Early frost and fog didn’t deter approximately 3000 people attending the Seventh Cobram Swap Meet, Shannons All Wheels Show and Honda HRT Street Driving Simulator Challenge.
The annual event was held at the Cobram Showgrounds on Sunday, August 11 and saw revellers in search of vehicle parts, treasure or that sought after antique.
There was 357 sites at the Cobram Swap Meet and the Shannons All Wheels Show attracted 209 entries.
Winner of the Best Exhibit judges choice was awarded to Laurie Toole of Corowa with his 1950 Ford Prefect.
The Honda HRT Street Driving Simulator provided by Millers Mowers and Motorcycles created interest with many testing their skill at street driving with intelligence and others at sreet racing similar to what happens today in most towns.
The 209 entries were Judged by Roscoe Davidson (Tocumwal), Greg Koschel (Finley) and Ian Dickins (Berrigan).
John McGill of Finley with his 1955 FJ Holden was the winner of the Shannons 50s Vehicle Award.
Greg Hayes of Berrigan was the winner of the 70s vehicle with his 1979 Holden Statesman.
The Shepparton-based Ambulance Employees Union representative has slammed the latest wage offer from the Victorian Government as 'misleading and insufficient'.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
Well more than the expected 100 people attended the official opening of Tatura Men’s Shed last Tuesday by chair of beyondblue Jeff Kennett.
A town car to help transport people from outlying areas into town for medical appointments or to go shopping could work in Echuca, according to Campaspe Shire mayor Ian Maddison.
Rochester resident Ken Hocking has chosen to use his Christmas lights display to draw attention to a support group for brain tumour patients.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
But have opponents given up the fight?
Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
Tim Hillier became the first Deniliquin Rhino to notch up a century in the Murray Valley Cricket Association with a sterling 104 against Cobram on Saturday.
Sheep producers backcrossing away from the Dohne breed to Poll Merinos with the perception of improving wool quality have been urged to consider their gross margins.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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