Local News 10th February 2017

Trio will learn their fate in two weeks.

10 February 2017

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The three men who pleaded guilty to causing reckless harm after a violent bashing in Mildura two years ago will learn their fate in two weeks.

Riley Allen, Ashley Kempton and Daniel Adolph were involved in a violent attack that left a then 19 year old with an on-going brain injury in July 2015.

Over the past two days, the men have pleaded guilty and the court has heard character references from those close to the men. However, despite the references labelling the men as "promising", the prosecution has said after their actions the men should be sent to jail.

Ashley Kempton took to the stand yesterday and apologised to the victim and his family. He said that he was disgusted with his actions that night and local football culture needed to change.

Judge Michael Bourke will take two weeks to deliberate before handing down his verdict.


After reaching a top temperature of 46.3 degrees yesterday, Sunraysia is in line for 2 more days of 40 plus degree weather placing the health of locals under plenty of pressure.

Ambulance Victoria's Tony Walsh says that those over the age of 65 are the most likely to suffer from the extreme heat conditions.


Johns Way and Karadoc residents are expected to apply for funding for a new bridge to be built at Johns Crossing at Outlet Creek.

Back in November residents were cut off from access to the mainland when outlet creeks flooded in the storms and locals don't want to see it happen again.

A ballpark figure of $1m has been given by local construction company Forbes Wilson.

It's unknown if the Mildura Rural City Council will able to apply funding under their Flood Recovery plan, but, a formal application for funding would need to be sent first.


Six young indigenous Australians from New South Wales and Victoria have the chance to take part in the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament.

Applications are open until Friday March 3rd with the week long program being held in May.


It's unknown whether or not Sunraysia Cricket Association games will go ahead with the temperature currently forecast at 43 degrees for tomorrow.

Under SCA rules, Senior and Junior matches are to be called off if the forecast is 43 degrees or above based on the Bureau of Meteorology update at 4.30pm on the day before.

For the latest log on to http://sunraysiaca.vic.cricket.com.au/ 

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