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Driving for good cause

Cobram farewelled five colourful entrants in the annual Kidney Kar Rally last Thursday.. Organiser Mark Haberfield said the first car was entered five years ago — and local interest has grown since then.. The Macheda car is a 94 Ford ED XR

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Changes for Berrigan’s childhood services

Berrigan Shire, Kurrajong Therapy Plus, Family and Community Services, clients of the service, and local service providers attended an afternoon tea on Wednesday, August 9 to celebrate the transition of Early Childhood Intervention Services from

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Tocumwal market makes return

The Tocumwal Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market is all set to resume this Saturday, after the winter break.. It will be held on the foreshore from 8am to noon on Saturday, August 19.. The market will have an array of food stalls and local

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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School cooks up a tasty fundraising idea

Cobram and District Specialist School is about to embark on a very exciting project — publishing a cookbook.. Instead of running a Christmas raffle, the Parents and Friends have decided on a professionally published cookbook to be ready for

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Lions celebrate...

Barooga Lions Club held its annual changeover dinner last month at the Barooga Hotel, with 70 people in attendance.. The theme of the night was ‘Australiana’ and everyone dressed up in the spirit of the event.. The best-dressed award

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Call for 24-hour police

State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy this week called for a 24-hour police station in Moira Shire.. Speaking in Victorian Parliament, Mr McCurdy asked the police minister when the community would get the 24-hour police station it needed

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Tourism deadline...

Moira Shire Council has extended the deadline for providing feedback on its draft Visitor Services Strategy until September 1.. Moira Shire Mayor Gary Cleveland said he was pleased to see the draft strategy had generated wide ranging conversations

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Courier Cobram
Aug 11 2017
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Artistic efforts

The children attending Trikki Kidz in Barooga have been worked very hard preparing for their big art show.. The children understood they were creating artworks to sell at the art show to help Mack, a much-loved child who is currently in the infant

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Courier Cobram
Aug 11 2017
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Jump into new activities

The start of a new term at Cobram Community House has seen the start of new programs and the re-commencement of some old favourites.. Joining the new offerings are Basic Beauty, a short course introducing participants to a career in the beauty

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Courier Cobram
Aug 10 2017
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Police raids in Cobram

Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives, local uniform members and the dog squad executed four warrants in Cobram on Wednesday.. Warrants were executed at addresses in Charles Street, Acacia Street, Ovens Court and William Street.. Police

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Courier Cobram
Aug 10 2017
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Bands prepare to...

The annual Battle of the Bands is heading for town and will see local bands going head-to-head, with the incentive of a $500 cash prize for the winner.. Buses will be running from across the shire to allow young people to attend.. Cobram Anglican

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Courier Cobram
Aug 10 2017
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Letters to the Editor

'Disgusted’ that visitor centre may close. My husband and I were original volunteers for the Cobram Visitor Information Centre and worked there for more than two decades.. The volunteers then used to man the shop with no staff on the

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Courier Cobram
Aug 10 2017
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Join the club

Cobram and District Artists Society member Pam Mansfield creating a new scenic painting at the Murray River.. The accomplished artist specialises in rural scenes and encourages artists or budding artists who have come to live in the district to come

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Courier Cobram
Aug 10 2017
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Police beat

Cobram. ●On August 2, a vehicle was stolen from a Strathmerton address after the offenders convinced the owner to let them take it for a test drive.. The vehicle and offenders were located in Melbourne.. ●There was a lucky escape for two

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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Foodshare keeps on helping

Moira Foodshare staff and volunteers have been busy this year, providing emergency food bags for families in tough circumstances.. MHA Care’s Moira Foodshare and Yarrawonga opportunity shop manager Robin Harwood said the relief organisation

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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Young stars shine

Cobram Secondary College has certainly become a stepping stone to greater achievements, with two students accelerating their careers recently.. Year 10 student Ellie Jones attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in New York, joining 345

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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Celebrating 90 years

A lot of water has gone under the bridge since a single, 24-year-old John Mentha arrived in Cobram in 1951.. He came from his home town of Horsham to take up a position with Mathew Thompson’s general store — where Tozers pharmacy is

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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Men invited to make a...

Most men take an interest in maintaining their vehicles but how about their bodies?. Self-maintenance does not always seem to be a part of the male agenda.. To promote the idea of men maintaining their body at an optimum performance level, Cobram

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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'Hands off' centre an...

Cobram’s business community has rallied to save the town’s iconic Visitor Information Centre.. Cath Noonan from Noonan’s Showcase Jewellers, a vocal supporter of retaining the tourism facility, recently organised a petition to

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Courier Cobram
Aug 09 2017
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