Three people were taken to hospital last night after a car accident at the corner of Henry and Fowler Streets. Police believe that a driver failed to stop at a give way sign, causing both cars to roll.
No one was seriously injured in the accident, however the intersection was blocked for two hours.
Campaspe Shire Council have handed down their draft budget for 2009-10, with a cash surplus of $23,000. Rates are, however, on the increase, and will be going up by 6%.
The 4.3 million dollar Echuca library and community hub project has been placed on hold.
The budget can be viewed at www.campaspe.vic.gov.au and at customer service centres, and public submissions are welcome until the 30th of June.
The Deniliquin Council met last night and heard about a meeting which was held between senior council staff, and local developers and real estate agents, regarding ways to encourage development in Deniliquin and surrounds. The meeting was widely regarded as constructive and was welcomed by local developers and estate agents. A report will be handed to Council from the meeting in the near future.
Council also approved a fee increase at the Deni swimming pool. Fees are going up by an average of 4% from the first of July. It’s the first fee increase at the swimming pool since 2006.
United States Consul General Michael Thurston is touring Echuca, Barmah and Kyabram with Nationals MP Paul Weller today.
Mr. Thurston is US president Barack Obama’s representative in Victoria, and this is his first visit to rural Victoria since being appointed.
Ferrari defeated Porsche by one point in the final of the Deniliquin mixed netball competition.
And in Men’s basketball
The Vikings defeated the Warriors 41 to 37
And the Maples defeated the Under 19s Giants 33 to 26