Police have warned they will be targetting motorists on Heathcote roads on the weekend due to high numbers of people travelling to the Southern 80 in Echuca.MONIQUE PRESTON February 8, 2013 4:34am
Heathcote police will be out in force this weekend as motorists head to the Southern 80 ski race in Echuca.
Heathcote police Sergeant John Olver said police would ramp up their presence on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in response to the expected increased traffic.
‘‘I would urge motorists to be very careful,’’ he said.
‘‘We’ll be out there keeping an eye on things.’’
Police will be targeting speeding and drink driving motorists, as well as looking for other traffic infringements.
‘‘We’ll be making our presence felt,’’ Sgt Olver said.
He also urged drivers to be careful around the district’s schools now that school was back for the year, urging drivers to obey the special speed zones during school times.
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In a surprise announcement this morning the Burramine Sports Club has said there will be no Burramine Gift in 2015.
The Tatura and district Catholic community will celebrate the 51st staging of the Feast of St Donato on Saturday, August 2.
More than $30,000 was raised for the James McQuillan Future Fund through a nearest the pin competition at Moama Recreation Reserve on Saturday.
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Lancaster Football Netball Club makes all families welcome.
St Mary's College staff member Rhonda Tallnash declared Queensland bush poet female champion.
Jerilderie thumped Yarroweyah by 185 points on Saturday with star forward Aaron Purcell leading the charge.
Heathcote landfill is open until Sunday for the free disposal of e-waste.
Barooga Lions Club's stalwart of deb balls calls it a day after 17 years of service.
The Deniliquin Wetlands Restoration Community Project has restored the balance to the Deniliquin lagoon system.
Tackling salinity in the Goulburn-Broken basin was a key element of a presentation made to an international forum in the United States last month.
The garden is the work of more than 100 people and has taken more than a decade to complete. Aboriginal community devleopment worker Chris Thorne shared stories of Benalla's Indigenous heritage.
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