Town-wide garage sale planned to raise funds for Barooga walking track designed with locals and tourists in mind.ROBERT HENSON March 26, 2014 4:20am
Setting sale: Barooga Advancement Group's Leanne May, and Sue and Barry Kennedy get prepared for a town-wide garage sale.
Barooga will open its garage doors to the public next Sunday for a Monster Garage Sale, raising funds to extend the town’s walking track.
Scores of homeowners around town have registered to join the mass garage sale, with the proceeds from $10 sellers’ registrations helping fund a 5
Barooga Advancement Group organisers Barry and Sue Kennedy said those from out of town could also join in, with extra spots and a barbecue available at Barooga Public School on the day.
‘‘This will get it kick started,’’ Barry Kennedy said.
‘‘Then we hope it’s at least annual, maybe twice a year event.’’
Barooga Advancement Group’s Darrell Bowden said the extension to Barooga’s existing walking track was canvassed for the town more than 18 months ago.
The white granite track with two exercise stations will include Golf Course Rd, Corowa-Tocumwal Rd and Snell Rd, forming a loop with the already established track that extends from Burkinshaw St.
Mr Bowden said the works — worth $70
‘‘We’re starting Barooga walking club as well, so we’ve got a member base, and someone to take ownership of it.’’
Mr Bowden said the path was ‘‘basically where everyone walks’’ — tourists and locals alike.
‘‘It’s been the ‘Barooga 5
‘‘And there’ll be a map linking up walking tracks with the creek walk and into Cobram — the long term plan has been to link our walking tracks together.’’
Rich River's Ben Docking capitalised on local knowledge to take out the Goulburn Valley District Golf champion of champions event at his home course.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Timbercutter Doug Rosenow is hoping people will listen before it is too late.
Goulburn-Murray Water has been filling in the decommissioned irrigation channel by the Northern Hwy, just out of Rochester.
Fraser sure has aces in spades
It was a triumphant homecoming for God's Own gelding.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
Fiona Bradshaw and the Planet X team have raised more than $5000.
2013/14 Annual Report received this week finds overall finances are ‘‘fair and improving’’ at Moira Shire Council.
Deniliquin McDonald's raised more than $1300 for McHappy Day on Saturday.
Up to14 new full-time jobs will be created at Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton, with the company set to embark on an $18million expansion at its factory.
Member for Benalla Bill Sykes delivers his valedictory speech to the State parliament: I love youse all.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.