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Friends of Gallery Exhibition

Twelve friends of Corowa’s Gallery 294 are featured in the gallery’s latest showing, the annual FROGS (Friends Of Gallery) exhibition, which opened on Saturday, February 18. Members of the Corowa Arts Co-operative, who run Gallery 294, hosted

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Feb 23 2017
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Sue officially becomes an Aussie

It’s been a long time coming for Corowa’s Sue Knight who last month became an official Australian Citizen. In front of more than 100 guests, Sue “borrowed” a little of the spotlight from her husband Perry Knight’s 70th birthday to announce

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Alannah Green...
Feb 23 2017
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Alzheimer's Australia to visit Corowa

The Corowa Local Health Advisory Committee has partnered with Federation Council and Alzheimer's Australia NSW to host a Healthy Brain Ageing and Memory Van visit in Corowa this Friday. Alzheimer’s Australia NSW will be presenting Healthy Brain

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Alannah Green...
Feb 23 2017
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Residents flock to Brolga launch

The launch of a report highlighting Brolga habitat management opportunities in the Rutherglen region was well received by the Rutherglen community at its recent launch. The Rutherglen Landcare Group and the North East Catchment Management Authority

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
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Rutherglen RSL...

Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch members and guests celebrated 100 years since the formation of the branch on Saturday night. Keith Payne VC, Florence Payne OAM, President RSL Victoria Dr Robert Webster OAM, Cr Mayor of Indigo Shire Jenny O'Connor, Deputy

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
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Corowa Market Report

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 20 with 9,200 lambs yarded, an increase of 2,200 from previous week, 3,800 sheep yarded an increase of 1000. Lamb numbers were significantly higher in a very good yarding, with the best lambs finished on Lucerne

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 22 2017
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Pets Day Out fun

Federation Council hosted its 2017 Pets Day Out for residents of the council area on Saturday and organisers are celebrating the event’s success. Residents were able to book in for free de-sexing and have their pet registered and microchipped on

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Feb 22 2017
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Celebrating the life of Dennis Ratcliff

More than 600 people farewelled much-loved Corowa identity Dennis Ratcliff at his favourite place, the Corowa RSL Club, on Friday morning. Dennis was remembered as a devoted member of the community, loving husband, father and grandfather. Mourners

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
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Soldier stands as Rutherglen remembers

A statue of a WWI soldier was unveiled in the Rutherglen Memorial Gardens at 11am on Saturday as the wider community watched on in reflection. The addition of the statue was part of the celebration of the Centenary of the Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
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Industry expansion planned for Howlong

Cool Off and several other Howlong businesses including VK Logic Engineering and Killen Trucking have proposed to partner with Federation Council to seek Commonwealth funding to expand, develop and enhance the current Howlong Industrial Park. The

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Alannah Green...
Feb 22 2017
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Support Pink Stumps Day

Corowa Cricket Club is set to participate in the spirit, energy and fun of the international Pink Cricket Test by bringing the event to town for Pink Stumps Day on Saturday. Local cricketers will be showing off their cricket skills to raise money for

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Alannah Green...
Feb 16 2017
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Angus is back on his...

Corowa’s Angus Smith is ready to ride once again thanks to the generosity of the community. Angus, 11, had his pushbike stolen just before Christmas and after weeks of waiting for it to be returned or found - without any luck - he thought all hope

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Alannah Green...
Feb 15 2017
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Continuous cropping...

Intensive continuous cropping is undertaken for a number of different reasons across New South Wales and growers will have the chance to hear of some of the opportunities, risks and challenges it can present at the Corowa Grains Research and

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Feb 15 2017
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Statue to mark Rutherglen RSL Centenary

A statue of a WWI soldier is to be unveiled in the Rutherglen Memorial Gardens at 11am on Saturday and the RSL is inviting the wider community be a part of the celebration. The addition of the statue forms part of the celebration of the Centenary of

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Feb 15 2017
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Turn on the tap for H30 Challenge

Indigo Shire Council and VicHealth are calling on residents to sign up for the H30 Challenge and improve their health. Indigo Shire Mayor Jenny O'Connor said the H30 Challenge cost nothing and could make a big impact on your life.“A regular 600mL

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Feb 15 2017
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Rutherglen stalwart set to retire

Rutherglen’s Mary Dunn is set to enjoy her well-earned retirement after a lifetime of service to the local primary school. Mary has been employed at Rutherglen Primary School as Business Manager for the last 35 years and has been an active

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Alannah Green...
Feb 15 2017
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Lisa crowned best baker

Following a competition to find Albury’s Undiscovered Baking Legend, Corowa’s Lisa Talbot has been crowned the winner and will feature on the front cover of this year’s Albury Yellow Pages and WhitePages directory along with her children and

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Alannah Green...
Feb 15 2017
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Main Street detour a...

Member for Benambra Bill Tilley has issued a call to action for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety to ensure that planning for a heavy vehicle bypass at Rutherglen is progressed as a matter of priority. In the lead-up to the last federal

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Corowa Free P...
Feb 15 2017
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Federation merger...

Corowa and Urana shires will remain merged under the auspice of Federation Council after NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed no de-mergers were on the agenda. Doubt surrounding the future of merged councils was raised early this month amid

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Feb 15 2017
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