The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.BARBARA SUNGAILA April 25, 2014 3:20am
Odd Bods team members (from left) Kathy Warren, Michelle Barri, James Barri, Lorraine Speirs, Blake Barri and Pam Boyes raised $5200 for Relay For Life. Photo: submitted
More than 1500 walkers took part in this year’s Relay For Life in Bendigo on April 3, with 75 teams raising $170,000.
It was the Heathcote Odd Bods’ eighth year and they raised $5200 to make a grand total of about $43,000 since 2007.
Team captain Michelle Barri thanked all those who registered to walk, as well as the Heathcote community and many local businesses for their sponsorship.
She made a special mention of the Heathcote Lions Club and the Heathcote Bowling Club for their continued support.
A two- car crash has blocked the intersection in front of Shepparton's Marketplace shopping centre, with police controlling traffic at the scene.
Perfect weather forecasted this weekend will please the many boating enthusiasts registered for the inaugural Lake Mulwala Boat Muster to be held on Saturday.
A dairy cow has died from the disease anthrax in the Tatura region.
Campaspe Shire still does not have an alternative to the Moama slipway more than two years after obtaining permits to build a dry dock at the Port of Echuca.
There was a sentence doing the rounds at the weekend’s Great Northern Show.
Vic Govt issues alert after dairy cow death in Tatura
Two local teenagers have formally apologised to the Finley community for destroying 14 trees in Finley's Railway Park.
St Mary’s Catholic Church in Heathcote has undergone extensive roof repairs due to increasing water damage.
Cobram and District Toy Library secretary Liz Stronge said she was ‘‘really happy’’ with the turnout of more than 100 people to the 25th birthday Playfest at Mivo Park on Saturday.
McGregor takes 6-21 to lead Hay to DDCA premiership.
Fruit Growers Victoria plans to give fruit growers in Victoria more on-farm support as a result of its organisational restructure.
Betty Summer walks 6 kms in a round trip, three times a week to go to the gym. She hates people asking her age, but couldn't keep it secret when she hit the big nine-oh.
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