Calls to save NRS handset fall on deaf ears
CANBERRA is due to cut the cord on a National Relay Service on February 1 next year, with many deaf and hearing-impaired Australians saying it means a return to the dark ages.
FOR THE first time in its 55-year history, 2019 saw Rochester abandon its Citizen of the Year award.
PEOPLE from Rochester and surrounds will soon have an auction house to sell off bulk, antique and specialty items later this month.
IT HAS been 18 years since Greg and Corina opened Elsey’s Quality Chickens on Gillies St in Rochester.
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.
Very Reverend Associate Professor Shane Mackinlay has been appointed as the next Bishop to serve the Sandhurst diocese, which includes Rochester and surrounds.
REDHS staff had reason to celebrate on Wednesday after receiving thanks from their chief executive Anne McEvoy and afternoon tea for aged care employees day.
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.
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.
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.
CAMPASPE Shire’s traditional custodians are now eligible for a third round of grants from the Victorian government in Labor’s bid to fulfil its pre-election promises.
LOCALS are encouraged to take part in the next phase of the Victorian government’s landmark Solar Homes program, with more rebates for solar panels, batteries and hot water systems, which kicked off on July 1.
Part of the Goulburn Valley Hwy is closed in Kialla West due to an incident which occurred about 4.20pm. Police are currently diverting all traffic along the highway onto Mitchell Rd, Central Kialla Rd and Union Rd. It is unknown when the road will...
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...
Shepparton Police are appealing for witnesses in regards to a Kyabram man who was arrested after he was caught drink driving in a State Emergency services vehicle. The man was arrested just after 2am this morning in High St, after it was reported to...