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Passing the buck

Greater Shepparton City Council has sympathised with two op shop managers who are fed up with rubbish dumping outside collection bins, calling it ‘‘a real issue’’.. But the council has rejected calls that waste disposal

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Hayden Thomson
Jan 19 2018
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Boys arrested after flipping ute

Two boys, 14, were arrested on Wednesday after they allegedly stole a utility and flipped it in central Shepparton.. Police were called to the corner of Swallow St and Archer St after residents found the flipped utility.. Shepparton police Leading

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Hayden Thomson
Jan 19 2018
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Look after locals

Shepparton’s Chamber of Commerce argues local food and drink vendors should be given priority at Shepparton’s food festival events ahead of out-of-town operators.. Chamber president Carl Hainsworth said first opportunity at events such

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Thomas Moir
Jan 19 2018
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Call to rebuild

The state opposition has called for a commitment to the Mooroopna Railway Station being rebuilt, less than a week after fire destroyed it.. Meanwhile, a V/Line spokesperson said a temporary shelter was being built and power being restored, while

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Thomas Moir
Jan 19 2018
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Search continues for...

The search continues today for missing Hoppers Crossing man Aly Hadzic.. Police understand the 27-year-old fell from a boat in Lake Eildon about 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 January.. Local police, SES, CFA and the PolAir helicopter searched the area last

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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In brief

He’s got the look. Police deny being the ‘‘fashion police’’, but would like to speak to the wearer of these clothes.. Shepparton police Senior Constable Amy McColl is investigating an assault outside a Shepparton

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Cobram retail centre...

Developers have unveiled a proposed $40 million neighbourhood retail centre for Cobram, which could open as soon as 2020.. Cobram Village would offer a full-line supermarket, a smaller supermarket, medical services, banks, restaurants, discount

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jan 18 2018
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The heat really will be on

Victoria is bracing for a second bout of extreme heat this month, with temperatures across Greater Shepparton expected to be high and humid.. From Thursday onwards, a heatwave will develop across the entire state, persisting through to the following

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jan 18 2018
News

Give forest feedback

Public submissions are open for the third five-yearly review of the five Victorian Regional Forest Agreements.. State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan said the purpose of the agreements were to balance and protect all environmental, social, economic and

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Big part of life gone

A man who spent a significant chunk of his childhood at the Mooroopna train station has shared his dismay, following a fire that completely destroyed the site.. Former resident Ross Vaughan said his father William was a station master at Mooroopn

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jan 18 2018
News

Courts close to...

Just more than 12 months ago, the Shepparton Law Courts site was no more than rubble and dust.. Fast forward a year and the building is five levels high with the concrete structure, facade and sculptural feature in reception area complete.. Fit out

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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It’s a snake eat...

Merrigum snake catcher Craig Bergman has shared his astonishment at a video of an eastern brown snake swallowing a tiger snake in a Nanneella backyard.. In his 20 years on the job, Mr Bergman said he had never seen anything like it, but said the

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jan 18 2018
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Trucking on

Do not expect the recent convoy of food trucks into Shepparton to stop any time soon.. More are on their way next month, as part of Greater Shepparton City Council’s efforts to leverage off flavour-of-the-month mobile food and coffee van

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Thomas Moir
Jan 18 2018
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Bid to cut sentence

A young man who king-hit former AFL player Paul Brown in Shepparton wants to reduce his six-year jail term, citing a new psychological assessment that found him to be intellectually disabled.. After a fight with his girlfriend, Mohammad al Wahame

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
Lifestyle

Sand storm comes to the lake

Yesterday’s Activities in the Park brought a sand storm to Shepparton.. More than three tonnes of sand was trucked in to Victoria Park Lake for the event, which Sand Storm Events hosted.. Greater Shepparton City Council’s healthy

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Punctuality suffers

As 2017 ground towards a new year, so did the Shepparton train line’s punctuality.. A hot end to the year meant regional services were delayed through last month.. Just 83.6 per cent of Shepparton’s trains arrived on time in November

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Thomas Moir
Jan 17 2018
News

Run on books

After a shorter than expected delay, the headline-grabbing White House tell-all book has officially arrived in Shepparton.. Fire and Fury — Inside the Trump White House questions Donald Trump’s fitness to be president of the United

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Thomas Moir
Jan 17 2018
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Chelsea’s community...

Shepparton’s Chelsea Sofra, 23, has the resume of someone you would expect to be in their 30s.. Having already done important work with headspace Shepparton and Goulburn Valley Centre Against Sexual Assault, Ms Sofra was recently nominated for

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Hayden Thomson
Jan 17 2018
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World class action...

The search is on for volunteers for next month’s beach volleyball world tour.. A giant sandscape returns to Shepparton’s Victoria Park Lake from February 1 to 4.. The Federation Internationale De Volleyball World Tour event was in

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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