The two-day Port to Port cycling tour, which makes its way from Mildura to Echuca, begins tomorrow.KATHLEEN TONINI November 9, 2012 4:59am
From left: Port to Port cyclists Rod Nilbett, Phil Herd, Craig Riddington, Minda Murray, Ray Hamilton, Rob Lewis, David Trounson, Laurie Spelling and Joanne Kerr.
District cyclists will ride 400km from Mildura to Echuca to raise money for Echuca hospital this weekend.
The Port to Port cycling tour is a two-day event which sees teams raise money for various causes.
Twenty-four riders and four support crew will be part of the Echuca Regional Health team which will put money towards equipment in the new hospital.
Team member Ray Hamilton said the event, which is organised by Mallee Family Care, had been running for 14 years.
He said most riders completed the whole length of the race, though it was possible to do as a relay.
The riders will spend tomorrow night in Swan Hill and are expected back in Echuca about 3pm Sunday.
Last year, the ERH team raised $24,500 which was put towards the ERH Education Centre.
Mr Hamilton said a number of district businesses were supporting the ride.
Toolamba pole dancer Michaela Webster wins two awards at Australia Pole Championships in Canberra.
Paradise Queen owner Travis Smith is preparing to take on hundreds of runners at this year’s Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival to be held on October 18-19.
Billed as ‘Fabulous Flowers and Fine Food’, Tatura’s Anglican Church Parish had a successful fundraiser on Thursday, September 4.
Echuca police officers were joined by community members at a National Police Remembrance Day serivce on Monday.
Darren Pain from Sportspower is encouraging people to support small businesses on Saturday.
National Party ticket up for grabs
Rail line manager sends out warning after trespassers get too close to tracks to take photos.
Terry Hogan has stood down as Mayor of Jerilderie Shire due to an ongoing battle with cancer.
Heathcote cheerleader Taylah Kurrle is part of the Cheer Factor All Stars team for the Duel in the Desert championship in Palm Springs, California.
International cricket superstar Adam Gilchrist becomes number-one ticket holder and junior program ambassador for local club.
Deni Ute Muster thank myriad of volunteers.
The only consistent thing about frost damage in crops was its random nature, a cropping expert told his field day audience at Finley last Friday.
Tears flowed freely from players and supporters on Sunday when Benalla lost the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final by three points.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.