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.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
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.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
History is recorded to inspire the next generation, author John Northage said at the launch of, Mending the Goulburn Broken, in Shepparton last week.
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.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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