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Too many trucks to judge on time

On April 9, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Too many trucks to judge on time

The Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo is gaining so much interest, judging was delayed at the 2018 event due to the sheer number of entries. There were 75 trucks exhibited at the Truck Show for a coveted show ‘n’ shine award. Truck Show president Evan Whitbourne said the number…

Phyl’s transport commitment

On April 9, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Phyl’s transport commitment

This year will be the second time Hay’s Phyl Jones has attended the Deniliquin & District Wall of Fame dinner in Deniliquin, but she will have a far more prominent role that the first occasion. Mrs Jones has been invited to be a guest speaker for the renowned event. She…

New date for Deni truck show in 2019

On April 9, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on New date for Deni truck show in 2019

The Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo is moving . . . to a new date. Usually held the second weekend in September, the event’s committee voted to move it to late October from 2019 to take advantage of the improving climate leading into summer. Returned Truck Show Committee president…

Speak Up support

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Speak Up support

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, January 18, 2019 A group which is fighting for a more prosperous regional community will benefit from the 2018 Deniliquin Truck Show. The Truck Show committee has donated $3,000 to the Speak Up Campaign. These are part of the proceeds from the 2018 Truck…

From Air Force a family legacy is born

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on From Air Force a family legacy is born

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 Laurence John Martin’s initiation to the transport industry during World War II started a love of the industry that would pass through his family. Mr Martin, most commonly known as Curly, was involved in transport until his death is 1995. His…

Retiring driver’s honour

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Retiring driver’s honour

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 After more than 50 years in the transport industry, Garry Plant will retire at the end of this month. As a fitting end to his career, Mr Plant was inducted into the Deniliquin & District Transport Industry Wall of Fame on…

Keith’s vision started with school buses

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Keith’s vision started with school buses

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 The Purtill name is synonymous with the transport industry in Deniliquin and district, and that all started with Keith Purtill. Born in Balranald in 1929, Mr Purtill found himself making the move to Deniliquin as a young man to join long-time…

Sheer number of trucks delays judging

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Sheer number of trucks delays judging

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 Cobram’s Neville Campbell estimates he has attended more than 80 shows with his prized 1956 Ford F-500. For the last three years that has included the Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo. Mr Campbell restored the former farm truck about eight…

A piece of Cornish history a show winner

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on A piece of Cornish history a show winner

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 The 1942 Ford Jailbar truck Bob Cornish bought second hand in the mid-to-late 1940s was his very first. It was the truck he was driving and using when he established the family business at Cobram, RJ Cornish & Sons. The truck…

Willis wins Best Farm Truck

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Willis wins Best Farm Truck

Originally published by Deniliquin Pastoral Times, September 11 2018 Deniliquin farmer Brian Willis (pictured) has claimed the inaugural Best Local Farm Truck category at the Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo. The category, one of two introduced this year, was specifically for trucks used on the farm and built before…