News under microscope
DEAKIN University has partnered with Country Press Australia to begin the largest study of country newspapers ever undertaken in Australia.
TWENTY people from at least 10 community groups and service organisations gathered for lunch as part of the Heathcote Community Capacity Builders (HCCB) network last Wednesday.
ENVIRONMENT Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has lifted the health warning that has applied to the Campaspe River between Kyneton and Lake Eppalock since early June.
REGIONAL communities now have access to a new national toolkit to help attract migrant workers after the release of Steps to Settlement Success in Adelaide.
EUROA MP and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan is encouraging not-for-profit groups to apply for grants of up to $15,000 under The ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program.
NAIDOC Week is a nationwide celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Celebrations were held across the country, including the Mitchell Shire, Campaspe Shire and Greater Bendigo last week, July 7-14.
KEN Slatter was a gentle man. He was also a gentleman.
IT HAS been long, often lonely, days, weeks, months, since the Saints last saluted in the Heathcote District Football League.
THIRTEEN people attended the recent Bring-Your-Bill Day at Barrack Reserve, facilitated by Advance Heathcote Inc and supported by the Heathcote and District Community Bank.
HEATHCOTE dynamo Sandra Slatter (pictured below) has been nominated for the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.
REGIONAL Victorians will have the opportunity to share and hear ideas on how to improve road safety in their area at a series of community forums to be held across the state in the coming months.
A JOINT project between the team at Heathcote Police and the Heathcote and District Community Bank means that Heathcote now has a defibrillator that can be accessed in case of an emergency 24 hours a day.
OUR town has a new service organisation — Kiwanis Heathcote. It is part of a broader network called Kiwanis International. The focus of the movement is to empower communities to improve the world by making a lasting difference in the lives of children.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...