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Corowa Market Report

Corowa Market held on Monday, August 21 with 7,278 lambs yarded a decrease of 3,562 from previous week, 2,777 sheep yarded a decrease of 1,293.. Lamb numbers eased and the quality was plainer after 40mm plus of rain in the supply area. New season

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Aug 23 2017
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Robson to support ratepayers wherever they live

Mick Robson who works as a station hand at Urana is contesting the Federation Council election because he would like to see ratepayers, wherever they live, receive representation on council.. Mr Robson said the need to have a shire-wide outlook was

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Sarah Dean
Aug 23 2017
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Paul Miegel seeking election to Federation Council

Immediate past mayor of the former Corowa Shire Council, Paul Miegel, said the new Federation Council has a great opportunity to move forward that will “only be achieved if there is a considered, positive direction from the newly elected

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Robert Muir
Aug 23 2017
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Bronwyn Thomas ticket for Federation Council

Two sons of former Corowa Shire Council councillors are on a five-persons ticket headed up by Mulwala resident Bronwyn Thomas for the Federation Council election.. Robert Purtle OAM, the son of the late Jack Purtle and Alan Bridges, the son of the

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Robert Muir
Aug 23 2017
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Status of council’s...

Federation Council still has some $1,355,410 unallocated from $5M for council amalgamation costs as reported at council’s last monthly meeting yesterday before council election day on September 9.. There are also unallocated funds of at least

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Robert Muir
Aug 23 2017
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Howlong Compost...

Howlong residents have been on tenterhooks over a proposed compost facility in the town but it appears a decision on the development application should be made this week.. It has been more than two months since the Joint Regional Planning Panel

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Sarah Dean
Aug 23 2017
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Little Libraries...

More than 60 preschool and primary school children have visited the Little Libraries on display at Corowa Art Space over the past week and have voted on their favourite design.. Well-known regional artist Vicki Luke worked closely with 19 Corow

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Sarah Dean
Aug 17 2017
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Nancy and her 'Morrie'

Nancy Duursma once joked that she would get rid of her husband, Hans, before ever upgrading her 1955 Morris Minor.. This month the fourth generation Rutherglen resident clocked up half a century with ‘Morrie’ and told the Free Press her

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Sarah Dean
Aug 17 2017
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Vietnam Veterans Day

Rutherglen RSL Sub-Branch's Vietnam Veterans Day service will be held at Memorial Park, Murray Street, Rutherglen on Friday.. Vietnam Veterans Day is held each year on August 18 to commemorate the men of D Company, 6 RAR, who fought in the 1966

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 17 2017
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Andrew Kennedy's ticket for Federation Council

Mulwala resident Andrew Kennedy, oldest son of the well known Kennedy building family, heads up a ticket also comprising, in order, Chris Kennedy, Lisa Starr, Adam Thomson and Winston Rhodes for Federation Council’s first ever election

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Improved council...

Lisa Smowton, who chose to move to Howlong late last year because she believes the area offers a great lifestyle, is in the running for the Federation Council election.. While Mrs Smowton was born in Albury, her family moved away when she was young

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Sarah Dean
Aug 16 2017
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Corowa refugee group...

For almost a year a group of residents have been meeting at St John’s Anglican Hall in Corowa to discuss how to help establish a partnership between newly arrived refugees and the Corowa community.. The group recognises that all lives can be

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Corowa Market Report

Corowa Market held on Monday, August 14 with 10,840 lambs yarded and increase of 4,907 from previous week, 4070 sheep yarded an increase of 1704.. Lamb numbers lifted and the quality remains good.. New season lamb numbers improved to 5,398 with most

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Aug 16 2017
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Thank you Corowa - Smith family

On behalf of Jodie, Zoe, Taj and our broader family, I (Neil Smith) would like to thank the Corowa community for the support you have given us over the past 16 years and especially since Zoe’s transplant.. The support and friendship you have

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Fatal crash in Chiltern Valley

Police are investigating a single car accident in Chiltern Valley on August 10 that claimed the life of a man.. It is believed the car left Chiltern Valley Road and struck a tree just after 3pm and caught fire.. The yet to be identified male driver

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Freyer remembered as a 'local training king'

The sheer number of people who attended the funeral of champion Corowa thoroughbred trainer Richard Freyer on Saturday could attest to the popularity of the 69-year-old.. Corowa’s St John’s Anglican Church was overflowing with family

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Administrator's...

At his final council meeting before September 9 election day, Federation Council Administrator Mike Eden thanked “everyone for having me since May 12 last year”.. “My job was to ensure three things were done,” he said during

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Robert Muir
Aug 16 2017
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Dig deep for community...

It may seem a little early, but before you know it we will be seeing in 2018.. The Rotary Club of Corowa is again co-ordinating the funding of this event and will have collection tins at local businesses and at its monthly market in Bangerang Park

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 10 2017
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Wonderland of learning

With the help of a curly red wig, some make-up and a costume, Corowa Public School Principal Sharelle Baily was transformed into the wacky and whimsical Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland.. “It’s Education Week and we wanted to do

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Sarah Dean
Aug 09 2017
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