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Moira announce award nominees

The nominees for the 2018 Moira Shire Australia Day Awards have been announced for individuals or organisations that have improved and provided for their local community and encouraged a sense of community spirit and awareness.. Formal council shire

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Emma Prior
Jan 17 2018
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Volunteer initiative does 68,000km

A group of volunteers who work tirelessly for a worthy cause with the Community Accessibility program travelled more than 68,000 kilometres this year to assist people to get to Melbourne and various other appointments throughout the North East.. The

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Emma Prior
Jan 10 2018
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Holiday trade strong

The Christmas New Year holiday period saw the twin towns thrive with hordes of tourists and day trippers enjoying the weather and surrounds of Yarrawonga Mulwala.. Many businesses reported strong trading figures suggesting they were on par or

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Emma Prior
Jan 10 2018
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Two new Life Members

Two local members of the Yarrawonga Mulwala RSL Sub Branch Robert (Bob) William Bellinger and Bruce Harley Neal were recently rewarded with Life Memberships after both joining the RSL more than 70 years ago.. Robert joined the RSL in 1945 belonging

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Emma Prior
Jan 10 2018
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Fundraiser a resounding success

A fundraising BBQ and head shave of Hargreaves Joinery apprentice Austin Frauenfelder was a great success with over $12,000 raised for hospital ridden Hargreaves employee Michael Viggor.. Michael has spent close to the last month, including the

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Emma Prior
Jan 04 2018
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You’re gunna see his face again

Aussie rock singer Dave Gleeson is going to have a battle on his hands in Mulwala this Saturday when both bands he fronts, The Screaming Jets and The Angels both play the Red Hot Summer Tour.. When asked how he was going to juggle playing for both

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Emma Prior
Jan 04 2018
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Suzi’s still keeps-a-knockin’

Arguably the first lady of rock Suzi Quatro has had a long and successful career and the 2018 Mulwala Water Ski Club Red Hot Summer Tour will be witness to just why when she headlines the tour on January 6.. After a massive 50 years in the business

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Emma Prior
Dec 27 2017
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Yarrawonga a major regional centre

Yarrawonga has been chosen as a future key regional centre for Northern Victoria in a growth management strategy developed by the Victorian Planning Authority.. Yarrawonga was chosen for the strategy due to its relatively high growth rate and

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Emma Prior
Dec 27 2017
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Isaiah to perform where it all began

Isaiah Firebrace who won X-Factor in 2016 before representing Australia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be returning to Mulwala on January 4 to perform where it all began for him four years ago.. As a Moama local Isaiah was familiar with

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Emma Prior
Dec 27 2017
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Christmas spent away from home

As the festive season comes at us at a rate of knots it is a time to be at home surrounded by friends and family. . For the Viggor family from Yarrawonga, they will be spending their Christmas day in hospital at St Vincents in Melbourne. Young

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Emma Prior
Dec 20 2017
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Campers warned to be safe these holidays

Campers bound for Yarrawonga this summer are being warned to assess conditions and make safety a priority to ensure everybody has a fun and safe holiday period.. Parks Victorian Northern Hume Chief Ranger Andrew McDougall reminded campers to adhere

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Emma Prior
Dec 20 2017
Sport

Tennis club funding a hit

Yarrawonga Lawn Tennis Club have been successful in gaining $5,000 funding under the Stronger Communities Program Round 3 to renovate and revamp their social amenities.. The lawn tennis club was the first in Damian Drum’s electorate of Murray

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Local awarded Scout Honour

Yarrawonga Boy Scout Joshua Banks was awarded one of the highest honours in Scouts when he was presented with the Queen’s Scout Badge on Friday, December 8 at the Yarrawonga Scout Hall.. Many friends, fellow scouts and family were in

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Local Lion wins international award

Local identity Debbie Van Corler was left surprised and humbled on November 25 during a trivia night at the Lions clubrooms when proceedings were interrupted so she could be awarded with a prestigious leadership award.. Past District Governor Peter

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Fundraiser to help family

As many of us prepare for a Christmas around friends and family, the Viggor family from Yarrawonga will be spending their Christmas away from home in St Vincents Hospital in Melbourne while young father Michael undergoes treatment for Acute Myeloid

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Helping the Angels

Local initiative ‘Made with Love’ Turban Angels will have an abundance of new fabrics to make their Made with Love chemotherapy turbans after the Murray Valley Rural Services donated $500 to the program.. Murray Valley Rural Services

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Myetrim family day a success

The MyeTrim Family Day held at the Royal Mail Hotel Mulwala recently raised a massive $7086 in total for the Myeloma Australia foundation in honour of well-known and respected Yarrawonga man Gav Dowling.. This amount included a $600 donation from

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Emma Prior
Dec 13 2017
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Margot’s turn to shine

Margot Gorman is looking forward to seeing many friends and old students out in force as she carries the Queens Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games relay to be held in Yarrawonga in February.. Margot had a teaching career spanning 50

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Emma Prior
Dec 06 2017
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Bruce McKean honoured

A well-known and hard-working member of the community Bruce McKean was recognised at a ceremony at Chinaman’s Island recently when the Yarrawonga Eastern Foreshore Committee unveiled a plaque in his honour.. Chinaman’s Island is managed

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Emma Prior
Dec 06 2017
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McPhees celebrating 30 years

Two of the most familiar faces in Belmore Street, Don and Heather McPhee, will celebrate their thirty years in business this week.. Don and Heather will celebrate the special milestone this Thursday, December 7 after taking over the business thirty

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Emma Prior
Dec 06 2017
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