Entries for the crafts and art competition are streaming into the Rochester show office for the 2014 Great Northern Show.ELAINE COONEY February 20, 2014 4:00am
Great Northern Show organisers Heather Watson and Sharon Herne with some entries for the show on Saturday.
Entrants need to register exhibits at Rochester Community House by tomorrow but late entries will be accepted on Thursday.
President Heather Watson said the committee worked hard to get more events on Saturday and secured Bob the Beeman, who would carry out bee workshops at 11.30am and 1.30pm; Herb Neilson, who would demonstrate his blade shearing talents; and the Australian Working Dog Rescue.
The Tiny Tots competition will be judged at 2pm and people can enter their beautiful children on the day.
Publicity officer Sharon Herne said the Rochester Leos Club would run a milkshake stand where people could pedal the bike to blend their shakes.
The group will also sell fairy floss.
The fireworks will be on from 9.30pm and Mrs Watson urged Rochester residents to tether their animals.
The Rochester market will also be on Saturday morning and will have a limited supply of children’s show tickets.
The facilitator of a new program to help empower women with a disability to become leaders in the community says it is time to stand up.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
Race two of Kyabram’s Harness Racing meet, held at Echuca on Sunday evening, was declared a no-race when the Michael Bellman-driven Never Look Back fell with about 800m remaining.
Hundreds rose early for Dawn Services across the district on Saturday to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Heathcote police are appealing for information after a woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident on Anzac Day.
Cobram Barooga locals are being asked to host an Australia's Biggest Morning Tea to raise money for the Australian Cancer Council.
The Deniliquin Domestic Violence Liaison Committee hosted a community lunch at the ‘Rocket Park’ on Thursday to celebrate the launch of its new banner.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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