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Campaspe gamblers lose $10.5m

More money is being lost on gambling in Campaspe Shire than ever before.. New figures show gambling losses in the region hit a record high of $10.47million last financial year — up almost half a million dollars on 12 months earlier.. The

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
Education

Boosting tertiary education

The unveiling of a cow signified a commitment towards tertiary education in the region, when the City of Greater Shepparton and La Trobe University councils gathered yesterday.. The university council met with community leaders and industry partners

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Aug 18 2017
News

Band in Ballarat

Shepparton Brass and Wind is travelling to Ballarat to compete for the first time in the State Band Championships in the D-grade concert band division this weekend.. Run by the Victorian Bands League, this competition has been active for more than

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Arrests after burglary

Four people have now been arrested and charged in relation to an aggravated burglary in Kyabram which saw memorabilia and cash stolen while an elderly woman slept.. One of the arrested, a Kyabram woman, 34, has been charged with handling stolen

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
News

Changing heritage...

What is heritage, what does it look like and why does it matter?. An event this year may answer these questions.. Councillors and the region’s heritage committee hope an open day will reverse the perception that Shepparton has destroyed its

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Thomas Moir
Aug 18 2017
News

Last call for Nagambie...

The loss of Nagambie’s only taxi service would be a big hit for the town’s tourism industry, warns a key business.. Nagambie Lakes Entertainment Centre board member Patrick McNamara said the shutdown would hit businesses that rely on

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Barclay White
Aug 18 2017
Opinion

Food for healthy...

Today’s ninth annual Biggest Ever Blokes' Lunch is an opportunity for both solemn remembrance and celebration.. It is an appropriate time to reflect on the success of the events, and the lasting legacy left by the late Chris McPherson, who

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
News

Flu levels are on the level

Flu crisis? What flu crisis?. Australians are coughing and wheezing through what has been called the worst flu season in more than a decade, but one medical professional believes things are not that bad.. Recent data shows across the nation more

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Barclay White
Aug 18 2017
Breaking News

Car fire in Shepparton

Emergency services are responding to a car fire on Tom Collins Drive in Shepparton.. The car is located across from the All Abilities Playground.. The male occupant of the vehicle has sustained injury as a result of trying to extinguish the fire

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
Education

Look at future Earth

Students from Shepparton’s primary schools enjoyed programming robots and performing experiments as part of National Science Week celebrations yesterday.. Senior students at Wilmot Rd Primary School programmed six Ozobots, a small robot, to

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Declan Martin
Aug 18 2017
News

Keeping solar secret

The successful developers of Greater Shepparton City Council’s soon-to-be Mooroopna solar farm have been selected, but Mayor Dinny Adem says who it is remains under wraps.. He understood the corresponding proposal would result in a 10 to 15

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Parking meter...

Amid discussion about whether unpaid parking is to be trialled, Greater Shepparton councillors say introducing a coin-free parking system, using a phone or credit card, should be explored.. Alongside indications a free parking trial would likely be

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Thomas Moir
Aug 18 2017
News

Joseph Furphy prize is...

Storytellers and creative writers are encouraged to enter in the 25th Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize with a host of great prizes up for grabs.. The Literary Prize was inaugurated in 1993 to commemorate 150 years since the birth of Joseph

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
News

Council’s backflip

Greater Shepparton City Council has announced it will for this year not enforce penalty interest on lump sum rate payments until February 15.. This development follows on from the council having previously removed the February lump sum payment

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Thomas Moir
Aug 18 2017
Breaking News

Fatal collision in Numurkah

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are currently on scene following a fatal crash in Numurkah near Shepparton last night.. Police have been told a man pulled over to change a tyre on the Goulburn Valley Highway about 9.45pm.. It is

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Set for walk in the park

With no cure and an array of symptoms affecting its sufferers at various severities, Parkinson’s Disease is an insidious burden.. Despite the hindering symptoms and side affects of treatment, three members of a Parkinson’s disease

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Taylah Burrows
Aug 18 2017
News

Driver airlifted after...

A Shepparton man, 29, was airlifted to Melbourne for emergency medical treatment after a car crash at Kialla yesterday morning.. Police believe the man broke his leg after he crashed a white Holden sedan into a tree at the Gordon Dve-Kialla Lakes

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Barclay White
Aug 18 2017
News

Art museum coin needed

A call has gone out for supporters of the new Shepparton Art Museum to step up and help meet looming funding deadlines.. SAM Foundation chairman Peter Quinn said financial support was a vital component to help steer the project to fruition

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John Lewis
Aug 18 2017
News

Feed and frank...

The Shepparton Biggest Ever Blokes’ Lunch will add to the huge $1.3million it has raised during the past eight years as the community celebrates the ninth annual event today.. The sell-out event will start at noon at Queens Gardens where

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Tara Whitsed
Aug 18 2017
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