Cobram-Barooga has enjoyed a hefty influx of holidaymakers over the past few weeks.RANDALL JOHNSTON January 9, 2013 5:00am
Cobram-Barooga has enjoyed a hefty influx of holidaymakers over the past few weeks.
Cobram-Barooga Visitor Information Centre team leader Sue Zonneveldt said she had noticed an increase in visitor numbers during the summer holiday period this year.
‘‘It’s been hectic,’’ she said.
‘‘Particularly people from Melbourne and other parts of Victoria are starting to become more aware of what we have to offer.
‘‘The river is the biggest drawcard, the boating, the fishing and also the casual lifestyle.
‘‘For those who love camping, there are some pretty amazing spots.
‘‘People are surprised we have beaches.’’
For the full story and more reports on tourism in the area, see Wednesday’s Cobram Courier.
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The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
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Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
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The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
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No, it won’t be Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer creating the Christmas lighting in Cobram this year, it will be Cobram couple, Ron and Kath Renfrew,
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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