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.
Emergency services attended a crash on Shepparton-Barmah Rd.
Yarrawonga’s Bre Elliott played the most “consistent golf of her life” over three days to win the Fuccillo Kia Championship at Capital Hills by carding a 2-under 69 on the final day.
Heather Donaldson was re-elected president of Tatura Hospital Ladies Auxiliary at the annual general meeting on Thursday, which was attended by 33 people.
Detectives from the Sexual Crimes Squad have taken over the investigation into a female jogger who went missing in the One Tree Hill area on Wednesday.
THE 2015 National Blood Donor Week festivities will make the Rochester region Victoria’s new red light district.
Community workshop to consider issues to help form Campaspe digital strategy
Heather Stamp brings a long experience of the Salvation Army to Seymour.
Berrigan Shire Council have approved a development application for six more independent living units to add to Berrigan’s Amaroo Self Care Unit block.
THEY may be a familiar sight across the Heathcote district, but some of the much-loved birds in the region are in decline.
It was a field of emerald at the Soroptimist International of Cobram Barooga’s annual lunch on Friday, where diners enjoyed the craic at the Irish-themed event.
Deniliquin and district boasted two major winners at the Australian Sheep and Wool Expo at Bendigo from July 17 to 19.
Riverine Plains is set to hold the first in its series of farm walks for the 2015 season as part of its research into stubble retained cropping systems.
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