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Changed traffic conditions on the Riverina Highway at...

Roads and Maritime Services advises motorists changed traffic conditions will be in place for maintenance work on the Riverina Highway near Blighty from tomorrow.. Work will be carried out to strengthen the road on both lanes of the highway about 45

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Deniliquin Pa...
Mar 07 2017
Entertainment

Show’s less than a week away

The 137th annual Deniliquin Show is less than a week away, and organisers are preparing for an exciting two days that will have ‘‘something for everyone’’.. The show gates will officially swing open at noon on Friday, March 3, with a full

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Popular publican, caring family man

OBITUARYWilliam Clifford TowersBorn: September 2, 1932Died: February 7, 2017. Bill Towers (pictured) is a man who will always be remembered as epitomising true country and community spirit.. Most well known in Deniliquin as the sympathetic and

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Feb 27 2017
News

Author’s virus battle

Fleur Ferris went from being fit and strong to almost being in a wheelchair in just a week ... all thanks to a mosquito.. The Bunnaloo farmer and author was one of 34 people diagnosed with Ross River virus in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 27 2017
News

Stunning garden 15...

According to Denise Newton, she and her husband Warren spend ‘‘every waking minute’’ pottering in their garden.. The green thumb duo’s dedication is evident when you stand and admire their garden at 112 Riverview Drive, Deniliquin.. Their

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
Entertainment

Comp. that gives a...

You’re only allowed to throw dead carp back into the water, and a Deni Show competition is offering anglers the ideal practice.. With the annual show a week away, now is the time to master the art of ‘fish throwing’ for the Charlie Carp toss

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
Opinion

All for South...

Sir,. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people do we have in the halls of power who allow

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Feb 27 2017
Rural

Drones at forum

The 2017 Peppin-Shaw Ewe Flock Forum will be soaring to new heights with a drone display and demonstration by Ben Watts from his company, Bralca.. Funded by sponsorship from the Regional Facilitator Program (Australian Government), Murrumbidgee

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Feb 27 2017
News

Colin’s cod his best yet

The 95cm cod that landed Deniliquin man Colin Brown this year’s champion angler title was almost ‘the one that got away’.. Mr Brown was fishing with his son Timothy at Willoughby’s Beach early Saturday morning when he hooked the monster fish

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Permit burn warning

NSW RFS Mid Murray Zone community safety officer Doug Adamson is reminding landholders to undertake the proper safety measures after a number of separate fires managed to escape controlled burn constraints last week.. ‘‘These permit burn fires

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Good fishing feedback

The town is still buzzing following the weekend’s Deniliquin RSL XXXX Gold Fishing Classic, which attracted 1415 anglers.. Edward River Council manager economic and business development John Harvie said while entrant numbers were slightly down on

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Zoe McMaugh
Feb 27 2017
News

Arrested for harassing...

A 35 year-old Deniliquin man has been arrested and charged for allegedly harassing a police officer.. About 9.30pm on Tuesday last week, the man allegedly abused an off-duty police officer and his wife at a local business.. The officer had had

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 27 2017
Out & About

Maggie home for a big...

Maggie Sutton celebrated her 21st birthday on Saturday night at the Carew St home of her parents, Marie and Mick.. The party was enjoyed by more than 130 guests and included family and friends, as well as many of Maggie’s university friends making

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 26 2017
News

Salvo help needed

Can you spare a few hours a week? Due to increased donations, the Salvation Army desperately needs volunteers to help sort its stock.. Deniliquin Salvation Army captain Sandra Edge said they had been ‘‘inundated’’ with goods.. ‘‘We think

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 26 2017
Rural

Geoff returns to Elders

Geoff McCallum has dedicated more than 22 years of his life working with Elders Rural, establishing himself as a stock and station agent in the Riverina region.. Born in Deniliquin, Mr McCallum began his career in the livestock industry in 1989

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 26 2017
News

Disability inclusion

Residents are being invited to have their say on how local councils can improve the access, information and services available for people with a disability.. The Edward River and Murray River councils are developing a joint Disability Inclusion

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 26 2017
News

Positive change to...

Having a facilitator at last week’s meeting with NSW Department of Primary Industries staff in Deniliquin made effective communication on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and other water policy possible, according to Graeme Pyle.. The Southern

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Zoe McMaugh
Feb 26 2017
Opinion

Consultation...

Sir,. To Russell Douglas (“Fight for our communities” PT 17/2/17) and Knox Durrant (Letters, PT 14/2/17) thank you for sharing your frustrations in dealing with our governments whether in the form of elected representatives of the people or our

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Feb 25 2017
Entertainment

Piano concert

Renowned concert pianist and recording artist Donna Coleman will captivate audiences when she performs at the Deniliquin Town Hall on March 1.. Born in Philadelphia, Donna is now based in Melbourne and has established herself as a worldwide

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 25 2017
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