Rural

Nothing to sell

Deniliquin’s fortnight cattle sale was cancelled again this week, with stock numbers offered during the cooler months remaining very low.. Elders Deniliquin livestock agent Geoff McCallum said it is being driven by wider market and economic

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Zoe McMaugh
Jul 21 2017
News

Pool’s cash splash

The Deniliquin Swim Centre will receive $880,000 in funding for major upgrades, in a move designed to benefit locals and boost economic prosperity in the region.. The grant will finance the development of a splash park within the centre’s

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 21 2017
News

Stronger streetscape

The future of business in Deniliquin is looking even brighter, with $750,000 to be invested in improving the central business district.. Funded under Edward River Council’s Stronger Communities Major Projects Program, the money is expected to

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 21 2017
News

$8.1 million in major projects announced

Deniliquin Swim Centre upgrades, a Deniliquin Sports Stadium extension, Blighty Community Netball and Tennis facility, significant road upgrades and a Deniliquin Children’s Centre expansion — the Edward River Council community will have

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jul 21 2017
News

Preparing students for...

Deniliquin High School’s Year 11 students were thrown into a real-life job interview process last week as part of an annual program.. About 60 students were interviewed by local business people and professionals in their chosen field, to

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
Out & About

Rams host sponsors

Deniliquin Rams Football and Netball Club held its annual Sponsors’ Day on Saturday.. About 100 club sponsors were treated to lunch and refreshments in the clubrooms, with many choosing to take advantage of the upstairs President’s Room

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jul 03 2017
News

Swan Hill breeder’s...

There were 290 birds showcased at the Deniliquin Poultry Club Show at the Deniliquin Showgrounds on Sunday.. The annual event saw Swan Hill breeder Sherryl Loy take home the ‘Champion Bird’ top prize with her old English game

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
News

Special service for church’s 40 years

Deniliquin Uniting Church celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, with about 35 people marking the milestone with a special birthday cake and service.. Formed on June 22 in 1977, the church was started after the local Presbyterian and Methodist

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
Out & About

Church celebrates 40 years

The Deniliquin St Paul’s Anglican Church congregation celebrated 40 years since the relocation of its centre of worship on Sunday.. The church was first formed in 1857 and was located near the Deniliquin pool. But after it was ravaged by fire

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
News

School bus seatbelt blitz

A program to fit all buses with seatbelts could be completed early thanks to a NSW Government funding boost.. NSW Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli said last week’s state budget included $29 million for a school bus seatbelt blitz.. He said it

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jul 03 2017
News

Council’s engaging...

Murray River Council has adopted a new Community Engagement Framework, which it says was developed after extensive community consultation.. It was adopted at the council meeting on Tuesday.. The framework — consisting of a community engagement

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Contributor
Jul 03 2017
News

$24,000 in crayfish...

A compliance operation along the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers has resulted in almost $24,000 worth of penalty notices being issued to recreational fishers for not complying with regulations for Murray Crayfish.. NSW Department of Primary

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Contributor
Jul 03 2017
News

SunRice’s financial...

SunRice released its financial results for the year ended April 30, 2017 (FY17) on Friday.. The company’s consolidated revenue for the group in FY17 was $1.1 billion, a 12% decrease compared to the previous year (FY16) and Net Profit After Tax

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Contributor
Jul 03 2017
News

Water trade Choke restrictions in place

Trading of water from above the Barmah Choke to below the choke will continue to be restricted in the 2017–18 water year.. This means water users upstream of the choke can sell water allocations to buyers downstream of the choke, but only if

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Contributor
Jul 03 2017
News

Deni not in decline

This week’s release of the 2016 Census figures prove what local government representatives have been saying for several years ... Deniliquin is not in a long-term population decline.. The Census data collected in August last year shows

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Zoe McMaugh
Jul 03 2017
Entertainment

Big visitor period in time for Census

August was a busy period with visitors in the Edward River Council local government area, according to Census statistics.. The results of the nation-wide community survey were released on Tuesday, and show there were 490 visitors in the council are

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 30 2017
Sport

Moira house champions

Moira was the winning house at Mathoura Public School’s athletics carnival last week, finishing with 145 points.. Primary students participated in a range of track events — including the 800m, 200m, 100m and relays — and field

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jul 03 2017
News

School evacuated due...

Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue was called to Deniliquin North Public School after a report of a suspected gas leak yesterday morning.. Six firefighters and two trucks responded to the call, about 9am, according to Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
News

Tough task judging...

The judging panel for this year’s Deniliquin Business Excellence Awards had the difficult task of filing through award nominations this week.. The panel — Campaspe Shire Council investment attraction manager Astrid O’Farrell, Hay

by
Delaney Couro...
Jul 03 2017
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