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Thankful every day

‘‘I don’t know if there’s anyone out there or not. If there is and you can turn my life around, I’ll give you the whole thing because I’ve made a massive mess of it. I can’t fix it.’’. Sitting

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Lachlan Durling
Feb 23 2018
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Road sting busts drivers

Shepparton police scanned more than 3000 cars with automated number plate recognition technology in a three-hour period on Tuesday.. Police said 56 cars were flagged, with nine unregistered vehicles, two unlicensed drivers and one drug driver

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 23 2018
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Need upgrade

A petition demanding the Victorian Government invest in an urgent upgrade of Seymour’s Kings Park has been launched.. Member for Euroa Steph Ryan used the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo last weekend as the vehicle to demonstrate the value of

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Gus McCubbing
Feb 23 2018
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Wake worry

As concerns build that further wake-enhancing boating restrictions could eventually be enforced in other areas along the Murray River, authorities are looking to wrap up the public consultation period next Wednesday, February 28 for the

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Jared Loughnan
Feb 23 2018
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Pickers hut burned

A non-suspicious house fire in Shepparton East took Country Fire Authority brigades more than 30 minutes to bring under control.. Eight units were called to Hosie Rd, Shepparton East, at about 9.30am yesterday with a fruit pickers hut fully evolved

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 23 2018
Education

GOTAFE chief stepping...

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE chief executive Paul Culpan will finish in the role this month.. Mr Culpan, who has worked at the institute for 14 years, including nine as chief executive, said it was time for a change and agreed to assist in

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 23 2018
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Cobram retail push

A second Cobram retailer has rallied against a proposed shopping complex in the town, concerned the project might be detrimental to existing businesses.. With the proposal already opposed by the town’s Ritchies’ supermarket, Cobram

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 23 2018
News

Next mural – women

A painted mural featuring two strong indigenous women will stand alongside the faces of William Cooper and Sir Douglas Nichols, when artwork for the project begins today.. As part of the Greater Shepparton City Council’s Aboriginal street art

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 23 2018
News

Time US ‘acts on gun control’

Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum has weighed in on the recent shooting of 17 people at a Florida high school, saying the United States must start somewhere on gun control.. More than 20 years ago under the leadership of former prime minister

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 23 2018
News

Opposition to bypass future

Greater Shepparton City Council has released a draft study that explores Wanganui Rd and Ford Rd becoming the location for stage two of the Shepparton Bypass.. However, residents of the area are continuing a campaign of opposition to the draft

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 23 2018
News

Road 'monster'

Girgarre East residents, backed by Liberal National politicians, are worried that plans to install a centreline wire rope barrier on the Midland Hwy will increase problems for trucks and farm machinery and lead to more accidents.. As rollout of the

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Ashlea Witosl...
Feb 23 2018
News

Decision out of their...

Greater Shepparton City Council will no longer need to deal with four large-scale solar applications after handing them over to the Victorian planning minister at Tuesday’s cmeeting.. Solar farm planning permit applications for Tallygaroopn

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 22 2018
News

Educating workplaces

A forum designed to educate workplaces about the treatment of mental health arrived in Shepparton yesterday, with a number of organisations taking part.. The series of four workshops, designed by Murray PHN, focused on how workplaces could implement

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 22 2018
News

Gillard to speak at lunch event

Residents will have the chance to dine in the company of Julia Gillard when the former prime minister heads a joint beyondblue and Goulburn Valley Health lunch in Shepparton next month.. Presented by GV Health’s Carmel Johnson, the event will

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 22 2018
News

Campaigning for opt-out

Renowned organ donation campaigner Alan Turner has slammed the Federal Government, following latest figures the Organ and Tissue Authority released.. Mr Turner described the figures as atrocious and said the campaigns the government implemented had

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 22 2018
News

SAM go-ahead

Greater Shepparton councillors voted in favour of a further $5.35million being spent on the new Shepparton Art Museum at Tuesday’s meeting.. Funding for a ‘‘functional design’’ was endorsed after five of the six present

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 22 2018
News

SPCbackintheblack

SPC has delivered a profit for the first time in years.. But the fruit processor’s parent company Coca Cola Amatil is not saying how much.. SPC, in its centenary year, has been under considerable pressure in recent years with competition from

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Geoff Adams
Feb 22 2018
News

Appreciation fuels...

Growing up on a small sheep farm in Wahring, Marianne Haines has an appreciation for the environment and an understanding of sustainability for the future.. After completing a Bachelor of biological science, majoring in microbiology and biochemisty

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Ashlea Witosl...
Feb 21 2018
Breaking News

Two-car crash south of...

Traffic has been diverted on the Shepparton-Euroa Rd after a two-car collision on the Sevens Creek Bridge this morning.. No serious injuries occurred after one vehicle drove up the back of the other on the 100km road.. Ambulance and police are

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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