memorial Hall.. Principal Judith Martin said the ball had been part of the school’s history for the past 35 years.. ‘‘Every seven years the school hosts

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Liked the ride? Why not buy it?

VICTORIA’S retired trams will get a new lease on life with the release of an expression of interest giving Victorians the opportunity to acquire one of the trams.. Schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations and other public

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Walking helps just as much on the day

WHEN Danny Powell first walked through Community Living and Respite Services’ house on Eyre St, he was blown away.. Funded largely by CLRS’ Johnno’s Run fundraiser, the house offered independent living for people with

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do I’m half crazy all...

ARE you the next link in Daisy’s chain?. This lovely young lass is after her new forever home so she can blossom into a happy and healthy dog.. Daisy is a desexed, one-year-old Bull Arab, Dalmatian cross who is available for adoption at the

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Vivienne Duck
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

When smoking is OK

MURRAYVALE Aged Care residents learnt about indigenous culture at a recent smoking ceremony and artefact display.. The day was held to teach residents about indigenous culture and support the cultural needs of residents.. Uncle Rick Ronan conducted

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Hope where it is...

THIS time of year the Salvation Army is out in force collecting for the annual Red Shield appeal to help raise much-needed funds for our welfare programs.. This year’s theme is “Give Hope where it is needed most”.. But what is

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

‘To not be included,...

ECHUCA’S Sue Brown apologised.. Sorry for breaking down and crying during an interview because her heart is breaking for her two children – and every other student – who keep asking her why can’t they go into the new Twin

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Tyla Harrington
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Crowd doubles and raises $2500 for Cancer Council

HOT Rod aficionados eased off the pedal and slowed down for a few hours recently to have a cup of tea — and raise money for the Cancer Council.. The Rich River Rod and Custom Club took part in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea on Sunday at

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David Chapman
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Pièce de résistance in place

IT WAS painstaking work in fading sunlight as noted sculptor David Maughan’s life-size bronze was erected at Moama Echuca Botanic Gardens on Friday.. David had a miniature version of the $85,000 artwork in hand as he directed a crane to inch

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David Rak
May 25 2018
Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Red Cross thanks volunteers. THIS week, the second half of National Volunteer Week, which runs until May 27, the Red Cross is saying a huge thank you to the people who take action and make our country a happier place.. Volunteering happens in all

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Riverine Herald
May 24 2018
Lifestyle

Funding to end violence

THE Dardi Munwurro organisation will receive a grant worth almost $400,000 to deliver a package of interventions for Aboriginal men.. The program will focus on Aboriginal men who are perpetrators of family violence by targeting two separate age

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Riverine Herald
May 24 2018
Lifestyle

Local youth are being...

YOUNG people living in northern Victoria are being given the chance to design and host their own youth-oriented events — thanks to the Victorian Government’s FReeZA grants.. All events are drug, alcohol and smoke-free and aimed at

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Riverine Herald
May 24 2018
Lifestyle

Relay For Life is back...

THE Echuca-Moama Relay For Life is back.. Cancer Council’s overnight fundraising event sees locals take turns walking a track to symbolise the ongoing fight against cancer.. It’s also a chance to enjoy all Echuca-Moama has to offer and

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Thank God for the Salvos

HOPE where it’s needed most.. That’s this year’s slogan for the Red Shield Appeal.. And it perfectly sums up what the Salvation Army is all about — bringing hope and light to the darkest of circumstances.. The Salvation Army

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Sally couldn’t say no to her having a go

WHEN Community Living and Respite Services (CLRS) receptionist Sally Power was approached to join in Johnno’s Run, she couldn’t say no.. Not just because her company was running the event.. (Although that may have been an extr

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Gronows plan to run a lot more

DUSK Gronow can’t help but feel a quiet sense of pride when she looks around Run Melbourne each year and sees a sea of Johnno’s Run singlets.. It’s the day, once a year, when a crowd from Echuca-Moama relocates to Melbourne.. All

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Bushwalkers trek up 25...

MEMBERS of Echuca-Moama Bushwalkers recently gathered from across two states for the groups’ 25th anniversary celebrations.. The 42 present and past members came from as far as Ballarat, Deniliquin, the Mornington Peninsula and Ocean Grove for

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Shave raises whopping...

MATHOURA’S Stephen Allingham was overwhelmed with emotion as hundreds of family, friends and strangers gathered on Sunday in support of him.. More than 200 people attended the Shave for a Mate event at Mathoura Football Club, which raised

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Lifestyle

Kathleen’s art is a...

AMERICAN-BORN Kathleen Watson is travelling to Echuca to show off her new art exhibition.. Setting up base camp in the Foundry Arts Space on the Murray Esplanade at the Port of Echuca, the exhibition will open its doors on Friday from 6pm.. The

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Riverine Herald
May 21 2018
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