Lifestyle

We consume way too many sugar drinks

DRINKING habits in Campaspe Shire have led to renewed calls for a levy on sugar-sweetened drinks.. With more than 17 per cent of residents consuming sugary drinks every day, local health professionals are growing increasingly concerned

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David Rak
Jan 21 2018
Lifestyle

Rocky is really ready to roll — to your home

LOOKING for a new four-legged friend to rock your world?. Then really, the young Rocky on show here is just the boy for you.. This 11-month-old Bull Arab mixed breed is a fun-loving ball of energy with a cheeky smile who will instantly melt your

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Lifestyle

Pick a rehoming pet to keep

FINDING a forever home for furry friends will be on the agenda at PETstock Echuca next month. PETstock’s charity foundation PETstock Assist and its major charity partner PetRescue will be at the store on February 4 to raise awareness of animal

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Lifestyle

Are we living up to our responsibility?

BECOMING a parent for the first time is an incredible moment that’s filled with different emotions that manifest in different ways.. Some people laugh, or cry, some dance, and still others are so overcome with emotion that they pass out

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Lifestyle

Pet owners warned of...

WITH the heat showing no signs of backing off, pet owners in Echuca-Moama are encouraged to take caution in caring for their furry loved ones.. Pet owners are reminded to provide plenty of cool, clean water and ensure their pets have access to shady

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Riverine Herald
Jan 17 2018
Lifestyle

You can hook a new boat

ECHUCA United Football Netball Club will be staging its first annual Fishing Classic in March.. The three day angling event — March 16-18 — includes entertainment, raffles and, of course, fishing.. The all ages event is being held at

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Riverine Herald
Jan 17 2018
Entertainment

Robyn to bring Moore...

THIS years Murray River Council Australia Day ambassador is Robyn Moore (pictured left).. As a voice-over artist for the past 45 years, her voice has been heard in our best known TV and radio commercials such as Spray ‘n’ Wipe.. She

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Riverine Herald
Jan 17 2018
Lifestyle

They come for the lifestyle and value

THE stereotype of retirees heading into country Victoria for cheap, low maintenance property does not hold true in the twin towns, according to local real estate agents.. With the appeal of the river and much more affordable property market than

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David Rak
Jan 17 2018
Lifestyle

Run to support Opening Doors Project

ON YOUR marks... Get set... Go!. That’s right, the River Gums Twilight Fun Run is back on Friday, January 19.. The event on Scenic Drive starts at 6.45pm and gives people the opportunity to run or walk three or five kilometres along the

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Riverine Herald
Jan 15 2018
Lifestyle

Motoring family ride their luck

A FESTIVAL of modified cars and speed machines, burnouts and roaring engines may not sound like a family outing but for the Spiers family of Echuca it was a dream come true.. Frank Spiers and his wife Janine won tickets to Summernats in Canberr

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David Chapman
Jan 13 2018
Lifestyle

Coco set to go go to...

IF YOU’RE looking for a friend with boundless energy and a zest for life – Coco is your girl.. Coco (pictured) is a one-year-old de-sexed Kelpie mixed breed and she is available for adoption at the Campaspe Animal Shelter.. This young

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Riverine Herald
Jan 12 2018
Lifestyle

Knowing God, or is it...

I NOTICED the HG Wells’ classic The Time Machine was on the TV on the weekend.. As the Wells’ traveller goes into the future he encounters the creatures called Morlocks.. These were men who, for years, had been living underground in

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Riverine Herald
Jan 12 2018
Lifestyle

Run, jog, walk, just...

ON YOUR marks... Get set... Go!. That’s right, the River Gums Twilight Fun Run is back on Friday, January 19.. The event on Scenic Drive starts at 6.45pm and gives people the opportunity to run or walk three or five kilometres along the

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Riverine Herald
Jan 10 2018
Lifestyle

Have a butcher’s at Jack’s birthday certificate

JACK Stewart has always had a wicked sense of humour.. The former Stanhope shearer, auctioneer and farmer and general good guy was recently presented with a certificate from Bowls Victoria to acknowledge his 90th birthday.. Jack, who lives in Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Jan 10 2018
Lifestyle

It’s one word that always says a lot

CHAMPAGNE is an evocative word, and drink, conjuring images of the famous and the fashionable — with some gorgeous birds.. Now you’re wondering why birds?. For her third visit to Junction at Moama, self-proclaimed Champagne Dame Kyl

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Riverine Herald
Jan 08 2018
Lifestyle

Eureka, the Purvis is coming

ECHUCA-MOAMA’S reputation as the place for car clubs to hold national conventions continues to build with yet another distinctive make revving along the Murray River this October.. While the Buick and Chevrolet clubs inundated the twin towns

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David Chapman
Jan 08 2018
Lifestyle

Pick up your guide...

ANGLERS are being encouraged to get hold of the new Recreational Fishing Guide for 2018, which is now available free from hundreds of outlets, including bait and tackle shops.. Recreational anglers can also update or download the free ‘Vic

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Riverine Herald
Jan 05 2018
Lifestyle

Here’s a really big...

BFG.. Those are the three letters that sum up this lovely boy.. You can call this Big Friendly Giant Lenny.. He is a two-year-old desexed Great Dane cross Mastiff and is available for adoption from the Campaspe Animal Shelter.. Lenny is a strong boy

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Riverine Herald
Jan 05 2018
Lifestyle

What really matters is...

A FEW years back our church was involved in running a fitness group known as Get Fit.. On the first Saturday in January, we had a record 52 participants.. The second week dropped to half that, and by the end of the month, I reckon you can probably

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Riverine Herald
Jan 05 2018
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