Education

Local learning

Shepparton High School is working on establishing greater links between curriculum and industry to help students understand and connect to the region.. The work is being supported by Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project’s industry links

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
News

Help needed to find stolen animals

Cobram Crime Investigation Unit is appealing to the public for help to solve two farm stock thefts in Yarroweyah and Cobram recently.. Overnight Friday, April 14, seven day-old piglets were stolen from a commercial piggery on Kokoda Rd, Yarroweyah

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
News

Council ups ante in plan

Five per cent more SAM visitors, 20 new businesses in the city, more people cycling to work and more ratepayers satisfied with the council’s direction — this is all part of Greater Shepparton City Council’s new draft four-year plan with

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Thomas Moir
Apr 25 2017
News

Accident disrupts peak-hour traffic

A car accident on the corner of Knight and Wyndham Sts caused traffic problems in Shepparton during school drop-off time yesterday.. ‘‘The collision occurred at around 8.15am this morning and blocked the intersection for a period,’’

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Sport

South, Tatura grab wins

Round three of the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League proved a successful weekend for Shepparton South and Tatura, with both claiming crucial victories on Sunday.. Local talent Jesse Brun starred for South in the 4-3 victory against the

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Adem Barolli
Apr 25 2017
Sport

Fairer cut is needed

The Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre’s manager is relieved after the Federal Government yesterday announced funding for community legal centres in its budget, but she remains cautious.. GVCLC managing lawyer Kaz Gurney said the region needed

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Thomas Moir
Apr 25 2017
Opinion

Education needs our...

In a media release and speech to parliament last month, Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed highlighted the state of play for education in the Greater Shepparton region.. ‘‘I have looked at the NAPLAN results just released of the four state

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
News

Targets a welcome addition

In the past, Greater Shepparton’s four-year council plans have been talked up as all important roadmap-type documents.. But with a visible absence of targets, and instead the presence of motherhood statements, it has been difficult to gauge

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
News

Grief-stricken tribute recognised

The Calder Woodburn Memorial Avenue in Kialla is featured in an exhibition of photographs by Sarah Wood at the Franco-Australian Museum in Villers-Bretonneux, France, this month.. Thousands of people drive past the avenue off the Goulburn Valley Hwy

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Declan Martin
Apr 25 2017
News

CRUEL ACT

A goat is lucky to be alive after being found tied upside down to a barbed wire fence yesterday morning in an act of animal cruelty dubbed ‘‘unnecessary’’ and ‘‘sick’’.. ‘‘He was stuck upside down trapped with his hooves

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 25 2017
News

Teens steal car, twice

Two youths were arrested and charged with the theft of a motor vehicle yesterday after stealing a car in Echuca, but a number of others remain on the loose.. Shepparton police sergeant Darren Wagstaff said a Shepparton boy and a Mooroopna boy, both

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 25 2017
News

Avenue gets a spruce-up

Merrigum’s Avenue of Honour, planted two years ago, was beautified and completed last week ahead of the town’s Anzac Day celebrations.. The Bunnings community project had staff members, Merrigum Lions Club and Historical Society members, and the

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Tara Whitsed
Apr 24 2017
News

Greater Shepparton...

Dawn Service — Shepparton. 5.45am: Assemble at the Victoria Hotel, Cr of Wyndham and Fryers Sts, Shepparton.. 5.50am: Form up and march departs.. 6am: Dawn Service at Memorial Park — Welsford St.. 6.30am: Conclusion of service.. Private

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2017
News

News in brief

Vehicles are targets. Seymour experienced a spike in thefts from vehicles from Thursday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 18.. The vehicles had been left unlocked while parked at residential addresses including Railway, Goulburn, Stewart and Progress

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2017
Lifestyle

Tatura historians recognised

A Tatura couple who have dedicated decades to the Tatura Historical Society have been recognised by the Heritage Council of Victoria in a special awards ceremony in Shepparton.. Lurline and Arthur Knee were recognised for their tireless work with

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Apr 24 2017
News

Fire-starters evacuate 15 from Shepparton home

A group of children left unsupervised during a get-together sparked a Shepparton house fire Saturday night, leading to the evacuation of 15 people from the family home.. A Shepparton Police spokesperson said a curtain had been set on fire after the

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Shepparton News
Apr 23 2017
News

Easy listening on the...

Vision Australia Shepparton volunteer Peter O’Connor is part of a dynamic duo with his faithful guide dog Grenville.. The pair can often be seen sitting side-by-side as Mr O’Connor operates the panel for Vision Australia Shepparton’s radio

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Sionnie Kelly
Apr 22 2017
Opinion

Confronting mental...

Do you have a teenager or a young adult in your house?. Has said person watched a television show called 13 Reasons Why recently?. If you’ve answered yes to the above questions, I urge you to have an open discussion with them about youth mental

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Shepparton News
Apr 22 2017
Opinion

All must get on board...

An interesting postscript has emerged to the exciting announcement of a possible regional Victorian Commonwealth Games bid for 2030.. The Greater Shepparton-led bid was outlined in last Thursday’s edition of The News and was officially announced

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Shepparton News
Apr 22 2017
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