Opinion

Letters to the editor

Short on solar. — John Courtie, Shepparton. How impressive is the building of our new court house?. It is looking good with great progress.. Apparently when completed it will include among other things goodies such as plush, spacious ultr

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
News

A great place to rest

The Transport Accident Commission has identified Euroa as being an ideal scenic location to stop while on the way to two of Victoria’s ski fields.. Euroa was chosen as part of the TAC’s new Breakpoint campaign, encouraging drivers to

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 27 2017
Education

Crazy hair for good cause

Bright colours, zany pigtails and teased hair greeted those who peeked inside the Arthur Dickman Children’s Centre this week.. Children celebrated Crazy Hair Day at the centre on Tuesday, each donating a gold coin towards buying books from

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 27 2017
Opinion

The holiday must continue on

Six weeks ago I bid Australia a temporary farewell in favour of a European summer adventure.. I set off on a 24-day organised tour run by a well-established business which runs holidays for the under 35s.. Three days into the tour, my fellow

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
News

Super day out

It was perfect weather for those who rode to conquer neurofibromatosis on Sunday.. More than 30 people hopped on a horse or walked to raise awareness and funds for the genetic illness which affects up to one in 2500 people.. The Mega Hero March to

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Sionnie Kelly
Jul 27 2017
News

Shire monitor

The Victorian Government has re-appointed a former Greater Shepparton City Council chief executive as monitor to examine governance at Central Goldfields Shire Council.. Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins has re-appointed Bill Jaboor as

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John Lewis
Jul 27 2017
News

VicRoads asking for...

Attention Tatura, Murchison and nearby communities.. VicRoads wants to hear your ideas for improving safety on a troublesome stretch of Murchison-Tatura Rd.. Suggestions on how safety can be improved on Murchison-Tatura Rd, between O’Reilly Rd

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Education

Helping students to grow

A professional development day in Shepparton yesterday, hosted by The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, was aimed at improving student engagement.. Representatives from schools, community engagement organisations and council attended

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Taylah Burrows
Jul 27 2017
Lifestyle

Shed is a labour of love

Welcome to Greg McCoy’s charming shed, known by family and friends as the ‘‘pizza hut’’.. The retired Congupna cabinet maker has had fun building the spacious shed on the site of an above-ground pool that was no longer

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Declan Martin
Jul 27 2017
News

Woman arrested

A Shepparton woman, 29, will face court for her alleged involvement in residential burglaries.. Shepparton police Crime Investigation Unit Detective Senior Constable Mick Guppy said the woman was arrested on Tuesday morning.. She was charged with

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Education

Help with your...

How to apply for university and other important tertiary information will be covered in a community information session at Shepparton High School next month.. A Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre presenter will discuss and answer questions about

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Declan Martin
Jul 27 2017
News

News in brief

Hoon charges. A Grahamvale man, 21, will face court for alleged hoon driving.. Murchison police Leading Senior Constable Ricky Keast said the man was stopped by police after he was allegedly seen doing a burn-out in his silver Ford utility at the

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Entertainment

Double delight for...

Engaging entertainers Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole will be on stage at Riverlinks tonight from 8pm.. Both performers have unquestionably remained at the forefront of Australian country music for almost two decades, each boasting an impressive list of

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Lifestyle

Inspiring short film

A desire to show anyone can follow their dreams motivated Mooroopna-based yoga instructor and healer Skye Nixon to appear on screen.. The Murchison resident, along with Melbourne-based filmmaker Serge De Zario, was recently nominated for their short

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 27 2017
Education

Children are eager to learn

A group of Goulburn Valley-based children will display their work at the Shepparton library for the rest of this month, showcasing the Inspired Carers Homeschooling Network.. Network member Cheryl Dedman said the group was established as

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 27 2017
News

Lack of late night train service disappoints

New weekend return train services from next month are welcome, but night services would be even better, local rail advocates say.. Future timetabling should make sure Sheppartonians can attend evening events in Melbourne and return that night

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Thomas Moir
Jul 27 2017
Opinion

Finding the best...

Many of us experience some form of physical pain at some point in our lives.. It may happen from an accident or be a sport injury, but often it is forgotten about soon after it heals.. But for some, pain does not easily go away and injuries do not

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

Fears for dog owners

Shepparton’s greyhound club manager fears owners could be pushed out of the industry as a result of proposed reforms aimed at improving animal welfare.. The Victorian Government has asked Victorians to provide feedback on a code of practice

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Thomas Moir
Jul 26 2017
Opinion

Living with region’s...

‘‘How’s the weather in Shepp?’’ some of my Tasmanian family and friends have asked me.. It’s difficult to describe, and at first some don’t believe me when I say the temperatures exceed 40°C in summer

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
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