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Crucial connection with CFA crews

TOOBORAC CFA can breathe easy, having raised $3500 to purchase an essential two-way radio.. The Australia Post’s Somerton Delivery Centre was a key support in the fundraising effort, contributing $1000.. In addition to gathering proceeds from

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The McIvor Ti...
May 25 2017
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School’s in — and open to visitors

HEATHCOTE Primary School will go on public show at next Wednesday’s Open Day.. With classes running as usual, the open day will show visitors all the school has to offer.. Students have already sent out invitations to special people, but principal

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2017
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Time for a cup of kindness

LOCALS are being encouraged to go to Pyalong Neighbourhood House tomorrow for a ‘biggest’ day of food and fun, with all proceeds going towards tackling cancer.. Hosted as a part of the Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, it

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2017
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Totally deserved honours

FOURTEEN of Heathcote Fire Brigade’s members were awarded medals and clasps on Sunday for their diligent service to the community.. Combining for more than half a millennium of service, each member had exposed themselves to danger so Heathcote

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2017
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Blueprint for our...

THE RAINY weather didn’t deter residents from attending a community information session about Heathcote’s first Township Plan last Friday.. Locals had a chance to learn more about how they can contribute to the construction of the plan, which

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Charmayne All...
May 24 2017
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The eyes have it when...

SEEING a lack of a much-needed service in town, optometrist Ian Clemens conceded he had long had his eye on Heathcote.. Now, with the opening of The Optometrist Heathcote in town locals will be spared travelling to and from Bendigo for their eye

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2017
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Huge cash hike: it...

PRIVATE schools in Heathcote and District are in line to receive almost four times more government funding than similar public schools nearby.. A breakdown of data contained in Canberra’s online estimator, released just ahead of the Federal

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Charmayne All...
May 24 2017
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Podium finish for Heathcote Health team

HEATHCOTE Health was one of the top three finalists selected for Leading Aged Services Australia’s (LASA) Service Innovation for Residential Care Award.. The health service was nominated for its one-of-a-kind Meals on Wheels program, which pairs

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2017
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Opportunity for major recognition

HEATHCOTE has been called on to celebrate the achievements of exceptional business women in the community by nominating them for the 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.. Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan said the

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Cop a cuppa and drop in on Pyalong’s morning tea

PROMISING a day of fun and fundraising, Pyalong Neighbourhood House will host an event as part of the Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.. Held on Thursday May 25, the day will include trading tables, quizzes and raffles, with

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Rural heroes can make...

THE AUSSIE Farmers Foundation has launched a national search for rural heroes.. The foundation is offering up to $50,000 for a winning idea making a difference to Australian rural and regional communities in need.. The Rural Hero Grant gives

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Heathcote Health and...

AS PART of National Volunteers Week, held last week, Heathcote Health celebrated the invaluable men and women keeping the organisation running.. Roles which cover everything from managing Meals on Wheels with the residents and organising patient

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Have your say at shire

MITCHELL Shire Council is encouraging the community to have their say about documents currently out for public exhibition.. The Draft Budget and Strategic Resource Plan for 2017/18 will be principle among these documents, outlining the council’s

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Letter to the editor

Faith in humanity. MOST people who now live in Australia thankfully do the right thing.. No more proof of that occurred on Saturday, May 13 when yours truly dropped his wallet outside the butcher shop in High Street, Heathcote, when a fair dinkum

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Lake Eppalock still lapping at its edges

ANOTHER peak summer recreation period has ended with minimal environmental water leaving Lake Eppalock.. This year marks the third summer in a row the North Central Catchment Management Authority has worked with Goulburn Murray Water to time

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Taking hard line on Heathcote’s crime

THE NATIONALS will take a tough approach on crime in Heathcote if elected next year.. The state’s crime rate has risen by 20 per cent since Labor took office in 2014, growing by over 24 per cent in Greater Bendigo alone.. Member for Euroa and

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The McIvor Ti...
May 18 2017
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Community forum this...

RESIDENTS wanting input in the first Heathcote Township Plan are invited to a community information session this Friday.. The plan will provide a framework for the future growth of Heathcote, considering housing, commercial development, transport

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The McIvor Ti...
May 17 2017
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Plan to go green —...

THE Loddon Mallee waste and resource recovery group is encouraging residents to remember to ‘grab your green bags’ when shopping in an effort to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.. Across the region there are a number of plastic-bag-free

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The McIvor Ti...
May 17 2017
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Andre Booyzen...

WHILE Costerfield Mine may have changed management, it certainly hasn’t changed its goal of being a positive presence in our community.. After seven years as the general manager at Mandalay Resources’ Costerfield Mine, Andre Booyzen is

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Charmayne All...
May 17 2017
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