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Letter to the editor

Fire permit fee process deserves scrutiny. I AM compelled to comment on the Campaspe Shire’s arbitrary introduction of a $70 fee for a fire permit.. I recognise the shire’s right to introduce a permit fee; my comments concern the process

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Feb 21 2018
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Woman convicted over lip balm theft from IGA

A WOMAN who stole lip balm from the Rochester IGA has been given a six-month adjourned undertaking.. Echuca’s Rosemarie Togonon appeared in Echuca Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, February 14 to plead guilty to theft and unlawful

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Feb 21 2018
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Moore money: Injection of $268,000 will improve access to...

FINALLY, some good news for our town.. The Victorian state government and Campaspe Shire have invested $268,500 into the revitalisation of the Moore Street precinct and the Skate Park Reserve.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp was on hand at

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Feb 21 2018
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No rest for firefighters

10 years ago. Tuesday, February 18, 2008. ROCHESTER and district firefighters were kept busy last week.. The Rochester brigade attended a haystack fire on Wednesday in Doherty Rd, Nanneella.. On Thursday, the Rochester brigade attended a grass fire

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Feb 21 2018
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Channel surfer Tess...

TESS Wickham is following in her father’s footsteps and is thoroughly enjoy ing working in the field for Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW).. Between saving stranded ducklings and watching out for snakes, she’s busy checking modernised meters

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Feb 21 2018
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Life’s a beach for...

PAUL Scott will travel from Perth’s beautiful coastline to Rochester.. A previous contender in Jamestown, South Australia, and Sheffield in Tasmania, Paul is looking forward to seeing Rochester and capturing the spirit of the town.. Paul was

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Feb 20 2018
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The last walk

THE long road has come to an end.. The final 10 employees at Rochester’s Murray Goulburn Plant turned off the lights and walked out the gates one final time last Wednesday.. It’s the final nail in the coffin for the plant after

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Feb 20 2018
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A week to marvel at magnificent murals

THE Rochester Mural Festival is now in its fourth year, bringing artists and visitors from all corners of Australia and overseas.. Only eight artists are selected each year to paint their interpretation of the theme, which this year is Nature, her

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Feb 20 2018
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Return of the people’s pick

YOU may remember Damian Cazaly.. The Fitzroy-based artist took home the people’s choice award at the inaugural Rochester festival in 2015.. Now he’s back for another crack at the event and said that experience motivated him to throw his

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Feb 20 2018
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Get ready to see some Monk magic

THE newest member of the Mural Festival family is Steve Monk from Bendigo.. A veteran of the mural scene, Mr Monk’s expertise will be on show for all to see.. He has starred using various mediums in various places around Victoria and

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Feb 20 2018
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Rochy Show is ready to...

THE Rochy Show is on this weekend for one day only.. This Saturday from 8.30am will be a jam packed day of events and activities.. Attractions include: horses, dairy and beef cattle, sheep, goats, chooks, dogs, cookery, craft, Lego, horticulture

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Feb 20 2018
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Huge crowds turn to...

MORE than just a boutique industry, alternative farming has become a global trend, with record crowds flocking to the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo last week to learn all about it for themselves.. There were 22,000 visitors and 500 stallholders

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Feb 20 2018
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Final workers walk out...

THE wait is over.. The final workers walked out of Rochester's Murray Goulburn plant for the final time at lunchtime today.. Full story in Tuesday's Campaspe News

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Feb 14 2018
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ANZ bails out: Bank will close branch in April after 145...

LESS than a week after the closure of Murray Goulburn, the ANZ bank has announced it will shut its Rochester branch.. The branch, which has been servicing the community since 1873, will close on April 24, with the ATM in Gillies St to remain. Only

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Feb 14 2018
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Murray Goulburn profit up $5m

MURRAY Goulburn co-operative has recorded an after tax profit for the first half of the financial year.. The company also disclosed milk intake was down by 29 per cent compared to the same period last year. The normalised after tax profit was $14.4

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Feb 14 2018
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Lions on prowl for problem trees

THE Rochester Lions Club is seeking your help.. Last year, with the help of Ross Abberfield from Goulburn Murray Valley Regional Fruit Fly, they held information sessions with students at Rochester Primary School and St Joseph’s Primary School

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Feb 14 2018
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New divi vans set to...

POLICE across Campaspe will soon be getting around in new divisional vans.. Victoria Police are rolling out the first batch of the new purpose-built divisional vans, which are expected to hit our streets in coming months.. Campaspe police Inspector

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Feb 14 2018
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Hay shed fire in...

UPDATE 4.30pm: A new community information warning has been issued by the CFA for Corop and Burramboot.. COMMUNITY INFORMATION - FIRE Incident Location: Burramboot Incident Name: Burramboot Issue Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 04:28 pm Next

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Feb 14 2018
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Plan to give carers...

CARERS are people who provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.. Carers come from all backgrounds

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Feb 14 2018
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