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Memorabilia brings sporting history to life

ONE of Australia’s finest collections of sporting memorabilia will be on public display in Rochester over the coming school holiday period.. The well known John Forbes collection was handed over to the Rochester Lions Club this year, which

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Sep 19 2017
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Ken and June are still going strong

THE MAJOR name has been a part of the Rochester community since the town’s early days.. Ken and June are a shining example to the community, reaching their 60th anniversary last week having married on September 14, 1957.. Both born in

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
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Thunderstorm asthma warning

THUNDERSTORMS can be damaging to more than just the landscape.. Health experts are getting in early to warn people with asthma and hayfever about the risks that thunderstorm asthma could pose in the coming months, as the government works to raise

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
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Red Alert: But Rochester’s danger isn’t the traditional...

VICTORIA might be facing an above-average fire season this summer but Rochester’s biggest threat is not the traditional bushfire.. Rochester CFA captain Luke Warren said the prediction for this year’s fire season is likely to be less

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Sep 19 2017
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We need more help to...

LOCKINGTON’S Curran family have almost 1,000 donated bras bound for the Torres Strait Islands.. But because of the overwhelming response the family now needs help paying to get them there.. ‘‘It would normally only cost me about

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Vivienne Duck
Sep 14 2017
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Info session for...

ROCHESTER will host a free information session in October as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival.. The festival will celebrate the more than a million Victorians over 60 who make such a valuable contribution to our society.. More than 1500 events

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Campaspe News
Sep 14 2017
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Market day is party day

ROCHESTER Town Market is turning four.. The community-driven market is celebrating with one of the biggest markets yet on Saturday, September 23.. Rochester Community House coordinator Amanda Logie said there will be plenty to do

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Campaspe News
Sep 14 2017
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Don’t slip up on pool safety

ROYAL Life Saving’s latest campaign highlights that inadequate pool fencing remains a major contributing factor in the rate of drowning in backyard swimming pools among children under five.. Last summer, rates were more than four times the

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Campaspe News
Sep 14 2017
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Farmers given tools to make their business grow

UP TO 600 farmers across the Goulburn Murray Water area now have additional support and tools available to them to make informed decisions about their farming future.. The Plan2Farm program is funded by the state government and was officially

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Campaspe News
Sep 13 2017
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Free fitness classes to get you active

ROCHESTER’S Active Nation Day is back.. The day to celebrate all things health, wellness and fitness in town is being held on Sunday, September 24 at Rochester Shire Hall.. The inaugural Active Nation Day in 2016 run by Jen’s Personal

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Campaspe News
Sep 13 2017
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Driver fined for...

A MAN who was caught driving 17km/h over the limit has been fined $700.. Harley Young appeared in Echuca Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday to plead guilty to speeding and driving while disqualified.. Police prosecutor Senior Constable Rachael

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Campaspe News
Sep 13 2017
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New lanes for...

THE Andrews Labor Government is adding overtaking lanes on the Northern Highway between Echuca and Rochester to give drivers a quicker, safer journey along the busy freight and tourist route.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp announced the

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Sep 13 2017
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Find is gun in a...

A GERMAN needle gun from the 19th century is one of the last things you would expect to find in country Victoria, yet that is precisely what a Rochester farmer ploughed into.. The discovery of the barrel of one of the earliest needle guns to be

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Sep 13 2017
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Inspirational story of survival

■10 years ago. September 11, 2007. BEACONSFIELD mine collapse survivors Todd Russell and Brant Webb were an inspiration to the 400 people who listened to them in Rochester last week.. The men were guest speakers at the Beyond the Gate event on

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Sep 13 2017
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Bags of fun to be had at primary school fair

ROCHESTER Primary School will be hosting its annual fair on September 21.. The time-honoured event will give students and parents alike the chance to kick off the spring months in style.. Principal Graeme Hodgens said the event is about bringing the

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Sep 13 2017
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Warning of stiff penalties for firewood collection offenders

THE SPRING 2017 firewood collection season on public land opened across Victoria on September 1.. Forest Fire Management Victoria’s program manager for forest management and roading, Brady Childs, said people are reminded that it is important

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Campaspe News
Sep 12 2017
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Laying the groundwork...

THE PEGS were out in force in preparation for the 54th Elmore Field Days to be held at the Elmore Events Centre from October 3 to 5.. Around 70 volunteers marked out areas for the event, which is shaping up to be one of the largest ever

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Campaspe News
Sep 12 2017
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SORRY, BACK-UP NOT ON...

ROCHESTER residents’ plea for more police is falling on deaf ears.. Although Victoria Police is recruiting another 3,000 officers, none of them will be coming anywhere near us.. Speaking to Campaspe News on Thursday, Victoria Police Chief

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Ivy Wise
Sep 12 2017
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Letter to the editor

Commitment to maintain our roads. ROADS are the lifeblood of country communities — that’s why we’re investing more than ever before to make our country roads safer and stronger.. Since coming to office, the Andrews Labor Government

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Campaspe News
Sep 12 2017
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