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Apply now for bank grants

APPLICATIONS are now open for the Heathcote and District Community Bank 2017 grants program.. A previous recipient was the Heathcote Bowling Club, which the bank assisted with the purchase of a dishwasher for the club’s kitchen upgrade in

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
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What’s mine is your wetlands

MANDALAY Resources invites all environmental groups, conservationists, green thumbs and community members to its tree planting day at Splitters Creek in September.. Aiming to boost wildlife numbers, Mandalay Resources jumped at the opportunity when

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
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Acclaimed winemaker to head show judging panel

FORMER Australian Winemaker of the Year Sue Bell will lead the judging panel at the 2017 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show.. An acclaimed artisan winemaker from Coonawarra and in-demand judge at wine shows across Australia, Ms Bell has previously

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
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Age no barrier to saving a life

OLDER Victorians play a vital role saving dozens of lives a year through organ and tissue donation, but many more could be saved if we all registered our intent to be donors.. Almost half of organ donors are over 55, but sadly a large number of

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
News

Servo showdown

SOARING fuel prices had our town seeing red earlier this month.. Local service stations unleaded petrol price surged as high as $1.32 per litre on July 14, jumping from $1.16 a week earlier.. Further angering locals was the lack of movement at

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
News

House thief has change...

A MOTOR vehicle, a trailer and jewellery were stolen from a Hospital St house on Saturday night and later returned.. The house was broken into, where the thief found the jewellery and a spare key to a white Ford Courier ute.. In a peculiar twist

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
News

Local heroes put food...

ROBERT Peachey and his team don’t claim to be magicians, but they can make 1,000kg of food disappear in less than 20 minutes.. As if Harry Houdini had come to Heathcote, a mountain of food vanishes from The Emeu Inn on High St every

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 26 2017
Sport

Axedale Golf Club results

A TOTAL of 58 men took part in a stableford event at the Axedale Golf Club on Thursday, July 13. The event was sponsored by Martlec Electrical Services.. Division one (0-15). In division one, the winner was Garry Harrop (12 h/c, 36 points)

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 20 2017
News

Cat dies and house damaged in Axedale Fire

HALF of a house was destroyed and a pet cat died in a fire at Axedale on Monday morning.. The blaze on Burns St started when a woman was lighting a wood fire and sparks ignited nearby firelighters. . Firefighters were called to the address at 9am

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 18 2017
News

Coliban Water Drop-In Session

HEATHCOTE residents are invited to Coliban Water’s community drop-in session on July 18.. The event will allow people to hear about the Heathcote Sewer Scheme Project and Coliban’s customer pricing proposals following recent community

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 13 2017
News

Water plant opens taps...

COLIBAN Water began a controlled release of water to McIvor Creek to prevent a lagoon overflow at the Heathcote Water Reclamation Plant on Monday.. General manager of water quality performance and regulation David Sheehan said the treatment lagoons

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 12 2017
News

Our crime rate goes...

DRUG crime in our town dropped a massive 75 per cent for the year ended March 2017.. New figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency paint an improved picture for Heathcote with total crime down by more than 30 per cent.. Crimes against the

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David Rak
Jul 12 2017
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Free Driver Education...

A FREE youth driver education course will be held on Sunday at the Nagambie Recreation Reserve.. The course, for 15 -18-year-olds will teach driver psychology, defensive driving and build confidence on the road.. The course is free but spaces are

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The McIvor Ti...
Jul 05 2017
News

Letters to the editor

IT SEEMS like Mitchell Shire council’s money worries are over, as contractors have been seen mowing council land in Seymour and Pyalong instead of parks and gardens staff. Or am I mistaken, and it is simply the case that those making decisions

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 30 2017
News

Minimum wage rise good news for women

WORKERS across the region will benefit from the Fair Work Commission’s decision to boost the minimum wage and all award wages.. The commission has awarded a 3.3 per cent increase in the national minimum wage to $694.90 per week, or $18.29 an

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 30 2017
News

Mayor pushes for NBN acceleration

AN ADVOCACY trip to the nation’s capital has been hailed a success by City of Greater Bendigo mayor Margaret O’Rourke and chief executive Craig Niemann.. The duo visited Canberra to attend the National General Assembly of Local

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 30 2017
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Your donation will...

HEATHCOTE is encouraged to donate to The Smith Family’s Winter Appeal to help raise $1 million and support 2,500 disadvantaged children across Victoria.. Funds raised will help the national children’s charity to support improvements in

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 30 2017
News

Truck spreads the word...

THE CITY of Greater Bendigo is using one of its waste trucks as a large mobile billboard to remind the community not to put plastic bags in their recycling or organics bins.. City of Greater Bendigo director of presentation and assets Craig Lloyd

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 29 2017
News

Fresh faces on wild...

NEW FACES have been appointed to the Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee.. The new committee will be chaired by Ron Harris and comprise six members who have knowledge and expertise in wild dog and biodiversity management.. The six members bring

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 29 2017
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