There were luncheons being held all across Deniliquin on Tuesday in honour of the Melbourne Cup.November 9, 2012 4:57am
Pam Jones, Allison Jansen, Pam Howlett and Lorraine Richards say cheers with a win at the Deniliquin RSL Club on Cup Day.
Locals were celebrating the Melbourne Cup all over town on Tuesday.
People enjoyed luncheons at the Sportsmans Arms, Exchange and Globe hotels, as well as the Deniliquin Bowling and Deniliquin RSL clubs.
At the Exchange there was also birthday celebrations for Di Hand, who dressed as a jockey for the day.
Patrons of the Deniliquin Bowling Club also had a birthday to celebrate, surprising bowler Linda Freeman with a cake.
Margaret Morton and Paul Snare were also presented with a bottle of champagne for being the best dressed couple.
At the Deniliquin RSL Club, the recently renovated sports lounge and beer garden was buzzing with activity. Guests enjoyed lunch while listening to tunes performed by local musician Michael Gorham.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released a severe weather warning for regions that include Shepparton. It includes damaging winds and the potential for flash flooding.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
GVAC women Rachel Pratt and Jacquie Fitzpatrick showed the men, and the large crowd at Rushworth Speedway on Saturday, March 28, they have what it takes when competing in the men’s classes.
Two international backpackers have taken aim at contractors who hired them to pick fruit in the region without payment.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
Strathmerton clinched a win in the high-scoring game against Mathoura on the weekend in the PDFL North West competition.
Deniliquin swimming dynamo Stephen Dalzell has finished 13th overall in his preferred event at the Australian Age Championships.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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