Deniliquin authorities are pleading with river users during the current heat wave to keep safety in mind.TYLA HARRINGTON January 4, 2013 6:45am
With steaming temperatures predicted for the next few days, local authorities have issued a timely safety warning.
Deniliquin Police and NSW Maritime officers will be patrolling the Edward River regularly during the summer period, targeting speed, alcohol and safety compliance.
Melbourne father Shane Hodgson won’t come under police attention, however, because he knows how important it is to be safe!
Shane said he always wears a life jacket when he ventures out on his boat or jet ski.
Likewise, he always has his son, Jayden, wearing one too.
In fact, he doesn’t let any of his children play in the river unsupervised.
Shane and his family arrived in Deniliquin on Boxing Day and are planning to stay until Monday.
‘‘We come to Deniliquin every chance we get,’’ he said.
As of yesterday the Edward River was 2.63m high — an optimum level for water activities.
Students from St Mary's Primary School put in a great effort on Monday for the school's Clean Up Australia Day event.
Perfect weather forecasted this weekend will please the many boating enthusiasts registered for the inaugural Lake Mulwala Boat Muster to be held on Saturday.
A dairy cow has died from the disease anthrax in the Tatura region.
Campaspe Shire still does not have an alternative to the Moama slipway more than two years after obtaining permits to build a dry dock at the Port of Echuca.
There was a sentence doing the rounds at the weekend’s Great Northern Show.
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Two local teenagers have formally apologised to the Finley community for destroying 14 trees in Finley's Railway Park.
St Mary’s Catholic Church in Heathcote has undergone extensive roof repairs due to increasing water damage.
Cobram and District Toy Library secretary Liz Stronge said she was ‘‘really happy’’ with the turnout of more than 100 people to the 25th birthday Playfest at Mivo Park on Saturday.
NSW Deputy Premier Troy Grant says Nationals continue to fight forestry burden.
New Victorian minister for agriculture, Jaala Pulford, should bring funds for the Queensland Fruit Fly fight when she visits the region for the first time, Member for Northern Victoria, Wendy Lovell says.
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