A healthy turnout at the weekend, including numerous Melbourne visitors, showed the Moore Street Food, Wine and Music Festival's reputation is growing.ELAINE COONEY April 29, 2014 3:20am
Diners and wine drinkers filled the chairs on Moore St on Sunday for the annual Food, Wine and Music Festival.
Local band Albian drew a large crowd of interested onlookers, friends and family.
Shamrock Hotel owner Ian Crouch said sales were up by 30 per cent due to the festival.
He said the music was first rate and Elmore solo artist Ella Spizzica’s performance was ‘‘outstanding’’.
Rochester Wine Tavern owner Mick Baker said he normally did not open Sunday nights but was busy all night serving pizza, platters and wine.
He said the festival was getting a good reputation and past visitors from Melbourne returned this year after an enjoyable time at last year’s festival.
About 100 people attended an ecumenical service in Shepparton to remember those who died in the MH17 plane crash.
The talent was truly amazing at this year’s Mulwala Water Ski Club’s Got Talent competition.
‘‘Time for reflection is rare in life and in business,’’ Tatura Milk Industries chairman Barry Irvin told suppliers when delivering his end-of-financial-year report.
St Joseph’s College principal Kate Fogarty will be Assumption College’s first female principal when she takes over the role next year.
Rochester athlete Morgan Dingwall won medals at an international athletics competitions last month.
If you thought it was cold yesterday morning, you weren’t wrong!
Brigade transforms station for Christmas in July.
Despite being scheduled to play at home this Saturday, Finley footballers and netballers will instead make the trip to Blighty.
Axedale student Zara Smith has created history, raising the single largest amount raised by a primary school student in the Jump Rope for Heart event’s 31-year history.
Mixed response from Cobram region politicians and businesses to the Commonwealth's removal of a price on carbon.
Ten Deniliquin athletes competed at the NSW All Schools Cross Country Championships last Friday.
Tackling salinity in the Goulburn-Broken basin was a key element of a presentation made to an international forum in the United States last month.
The Melbourne Scottish fiddlers return to Swanpool to raise money for local CFA brigades. Group officer Jim Ranken and fiddle player Kristin Marriott
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