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Man arrested in relation to rural burglaries

A Warrnambool man, 25, who is alleged to have committed seven burglaries in the past three years in the Strathmerton and Koonoomoo areas, stealing almost $19000 worth of gear, was arrested last Tuesday.. Cobram police detected the man on Monday

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
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Call to cut tax

A parliamentary committee has recommended the Andrews Government reconsider its proposed taxi reform legislation, including its new $2 tax on every taxi trip.. A report tabled in the Victorian Parliament last week by the Economy and Infrastructure

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
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Health revamp

NSW Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli officially opened the new $5million Multipurpose Service at Tocumwal last Wednesday, which will bring important new health services to the area.. ‘‘The completion of the MPS is an important

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
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Students get outside and learn through play

Local students spent a day learning in the sun and developing mindfulness and resilience at a special day hosted by the Bluearth program.. Using movement as a vehicle, the Bluearth approach assists student development in the behavioural, emotional

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
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Business overwhelmed...

The owners of Ambience Bakery Cafe have been left disappointed and frustrated after the business was burgled on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.. Two offenders broke into the business at 2am on the Sunday morning, stealing a small amount of

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
News

McCurdy talks up...

State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy has highlighted the success of local businesses while speaking in the Victorian Parliament earlier this month.. Mr McCurdy congratulated all businesses who were recognised in the recent Moira Shire business

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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‘People’s...

Friends, family and the Catholic community have remembered Father Frank Vincent Jones as a ‘‘knockabout bloke’’ and the ‘‘people’s priest’’ following his recent death.. Fr Jones, 79, died on June

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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Old wares appeal to visitors

Hundreds of people flocked to town to discover a wondrous collection of historical and antique items at the Cobram Historical Society’s annual Antiques and Collectables Fair.. Held on Saturday and Sunday at the Civic Centre, society president

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Jenna Bishop
Jun 22 2017
News

Mixed response to Fonterra milk price

Fonterra’s opening price announcement garnered a mixed response from Victoria’s peak dairy group.. The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria praised a strong opening price of $5.30/kg milk solids, but criticised the processor and Bonlac Supply

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
News

Big future for little girl

A young puppy returning from her first dog show has brought home a number of ribbons for her owner.. Debra Kruz’s home-bred beagle Bayzurk Chipov Dauld Bloc (Chipps) won two classes in her first showing at Albury on June 4.. Dogs can start

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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Taking a punt to cross...

The Cobram Barooga Punt was operating from 1889 till 1902, before the first bridge was built, and was operated by the Cobram Punt Company Ltd.. The punt measured 6m by 24m and weighed 80tonnes when loaded.. It was christened ‘Cobram&rsquo

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
News

Police Beat

Teen joyride cut short by police. A group of joyriding teenagers had their night cut short after being discovered allegedly driving around in a stolen vehicle.. Police believe the six teens, aged from 14 to 16, stole a car from Oasis Village about

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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Long weekend speeders

There were 85 motorists in the region who found themselves facing an expensive Queen’s Birthday long weekend after being nabbed by police for speeding.. Operation Regal was run across the long weekend, and in the Wangaratta Police Service

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Courier Cobram
Jun 21 2017
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Film festival on the road again

Australia’s oldest publicly-owned film festival, St Kilda Film Festival, will return to Yarroweyah next month.. A selection of the best films screened at the 2017 event, which concluded in May, will be showcased during an eight-week tour of

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Courier Cobram
Jun 21 2017
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A marathon effort

After 226 gruelling kilometres riding, running and swimming in northern Queensland, Cobram’s Adrian Hayward has completed an epic feat in the name of a very special cause.. Aiming to raise awareness of, and fundraise for, Sudden Infant Death

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Jenna Bishop
Jun 21 2017
News

In the driver’s seat Modern transport hub opens

A multi-million-dollar state-of-the-art transport hub in Strathmerton is now operational and includes a unique facility — a worm farm water treatment system.. Victorian Agriculture and Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford toured Booth

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Jenna Bishop
Jun 21 2017
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Council adopts its new...

Moira Shire councillors have welcomed a balanced budget that’s going to stand council in good stead in the future in a constrained fiscal environment.. Council officially adopted the Moira Shire Council Budget 2017-18 unanimously at a special

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Jenna Bishop
Jun 21 2017
Sport

Strathmerton takes...

Strathmerton pulled off a disciplined performance to hold neighbouring Tocumwal at bay and take its seventh win of the season in the Picola District Football League north-west division on Saturday.. The Bulldogs established a two-game gap between

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Courier Cobram
Jun 21 2017
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Big shed for more fun

A new large shed developed by the Cobram Barooga Apex Club at Koonoomoo Recreation Reserve will benefit user groups and bring more people to the ground, the developers hope.. Apex club president Luke Rawson said the project was developed as a way of

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Jenna Bishop
Jun 21 2017
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