Lifestyle

Meet Maude — a BFG of the canine variety

ARE you a fan of Ronald Dahl’s children’s classic, The BFG?. Because if you are there’s good news.. You can take home your very own big friendly giant.. Meet Maude (pictured right), who is a 10-month-two-week-old desexed Bull Arab mixed breed

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Riverine Herald
May 29 2017
Lifestyle

More than $10,000 raised at EMAA’s golf day

ECHUCA-MOAMA will enjoy better marketing opportunities after a successful golf day on Monday last week.. Echuca-Moama Accommodation Association (EMAA), celebrating its 30th birthday this month, raised more than $10,000 through its annual event

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Riverine Herald
May 27 2017
Lifestyle

Phil Rosenow is still clocking up kilometres

THE first leg of Phillip Rosenow’s 16,000km ride across Australia has not been easy sailing.. To promote organ donation, Phil is riding his 13-year-old motorbike from Cockle Creek, the most southern part of Tasmania via Alice Springs to the top of

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Jessica Lamb
May 27 2017
Lifestyle

You need to be alert to everything

HAVE you been with a large group of people recently?. Maybe it was at a meeting, football match, concert, church or cinema.. Have you noticed a great many people are wearing glasses?. Glasses or spectacles vary, not just in the shape and colour of

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Try taking your art on...

TAKE ART ON TUESDAY is a new creative art opportunity opening at The Foundry Arts Space in Echuca.. Local visual artist and educator Bronwyn Beer will inspire participants to explore a range of processes, mediums and techniques through drawing

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Craig and Penny Dyson...

THE OWNERS. A fascination for old cars was one common interest that brought Craig and Penny Dyson together.. The other was agriculture.. Craig, from Melbourne, and Penny, from Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula, first met at LaTrobe University

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Hot rodders turn to a...

RICH River Rod and Custom Club’s Big Morning Tea could become an annual event after a successful debut on Sunday.. About 120 people turned up for the club’s inaugural morning tea at Old Time Auto Repairs in Hume St to support the fundraiser for

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David Chapman
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Workies delivers major sponsorships

ECHUCA Worker & Services Club handed over $75,000 in sponsorships to local groups and charities following its annual general meeting last week.. Club president Claire Clee described it as “a wonderful announcement which showed the commitment

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Tourism hub in Koondrook will connect region’s natural...

A NEW $1.2 million nature-based tourism hub will be built in Koondrook with help from a $600,000 grant from the state government.. When complete the hub will connect natural assets around Koondrook, Cohuna and Kerang, including the Gunbower State

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Riverine Herald
May 24 2017
Lifestyle

Echuca-Moama turns orange for inclusion

IN THE words of Johnny Cash, it was an ‘orange (blossom) special’ for the Echuca-Moama region’s One & All Inclusion Day last Friday.. Eye-catching orange, the official colour of the project, was worn by 65 businesses, schools and

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Jessica Lamb
May 24 2017
Lifestyle

It’s just another...

MOST people travel to Byron Bay to get away, for a holiday of sun, surf and sand.. The relaxed nature and carefree vibe of the place is what attracts most people to this coastal oasis, unless of course you are me and you travel there to compete in

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Riverine Herald
May 24 2017
Lifestyle

Tea for a few to...

COMMUNITY Living and Respite Service (CLRS) honoured all those who helped make its latest dream a reality last Tuesday night.. The event recognised individuals and businesses who had contributed to the recent opening of CLRS’s latest project —

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2017
Lifestyle

Unlocking minds in...

PEOPLE of Koyuga, prepare to have your mind blown.. Because mindworker Lisa Smith is coming to your town for a free workshop.. The visit is with thanks to the Koyuga town hall committee, who last October called for people to join them.. Those calls

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2017
Lifestyle

Echuca-Moama turns orange for inclusion

ORANGE saturated Echuca-Moama as far as the eye could see to celebrate One & All Inclusion Project on Friday.. Schools, businesses and community members from all walks of life donned their brightest orange outfits to show their support and

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2017
Lifestyle

Bridie proving to be a cut above the crowd

BRIDIE Colvin is a brave girl.. The 15-year-old St Joseph’s student is shaving her hair as part of the World’s Greatest Shave.. But the year nine student doesn’t care what people will think of her bald head, but rather that she is doing the

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Riverine Herald
May 20 2017
Lifestyle

Johnno’s Run fundraiser to tee off

COMMUNITY Living and Respite Services Johnno’s Run Golf Day is set to raise funds for a good cause.. The CLRS is holding a golf day fundraiser at Rich River Golf Club on Friday, May 26, and there is still an opportunity to get involved.. The event

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Jessica Gledh...
May 19 2017
Lifestyle

Winston’s a winner

WINSTON (pictured left) is everything you want in a best friend — loyal, fun and full of adoration.. Wonderful Winston is a four-year-one-month-old desexed mixed breed Staffordshire Bull Terrier.. He has been up for adoption for five and a half

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2017
Lifestyle

Rob Greiner and his...

THE OWNER. Rob Greiner is the president of Rich River Rod and Custom Club which champions the hot rod scene.. Rob’s love of modified vehicles started at an early age.. His first car was a 1926 Chev which he owned as a 14-year-old.. ‘‘We bought

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2017
Lifestyle

Why volunteering...

MOAMA’S Di Macfarlane is one of a few people who have been truly instrumental in bringing tourism to the area and the new hospital to Echuca.. Countless years of volunteering on the hospital and tourism boards, as well as serving on Murray Shire

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Ivy Wise
May 17 2017
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