Cobram lovebirds Gareth Adams, 21, and Vanessa Aksionov, 19, are proof that true romance is alive and well in 2013.February 14, 2013 5:00am
Cobram lovebirds Gareth Adams, 21, and Vanessa Aksionov, 19, are proof that true romance is alive and well in 2013.
The pair met just five months ago through a mutual friend and have been inseparable ever since.
They plan to make their first Valentine’s Day together as memorable as possible, with Mr Adams intending to whisk Ms Aksionov away for a late candle-lit dinner to celebrate their togetherness.
‘‘Unfortunately, I have to work late until about 8
She feels it is important, especially for a new couple, to go out on proper dates and make a real effort to get to know each other from the outset.
‘‘We go out for dinner most weekends and just enjoy each other’s company.’’
Often they go away for a drive on weekends to Yarrawonga, Albury or Shepparton — just for an adventure and to get away from it all.
Although Ms Aksionov likes cooking, Mr Adams is not so good in the kitchen — despite her best efforts to show him how it’s done.
The two first met at Cobram Secondary College, but it wasn’t until just recently they hit it off as a couple.
Mr Adams does have a special present planned to give his partner, but can not reveal this publicly — as it would almost certainly ruin the surprise.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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