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2QN/Classic Rock regional news headlines: May 27, 2009

Police have arrested a man following a 40 kilometre pursuit from Echuca to Kyabram last night.

The shire of Campaspe has released its draft council plan and draft strategic resource plan.
The documents will guide the future direction of the council, and Mayor Peter Williams is inviting locals to provide their feedback.

A student from Finley High School is spending the day in Sydney, shadowing a senior public servant in the education department.

Year 10 student Rhys Portbury is one of twenty students from across New South Wales to be chosen for the annual “Director-general for a day” program, and will spend the day with the education department’s Director of Legal Services.

Wunghnu rimary school has won a 27,000 litre rainwater tank by taking part in Bluescope Steel’s “tankaday” challenge, which is aimed at teaching students water conservation measures.

Campaspe Council will meet at midday to discuss their draft budget. The meeting will take place at the Echuca Civic Centre Function Room and everyone is invited to attend.

The Deniliquin council is meeting this evening. Items on the Agenda include a potential fee increase at the swim centre, and a public question time.

And Conargo shire residents are being encouraged to have a say at community meetings being held today.

In Ladies basketball, the Demons defeated the Deni Sports 35 to 32. Deni Sports’ Julie O’Brien was the top scorer with 14 points.
And the Gulpa Coachies defeated the Rams 34 to 25. The Rams’ Paula Parsons was the top scorer with 13 points.