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.
RACV data shows Mitchell Shire has the highest number of insurance claims lodged in the region for animal-related collisions.
In a day made for football at the sun-bathed Lavington Sports Club Oval the 2015 Yarrawonga Under 16 Pigeons showed their class with a comprehensive victory in the AWJFL Grand Final against Wodonga.
Saturday, August 22 saw the Harston Memorial Hall packed to capacity for the annual Reg Poole Concert.
MAE Vincent does not feel any older than when she first met husband Roy in 1945.
CHILDREN from across the district went crazy over Book Week last week.
Young Bombers pull off last quarter comeback to win under-16 premiership.
BEAM Mitchell Environment Group holds its annual meeting.
Berrigan public decides drainage works location
A THREE-MONTH-OLD girl from Heathcote who died on Sunday night did not have any physical signs of injuries when ambulance arrived, according to police.
Cobram Barooga leaders and tourism operators have welcomed the launch of a new tourism strategy focusing on events, which aims to attract more people to the Murray River.
Cancer claims one of its fiercest combatants.
Water allocations were increased in the Goulburn-Murray Water region today.
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