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Open for business

Long queues of prospective customers and interested locals lined Chanter St in Berrigan on Monday for the opening of the new Bendigo Bank branch.. Located at the Berrigan Shire offices, it is the only bank located in Berrigan and replaces the NAB

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Southern Rive...
Jan 17 2018
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Syd wants Finley to ‘fly the flag’

Finley Chamber of Commerce vice president Syd Dudley is calling on community groups and sporting clubs to pool money and buy new town flags.. Finley has 10 flag tracks attached to power poles along Murray St that are only used for eight weeks of the

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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Prized Mustang was a popular event showpiece

Among the 300 cars at the Berrigan Show ‘n’ Shine was a collection of Fords presented by Shepparton car enthusiast Bill King.. Mr King brought three cars —a 1965 Mustang, 1994 ED Sprint and 1963 XL Falcon — to the Show

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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Biggest, best year yet

More than 300 cars were polished, dusted, vacuumed and polished again to look their best at the Berrigan Show ‘n’ Shine on Sunday.. The cars lined the Berrigan Golf Club greens, with well known classics from Ford, Holden, Cadillac

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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Push for local silo...

Finley’s Julie Loughman has started a campaign to have artwork installed on the town’s silos.. Mrs Loughman would like to see Finley join the growing number of towns with silo artwork displays, similar to the ones seen in

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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No service to call for...

Tocumwal cattle and sheep farmer Andrew Freshwater says a lack of reliable mobile phone coverage on his farm could have cost him his life.. With two broken legs and other injuries following an on-farm accident on January 4, Mr Freshwater said he was

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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Land values on the rise

Land values in the Berrigan Shire and Murrumbidgee Council local government areas increased across the board in the 12 months to July 1, 2017.. According to a report by the NSW Government Valuer General, Berrigan Shire land increased 5.7 per cent

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
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James lands giant cod

James Milne was beaming on Saturday when he landed a massive 1.24 metre Murray cod near Gilmartin Beach at Tocumwal.. The Murchison resident had been fishing for about four hours without any luck and was just about to pack up when he hooked the

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Southern Rive...
Jan 10 2018
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Twilight market, movie night fun

There was a steady flow of people walking through the Tocumwal Forseshore Market on Saturday despite the heat, with temperatures exceeding 40°C.. Although the market was smaller than usual, tourist and locals were still able to purchase a large

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James Bennett
Jan 10 2018
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Huge crowds flock for a thriller

Stetsons and cowboy boots were the fashion at the Finley Showgrounds on Friday night for the 34th annual Finley Rodeo.. Despite the hot weather the rodeo attracted a crowd of more than 500 including some who travelled from Echuca, Benalla, Seymour

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James Bennett
Jan 10 2018
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Berrigan better with...

Berrigan has welcomed two more public space art installations.. Two mosaics were recently unveiled at Hayes Park, etched into the toilet block wall.. Each mosaic represents something special in Berrigan and complements the mural that was recently

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James Bennett
Jan 10 2018
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Council bank set for...

Berrigan’s Bendigo Bank branch will open on Monday at the Berrigan Shire Council offices in Chanter St.. It will be the first operating commercial bank in Berrigan since the NAB branch closure in July 2017.. The Berrigan branch will be managed

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James Bennett
Jan 10 2018
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The complexity of...

There are six standard events in rodeo, which are classified as ‘rough stock’ or ‘rough riding’ events and timed events.. The three rough stock events are Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding and Bull Riding.. The three

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Southern Rive...
Jan 05 2018
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Tourists flood the Foreshore Markets

Summer tourists took full advantage of a bargain, with a big crowd flocking to the Tocumwal Foreshore Markets on Saturday.. Stallholders were blessed with a mild and sunny morning as tourists left their Murray River campsites to peruse what is

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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Course damage from joy ride

Finley Golf Club members are extremely annoyed with those responsible for the malicious damage to the course and clubhouse just days before Christmas.. On Friday, December 22, a stolen mobility scooter was used to rip up the ninth green before being

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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Market back with movie

The popular Tocumwal Foreshore Markets are on again for a special twilight event this Saturday, January 6.. Adding to the atmosphere will be a free pop-up cinema which will screen the family movie ‘The Baby Boss’ at the end of the

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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‘Amazing’ ball...

Finley welcomed in 2018 with an amazing New Year’s Eve ball to celebrate the occasion.. More than 170 people partied through the night at the Blue Bell Ball hosted at the Finley Golf Club.. Event organiser Maicie Close said it was the perfect

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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Sponsors ensure...

Swimming at the Berrigan War Memorial Pool remains free this summer season, thanks to the support of local businesses, families and organisations.. With the cost of maintaining the pool facilities about $10,000 a year, pool committee president Sue

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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Project boom

More than $2.5 million in infrastructure upgrades have already been earmarked for Jerilderie in 2018, with Murrumbidgee Council awaiting funding approvals for a number of others valued at more than $1.6 million.. The bulk of the funds will be

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James Bennett
Jan 03 2018
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