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.
A single-storey weatherboard house in Doyles Rd, Shepparton was gutted by fire on Saturday.
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.
Success at the regional schools soccer competition has earned the Echuca Primary School (208) girls side a spot at state games on Wednesday.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
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 school students take their books to the streets, dressing up for Community Reading Day.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Customer service will remain a strategic focus for incoming Goulburn-Murray Water chairperson Sarah Scales.
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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