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Rider hit when stuck in mud

A 53 year-old Ferntree Gully man was taken to hospital with a broken hand on Saturday after a motorcycle collision, according to police.. Police said the man was riding a motorbike on Boyeo Rd, Mathoura, when he became stuck in a mud patch.. Closely

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
News

Support for new netball facilities

A proposal to upgrade Blighty Recreation Reserve’s netball facilities garnered the most support from those at the first of the four community meetings on the Stronger Communities Fund major project program.. Held at Blighty on Wednesday night, six

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Zoe McMaugh
May 27 2017
Out & About

Yummy charity treats

Many Deniliquin and district residents took advantage of the community Biggest Morning Tea events yesterday to treat themselves to something delicious.. Organised locally on behalf of Cancer Council NSW, delicious homemade goodies to take home were

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
Rural

Finley cattle sale

There was no cattle sale in Deniliquin on Wednesday, due to a lack of numbers.. At Finley on the same day, numbers remained tight and very few cows were penned.. Both export and domestic buyers were scarce however bidding by local feedlotters was

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
News

Wear red and walk for...

Enjoy a scenic walk by the Edward River while supporting those affected by multiple sclerosis at the annual ‘Kiss Goodbye to MS’ river walk this weekend.. To be held on Sunday, the event raises funds and awareness for MS — a chronic disease

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 26 2017
Entertainment

North boot sale Sunday

One person’s trash will be another’s treasure at Deniliquin North School’s car boot sale and mini fete on Sunday.. To be held from 10am to 2pm, the day will feature face painting, a ‘chocolate drop’, Year 6 cake stall and a Girl Guides

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Delaney Couro...
May 26 2017
News

Living life with...

Deniliquin’s Sandra Cooke hasn’t let Parkinson’s stop her from doing what she loves.. The 78 year-old, who has been indirectly and directly affected by the condition for more than four decades, says having a ‘‘positive attitude’’ is

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Delaney Couro...
May 26 2017
Entertainment

Postponed race meet is next weekend

After rain washed out the Deniliquin Racing Club’s Anzac Day meeting, plans were put in place for the one-off return of winter racing to Deniliquin.. The postponed meeting which includes the Diggers Cup feature race will now be held Saturday, June

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 26 2017
News

Missing Blighty sheep

Twenty lambs and two hoggets have been reported missing from a Cowans Rd property at Blighty.. It is unclear whether the sheep are missing or stolen.. The property owner told police he conducted checks of all fences and found no noticeable damage

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 26 2017
News

Centenarian reflects on her life’s journey

There are few memories that stick out in Beryl Burke’s memory more than those surrounding horses ... or betting on them.. The Orana resident, who became Deniliquin’s newest centenarian on Sunday, described herself as a ‘‘champion rider’’

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Zoe McMaugh
May 26 2017
News

Appeal for missing man

‘‘You are loved and missed by your family and friends.’’. That is the message Heather Lee wants her partner, Frank Bates, who has been missing since May 15, to know.. Ms Lee reached out to the Pastoral Times this week after confirmed reports

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Zoe McMaugh
May 26 2017
News

The kit that saves...

There are just a few days left to access reduced cost testing kits which could save your life.. May is Rotary’s Bowel Scan Month, and Deniliquin Rotary Club is selling kits for $15 at Soul Pattinson Chemist and Eric Sim Pharmacy in Deniliquin, and

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 26 2017
Out & About

National storytime

A charming tale about a cow with a goal had a small group of children enthralled at the Deniliquin Library on Wednesday.. As part of National Simultaneous Storytime, library officer Peter Papandriopoulos read Tony Wilson’s ‘The Cow Tripped Over

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 26 2017
News

Prioritise projects

Edward River Council is urging residents and ratepayers to have their say on which projects should share in $8.6 million in funding under its Major Projects Program.. The money was made available as a ‘sweetener’ from the NSW Government when it

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Contributor
May 23 2017
News

Tough capital investment decisions on the horizon

Investment is the key to the region’s future, and there are some tough choices ahead for Edward River Council ... and the community.. Council’s operational plan and long term financial plan sets out two scenarios for the 2017/2018 year —

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2017
News

Demo launches airstrip

The NSW Mid Murray Rural Fire Service recently celebrated the official opening of Jerilderie’s new airstrip.. NSW RFS Senior Assistant Commissioner Bruce McDonald attended and said the airstrip would enable volunteers to provide an even greater

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Delaney Couro...
May 23 2017
News

Test to see if you...

Only an eye test can detect the early signs of macular degeneration, Australia’s leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss.. With one in seven Australians over 50 now having some evidence of the disease, Peter Thompson from Deniliquin

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2017
News

Named after her dad,...

Messages of congratulations have been flooding in for new mum Sarah Knight as she welcomed her daughter Phoebe Nichola Weller-Knight in the early hours of Friday morning.. Phoebe’s middle name is a tribute to her late father and Sarah’s fiancee

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Jamie Lowe
May 23 2017
News

Open day a hot...

Children and adults alike scrambled for the chance to sit in a fire engine at the Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue open day on Saturday.. Particularly sparking interest was a historic Bedford fire truck from Neville Purtill’s collection, which

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Delaney Couro...
May 23 2017
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