POLICE are appealing for help to catch an erratic driver who dodged them in Heathcote today.. Senior Constable Stewart Probst said police attempted to stop a black Commodore sedan just south of the police station about 1.30pm when it sped off along
THE last of the winter triples tournaments at Heathcote Bowling Club was played on Sunday in near perfect weather conditions.. The Pigeon Control sponsored tournament attracted 20 teams with visiting bowlers from: Seymour, Seymour VRI, Stanhope
HEATHCOTE’S Masonic Lodge threw open its doors on Saturday to allow members of the public to get a rare glimpse of the investiture ceremony, which is usually held in private.. During the ceremony members of the Lodge were appointed into roles
THE GOLDFIELDS Ministries Foodshare cooks 300 meals every week for struggling locals and now they’ve cooked up a plan that is “so crazy it just might work”.. The not-for-profit will ask locals to donate $1 to help buy the building
ABOUT a dozen locals put on black robes and launched a Viking boat onto the lake as part of an ambitious student film project.. When high school student Ben White asked Heathcote locals to appear as extras in his film, he said he was surprised by
THIS YEAR’S Heathcote on Show was a ‘‘huge’’ success and contributed $750,000 into the region’s economy during the three days of the event, according to the number crunchers at the Regional Sustainable Development
Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it has had approaches from a number of suitors interested in either buying some assets or taking over the whole co-operative. "These proposals have ranged from the sale of certain assets to
Kerang’s Andre Henry has become the first recipient of the Nuffield Australian Alumni Scholarship, this year named in honour of Max Jelbart.. Mr Henry, who is supported by Australian Processing Tomato Growers, plans to investigate alternative
Kyabram’s water tower could be set for a facelift if some residents get their way.. A number of community members, including Allan Weeks and Mary Bowman, have got together to drum up support to freshen up the Albion St tower.. Having come up
Elders Euroa agent Joe Allen is off to the Royal Sydney Easter Show next year after finishing runner-up in the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition.. Mr Allen, who has a background in sheep and cropping, said he was ready for what was
Significant numbers of mice present across regions of southern NSW suggests an early start to breeding, prompted in part by a warm and dry winter and last year’s high stubble load.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation invests in
A snapshot of river health in the north central catchment region has found a number of rivers and streams are in poor ecological health.. About 50 volunteers measured the condition of the Little Murray River, Loddon River, Gunbower Creek and
Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group has received the 2017 Family Business Australia Victorian Hall of Fame award.. The announcement came as part of last week’s National Family Business Day celebrations and recognises family businesses
The federal parliament’s committee inquiring into irrigation efficiency has wrapped up its public hearings without coming near northern Victoria.. The last public hearing was in Griffith on September 15.. The committee has declined invitations
The Euroa Show and Shine is back again this weekend.. Together with the event’s major sponsor, Shannons Insurance, organisers have focused on presenting some of the best cars, bikes and other ‘‘things with engines’’ to
When it comes time for the showgirl competitions on agricultural days, it’s often the Miss Showgirl entrants than get plenty of the focus.. However in recent years, younger girls have been throwing their hat in the ring to compete for a title
Dairy farmers are being crushed under the weight of power prices, with climbing power bills impacting their ability to stay competitive.. The rising cost of electricity has hit farmers hard, with Australian Dairy Council figures claiming that dairy
The federal government is heaping pressure on the states - especially NSW and Victoria - to free up gas developments to ensure long-term domestic supply.
Ahead of fans flocking to the MCG, Melbourne Aquarium's penguins are waddling to work out if the Adelaide Crows or Richmond Tigers will take the (fish) cake.
Aviation experts will spend days examining a southern Queensland turf farm where an instructor and his student died after their plane crashed nose-first.
The parents of a United States man who was arrested in North Korea have called the rogue nation terrorists and say they tortured their son.
The WA Police Union has told members to resume full duties after a legal directive from Commissioner Chris Dawson ordering them against industrial action.
The Commonwealth will argue that One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former Greens senator Scott Ludlam were ineligible to run for parliament last year.
A pension form error was made by a public servant, not by a NSW man accused of murdering his wife, his barrister has told a jury.
A man accused of murdering a Korean woman in Brisbane almost four years ago told police he had been waiting his "whole life" to kill someone, a court has heard.
More Australians are splashing out on "meaningful experiences" such as concert tickets, the theatre, hotel stays and eating out rather than retail goods, according to new data released by National Australia Bank.. NAB's Customer
Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton is representing himself at a trial in Perth and has been warned to stay on track.