E-waste banned from landfill
IF IT has a plug, cord or battery, it can’t be sent to landfill - but can be recycled free of charge.
Elmore Bakery’s first-year apprentice Sam Billett’s vanilla slice took home third prize in the Vanilla Slice Triumph competition on Saturday. The success follows that of Linette Moore, also from Elmore Bakery, who won first prize in the same...
Lankmark Elmore has raised $5000 for the Shearing for Kids with Cancer fundraiser after Bayer group committed to donating one dollar to the cause for every lite of herbicide sold. Starting in 2015 when two families joined forces to help kids through...
PEOPLE from Rochester and surrounds will soon have an auction house to sell off bulk, antique and specialty items later this month.
FOR Rochester’s senior footballers the equation is simple - win and you’re in.
FOR THE first time in its 55-year history, 2019 saw Rochester abandon its Citizen of the Year award.
IT HAS been 18 years since Greg and Corina opened Elsey’s Quality Chickens on Gillies St in Rochester.
Long-time locals and Rochester Tigers devotees Marg and Geoff McCarty will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at Morrison’s winery this month with their six children, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Staff can expect to fill a large table for four generations of sports players and farmers whose originators moved to Rochester from Shepparton in the 70s with five kids and a newborn to start a dairy farm.
MAREE Macague of Rochester’s Splash ‘N’ Learn swim school has reached the semi-finals of the Ricoh Customer Service Award for her commitment and hard work in teaching everyone from adults to four-month-olds from around the area.
Ballendella Red Cross celebrated its 60th anniversary on Thursday with cake, awards, speeches and afternoon tea.
Year 11 VCAL students at Rochester Secondary College have created a community reading initiative after coordinating with principals, a kindergarten director and a primary school teacher to improve kids’ literacy.
NEW Cancer Council statistics show people living in regional locations such as Rochester and district are one-third more likely to die from bowel cancer than those living in the most advantaged areas.
Very Reverend Associate Professor Shane Mackinlay has been appointed as the next Bishop to serve the Sandhurst diocese, which includes Rochester and surrounds.
Rochester Ambulance Auxiliary partnered with St John’s Ambulance to install a 24-hour Automated External Defibrillator (AED) outside Majors IGA recently.
ROCHESTER’S high school students got the real story – warts and all – about the prevalence, danger, cruelty and exponential growth of cyber bullying amongst teenagers today.
A WOMAN in her 40s is likely to be flown to Melbourne after jumping out of a moving car in Moama earlier today. Murray River Police District Inspector Paul Huggett said Moama and Echuca police and Ambulance Victoria were called to Perricoota Rd near...
POLICE are investigating after Echuca’s Amcal Pharmacy was held up this morning. The Hare St robbery occurred about 8.55am where a man threatened staff members before stealing a large amount of pharmaceutical drugs. No-one was injured. The man was...
AN ECHUCA man will face court today accused of drug, burglary, theft and driving offences. Detective Senior Constable Troy Wickham of Echuca Criminal Investigation Unit said. police arrested the 28-year-old on Friday in High St, along with...