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Police beat

Cobram. ●Two drink drivers will be without their vehicles for 30 days after being caught on Saturday.. A 52-year-old Strathmerton man was stopped on Murray Valley Hwy at 2am and recorded a reading of 0.117.. A 23-year-old Tocumwal man was stopped

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Helping little feet have fun

Last week at Mivo Park in Cobram, Save the Children distributed free TOMS shoes to the families who attended the Play2Learn Playgroup.. The shoe company TOMS kindly donates the shoes each year and they have been made available to children attending

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Students display their culinary skills

Staff at Cobram Community House were treated to a fancy three-course lunch on Monday courtesy of the general education students at Cobram Secondary College.. The Year 10 students are completing a Certificate II in General Education for adults at

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Ready for a challenge

Students from Cobram Secondary College joined with regional colleges last week as they set off for the World Challenge expedition to Sri Lanka, flying out on Friday.. Teacher and expedition leader Randall Jones said there were eight students from

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Not happy with plans

Plans to put more restrictions on camping and fishing along the Murray River have been met with angry local push-back.. Unhappy campers gathered at Cobram Civic Centre on Monday to complain to Parks Victoria about the River Red Gum Parks Draft

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Library honour

Cobram’s last nun will have her wish fulfilled later today (Wednesday) on the fifth anniversary of her death, when St Joseph’s Primary School unveils a plaque to rename its library ‘Coolock’.. Sister Mary Austin wanted the

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Get ready for a whole...

Organisers are hoping to make this year’s 119th Cobram Show the most exciting yet.. Show society president Karen Creighton said there would be something on offer for everyone come October 28 and 29.. But what’s even more exciting than

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
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Pizza-delivery driver assaulted on the job

Cobram police are investigating the assault of a pizza-delivery driver on Sunday, September 10.. The would-be customer assaulted the driver at a William St, Cobram house, leaving him with a cut lip and bruising to the head.. Police are seeking

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Courier Cobram
Sep 19 2017
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Out to lunch

A very successful community lunch was held last Friday at Cobram Community House.. Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week, the lunch saw more than 40 people gather to enjoy freshly made soup and rice dishes, expertly served by Cobram Secondary

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Courier Cobram
Sep 15 2017
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Delve into art this weekend

Following on from the success of last year, the Art Fest for 2017 is on this upcoming weekend, September 16 and 17, at the Cobram Showgrounds.. The Art Fest 2017 is presented by Moira Arts & Culture and provides a unique opportunity to learn

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Courier Cobram
Sep 15 2017
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Letters and numbers

National Literacy and Numeracy Week was celebrated at Cobram Anglican Grammar to raise awareness of the importance of literacy and numeracy at school and beyond.. Head of Junior School Mary Swoffer spent time with each of the seven Prep to Year 4

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Courier Cobram
Sep 15 2017
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Letters to the Editor

Will history be repeated with cricket practice nets?. Will history of the 1980s be repeated about 35 years later in Moira Shire with the construction of cricket practice nets?. The 1980s saw the placement of cricket nets at Scott Reserve in the

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Courier Cobram
Sep 14 2017
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Hyundai is happy to...

Leon West was smiling this week, as the Hyundai Help for Kids charity reached a massive milestone.. Cobram’s HS West Motors dealer principal said there was a contribution from every Hyundai sold.. ‘‘It’s an excellent

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Courier Cobram
Sep 14 2017
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It’s time to ask RU OK?

RU OK? Day is happening tomorrow (Thursday).. This nationwide movement shines a light on suicide prevention across Australia through the power of connectedness.. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, between 2010 and 2014, the average

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Courier Cobram
Sep 14 2017
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Artists’ group is busy in the community

Prominent local artist Pam Mansfield from Cobram has been an active member of Cobram Artists Society for about 12 years.. ‘‘We have achieved many things,’’ Ms Mansfield said.. ‘‘Working with the schools and the

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Grahame Whyte
Sep 13 2017
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Hall of fame for Cobram driver

It was a big surprise to Cobram’s Bob Willis when he went to the National Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs with his wife.. ‘‘Unbeknownst to me, I got inducted,’’ Mr Willis said.. ‘‘I started

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Grahame Whyte
Sep 13 2017
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Jumping for a good...

Barooga Public School last week held a Jump Rope for Heart fundraising day. . Students enjoyed a range of outdoor activities including hula hooping, skipping and tunnel crawls.. ... Jump Rope for HeartBarooga Public School pupils were getting into

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Courier Cobram
Sep 13 2017
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Tiger cubs score...

The Cobram under-17s clash with Moama at Barooga Recreation Reserve proved to be an unexpectedly tough encounter that had spectators on edge all the way to the final siren.. Tigers’ under-17 coach Jason Kerr said the team was very excited

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Grahame Whyte
Sep 13 2017
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Camping under threat?

VRFish, the recreational fishing peak body representing more than 838000 Victorian fishers, is concerned the rights of fishers, campers and regional communities could be under threat from a River Red Gum Parks Draft Management Plan.. VRFish chair

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Courier Cobram
Sep 13 2017
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