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Road gets upgrade

A roundabout at the intersection with Tatura-Undera Rd and traffic signals at KidsTown are some of the major changes in a $22.5million Victorian Government upgrade of the Midland Hwy between Stanhope and Shepparton.. The VicRoads works start on

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Declan Martin
Feb 25 2017
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Shepparton fires

Four Country Fire Authority units, police and ambulance have attended a unit fire in St Georges Rd Shepparton.. It is believed there have been no injuries.. Units have also been called to another fire in Channel Rd Shepparton

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Car rollover

A car has rolled and is blocking north-bound traffic on the Hume Fwy between Benalla and Violet Town.. Police and an ambulance have been called to the scene, however it is believed there are no injuries

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Shepparton News
Feb 04 2017
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Bridge finally gets the go-ahead

It has been debated for years, but now the money has been transferred and work is set to begin.. The Federal Government finally signed over the $97million in funding it promised in last year’s election to the Victorian Government to build the new

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Barclay White
Feb 25 2017
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20th anniversary...

Before 1997, people in Rushworth who needed to access an aged care facility often had to make the heartbreaking decision to move away from their home town.. There was only a 10-bed aged care home in the town, and the lack of appropriate aged care

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Barclay White
Feb 24 2017
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Ross River Virus...

The numbers keep on rising.. There have been 99 notifications for Ross River Virus in Shepparton since the start of the year, with the Hume health region recording the highest number of infections of any health district in the state.. In Shepparton

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Aiming to break cycle...

Mooroopna Primary School is one of a number of schools across regional Victoria to implement a new program towards stamping out family violence.. More than 20 schools will undertake the Respectful Relationships program this year, off the back of

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 24 2017
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Bag a bargain

Book lovers, DVD watchers or magazine aficionados will this week have the chance to snap up a bargain at the Friends of the Shepparton Library’s annual monster book sale.. Running until tomorrow, one of the library’s meeting rooms is filled to

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 24 2017
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Club’s on new track

Seymour Racing Club’s long-awaited training track is finally a reality.. The existing synthetic training track is well past its use-by date, but the track will soon be in top condition all-year round thanks to a $1.2million funding package from

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Ready to call

Red Cross volunteers will be out in force Australia-wide this March for the organisation’s annual Red Cross Calling appeal.. Twenty-five Shepparton branch members and extra volunteers will be in shopping centres and Shepparton’s Maude St Mall

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 24 2017
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Opinions split

The future of the Cobram silos has divided opinions in the town.. An application to demolish the disused silos and nearby railway track is currently before Moira Shire Council, with the owners looking to develop the site into a commercial centre

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Operation life

Brett and Kylie Hopson live day to day.. They don’t think too far into the future.. ‘‘We take every day as it comes,’’ Mrs Hopson said.. They have learned to, after two of their five daughters were born with heart defects.. Brittany, 13

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Ivy Wise
Feb 24 2017
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Dunnies a done deal

The divisive demolition and redevelopment of the toilets in Fraser St, Shepparton is all set to push ahead after Greater Shepparton City Councillors this week awarded the almost $500000 worth of works.. But councillors continued to voice concern

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Thomas Moir
Feb 24 2017
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Uber may muscle in

If the Victorian Government gets its way, ridesharing services such as Uber will soon be legal in Victoria, but Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has still not declared which way she will vote on the bill.. The Andrews Labor Government this week

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Barclay White
Feb 24 2017
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News In Brief

Way over speed limit. A Wangaratta man aged in his 30s will be summonsed to court after exceeding the speed limit by more than 70km/h.. Tungamah Senior Constable Brent Yearwood said the man was recorded driving at 176km/h in a 100km/h zone in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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River searched, but what for?

Police divers were searching the Goulburn River for a number of hours yesterday, but failed to find what they were looking for.. . Officers were searching behind Aquamoves from about 1pm onwards on the eastern side of the river bank.. A Shepparton

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 24 2017
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Road upgrade tick

A failing section of Old Dookie Rd is set to become new again after Greater Shepparton councillors pulled the trigger on $1.34million worth of road improvements, set to start within weeks.. The upgrade to the key freight route hopes to ready the

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Thomas Moir
Feb 24 2017
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Hearing goes on

The topic of water competed with the issues of drug and alcohol addiction yesterday during the third sitting day of a hearing into the proposed residential rehabilitation centre for up to 30 drug or alcohol-dependent people near Numurkah.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Clown life tough but...

It takes a certain type of person to join the circus, to train for years and leave friends and family behind 11 months of the year, but Walisan the clown would not have it any other way.. Walisan, 24, remembers the moment he became transfixed by the

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 24 2017
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