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.
Neighbourhood Watch Week will start with a sizzle — a sausage sizzle to be precise — at Sevens Creek Dve in Kialla.
Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) and other emergency services are preparing for the next round of wild weather in the north-east.
It was clear blue skies last Tuesday for the official launch of the Gargarro (pronounced Ga-gar-ro) Botanic Gardens in Girgarre.
SNAKES will be coming out of hiding as the weather warms up.
KATH Bubb has been recognised for 50 years of service with the Ballendella Red Cross.
IT EXPERTISE in Kyabram has received recognition after Advance Computing won a Microsoft Australia Partner Award in the excellence in regional area customer category.
Seymour A and B-grade in season decider
Extensive rainfall in the Southern Riverina is having a negative impact on farming.
McIvor Creek – in and around Heathcote – has gone over its banks with all our recent rain, flooding streets and causing closures and detours.
Yarroweyah's Katie Anderson will be heading to Wisconsin in the United States after winning the Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship.
After a 30-year career as an accountant in Deniliquin, Peter Skipworth officially retires today.
Tuesday, August 16
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