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Book of the Month - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


Be Inspired By Green Cleaning
If you’re after some practical tips or ‘life hacks’ surrounding eco-friendly cleaning, cooking or gardening, then The Ace Book Club book of the month for April is a must read.
The book is the accumulation of knowledge and trial and error by mother and daughter team Alisa and Cynthia Mayne.
“Mum and I actually wrote this ten years ago, and I think this might be the fifth updated edition now,” Alisa explained.
“We grew up self-sufficiently with mum and dad until I was seven, and I’ve been in the food industry, running businesses for 25 years, so we’ve combined our knowledge with lots of simple life tips – some are tried and tested and been around for ages, others are just new techniques to put into your house.

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2AY Trusted Tradies - 1494 2AY


2AY Trusted Tradies
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HiLo HOT PRESSURE WASH
HiLo Hot Pressure Wash provide a range of services for residential customers, which includes pressure cleaning paved areas, driveways, pergolas, shade sails, roofing as well as recreational equipment such as caravans, boats and jet skis and even sporting services.
Being local to the Albury/Wodonga region and with a background in landscaping and building, Rod knows a thing or two about what people need – from residential homes to large agricultural operations and industrial buildings.
Now servicing regional and metropolitan areas across NSW, ACT and Victoria, HiLo Hot Wash is trusted by several councils and governments to provide the high-pressure cleaning services that our competitors simply can’t. Combined with considerable expertise in the field, we have a range of high pressure cleaning equipment which allows us to sort out any kind of mess our clients throw at us.

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Brigades Out in Force - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


Good Friday Tins at the Ready
Local volunteers and emergency services personnel are uniting in their fundraising efforts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
After missing out on tin rattling last year, volunteers such as John Vandeven, Captain of Albury Civic Station for Fire and Rescue NSW are looking forward to hitting the streets with their fire trucks and connecting with their local communities.
“To see the people who have saved all year – numerous children that have got their piggy banks and loose change that they save all year, lots of people love to see us and it was so disheartening last year when we couldn’t do it due to COVID,” John said.

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Dederang Picnic Races - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


Reconnecting at the Races
Horse racing has been held at Dederang since 1865, but Saturday’s picnic races is perhaps the most keenly anticipated yet.
With COVID impacting sport and community events, President of Dederang Race Club Marcus Goonan says the Kiewa River Valley community is particularly looking forward to reconnecting.
“It’s really highlighted this year by the fact that the football season didn’t get off the ground and the cricket season has certainly been affected,” Marcus told Kylie and Kev.
“Sport is a really big thing in some of these smaller country communities. The Recreation Reserve supports seven different sporting clubs, which is really significant for a small town like ourselves for the community and connection.”

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First Vaccines Given - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


Albury Wodonga Health Starts Jab Program
The very first COVID-19 vaccinations were distributed by Albury Wodonga Health yesterday.
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Phase 1[a] frontline workers were some of the first to receive the Pfizer vaccine, including staff from the Emergency Department, COVID-19 testing clinic and Intensive Care Unit.
Among the first to receive a jab was Caroline Grealy, who is an Emergency Department Nurse Unit Manager and COVID Services worker.
“For me, there was no hesitation in rolling up my sleeve today. Being vaccinated is one of the greatest safeguards in the fight against COVID, and will help protect me, my loved ones, and my community,” she says.

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Female Footy Recruiting - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


More players needed across all age groups
As preseason kicks off, female clubs in the AFL North East Border competition are urging local girls and women to join up.
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After 2020 stopped the season in its tracks, clubs are working to build their teams back up to their full numbers again before the first round on Sunday, 11 April.
"Some clubs are experiencing slow numbers in particular age groups," says League Operations Manager Matthew Elliott.
"Clubs are definitely on the lookout for new players, and also welcoming back returning players as well."
There will be eight teams in the league this year, after the Wodonga Bulldogs was added to the fixture. They will be competing for the premiership flag against the Yarrawonga Pigeons, Alpine Lions (based in Whorouly), Lavington Panthers, Murray Felines (based in Rutherglen), Thurgoona Bulldogs, Wangaratta Rovers and Wodonga Raiders.

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Albury to Brisbane Flight - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


Qantas launches new route
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Qantas has confirmed they will be running regular services between the two cities in time for the ski season.
Albury City Mayor Kevin Mack has welcomed the announcement, particularly for tourist operators who missed out on the season last year.
“We’re very excited to be welcoming this new service from Qantas at a time when our tourism businesses are recovering from the effects of COVID-19," he says.
"Having this new direct link into the important Queensland market will put smiles on lots of faces."
He said it will not only be good for the Queensland snow bunnies, but will be great for north east and border residents who want to plan a warmer winter holiday.

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Ace Radio Book Club - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


'Babies of the Rose'
The Ace Radio Book Club has launched with a familiar voice heard on Kylie & Kev kicking off the celebrations with our first book of the month.
Social affairs commentator Justin Smith is a journalist and broadcaster, now turned author and has released his debut fiction novel, 'Babies of the Rose'.
Justin spoke with Kylie & Kev about the inspiration for the book.
“I’ve been very lucky in my life, and honoured, to speak with veterans of six wars or conflicts that Australia has been involved in and you pick up a story or two from each one,” Justin said.

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Melbourne Storm Returns - 1494 2AY - Local / National News


NRL Trial Game for Albury
19 February 2021 | 10:54am
NRL Trial Game for Albury
In a major coup for local rugby league fans, the Melbourne Storm and Newcastle Knights will play their one and only trial match at Albury Sports Ground next weekend.
After the Newcastle Knights deemed the travel risk too high under the current COVID environment to travel to Melbourne, Albury will become the beneficiary of the reschedule.
Storm CEO Justin Rodski says while it’s disappointing for their members and fans in Melbourne, it’s an opportunity to say thanks to the Albury community.
“It’s important that our players get the chance to prepare as best they can for the season ahead which is why we will travel to Albury for the trial,” Justin explained on melbournestorm.com.au

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