Compared to the hot weather in the district in the past few weeks, festival-goers can expect cooler conditions.IVY WISE February 14, 2014 4:56am
Pictured at last year's festival were (from left) Jenny Morris, Danni Ditoro, Troy Fleming, Tommy Fleming, Kath Davine, Andrea Fleming, Evie Fleming and Di Davine.
Riverboats Music Festival goers can expect a cool change with possible showers this weekend.
As Sweet Jean kicks off the festival at 6.30pm today, temperatures are only expected to reach 28°C and a shower or two is predicted.
A high of 30°C is forecast for tomorrow, with a shower or two in the morning and winds to increase to 25km/h during the day.
Sunday will be sunny, with a top of 29°C and similar wind conditions.
With thousands of people expected over the three days, Echuca police will be making sure people are well-behaved.
Senior Sergeant Mick Carroll said there would be a visible police presence at the festival, with uniformed and plain-clothed officers walking around.
‘‘We will roster on the most we can, but it won’t be like the police presence we had at the Southern 80,’’ Sen. Sgt Carroll said.
‘‘We’ve always found the crowd who comes to this event is very good.’’
The redevelopment of Shepparton Library, which will feature accessible shelving, a teen-specific area, a Skype booth and internet-enabled work stations, will be completed in the next two months.
The Ovens & Murray qualifying final between Yarrawonga and Lavington on Saturday left spectators talking more about the standard of umpiring than the two competing teams.
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.
The Kiss Angels, 50 Shades of Hope team have come up with a creative way of fundraising for the Relay for Life, a purple potty.
District hotels and businesses may change rosters with penalty rates for casual employees on Sundays set to be cut.
Students visit local businesses for reading lessons
Bottle thrown at Jason Cole in bitter aftermath to Seymour-Benalla game on Saturday.
A truck driver is lucky to be alive after crashing into a Jerilderie home yesterday morning.
Chef and co-owner of Heathcote’s Willow Room Brent Loam is thrilled with the listing in the 2015 Age Good Food Guide
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
TRUCKtalk magazine all the rage with local truck drivers.
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.
An unknown sum of money was stolen from Benalla Golf Club this morning after thieves broke into its gaming room.
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