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Crews called to fire at Strathmerton

More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton, on Monday.. The fire involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire is believed to have travelled in a northerly direction towards

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Courier Cobram
Nov 15 2017
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Three offenders arrested over stolen plates

Cobram police have arrested three people in the past week for the stealing of number plates, in separate incidents across the region.. On Friday, police intercepted a vehicle on the Murray Valley Hwy at Strathmerton, driven by an individual who

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Courier Cobram
Nov 13 2017
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Student ‘shocked’ to win writing award

An indigenous student has written a short story so interesting that the judges have asked him to write an entire book.. Year 9 Cobram Anglican Grammar student River Loizou submitted the story for the Dungala-Kaiela writing awards, which are for

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Courier Cobram
Nov 08 2017
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Show is a big hit

Hundreds of people braved the rain on Saturday to take part in the 119th Cobram Show.. Show president Karen Creighton said she was pleased with the turnout, despite the conditions.. ‘‘We were a little nervous on Saturday with the

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Kenji Sato
Nov 02 2017
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Gallery: Crucial...

A large crowd gathered in Strathmerton at the weekend for the re-enactment of the Charge of the Light Horse at Beersheba.. Horseman Wayne Hinchliffe led the re-enactment of the charge, complete with uniforms and weapons

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Courier Cobram
Nov 01 2017
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Police beat

Cobram. An unknown offender or offenders entered a vacant property in Cobram between October 19 and 20.. They caused significant damage inside the property including graffiti on the walls. Household items and tools were also stolen.. ●On Saturday

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Courier Cobram
Oct 27 2017
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Police investigating...

An alleged deception at a Cobram supermarket on October 16 is being investigated by police.. The female depicted in the video below is unknown, however police believe she could be able to assist with information about the alleged offence.. Anyone

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Courier Cobram
Oct 23 2017
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Gallery: Ponies turn pink

There was a plethora of pink at Cobram and District Pony Club’s annual pink day.. Fifteen riders and their horses hit the jumping arena, the cross-country course and played riding games in their finest pink attire.. This year’s event was

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Courier Cobram
Oct 18 2017
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Fair go for renters under tenancy changes

The Victorian Government will make renting fairer, with a swag of tenancy reforms.. More than one in four Victorians rent their home, a number that is increasing as it becomes more difficult for many Victorians to break into the housing market.. The

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Courier Cobram
Oct 12 2017
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Taking strides to beat disease

Rebecca and Jamie Nye weren’t quite sure how to react when their son, Mack, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just five weeks old.. With no family history of the disease, Rebecca and her husband had little idea about cystic fibrosis or

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Courier Cobram
Oct 11 2017
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Investigations...

Police are investigating a theft from a Cobram retailer on Sunday, October 1. . Two males were captured on CCTV footage, and police believe they may be able to assist them if identified. . Anyone with information is urged to contact First Constable

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Courier Cobram
Oct 11 2017
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Grahame bids Cobram...

The Cobram Courier regrets to report that Grahame Whyte has suffered a stroke and will not be returning to the paper.. But at the same time is pleased to say he is recovering well.. Mr Whyte had rejoined the Courier in July after a 10-year hiatus

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Courier Cobram
Oct 11 2017
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Courthouse is back in...

The historic Cobram courthouse reopened its doors today and will commence court sittings from Wednesday, October 18.. The courthouse had been closed since March last year when a fire destroyed the majority of the building.. Court Services Victori

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Courier Cobram
Oct 11 2017
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Let’s get on our bikes

Commuters can leave their cars in the garage and jump on their bikes for National Ride2Work Day on Wednesday, October 18.. Well-known local cyclist Travis Lindhe from Artavilla Emporium is encouraging Cobram commuters to take part in the annual

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Kenji Sato
Oct 11 2017
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Fly fight hits the road

Goulburn Murray Valley regional fruit fly co-ordinator Ross Abberfield has struck the first blow in ridding Cobram’s roadsides of Queensland fruit fly breeding grounds.. Mr Abberfield is working with VicRoads and government agencies to

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Courier Cobram
Oct 11 2017
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Speed limit plan criticism

Reports that Daniel Andrews will reduce the speed limit to 70km/h on some unsealed country roads is the latest slap in the face for motorists, State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy said.. The Victorian Government is considering a proposal to

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Courier Cobram
Oct 05 2017
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‘Beagliness’...

A family of beagles from Cobram were awarded for their ‘beagliness’ at the Royal Melbourne Show last Wednesday.. Colby the beagle and his four sons and daughters teamed up to win four first place blue ribbons and one runner-up ribbon at

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Kenji Sato
Oct 05 2017
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Getting involved in...

Margaret Watson has been involved arts and craft section for 40 years.. She also exhibits in the cooking section with various scrumptious recipes.. She has represented Cobram Show at the regional level and last year was successful.. She represented

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Courier Cobram
Oct 04 2017
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Offenders target...

Cobram police are investigating three incidents in the last week of September.. On September 25, a Blackwood Crescent house was burgled overnight when the resident was away.. Police said thieves stole assorted household and shed items.. On September

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Courier Cobram
Oct 03 2017
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