A new surface on the meandering Campaspe River Walk makes it accessible to wheelchairs without taking away the bushland ambience.ELAINE COONEY March 18, 2014 4:10am
A section of the Campaspe River Walk has been restored as part of the Federal Government’s National Disaster and Relief Arrangement. Photo: Elaine Cooney
The Campaspe River Walk received a facelift over the weekend and is now open to the public.
The restoration project was part of the Federal Government’s National Disaster and Relief Arrangement initiative.
Campaspe Shire gravelled the entire walking track last week.
Campaspe River Walk committee president Paul Poort was pleased with the job and said it had not lost its bush-style appeal.
‘‘The path is still winding and undulating,’’ he said.
Mr Poort was pleased the track was now wheelchair accessible.
He said the upgrade reduced track maintenance and would attract more people to use it.
Mr Poort said some of the signs pointing people to walk on the outside track
Campaspe Shire will resheet the northern end of Mackay St and the access track to the red bridge early next week.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released a severe weather warning for regions that include Shepparton. It includes damaging winds and the potential for flash flooding.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
GVAC women Rachel Pratt and Jacquie Fitzpatrick showed the men, and the large crowd at Rushworth Speedway on Saturday, March 28, they have what it takes when competing in the men’s classes.
Two international backpackers have taken aim at contractors who hired them to pick fruit in the region without payment.
Rochester boxing coach Chris Trewin and his team of dedicated trainers have been hitting the bag for more than six months and the results are beginning to show.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
Strathmerton clinched a win in the high-scoring game against Mathoura on the weekend in the PDFL North West competition.
Deniliquin swimming dynamo Stephen Dalzell has finished 13th overall in his preferred event at the Australian Age Championships.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has set a date for a special meeting to vote on a new capital structure.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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