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Homing in on waste

Travellers can now do more than just pass through Shepparton — they can also dump their dumps.. Greater Shepparton City Council yesterday revealed a free new recreational vehicle ‘‘dump point’’ at Shepparton Showgrounds

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Your chance to pick and choose community projects

It’s being labelled ‘‘grassroots democracy’’ and a leg-up for projects that otherwise might ‘‘fall between the cracks’’.. Shepparton community groups can now make a pitch for support in a new

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Roads off the map

Three roads bordering the Pine Lodge cemetery will soon disappear, set to be amalgamated into the site.. Greater Shepparton City councillors last week voted to give public notice of a decision to remove the cemetery’s three abutting roads and

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Thomas Moir
May 23 2018
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Streets ahead with upgrade

There could be more stages yet to come on Shepparton’s Welsford St upgrade, with an eventual goal seeing four traffic lanes extend all the way south to the Victoria Park Lake precinct.. Greater Shepparton City Council’s 2018-19 draft

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Thomas Moir
May 23 2018
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Appealing for your...

The Salvation Army is encouraging the community to dig deep this weekend for the annual Red Shield Appeal.. Salvation Army Shepparton’s Captain Karyn Wishart said this weekend’s appeal would see about 50 volunteers collecting donations

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Landfill hub work on...

Greater Shepparton City Council is confident it has about half a year of breathing room to shift to its new landfill.. The council will have about six months to shift from the city’s outgoing landfill to its tip of the future, with Cosgrove 3

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Thomas Moir
May 23 2018
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Charged up to help

Shepparton’s Paul Archer has continued his annual fundraising tradition for the eighth consecutive year in support of sick children at Goulburn Valley Health.. The Shepparton Natrad owner said he had dedicated his time to travelling around

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Patience wanes

Medical specialists’ valuable time is being wasted with thousands of patients failing to turn up for appointments at Goulburn Valley Health.. Goulburn Valley Health specialist consulting suites nursing manager Helen Pettifer said more than

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Madeleine Cac...
May 23 2018
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Kiwanis create Boomerang Bags

Shepparton Kiwanis Sunrisers are lending a helping hand to rid the world of plastic bags.. The group met on Sunday afternoon to make reusable Boomerang Bags from unwanted fabric, clothing and pillowcases.. Kiwanis Sunrisers community director Jill

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Liz Mellino
May 22 2018
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Woolworths bans plastic bags

Woolworths customers will find it more difficult to use single-use plastic bags as early as June 20.. The supermarket giant Woolworths Group announced it would push forward the date of phasing out the bags after it was announced in July last year it

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Tara Whitsed
May 22 2018
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Give say on Greater...

Feedback on Greater Shepparton City Council’s 2018-19 draft budget is due by 5pm on Friday. Residents wanting to comment on the draft budget are encouraged to have their say before the budget will be considered for adoption at the June 19

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Shepparton News
May 22 2018
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New trees to line...

Greater Shepparton’s council is set to start a tree planting blitz across the next six weeks, starting tomorrow.. About 1000 new, advanced street trees will be planted up to the end of next month, bringing the financial year total to 1500 new

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Shepparton News
May 22 2018
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Preventing shore...

Goulburn-Murray Water is taking additional steps to stop significant wave erosion at Lake Mulwala.. The authority has made repeated attempts to prevent erosion at the popular lake’s foreshore, but the problem has persisted.. Another tranche of

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Shepparton News
May 22 2018
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Meet election candidates

The three people who have so far nominated for the seat of Shepparton in November’s Victorian election will speak Beneath the Wisteria on Saturday.. Contesting the Lower House seat and speaking on Saturday will be Suzanna Sheed, Cheryl Hammer

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Shepparton News
May 22 2018
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Premature Rivah is a fighter

Baby Rivah Tiya Johnson was born prematurely at 24 weeks on February 26 weighing only 761g.. Rivah was delivered through natural birth at Goulburn Valley Health, becoming one of Shepparton’s tiniest fighters.. Mother Rebecca Brown said Rivah

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Shepparton News
May 22 2018
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Goulburn Valley gets new crime inspector

Shepparton has a new top cop who brings a wealth of crime-fighting experience from Melbourne.. Inspector Matthew Gleeson spent close to 30 years working as a metropolitan-based detective attached to numerous crime squads.. ‘‘I bring to

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Myles Peterson
May 22 2018
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Chance to shape future...

Katandra West people have the chance to identify and prioritise projects and activities for the next five years.. Greater Shepparton City Council is seeking feedback from residents on the draft Katandra West community plan, which includes 14 actions

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Shepparton News
May 21 2018
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‘Appalling...

A female eastern grey kangaroo shot with an arrow on Ulupna Island in the Murray River, near Cobram, has had medical treatment to have the arrow removed.. The injured kangaroo had surgery on Tuesday evening to remove the arrow, which had pierced

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Shepparton News
May 21 2018
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Solemn and soulful

With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, the wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend of the solemn and the soulful.. The

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Shepparton News
May 21 2018
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