Locals pick up $30 000 award - and have plenty of new ideas ahead.By Chalpat Sonti
The Nagambie Community Literacy Group is used to awards and last week it was presented with $30
The partnership between Nagambie and St Joseph’s Primary Schools, the Nagambie Pre-school and Childcare Centre, Nagambie Playgroup and the library continues to go from strength to strength.
Having won the Bailieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Award earlier this year, it offers one major activity a year for all children, staff professional development activities at both schools and a homework club for Year 3-12 students on Wednesday afternoons at the Nagambie Library.
Future plans include regular library visits for school and kinder children and parent literacy education — or how to best teach your kids to read.
Jessica Perry is one of many Nagambie kids whose love of reading has been helped along by the Nagambie Community Literacy Group, as members Nadene Monger and Chris Bunton (Nagambie Pre-School and Childcare Centre), Rob French (Nagambie Primary School), Vivienne Moore (group co-ordinator), Leo Jones (St Joseph's School), Catherine Langdon (Nagambie Library) and Jo Perry (Pre-school and Childcare Centre) celebrate another award.
A Shepparton bus service that takes nightclub patrons home safely is celebrating its fifth anniversary of operation this weekend.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
Moama's Shirley Durrant has been wowing district pudding eaters for the past 23 years with her Christmas delights.
On Friday Rochester’s St Joseph’s Primary School opened a time capsule which was buried in the 1980s.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Valley Park Farms' egg production facility is expected to increase production and staff after a $100 000 Victorian Government grant.
Murchison’s Jane Spencer’s first exhibition It Just Dawned On Me will be on show in Shepparton in the first half of next year.
Lisa Milligan has started a new dog grooming business in Heathcote to help fund her Wild ABout Wildlife centre in Kilmore.
A group of volunteers have worked to revitalise the Cobram motorcross track to improve safety and attract new members to the club.
Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley says plans are in the works on how to get natural gas to Deniliquin.
New Transport Accident Commission research has revealed why some young country drivers habitually take risks on regional roads.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Parks Victoria and Country Fire Authority will be performing planned burns in Goomalibee on Monday.
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