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Cobram shopper strikes it rich

Those who believe good things come in threes had better get down to Cobram Lotto for the next major Tattslotto draw. On Saturday, one lucky individual became Cobram’s latest millionaire after buying a winning ticket at the store and will take

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Courier Cobram
Apr 10 2018
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Big rewards for big ideas

The Federal Government’s highly anticipated Regional Growth Fund is open for applications.. Member for Murray Damian Drum is calling for big ideas from the community that could help shape the future of the region.. Mr Drum said the $272million

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Courier Cobram
Mar 22 2018
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Teenagers not active enough

A new report from VicHealth has found that a staggering nine out of 10 (92 per cent) Australians aged 12 to 17 do not meet the Australian Physical Activity guidelines of 60 minutes of physical activity every day.. With teenagers almost five times

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Courier Cobram
Mar 22 2018
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Safety is top priority

VicRoads and CFA have pledged their support to the roll-out of flexible safety barriers across the state’s highest risk roads.. As part of the CFA mission to protect lives and property from fire and other emergencies, the installation of

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Water loss hits hard

Member for Shepparton District Suzanna Sheed says the collection of community profiles released recently by Murray-Darling Basin Authority show a drastic loss of employment in the southern basin’s irrigation-dependent communities.. The dat

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Tokens help...

Woolworths and the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal are encouraging Cobram residents to support seriously ill children across the state when they shop this Easter.. All the funds raised through the purchase of the tokens will help

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Books turned into cash

The Ladies Hospital Auxiliary has reaped the rewards of its hard work, being presented with a cheque for $500 from the RACV Holiday Resort after donating a large number of books to the resort which were subsequently sold for $2 each.. RACV kindly

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Readers benefit from funds

Woolworths has donated $2000 raised from sausage sizzles in January and February to Cobram Primary School.. The money will go towards the school’s library and reading workshops.. Principal Matt Knight said the kind donation would make a huge

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Seeking grant to extend shed

The community in northern Victoria is being encouraged to apply for an Andrews Government grant to build more Men’s Sheds and support the emotional and social health of men.. This year’s Men’s Shed Funding Program grant round

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Something must be done to stop kids dying

Deb Langshaw is caressing the small wooden box that sits on the coffee table in her lounge room; slowly and lovingly.. A look of utter desolation crosses her face as tears, still bitter, stream down her cheeks.. ‘‘This is all I have left

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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Land sale input sought

After more than a year spent lobbying intently, Cobram Barooga Apex Club has been granted its wish to see the sale of the now-defunct Cobram Caravan Park become open to public submissions and consultation.. The initial notice of motion put forward

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
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School aims to stop...

When Northern Territory teenager Dolly Everett tragically took her own life in January after being mercilessly bullied online, the nation was rocked to its core.. Dolly’s death may have provided more questions than answers, but it became

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Patrick Tansey
Mar 14 2018
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Girl on mend after fall

It is every parent’s worst nightmare — your child has been involved in a serious accident and you are unable to be there to help her.. That was the very frightening and very real ordeal that Tocumwal mother Sam Mason was faced with last

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Courier Cobram
Mar 14 2018
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Plans for cinema almost complete

Progress for Cobram’s new cinema is beginning to gather momentum again, according to Cobram Cinema Community Inc secretary-treasurer Rob Morey.. Mr Morey said plans for the cinema were close to completion and would then have to be approved by

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Patrick Tansey
Mar 14 2018
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Arduous journey takes a toll

It’s Friday morning and the Wild Hogs in Lycra have convened at Bob Beggs’ home looking rather weary but in good spirits after pedalling 5508km from Perth to Merimbula and back to Cobram.. They have gathered to watch video footage Mr

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Patrick Tansey
Mar 09 2018
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Payments speed up uni

Students from regional and remote areas will be able to start university sooner due to changes that make it easier for them to be considered independent for student payments.. To qualify as independent for Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY Living

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Courier Cobram
Mar 09 2018
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Minor grant...

Applications for round two of the Community Strengthening Program for minor grants up to $5000 close this week.. If you are a non-profit community group or organisation seeking funding for your project or event, these grants are for you.. Moir

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Courier Cobram
Mar 09 2018
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Tough new tobacco laws...

Ritchies Stores, the nation’s largest independent supermarket chain, says the Federal Government’s tough new laws to tackle spiralling organised tobacco crime are a good start.. New laws that increase jail sentences and fines for those

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Courier Cobram
Mar 09 2018
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Support vital for ride

In any smooth-moving machine, vital cogs need to be in place to ensure efficiency.. Wild Hogs in Lycra’s cogs were their support staff and people who contributed financially to make their daring adventure across the country possible

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Patrick Tansey
Mar 09 2018
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