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All aboard the dragon boat

The Rotary Club of Deniliquin is looking to start a dragon boat chapter locally.. Similar chapters have been successfully started in nearby regional centres and are aimed at cancer survivors and those affected by cancer.. The popular on-water team

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 20 2017
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Leadership program to help achieve goals

Rotary Youth Leadership Award winner Sitianom Geas says the skills she will learn at next week’s youth leadership program will assist in reaching her goal to support women experiencing domestic violence.. Inspired by her own journey with

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 17 2017
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Prepare now for bush fire

After several fires across the region last weekend, the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) is urging residents in the Mid Murray Zone to prepare now before conditions heat up again.. NSW RFS Inspector Doug Adamson based in Deniliquin said now is the ideal

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Nov 17 2017
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Freshly cut Christmas trees fundraiser

Freshly cut ‘live’ Christmas trees will be available in Deniliquin this festive season, thanks to the Naponda Hospital Auxiliary.. The trees can be ordered from the Naponda Community Store in Cressy St, with all profits donated to

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 17 2017
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The PIIOP story

Murray Irrigation’s Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP) spans the company’s entire footprint and involves the upgrade of more than 3,400 structures comprising 2,100 outlets and 1,300 regulators.. The project

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 17 2017
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Jeanette honoured

Jeanette Crew has been honoured for her lifetime contribution to Aboriginal culture in NSW.. Mrs Crew, who is the Chair of the Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre in Deniliquin, was recognised as part of the 2017 IMAGinE awards, which honour best

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 17 2017
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Walking in women’s...

Local blokes have only a few days left to commit to wearing women’s shoes for a morning.. The second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event — an anti-domestic violence awareness campaign which encourages men to slip on a pair of

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 17 2017
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Recycling price rise

The long-awaited container deposit scheme will begin in NSW on December 1, and so will the hidden costs associated with the service.. Central Cellarbrations manager Troy Bright said the unfortunate consequence of the recycling scheme will be an

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 17 2017
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Have a say on carp

Research conducted so far on the release of the carp virus across Australia shows it will be of benefit to the Edward-Wakool and other river systems, according to carp expert and former local Anthony Conallin.. Mr Conallin, a land services officer

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 17 2017
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Tough Love seminar tonight

Former drug addict and founder of Australia’s strictest rehabilitation centre Peter Lyndon-James will host a free ‘Tough Love’ seminar in Deniliquin tonight.. The seminar will be held at the Deniliquin Library in Napier St from 6pm

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 17 2017
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Pilot’s miracle...

A 24 year-old Victorian pilot miraculously escaped serious injury when the plane he was navigating solo crashed in a paddock near Deniliquin on Wednesday afternoon.. He was able to remove himself from the Cessna 172 aircraft without assistance, and

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 17 2017
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Val’s the second...

Deniliquin’s Val Tasker is the second winner in this year’s Spend & Win shop local promotion.. Val’s name was plucked from the entry barrel at Central IGA on Friday afternoon.. The lucky winner claimed a $200 Deniliquin Gift

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 15 2017
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Numbers needed for...

Booking numbers will determine if the Deniliquin Gulpa Pre-School’s ‘Pampering & Wellness Evening’ fundraiser will go ahead on Friday.. It is planned for the Intereach Neighborhood Centre in Trickett St from 6.30pm, where

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 15 2017
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Macauley St house fire

Police are investigating a fire at a Macauley St house in Deniliquin on Saturday.. It was reported to NSW Fire & Rescue just before 3pm, and police said the blaze caused damage valued at $20,000.. A NSW Police forensic team arrived in Deniliquin

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 15 2017
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Chamber reports on positive year

Deniliquin Business Chamber welcomed two new executive members at its annual general meeting on Wednesday night.. Murray Irrigation executive assistant Claire Parks and Regional Development Australia Murray’s Deniliquin office manager Brooke

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 15 2017
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Daddy Dance added to concert

Proud parents of dancing children were given the chance to be involved in the Jen’s DanceFit end of year concert.. Dance instructor Jenna Purtill said new ‘Daddy Dance’ items was added to the annual concert schedule this year to

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 15 2017
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Car theft spate

Police are again reminding local residents to secure their cars and their valuables after another spate of break-ins last week.. Police said in the past week there were 13 thefts from vehicles reported across Deniliquin, Moama and Barooga.. Seven

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 14 2017
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Conargo tip fire

The Conargo waste disposal depot will be closed this week due to a fire which flared up a number of times over the weekend.. Mid Murray Zone Manager Tony Whitehorn said it was reported to the Rural Fire Service at 8pm Friday and flared up a number

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 14 2017
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Fire warning

Warmer weather sparked a busy weekend for rural firefighters, fuelling fears of a hectic season.. Five rural fires were reported across the weekend.. Mid Murray Zone Rural Fire Service zone manager Tony Whitehorn said one of the fires was an escaped

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 14 2017
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