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Teacher enjoying her rural change

Berrigan Public School has not only welcomed its new Kindergarten students, but also a new teacher in 2018.. Tanya Saraikin moved with her husband and three daughters from Melbourne to Tocumwal to be closer to her parents. She will be teaching Year

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Southern Rive...
Feb 15 2018
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Mary’s legacy lives on with scholarship

Matthew Whelan from St Columba’s and Kyden Wellman from Berrigan Public School were awarded the Mary Abbott Memorial Trust Scholarship at their school presentations last last year.. This is an amazing award to receive.. The history of how this

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Marianne Whelan
Feb 15 2018
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Public schools welcome new teachers for new year

Not only are there new kindergarten students joining our schools across the Southern Riverina, there are also some new teachers.. Tocumwal Public School has welcomed two new teachers in 2018 — Lexy Stormon and Nathan Haley.. Miss Stormon has

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Southern Rive...
Feb 15 2018
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Huge range of bikes to star at Mulwala Muster

A Motorbike Muster Show and Shine will be held on the magnificent Mulwala Water Ski Club foreshore on Sunday, February 25.. It will offer a sparkling display of vintage to modern motorcycles with the Mulwala Water Ski Club sponsoring the Best

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Southern Rive...
Feb 15 2018
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Alan marks 45 years...

Berrigan’s Alan Lawrence yesterday marked a significant career milestone, celebrating 45 years since he started work with Berrigan Shire Council.. Mr Lawrence still recalls starting work as a labourer at 7.30am on February 13, 1973

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
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MIL to present reform...

The chairman of Murray Irrigation will head up a series of nine meetings across the region this week to present the interim board’s proposals for constitutional change.. The proposed changes are being presented before being put to shareholders

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
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New Superintendent to...

No local senior police officers will be relocated to Albury when a NSW Police Force merger is implemented at the end of next month.. That is the confirmation received this week from Albury-based Superintendent Evan Quarmby who has been appointed as

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
Sport

Pennant champions

There were plenty of celebrations at the Finley Golf Club on Sunday after its pennant team returned home victorious from the 2017/18 Mid Murray season grand final playoff.. Finley defeated old rival Deniliquin 3/2 in the fourball pennant decider

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
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South will suffer

Southern NSW irrigators will be at risk of losing even more productive water if amendments which could relieve social and economic suffering associated with the Murray Darling Basin Plan are disallowed.. That is the message to come out a special

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Southern Riverina News
Feb 14 2018
Sport

Murray house triumphs at school swim carnival

Finley Public School held its annual swimming carnival last Thursday at the Finley Swimming Pool.. The competition included the traditional freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly events and included relays and individual medleys.. Murray

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Feb 14 2018
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Joe’s ‘Screamer’...

Berrigan’s Joe Cottam will be returning to the Finley Modified Tractor Pull on Saturday.. After a three year hiatus in which he rebuilt and modified the engine for his famous ‘Riverina Screamer’, Mr Cottam said he is looking

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
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New street library

A ‘Free Street Library’ has been started outside the Berrigan Caravan Park.. Set up by Berrigan Library Service and Berrigan Men’s Shed, the Free Street Library encourages locals to ‘take a book’ and ‘give

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
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Barry’s ready for...

Finley’s Barry Wilson will proudly take part in the Queen’s Baton Relay which makes its way through Yarrawonga tomorrow on the way to the Commonwealth Games’ host city, the Gold Coast.. The baton has been travelling through

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
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Mud Run to support Timor trip

It was a sloppy and slushy morning on Saturday at the Finley Showgrounds, where the challenging Finley Mud Run was held.. Hosted by the Finley High School Timor Leste Immersion Program students, the fun event was a way of ‘‘getting

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
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March start

A long-awaited infrastructure upgrade to improve emergency department access at Finley Hospital is expected to start next month.. It comes more than two years after concerns about access were first raised by the Finley Chamber of Commerce, Industry

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
News

SOLAR APPROVAL

The $170 million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government.. While the Southern Riverina News was unable to confirm a development start date before going to print, about 100 workers are expected to be used during the

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
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Starrs align for a...

Judy and Paul Ryan travelled to Adelaide last Thursday to join in celebrations for Peter Starrs’ 80th birthday.. Peter was postmaster in Jerilderie many years ago, and will be remembered for his greyhound training establishment opposite the

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Judy Ryan
Feb 08 2018
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School’s back, swim...

The swimming program started at Sacred Heart school on Monday and will run for two weeks.. The kids will be swimming each day between 11am and 12pm.. If you’re available to help out please contact the office, as any help will be appreciated

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Southern Rive...
Feb 08 2018
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‘Back To’ marks...

Excitement is building as JT & EN Close prepares to celebrate 125 years of business in Finley.. Current manager Graeme Close is extremely proud to advise that a fifth generation of the Close family is still carrying on this important industry in

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Anne Freestone
Feb 08 2018
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