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Grants close Friday

MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan has urged sporting clubs to apply for a share of up to $400,000 worth of Victorian Government funding under the VicHealth Active Club grant scheme.. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to clubs looking to increase

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Sep 20 2017
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Student film is matter of life and death

ABOUT a dozen locals put on black robes and launched a Viking boat onto the lake as part of an ambitious student film project.. When high school student Ben White asked Heathcote locals to appear as extras in his film, he said he was surprised by

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Sep 20 2017
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Show is a $750,000 boon

THIS YEAR’S Heathcote on Show was a ‘‘huge’’ success and contributed $750,000 into the region’s economy during the three days of the event, according to the number crunchers at the Regional Sustainable Development

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Sep 20 2017
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In brief

Safe stolen. A SAFE was stolen from the Heathcote BP yesterday morning.. Three offenders broke in through the front door after 2am and removed the safe from the premises by force.. The contents of the safe have not been disclosed yet.. Police

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Sep 20 2017
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Ryan backs plan for...

PALLIATIVE care in rural and regional Victoria will be significantly increased if The Nationals and Liberals are elected to government next year.. Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan said a new $140 million package for

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Sep 20 2017
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Coptic Christians...

THOUSANDS of Coptic Christians from around Australia came to Heathcote’s monastery to receive a blessing from their Pope Tawadros II, who was visiting from Egypt.. Vans of police were stationed near the monastery to protect the Coptic pope

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Sep 20 2017
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Best wine in the world

IT’S OFFICIAL: Heathcote makes one of the greatest Shiraz wines in the entire world — and it costs less than $40 per bottle.. Sanguine Estate’s 2012 Inception Shiraz ranked equal first at the 2017 Mainfreight World’s Greatest

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Sep 20 2017
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Pure Hair rocks its new look

IT’S that time of year when there are fresh haircuts everywhere you look.. With that in mind, Pure Hair Heathcote’s change in management and name couldn’t have come at a better time.. The business was known as Pure Indulgence for

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Sep 14 2017
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Kevin gives the gift of life

KATHLEEN Warren was “overwhelmed” with joy when she learnt her late husband’s legacy had been a gift of life to three organ recipients.. She first heard the news in July when she received a letter from Donate Life.. “At

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Sep 13 2017
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Winemakers take show on the road

HEATHCOTE wineries will be bringing their finest wines to the 16th annual East Malvern Food and Wine Festival in November.. Wineries from more than 15 Bendigo and Heathcote regions will be heading to Melbourne for a day of wine tasting, picnicking

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Sep 13 2017
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Graeme is our money man

GRAEME Fleming describes his professional background as ‘wide’ — so wide that you could drive a truck through it.. He has battled with balance sheets, tinkered in trusts and sorted out superannuation funds, and that’s just

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Sep 13 2017
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Spring is in the air...

THE FLOWERS are blossoming once again as we head into spring. Flower Power on High Street in Heathcote has been operating for a quarter of a century in the town and continues to offer flowers and foliage.. ‘‘We have fresh hand-picked and

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Sep 13 2017
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Cooking course gives...

THERE has never been a better time to learn how to cook on a budget.. Though it may sound limiting, there are more options to throw into the mix than it may appear.. Heathcote Primary School is giving residents the chance to learn how to make

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Sep 13 2017
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We still have a life sentence

A HEATHCOTE family is still serving a life sentence despite the jailing of the man who killed their teenage daughter and sister in a horrific crash two years ago.. Andrew Connolly, 24, was sentenced in Bowen District Court on September 4 to

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Sep 13 2017
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Warning over flu at care homes

VICTORIANS with flu are being warned again to avoid aged care facilities which are being hit by a severe flu season this year.. The message from Victoria’s acting chief health officer Dr Brett Sutton comes after seven elderly residents died

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Sep 07 2017
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16 million can vote on marriage

MORE than 16 million Australians are enrolled to vote and will be eligible to participate in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey.. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has processed an extraordinary 765,000 enrolment transactions since

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Sep 07 2017
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$20m pokies loss

MITCHELL SHIRE residents lost more than $20 million on pokies in 2016-17, according to figures released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.. That’s an increase of more than $1 million on 2015-16 and more than double

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Sep 06 2017
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Hearing experts here...

AUSTRALIAN Hearing has opened a new visiting location at Heathcote.. Community members are invited to come down to Expert Real Estate at 89 High Street for morning tea on Thursday, September 14 and learn what’s on offer to improve hearing

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Sep 06 2017
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Monumental task to...

MONUMENTS may look built to last, but even they decay if left out in the cold.. Such is the case with the Thompson Graham Arnold memorial monument in Heathcote’s cemetery.. Moss is strewn over considerable sections of it and the plaque is

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Sep 06 2017
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