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Stock up logs

The autumn firewood collection season is coming to a close.. Hume assistant chief fire officer Aaron Kennedy said the autumn firewood collection period would close across Victoria on Saturday, June 30.. ‘‘If people are planning to

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2018
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No to Cottage

Shepparton drug and alcohol rehabilitation accommodation facility The Cottage may be forced to close.. Greater Shepparton City Councillors last night voted five to four to refuse a planning permit to the facility, rendering its continued operation

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Myles Peterson
Jun 20 2018
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Unanimous approval

Moira Shire Council adopted its 2018-19 budget and 2018-22 Strategic Resource Plan (SRP) by a unanimous vote at a special council meeting last Wednesday.. Mayor Libro Mustica thanked the 31 submitters who took part in the community consultation

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2018
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Green job opportunities

A new hydroponic fruit and vegetable farm will bring about 200 new jobs to Benalla.. Planning permission for the facility was green-lit at the Benalla Rural City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting last Wednesday.. Prior to

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2018
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Funds icing on the cake

Shepparton Food Share will benefit from a $30000 funding boost from Greater Shepparton City Council following the release of the 2018/19 council budget.. This contribution was increased from an original figure of $20000 following a public submission

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Liz Mellino
Jun 22 2018
News

Banksia case ongoing

The battle over collapsed financier Banksia’s missing millions was back in the Victorian Supreme Court on Wednesday.. In the latest of a long line of litigation, parties are disputing the $20million legal bill incurred by the protracted sag

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2018
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Lions start a chapter...

The Mooroopna Lions Club has ensured the safety of staff at the Mooroopna Education and Activity Centre after its $500 donation helped buy two Lone Worker devices.. MEAC manager Sharron Kriesfeld said the devices enabled staff to discreetly contact

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 22 2018
News

Shortest day of year celebrated

From Hobart’s Dark Mofo festival to a cool -3°C nude swim in Canberra to a mad -22°C dip in the icy ocean off Antarctica, Australians embraced yesterday’s winter solstice.. Closer to home, people will gather to light up the night

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2018
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Another one gone

Goulburn Valley Health chief executive officer Trevor Saunders has resigned after only 18 months in the role.. In a short statement released yesterday, GV Health said the board recognised Mr Saunders’ service and contribution to GV Health and

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Myles Peterson
Jun 22 2018
News

A vital conversation

It was difficult to maintain a dry eye when Rosie Batty’s introductory video played ahead of her talk in Shepparton yesterday.. Vision of Ms Batty’s brave effort speaking to the media regarding matters of family violence the same day she

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 22 2018
News

Rail link could...

A clearer pedestrian connection between Shepparton’s railway station into the central business district isn’t far down the track.. Almost $100000 will see a design drafted for a pedestrian overpass at Shepparton Railway Station, aimed at

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Thomas Moir
Jun 22 2018
Breaking News

GV Health CEO resigns

Goulburn Valley Health Chief Executive Officer, Trevor Saunders, has resigned from his role with immediate effect.. In a short statement the hospital said:. The GV Health board recognises Mr Saunders’ service and contribution to GV Health

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2018
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Long walk to a stable...

GoTafe's Harder Auditorium was full of people on Tuesday, all eager to hear the story of Shepparton’s Thon Thon.. Launching a documentary on his story as part of Refugee Week, Thon was joined by the Interfaith Network’s Reverend

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 21 2018
Education

Delivering world-class kinder in Victoria

The Andrew’s Labor Government has created a new initiative, giving children an opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten.. Funded through the Victorian Budget 2018/19 and the Labor Government’s $202.1million

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Ashlea Witosl...
Jun 21 2018
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Making oval more friendly

Improvements to Euroa’s Friendlies Oval will soon start after $100000 from the Victorian Government was received in January.. Upgrades to the oval, which is also a major component of the town’s northern entrance, include a new surface

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2018
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Ministers to visit

Tough questions will be asked and difficult regional issues considered.. Sheppartonians have another chance to sit shoulder to shoulder and voice their concerns directly with Victorian Government ministers next month.. This year’s Goulburn

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Thomas Moir
Jun 21 2018
News

Bus tragedy memorial

Tears were shed yesterday afternoon at a memorial service at Mercy Place, Shepparton, to commemorate the Ardmona bus tragedy that claimed the lives of three Mercy Place residents.. The service marked a year to the day when a bus carrying nine

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Liz Mellino
Jun 21 2018
News

Moving ahead

A key Greater Shepparton City Council planner says a ‘‘big step’’ has been taken towards a second full-line supermarket opening its doors in north Shepparton.. The council on Tuesday adopted a series of planning amendments

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Thomas Moir
Jun 21 2018
News

Learning leadership...

Young people from across the Goulburn Valley gathered for the inaugural Youth Leadership Conference in Shepparton last week.. Future Voices project manager Rashidi Sumaili said the conference saw 70 future leaders from across the region provided

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Shepparton News
Jun 20 2018
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