Ute theft on rise

Police are pleading with drivers of 4 door utes to be more vigilant. There's been an increase in vehicle thefts across the Mildura area with officers saying the utes are then used in further crimes. They're urging...

Scam awareness

Residents are again being reminded to be aware of scams during Privacy Awareness Week. Scamwatch says people may ring homes or businesses trying to get access to personal details by claiming something is wrong with a...

Vehicle impounded after arrest

An unregistered car's been impounded by Mildura police after they arrested the driver finding he was unlicensed. Officers also found the man had an outstanding warrant after pulling him over on Eighth Street on Sunday night. They...

New Executive Officer for Murray Valley Winegrowers

MVW has appointed a new Executive Officer after Mike Stone announced his retirement in early April. Mr Paul Derrico, 54, has a long history in the wine industry, being the inaugural CEO of Vintage Traders Australia,...

Jewellery Theft in Swan Hill

Multiple items of jewellery were stolen from a house in Gummow Street, Swan Hill, and may have made their way to the Sunraysia region. Bangles, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings and a watch were stolen. Two of the...

Shaping Mildura draft

Locals are being encouraged to have their say in shaping Mildura's CBD. The council's released its draft plan for the area saying it wants to upgrade and refresh the CBD plan from 12-years ago to make...

Suspicious car fire

Mildura police are appealing for the public's help into a car fire. The fire on the corner of Cleary Avenue and Hector Street early Saturday morning is being treated as suspicious. Anyone with information, or who may...

2.7% rate rise for Wentworth

Wentworth ratepayers are in for a two-point-seven per cent rate rise as the council looks at releasing its draft budget for next year. The financial document to go before councillors tomorrow also looks at spending more...

Speeding while drunk

A 19-year-old Mildura man's been fined for speeding and drink driving and has lost his licence for 10 months. Police say they detected a car doing 88km/h in a 60 zone on Eleventh Street in the...

Supermarket theft worth $380

A woman's been arrested in relation to a theft from a local supermarket. The 28-year-old's accused of stealing more than 380-dollars worth of items from the Merbein IGA on February 20. She's been charged and bailed to...