Opinion

Find strength in diversity

I am not particularly gifted in the musical realm but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying it.. Music inspires, relaxes and, at times, motivates me.. I was writing this article and listening to one of the great operatic voices of all time in Mari

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Chance to shape newplan

Sport fans from across the Murray electorate are invited to help shape a new national sports plan.. The plan will be a long-term strategy examining four key pillars of participation, performance, prevention through physical activity and integrity in

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Locals capture effects of war

The Art, Actions and Transformations show at Oxford’s Ark T Arts Centre focused on the effects of war and tragedy, and featured work by Nathalia’s G.R.A.I.N. Store exhibitors Veronica Kelly and Lindel Lancaster and News photographer Ray Sizer

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Opinion

Speakers hit the right notes

It was brilliant to hear about the overwhelming response to the fight against motor neurone disease as sufferer and AFL legend Neale Daniher visited Shepparton this week.. More than $30000 was raised by locals for the Cure for MND Foundation as part

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Changes worry council

Greater Shepparton City Council supports concerns voiced by Victoria’s peak body for local government around potential changes to how properties are valued.. The Municipal Association of Victoria this week hit out at a plan to centralise property

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Thomas Moir
May 26 2017
Opinion

Put poisonous plastic...

I try to do the right thing, but sometimes the world just overwhelms me and I’m left sobbing into my pillow with guilt.. Take plastic bags.. For years I’ve been putting plastic bags into the kerbside recycling bin.. Now I realise I’ve been

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Tight draft budget

The tighter belt caused by rate capping limits the level of funding which can be re-allocated within Greater Shepparton City Council’s draft budget.. Draft budget submissions will go to council next month ahead of the final budget being endorsed

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Thomas Moir
May 26 2017
Lifestyle

Pets strike a pose

Picturesque pooches and fashionable felines feature in today’s edition of the Picture Perfect Pets competition.. There are not many camera shy animals in Shepparton judging by the pictures and it looks like this will be a fiercely contested

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Bidding war pushes up final tally

A bidding war helped reach a $30000 fundraising tally for the FIGHT MND movement at Wednesday night’s GV BRaIN event.. Cure for MND Foundation vice-chairman and guest speaker Neale Daniher spoke to the 350-strong crowd about his experiences on and

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Taylah Burrows
May 26 2017
News

Have the palliative care talk

As National Palliative Care Week comes to a close, Goulburn Valley Health’s new specialist physician in palliative medicine is urging people to discuss their final wishes and put them to paper.. Sivakumar Subramaniam moved to Australia from

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Taylah Burrows
May 26 2017
News

Crash causes delays

A Dhurringile man, 49, who allegedly failed to stop at a give-way sign caused traffic mayhem in Mooroopna about 4.20pm yesterday.. ‘‘The male driving a late-model Toyota sedan was crossing the intersection from Doonan St to McLennan St,’’

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Hayden Thomson
May 26 2017
News

Unruly passenger...

An unruly passenger on the Shepparton V/Line service caused commuters extra headaches on Wednesday as a train was delayed while police arrived.. The 4.31pm service from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne usually rolls into Shepparton at 7.21pm, but

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Barclay White
May 26 2017
Education

Fish freed from...

Verney Road School students have joined Fisheries Victoria and Goulburn-Murray Water to save hundreds of Murray cod caught up in an irrigation channel.. More than 30km of the East Goulburn Main Channel was scheduled for an aquatic weeding program

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Hayden Thomson
May 26 2017
News

Dairy land dwindles

The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on

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Geoff Adams
May 26 2017
News

Appeal for good samaritan to contact police

Between 4.30pm and 5pm on Tuesday 23, May 2017, a male was allegedly assaulted by a group of male teens in Sunbury Road, Shepparton. . A good samaritan was passing by and offered his assistance to the victim. . Police would like to know what this

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Road safety session today

Residents will today have the chance to vent to VicRoads decision-makers about the needs of the region’s roads.. RoadSafe Goulburn Valley welcomed news the Shepparton community would have its say as the authority announced it would be setting up

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Thomas Moir
May 26 2017
News

Truck tips after...

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the cause of a collision which left a truck on its side early yesterday morning.. Police were called to the intersection of William and Mitchell Sts, Shepparton, at 3.40am after a collision between

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Hayden Thomson
May 26 2017
News

Proud time for family

Mooroopna Aboriginal elder Alf ‘Boydie’ Turner and his daughter Leonie Drummond spoke to the Richmond Football Club this week, ahead of the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls indigenous round.. ‘‘We were invited down to speak to the playing group

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Hayden Thomson
May 26 2017
News

DNA used to solve...

A discarded can of Coca-Cola left behind from a low-level break-in more than a decade ago helped police catch the criminal behind the theft of nearly $200000 worth of jewellery from a Shepparton shop.. Three pieces of DNA evidence from across

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Barclay White
May 26 2017
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