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Farmer Frank was at heart of local life

FRANCIS Bernard Dullard was farewelled at a funeral at the Lockington Community Centre on June 6.. Frank was born in Echuca on March 29, 1928, the second son to a farming family in Pine Grove East.. He was educated at Pannoo State School from 1933

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Campaspe News
Jun 20 2018
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Bloods light up over donation

ELMORE Football Club hasn’t been left in the dark with the announcement of a $30,000 contribution for a lighting upgrade.. The Elmore-Lockington-Rochester Community Bank proudly put forward the $30,000 to assist with the club’s lighting

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Campaspe News
Jun 19 2018
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Ambo alarm

AMBULANCE Victoria is putting Rochester and district at risk, according to the ambulance union and community members.. Ambulance Victoria’s decision to scrap a trial roster of two-officer crews in Rochester has come under fire from Ambulance

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David Rak
Jun 19 2018
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Community mourning after reverend’s death

IT IS with great sadness we report the sudden death of Reverend Stuart Winn on Tuesday, May 29 in Melbourne.. Stuart ministered the parishes of Rochester and Lockington for more than four years with his family of wife Alison and three young sons

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Campaspe News
Jun 19 2018
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Students ride 2 school

NANNEELLA ESTATE PRIMARY SCHOOL. THE school recently held its 12th annual Ride 2 School Day.. A group of parents was on hand to help with the bikes and helmets, along with Darren Pain from Rochester Sportspower.. Darren once again volunteered his

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Campaspe News
Jun 19 2018
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Donors dig deep for...

MORE than $20,000 has been raised by the Rochester and district community to fund the painting of the silos.. The project has been 72 per cent funded so far by 10 donors, with plenty of time left to reach the $30,000 target.. Moroney’s

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David Rak
Jun 19 2018
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‘Jackson has been...

JACKSON Taylor has made a habit of defying the odds.. Doctors said he would never do much more than lie still, staring into an abyss.. He was a baby too hard for most parents to handle — the burden too big, the future too daunting.. Jackson

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Campaspe News
Jun 19 2018
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It’s hair today, gone on Friday for Tegan

THE big day is almost here for Tegan Williams.. She will cut her hair on Friday to raise funds and awareness for Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation to promote organ and tissue donation.. Tegan’s friend Jai Waters needed a kidney transplant when

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Campaspe News
Jun 19 2018
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Opera house nets banned

OPERA house nets will be banned in all Victorian waters from July 1, 2019.. The nets will be phased out in Victoria with new open top lift nets now more readily available to replace them.. Up until now, many fishers purchased opera house nets to

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Powerline management

CAMPASPE Shire has adopted a plan to manage powerlines.. Council adopted the electric line clearance management plan 2017-18, meeting its responsibilities under the Electricity Safety Act 1998, at this month’s meeting.. The purpose of the plan

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Overtaking lanes...

LONG overdue overtaking lanes between Echuca and Rochester are not far from completion.. The $5.8 million investment by the Victorian Government will see two overtaking lanes constructed along the Northern Hwy.. Minor traffic delays will remain in

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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GMW customers face...

FOLLOWING the end of the 2017/18 irrigation season, many Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) customers have choices to make about their unused water.. For those who won’t use their allocation by June 30, it’s important they understand their

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Magistrate labels...

A FORMER drug addict who breached his community corrections order by driving while disqualified has been jailed for a month.. Rochester’s Brendan Avis, 26, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday, May 29 after being given three

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Ambos place Rochester on black list

ROCHESTER has been named on the list of potential no-go-zones for paramedics.. In response to a freedom-of-information application, Ambulance Victoria has provided more than 200 addresses which have been flagged as having physical safety issues

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Campaspe News
Jun 12 2018
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Walsh wants station works sped up

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has called on the Victorian Transport Minister Jacinta Allan to expedite work on the Rochester Railway Station to establish the Rochester Sports Museum.. John Forbes, an avid collector of sports memorabili

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Campaspe News
Jun 12 2018
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Random House falling into ruin

KEVIN Wills can do nothing but shake his head in disgust when he visits Rochester’s Random House.. The 66-year-old has fond memories of the old homestead and smiles when he remembers what was the perfect location for his daughter to tie the

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Campaspe News
Jun 12 2018
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Annette continues her...

ANNETTE Waters contribution to the Rochester and district community was recognised last month when she reached the semi-finals of the 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards.. Annette, 17, received a certificate from Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny

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Campaspe News
Jun 12 2018
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Lions over the Moon...

ROCHESTER Lions Club believes every child deserves a sporting chance and its current project hopes to provide exactly that for two children with extensive health concerns.. ‘‘The club is conducting a sports forum with notable sporting

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Vivienne Duck
Jun 12 2018
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Campaspe siphons get...

GOULBURN-MURRAY Water have begun upgrading two key siphons in the Campaspe region this winter.. The project will see important improvements made to the Campaspe River Siphon and Bulls Siphon until August 6.. The work sites are located along one of

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Campaspe News
Jun 12 2018
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