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Students speak their mind

Rutherglen High School recently showcased some incredibly talented public speakers at the annual Rotary Club Public Speaking night.. This night has been held for the past 26 years and allows students at Rutherglen High to present to an unknown

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Corowa Free P...
Dec 13 2017
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Residents enjoy tickling the ivories

Rutherglen may have missed out on a Victorian Tidy Town award recently but local residents know the worth of one of the entries in the awards – the community piano.. One such resident is Joan Smith who resides at Indigo North Health Glenview

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Sarah Dean
Dec 13 2017
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Multi-million dollar education hub for Corowa

Local students in Corowa and the surrounding region will no longer need to travel long distances to study when a new $3.7 million dollar TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre (CLC) opens next year.. Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Minister responsible

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Sarah Dean
Dec 13 2017
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Keep up the generous Christmas gifts

Everything from dolls, sandpit toys, books to crayons and board games have been placed under Howlong’s Ray White Christmas giving tree, with staff hoping to double last year’s gifts.. The “Little Ray of Giving” campaign

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Sarah Dean
Dec 13 2017
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Letter to the Editor

Wake boats for open water, not rivers. My home overlooks the Murray River a short distance east of Corowa, and I have seen first-hand the damage to the river banks caused by the wash from wake boats. In fact, the bank below my home has receded ten

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Contributor
Dec 13 2017
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A karaoke Christmas

Christmas has come early for Aged Care residents at Corowa Hospital and they must have been very good this year because they received everything on their wish list.. A karaoke machine was at the top of the list and residents can’t wait to try

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Sarah Dean
Dec 13 2017
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‘Return and Earn’...

Corowa residents can now recycle their empty drink containers and receive a 10-cent refund for each one after D & M Scrap Metal was recently awarded the contract to collect containers for the NSW Government’s ‘Return and Earn&rsquo

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Sarah Dean
Dec 13 2017
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Corowa smashes December rain average

Corowa has already received more than its average December rainfall after 57 millimetres lashed the area and most of Victoria in the first three days of December.. Rain started to fall on Friday and on Saturday torrential rain washed out weekend

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Sarah Dean
Dec 06 2017
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Anxious wait for route to be chosen

It’s now a waiting game for residents as VicRoads collates traffic data collected over the past week to determine the best road network for Rutherglen’s Heavy Vehicle Alternative Route.. Earlier this year residents aired concerns about

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Sarah Dean
Dec 06 2017
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A little gift makes a big difference

Charmaine Ardley is always on the lookout for a bargain but the recipient is usually someone else.. For 12 months of the year the Corowa resident with a big heart accumulates gifts that are stored in a spare wardrobe until the end of the year when

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Sarah Dean
Dec 06 2017
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Big chop for good cause

Corowa’s Megan Doherty is looking forward to not accidently sitting on her long hair any longer when she undergoes a big chop for a good cause next week.. The 18-year-old will also not miss the maintenance of her long tresses and the fact that

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Sarah Dean
Dec 06 2017
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Concerned businesses...

A group of local business owners from Corowa, Yarrawonga-Mulwala and Bundalong along with Federation Councillors and various stakeholders met last Friday in Mulwala to discuss their concerns about the planned ban on wake enhancing boating between

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Corowa Free P...
Dec 06 2017
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The Christmas Giving...

The Rotary Club of Corowa, in conjunction with Super IGA Corowa, is urging residents to be generous this Christmas and donate to the Christmas Giving Tree.. Donations will be accepted until Monday, December 20. The club is looking for gifts of toys

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Corowa Free P...
Nov 29 2017
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First look at new classrooms

St Mary’s Corowa students are buzzing with excitement after recently returning to their newly refurbished classrooms following a fire on the last day of term two.. The fire, believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, tore through one

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Sarah Dean
Nov 29 2017
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Letters to the Editor

Lift for Civic Centre in sight. After lobbying for a lift at the Civic Centre building, I received a letter from a Federation Council Director this week informing me that it had been ordered and would hopefully be operating in late April. No more

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Contributor
Nov 29 2017
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Sporting a moustache for a good cause

This coming Saturday, December 2 members of the Rotary Club of Corowa will be cooking sausages for a good cause at the rear entrance of Woolworth’s Corowa. . To make the day a bit of fun all the cooks, men and women will be wearing moustaches

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Corowa Free P...
Nov 29 2017
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Boating ban shockwaves

A proposed ban on wake enhancing boats between Bundalong and Corowa for up to five years has caused shockwaves through local communities and has been slammed by the Boating Industry. Association of Victoria and local politicians.. The proposed ban

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Corowa Free P...
Nov 29 2017
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Dig deep and support...

The Corowa community are being urged to help make Christmas a little brighter for those in need by supporting the 2017 UnitingCare and Target Christmas Appeal.. UnitingCare and Target have launched their annual Christmas appeal and are calling on

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Sarah Dean
Nov 29 2017
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Heavy Vehicle...

Residents are cheering after learning the final planning study (Origin and Destination Study) for Rutherglen’s Heavy Vehicle Alternative Route got underway last week.. Cameras and traffic counters have been set up around the Rutherglen

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Sarah Dean
Nov 29 2017
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