Inaugural Koonoomoo Pickers and Packers Charity Ball hosts 800 mostly well behaved young revellers.LAURA HURLEY July 3, 2014 3:57am
B 'n S success: Brydie Bonsema from Alexandra, Rach Norriss from Arcadia and Lisa Muirhead from Langwarren warm up for the night's festivities.
The Koonoomoo Pickers and Packers Charity Ball went off without a hitch on Saturday night, despite the less than favourable weather conditions.
Cobram Barooga Apex Club organised the event and member Brad Sneddon said the wintry weather did not keep revellers away, with close to 800 people attending.
‘‘It went well, it was really well received,’’ Mr Sneddon said.
‘‘We’ve been getting really good feedback on Facebook from people who went.’’
Mr Sneddon said the charity ball would ‘‘probably’’ become an annual event, as it ran smoothly over the weekend.
‘‘It ran easily
Leading Senior Constable Daryl Eyre said police were ‘‘pretty happy’’ with the well-behaved crowds.
Lead Sen Const Eyre said a 20-year-old local man had been interviewed after another man, from Bendigo and known to the man, suffered a broken nose at the event.
He said highway patrol targeted patrons leaving the event on Sunday morning.
‘‘I think the highway patrol checked a few vehicles for roadworthiness and took preliminary breath tests,’’ Lead Sen Const Eyre said.
‘‘To my knowledge no-one was caught drink driving.’’
A Mitchell Starc signed Australian cricket shirt and signed bats will be up for auction tonight at St George's Rd Primary School as part of raising funds for the Hands for Help Nepal charity.
Local kayaking athletes Brea Roadley and Kayla Whinray have continued making a splash in their sport on both a national and international level.
Tatura’s St Vincent de Paul Society has made a sizeable donation to Sacred Heart School community for 2015.
Campaspe Shire council’s flagship was sinking earlier this week. Literally.
Campaspe Valley Community Centre played host to Audrey Hepburn, Little Red Riding Hood, Napoleon Dynamite and even the Titanic recently.
Jackson Gentle beats younger sibling Cooper in thrilling Parkland decider
What will it take for politicians to start taking Nagambie's case for an ambulance seriously?
Record cattle prices were recorded at the Finley Saleyards on Friday
City of Greater Bendigo is urging district residents to visit St John’s Anglican Church in Heathcote to celebrate the centenary of architect William Vahland’s death.
It was a dream start to Picola’s interleague campaign on Saturday, with the under-17 team notching up an impressive 91-point victory.
Gov’t overhauls GP incentive scheme.
There may never be a solution to the Murray-Darling Basin and managing its water — Australia’s greatest natural asset.
Victorian Greens Leader Greg Barber tells The Ensign, producers should oppose the sale of the long term lease of the Port by the Andrews Government.
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.