Playspace fi­nally open

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

THE Hop­wood Gar­dens Playspace will of­fi­cially open to­day.

In a pri­vate un­veil­ing, with school stu­dents who were a part of the de­sign, Cam­paspe Shire will open the playspace this morn­ing be­fore it is open to the pub­lic from mid­day.

Af­ter months of de­lay, the project worth $520,350, fea­tures a pad­dlesteamer shell with port deck, an open cubby with play ta­bles and 1m high slide, triple swing in­clud­ing seat for chil­dren of all abil­i­ties, tur­tle play sculp­ture with tun­nel, spin­ner, frog spring rocker, wa­ter play pump and chan­nel, hay bale climbers, and ver­ti­cal and hor­i­zon­tal play logs.

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The con­struc­tion was sup­posed to be com­pleted by early May but was de­layed.

Blood dona­tions needed

FIFTY five ap­point­ments are avail­able for peo­ple to do­nate blood in Echuca.

The Aus­tralian Red Cross Blood Ser­vice’s mo­bile donor cen­tre will next be in town, lo­cated at the High St car park, from to­day to Oc­to­ber 13.

One in three Aus­tralians will need blood or a blood prod­uct in their life­time, but only one in 30 do­nates.

To make an ap­point­ment,­nate­ phone 131 495 or visit

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