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Plan now for Easter arts

Edward River Council and South West Arts are encouraging local businesses and community groups to start planning activities for Deni Fest 2018.. The arts and culture festival was a huge success when it was held for the first time at Easter this

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 04 2017
Out & About

Standing up to domestic violence

‘‘If you know or suspect that someone is experiencing domestic violence, please take a stand and be their voice.’’. That is the message Deniliquin Police Inspector John Aichinger impressed on the Deniliquin community on White

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 28 2017
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Car trouble all part of fundraising drive

Team Deni did its town proud at the Camp Quality EsCarpade car rally last month by raising a total of $37,121 for Aussie kids impacted by cancer.. Four separate teams — Transformers, Benza, Bluey and Ladybirds — all drove under the

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 27 2017
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One big ukulele lesson

There was a unique sound coming from the Deniliquin Sports Stadium on Friday, as local students gathered for a big ukulele lesson.. Deniliquin’s South School was joined by small schools Blighty, Mathoura, Carrathool, Booligal, Hay and

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 27 2017
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RSL staff to reunite

The Deniliquin RSL Club will hold a reunion for all of its former and current staff next year.. The idea was raised by former staff member Cathy Pearn (nee Shephard) and a small group of other former club employees.. Mrs Pearn said the reunion had

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 26 2017
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Timbercutters meeting

Well, the practice meeting was held on Tuesday night so everyone should be raring to go next week.. Mathoura Football Netball Club’s Pre-AGM meeting was designed to equip members and prospective members with a greater knowledge of the club as

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Eileen Day
Nov 25 2017
Entertainment

Fundraising fete a big...

St Michael’s School’s annual Twilight Fete was once again a massive hit.. Families, friends, past and current students, teachers and support staff all volunteered their time to turn local business support into invaluable fundraising

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 25 2017
Entertainment

Country star’s surprise concert

What’s a party without some musical entertainment?. Guests invited to attended the launch of the Conargo Feedlot were not surprised to find a stage set up in one of the ‘Peppinella’ feedlots sheds on Wednesday night.. Who would

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 25 2017
Out & About

Big crowd for Uke Muster

The popularity of the ukulele continues to grow, evidenced by the 300 people who attended the 5th annual Deniliquin Uke Muster at the weekend.. The festival featured a number of concerts and ukulele workshops, with Muster-goers travelling from

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 25 2017
Out & About

Aussie country flavour for feedlot launch

Hay bale walls and Australian flora centrepieces on barrel tables set the scene for the Conargo Feedlot’s launch party held at iconic local property Peppinella on Wednesday night.. Celebrating the end of the project, the gala event was hosted

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 24 2017
Out & About

Families flock to...

Laughter filled the air at the Soldiers Memorial Gardens in Mathoura on Saturday, all thanks to the Country Kids Festival.. With the fun and games, selected with the help of Mathoura Primary School and Mathoura Preschool students, the day was a huge

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Zoe McMaugh
Nov 08 2017
News

Hillier family play...

It was a special day for Deni Rhinos cricketer Tim Hillier on Saturday, having the rare opportunity of playing Division One cricket with all three of his sons.. With the Rhinos heading into the game undermanned, Tim’s youngest sons Kai (14)

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 07 2017
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Dramatic performances

Four secondary schools took part in the Long Paddock Dramatic Minds Festival in Deniliquin on Wednesday to promote mental health knowledge and reduce the stigma of mental illness in young people and the community.. About 60 people attended the

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Jamie Lowe
Nov 07 2017
Out & About

Bright colours, big hair for Edward trivia

Bright colours and big hair filled the Edward Public School hall on Friday night.. The school’s P&C committee held an 80s trivia fundraiser, which was a huge success with about 80 parents and staff members dressed in their best fashions

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 04 2017
News

Spend draw today

The first of our Spend & Win promotion draws will be held today.. We’ll draw the winner of a $200 Do it In Deni gift card at 2pm, at Deniliquin Central IGA.. Another four $200 vouchers will be drawn on subsequent Fridays.. The major prizes

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 03 2017
News

Country Kids will love tomorrow’s festival

Mathoura’s Country Kids Festival tomorrow will be jam-packed with activities for young and old.. They will include laser tagging, jumping castle, Zorg water bubbles, a petting zoo, face painting, market and food stalls, car boot sales, sausage

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Eileen Day
Nov 03 2017
Out & About

New arrival

Henry Leo is the name Stephanie and Nathan Holahan have chosen for their first child.. Henry was born at Deniliquin Hospital on October 6, weighing 3725g (8lb 2oz).. He is a grandson for Shirley Gordon of Deniliquin and Peter and Cheryl Gordon of

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Deniliquin Pa...
Nov 02 2017
News

Day for kids, run by...

Mathoura’s primary school students and preschoolers are learning how to run a small town for the day while they celebrate being a country kid at their new festival on November 4.. The town’s main street and park will be transformed into

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Contributor
Oct 31 2017
Entertainment

Shearing silverware up...

The Aussies hold the Trans-Tasman Cup after the inaugural contest last year — but will the silverware still be in their hands by day’s end tomorrow?. The event is a highlight of the Mathoura Speed Shear competition being held at the

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Eileen Day
Oct 27 2017
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