Waranga News

Fairy dust and magic at Murchison PS

2021-07-22

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Murchison Primary School students were thrilled to return from holidays to find that a team of hard-working fairies had moved in and created a whole fairy village at the school!

‘Iron Lady’ Joyce celebrates 100 years

2021-07-08

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“It is impossible to fit a one hundred year life into a mere paragraph or two” Joyce Kennedy’s son Mick wrote. But nevertheless he has tried to precis the life of his mother ‘Iron Lady’ Joyce Kennedy née Cochrane, who has just notched up her century.

SES Rushworth has busiest night

2021-06-24

SES Rushworth has busiest night image

SES Rushworth had one of its busiest nights for many years when last week’s violent wind and rain storm hit the area. With eleven registered call outs and many occasions where trees had to be cleared to get to their destination, the members were stretched to their max.

$1.5 Million boost to the Gargarro Botanic Gardens

2021-06-10

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Work on stage two of the Gargarro Botanic Gardens will now begin in earnest, thanks to a generous $1.48 million Victorian Government grant.

Drivers needed for community transport

2021-05-27

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If you live in a small rural community, getting to and from medical appointments in regional centres can be both diffi cult and expensive. A little research indicates that a round trip to Shepparton using a taxi could cost more than $200 while Uber prices are just a little under the $200 mark. If you want the vehicle to wait for you, the costs can be even higher.

Stanhope Health Centre opens with Aboriginal Smoking Ceremony

2021-05-27

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A great number of the Stanhope & District Community witnessed the much awaited opening of the new Stanhope Health Centre on Thursday 20 May, which replaces the old building and is equipped with all the modern technology to operate the centre.

NBN upgrade on the way

2021-05-13

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There’s hope in sight for local NBN users who have become increasingly frustrated with slow connections and drop-outs of their internet connection over the past few months.