WANGARATTA residents have been snapping up government rebates for cheaper solar on their homes over the last month with a local retailer getting customers queuing…
WANGARATTA High School VCAL students yesterday unveiled a new memorial garden, with a plaque and ‘Jennifer rose’ as a centrepiece, to honour former student Jenny Wenham.
PEOPLE trying to sell their vehicles on municipal reserves and roadsides in the Rural City of Wangaratta have been warned.
JOHN Butler Trio and Missy Higgins are set to headline the next a day on the green event at All Saints Estate, Rutherglen next February.
A CALL for the Hume Freeway’s speed limit to be increased from its current 110kph maximum to that of 140kph is gaining little traction.
AN area of land off the Ovens River in Wangaratta that effectively acts as a sponge during flood events is evolving into a unique part of the city’s ecosystem.
CATHY McGowan (MHR, Indi) is calling on the Federal Government to commit to a national energy policy that considers community energy.
SOME residents affected by the rezoning of land in Wangaratta’s northwest are writing to the Victorian Minister for Planning because they believe they have been overcharged under a plan to share development costs.
A BUSINESS case to establish a micro energy grid in Milawa that powers local businesses will be undertaken after the town was awarded a $100,000 State Government grant yesterday.
A WANGARATTA-based business has been nominated as a finalist at the Australian Liquor Industry Awards in the ‘draught product category’, recognised for its Espresso Martini cocktail.
IN brilliant sunshine, Galen Catholic College staff and students marked RUOK Day with a walk in solidarity around the school’s perimeter.
TEAIRA ‘Tuppy’ Cox is a small 10 year old girl with a big heart.
THE driver of a Ferrari allegedly clocked at 233kph on the Hume Freeway in February will contest a charge of dangerous driving because he believed the vehicle could safely drive at that speed.
WANGARATTA is expected to face a selection dilemma ahead of this Sunday’s Ovens and Murray grand final against Albury with two premiership stars expected to be available for selection.
FOR the fifth consecutive season, a Wangaratta-based player has taken home the under 18 Ovens and Murray league best and fairest, the Leo Dean Medal.
THE last coach to lead Wangaratta to back-to-back premierships believes the Magpies are well placed to repeat as Ovens and Murray champions on Sunday given the experience the side possesses.
TARRAWINGEE cast aside any who doubted its claim of being the best team in the Ovens and King by taking out the 2018 premiership with a convincing 27-point victory over Milawa in Saturday’s grand final.
WANGARATTA Rovers are through to the Ovens and Murray under 18 football grand final following a thrilling seven-point victory over Albury in yesterday’s preliminary final.
WANGARATTA City’s senior ladies suffered a gut-wrenching extra-time loss to league champions Albury City in yesterday’s Albury/Wodonga Football Association grand final.
SELECTION was tight for Wangaratta Magpies’ this week, but the Magpies will happily field the strongest side they have all season when they take on Wodonga Raiders on Sunday in the preliminary final.
WANGARATTA City coach Tom Marshall said his senior ladies side is as well prepared as they can be for Sunday’s Albury/Wodonga Football Association Cup Final.
A FREE trip to Berlin and Ibiza was an unexpected reward for Wangaratta’s Ashleigh Ham (pictured).
FROM live music delights to bus tours exploring the region, this year’s Seniors Festival is set to offer a myriad of opportunities for senior citizens to enjoy.
RUPINDER Kaur is on a path forward and she will never look back.
A RAPTUROUS homecoming is assured for Wangaratta horse trainer Adrian Corboy in coming days, after he and teammate Annabel Neasham claimed joint honours in the world’s toughest endurance horse race, the Mongol Derby.
STOCK agents are talking up this week’s Wangaratta spring weaner sale to be a unique opportunity for producers, dispelling doom and gloom suggestions of a lack of buyer confidence due to a dry winter in some areas.
THE great Aussie chicken parmigiana is now offering more than a good feed on a cold winter’s day, with $1 from every ‘parma’ sold from participating pubs and clubs going to drought stricken farmers.
WELCOME rain may have fallen this week, but a mass offload of beef cattle is expected at upcoming sales across the North East due to the prolonged dry conditions through autumn and winter, and uncertainty heading into the spring months.
VENDORS and buyers at Wangaratta Saleyards can expect cheap fees, with an independent company, made up of local industry specialists, now installed to direct the business enterprise.