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Flower show success

The Rutherglen and District Garden Club recently held its 29th Annual Autumn Flower Show incorporating the Victorian Autumn Country Rose Championship.. The club would like to thank all the exhibitors including our own members, several guest

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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Nominations open for...

Nominations are now open for the Corowa Business Chamber – Federation Business Awards 2018.. The awards are an opportunity to showcase excellence in business throughout the whole Federation Council area. There are ten categories which offer

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Corowa Free Press
Apr 18 2018
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Ella to compete in ‘Tradie Olympics’

After winning gold at the Regional Worldskills Competition last October, beauty therapist Ella James now has her sights set on the national championships.. Ella is studying a diploma of beauty therapy with GOTAFE in Wangaratta and will head to

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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Campers ignore fire warnings.

Forest Fire Management Victoria crews located more than 100 unattended campfires across the north-east region during the Easter weekend.. Regional Agency commander Neale Cleeland said crews found and extinguished the unattended campfires at popular

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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High Country Harvest...

Those in search of an adventure through the glorious local wine country should look no further than the annual Rutherglen Tweed Ride to be held on Saturday, May 5.. The 20 kilometre cycling adventure is interspersed with three incredible food and

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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Solar farm support

The overwhelming mood of attendees at the community information session in Mulwala was of support for a proposed $130 million solar farm on 378ha of agricultural land bordering Tocumwal Road and Savernake Road.. About 30 Mulwala and district people

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Robert Muir
Apr 18 2018
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Refugee...

A group of 50 refugees from Melbourne arrived at St Mary’s Hall in Corowa on Saturday, March 24.. The successful event was organised by The “Who is My Neighbour” committee with the support of community groups and businesses in

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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Polo attracts strong crowd

Not even a little rain could keep people away from the most fashionable ticket in town at the weekend when All Saints Estate hosted the final game on the Victorian Polo Club calendar on Saturday.. A crowd of about 1100 filled the marquees or relaxed

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Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
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Prince Philip Banner coming to Rutherglen

The Royal Banner of the Corps of Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) will lead this year’s ANZAC Day march in Rutherglen.. In a rare appearance outside of major military ceremonies, The Prince Philip Banner will be the

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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It’s still 50 metre pool

Federation Council has given in-principle approval to a new 50 metre outdoor Corowa Swimming Pool.. After much discussion at yesterday’s monthly council meeting, councillors voted 5:3 in favour of Option 4 by consultants, for the 50 metre

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Robert Muir
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Golly Josh, well done

The parents of Corowa-Wahgunyah’s newest Commonwealth Games lawn bowls champion, Josh Thornton got the surprise of their life on Monday night as their son rocked up on their doorstep unexpected at 10pm.. The elated 36-year-old flew from the

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Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
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Skate Park petition...

Corowa Skate Park users and supporters attended Federation Council’s monthly meeting on Tuesday to make a presentation and hand over a petition containing 2338 signatures.. Ryan James, a skate park user, thanked council for the opportunity to

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Sarah Dean
Apr 18 2018
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James aims for Tokyo

Local champion shooter James Willett will now aim for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 after finishing sixth at last week’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games double trap event final.. After shooting a total of 134 from a possible 150 to qualify

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 18 2018
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Corowa Market Report

Corowa Market held on Monday, April 9 with 9,598 lambs yarded a decrease of 2,140 from previous market, 3074 sheep yarded a decrease of 53.. Lamb numbers eased below 10,000 head (2140 less) as selling resumed after the Easter holidays. Quality

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Apr 11 2018
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Program ‘drives home’ road safety message

The road safety message hit home for Corowa, Rutherglen and St Paul’s High School students and members of the community attending the recent Cool Heads program.. The highly successful program was presented on Tuesday, March 20 at the

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 11 2018
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Entries sought for Henty Field Days

Agricultural machinery manufacturers, farm inventors, backyard tinkerers and students are urged to enter their innovative ideas for the three major awards at the 2018 Henty Machinery Field Days.. The awards, the Henty Machine of the Year, the

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 11 2018
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Historic photos...

The Wahgunyah History Group received an email in late January from a Sydney businessman Phil Seymour enquiring “if we had seen these original photos before”?. He had discovered them in a Sydney Antique shop; with him having property in

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 11 2018
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Community chest...

Corowa Community Men’s Shed recently received a generous donation from Corowa Supa IGA to the tune of $1366.. The donation was made through the Supa IGA Community Chest program that has been running for more than ten years. Corowa Supa IG

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Sarah Dean
Apr 11 2018
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Pokies capped

Corowa will not receive any additional poker machines under new gaming reforms announced last month.. Communities in NSW regarded vulnerable to gambling won’t be able to get more pokies under new laws proposed by the NSW government. Minister

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Corowa Free P...
Apr 11 2018
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