Lifestyle

Moama and Echuca RSLs ready to roll

THIS year, Moama RSL sub-branch in conjunction with Moama RSL have decided to make changes to its usual Anzac Day commemoration.. Starting with its Dawn Service at the Moama Cenotaph, to which all returned service personnel are invited to assemble

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Riverine Herald
Apr 25 2017
Lifestyle

ENH stages an open day

ECHUCA Neighbourhood House is opening its doors on Wednesday, May 3 to show the community what it has to offer.. The open day coincides with Mother’s Day on the Sunday and will include gift ideas starting from just $1.. ENH fundraising committee

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Riverine Herald
Apr 25 2017
Lifestyle

The time Tonny boomed

TONGALA began to boom when returning World War I soldiers established farms under the Soldier Settlement Scheme.. The town’s public hall will now host a large display of memorabilia from the war in the exhibition starting on Wednesday.. Coinciding

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Vivienne Duck
Apr 24 2017
Lifestyle

When the rivers ran so bone dry

10 years ago. Friday, April 20, 2007. Prayer may be all that is left for farmers who were yesterday informed by Prime Minister John Howard the entire Murray-Darling Basin would be without water for irrigation if there is not heavy rain in the next

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Riverine Herald
Apr 22 2017
Lifestyle

Look to Jesus to find...

ADULTS can be a self-conscious bunch, often worried about how others will perceive us.. We shape ourselves on technology and social media to make sure our good side and the best version of ourselves is seen by those around us.. At the Christ Church

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Riverine Herald
Apr 22 2017
Lifestyle

Meet the owner

THE OWNER. Talking to Norm Raverty about cars is a lesson in history — mainly about the American motor industry.. A regular visitor to the United States over the years, Norm has imported a lot of cars and bought even more from around Australi

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Riverine Herald
Apr 21 2017
Lifestyle

It was a very good...

ECHUCA-MOAMA has again played a big role in raising money for the Good Friday Appeal.. The community raised $79,276, which was slightly below last year’s effort but still higher than many other large Victorian towns.. In total, the appeal raised

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Riverine Herald
Apr 20 2017
Lifestyle

Rubbing shoulders with history

IF THESE walls could speak, what history would they divulge?. ‘Having a voice’ is the theme for the Old Telegraph Station’s open day on Sunday April 30. The Friends of Old Moama invite you to have a wander around 60 Chanter St Moama from 9am

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Riverine Herald
Apr 20 2017
Lifestyle

Grab a cat, or kitten (free or cheap)

HAVE you been thinking about getting a cat or kitten?. If the answer is yes then your timing is impeccable.. The Campaspe Animal Shelter is saying goodbye to adult cats free of charge and kittens (pictured) at half prices.. And although the

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Riverine Herald
Apr 20 2017
Lifestyle

It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople

TURKEY may not be as attractive to tourists as it once was.. A mixture of deadly terrorist attacks, political turmoil and a failed coup attempt is not exactly rolling out the red carpet for visitors.. Those realities have contributed to a sharp

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Riverine Herald
Apr 20 2017
Lifestyle

When it comes to Anzac...

RILEY TINNING’S Anzac Day on Tuesday will be the real deal.. A trooper with the 1st Armoured Regiment – the senior regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps – the Tongala local is right now on deployment in Iraq.. Stationed at Camp Taji

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Riverine Herald
Apr 19 2017
Lifestyle

Murray River...

ECHUCA-MOAMA is tapping deeper into the lucrative Chinese tourist market.. Extragreen, Australia’s largest travel agent for Asian visitors, started its first weekly day tour to the region on Monday.. It comes fresh off the back of Grandcity Tours

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Rusty Woodger
Apr 19 2017
Lifestyle

Reflections from the...

10 years ago. April 13, 2007. Floating walkways are becoming longer at Echuca Wharf and Riverboat Dock as riverboats struggle with the increasing build up of silt at the Port of Echuca.. However, efforts by the Port of Echuca to gain funding to

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Riverine Herald
Apr 14 2017
Lifestyle

Meet the Owner

THE OWNER. Michael O’Neill’s favourite pastimes are unmistakable — EH Holden cars and drive-in cinemas.. For Michael, the two just seem a natural fit.. ‘‘When I was a kid, my grandparents on both my mother’s and father’s side had

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Riverine Herald
Apr 13 2017
Lifestyle

One big happy kid just lookin’ for love

IF Thunder was a human, he is the type of young man you would be happy taking to Sunday dinner with your parents.. This 18-month-old desexed male is a Wolfhound mixed breed American Bulldog.. Terrific Thunder has been available for adoption for 10

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Riverine Herald
Apr 13 2017
Lifestyle

Frankie, Dylan and me. But you really had to be there

Start spreading the news. I am leaving today. I want to be a part of it. New York, New York. WE WERE five weeks into a whirlwind US trip and what better way to finish than in the Big Apple.. Our New York City adventure was complete – from staying

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Riverine Herald
Apr 12 2017
Lifestyle

Tourism numbers leap...

THE Murray is on a roll – tourist numbers in the region just keep going up, with Murray Regional Tourism reporting 63,600 international visitors to December 2016.. That’s up a big 13.9 per cent on the previous 12 months.. And to hammer home the

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Riverine Herald
Apr 11 2017
Lifestyle

The Good Fight is a...

THE Echuca Historical Society has a new exhibition and it will take you back 100 years.. We Fought The Good Fight opened on March 29 at the museum and is in remembrance of World War I.. The exhibition focuses on 1917 as it was the year of the second

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Riverine Herald
Apr 11 2017
Entertainment

Get into the hunt at...

LOCKINGTON Recreation Reserve will be filled with Easter eggs on Good Friday.. The annual Good Friday Appeal Easter egg hunt is back with aims to raise $2000.. Organiser Nicole Cunnington said not only will it be a great family day, it is all for

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Riverine Herald
Apr 11 2017
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