Deniliquin authorities are pleading with river users during the current heat wave to keep safety in mind.By Tyla Harrington
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.
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Deniliquin RSL Club's A grade bowling championships came to a head on Sunday, with preliminary matches in B and C grade also taking place.
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