Hundreds of people were in Lockington on Saturday to snap up bargains at the town's first Monster Garage Sale.ELAINE COONEY December 3, 2013 5:00am
Hannah Kenyon was kept busy all morning at Lockington's town garage sale selling vintage and contemporary chairs.
Hundreds of shoppers converged in Lockington on Saturday for the town’s first Monster Garage Sale.
Organiser John Lead said more than 100 town maps were sold, with proceeds going towards a scout jamboree trip for local girl Khaija Pedler.
Foodworks owners Leanne and Brendan Pentreath filled a corner of the town centre with chairs and shelving, which attracted many bargain hunters.
Mrs Pentreath said the couple brought three truckloads of furniture from liquidation sales in Melbourne.
She said trade at the supermarket was the same as a normal Saturday but staff members were busy all day with extra customers.
Mr Lead said most of the 34 stallholders sold a third of their items and many suggested it should become an annual event.
Jan and Peter Wallace will attend the most emotional Anzac Day dawn service there is.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca shearer Franky Atkinson has earned himself a return trip to New Zealand next year after an impressive run of performances in shearing competitions.
William Napier, whose remains lie in Rochester cemetery, received the Empire's highest honour for gallantry while fighting for the British army during the Indian Mutiny.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.
Redgum sculpture is carved at Thompsons Beach, Cobram.
Deniliquin Police ConFest Operation nets 76 drug detections.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Joda Plex was named Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFEs student of the year at her graduation this month.
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