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United to face off against South side

Goulburn Valley’s two Bendigo Amateur Soccer League women’s teams will go head-to-head for the first time this weekend.. Shepparton United and Shepparton South played off in last year’s now defunct Goulburn North East grand final with United

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Adem Barolli
May 27 2017
Sport

Side back on track

Murray Netball League reigning premier Echuca United has found its groove after a enduring a tough start to the season.. The Eagles have won four games in a row, rebounding confidently from defeat at the hands of Tongala and Moama.. ‘‘It’s

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Tyler Maher
May 27 2017
Sport

Still rolling down the green

Dennis ‘Dreamy’ Smith and Keith Warburton starting rolling deliveries down the greens of Tatura and Hill Top almost half a century ago.. When Smith first began competitive bowling in 1969, the dress code was one of the most strictly enforced

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Lauren Bordin
May 27 2017
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BENALLA MOTHER AND DAUGHTER FOUND DEAD

POLICE have located the missing mother and daughter last seen in Benalla on May 20.. Their bodies were found in thick bushland near Samaria at 4.30pm today.. But the identities of mother and daughter Isabel and Judy Stephens were not confirmed for

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Benalla Ensign
May 27 2017
News

Rider hit when stuck in mud

A 53 year-old Ferntree Gully man was taken to hospital with a broken hand on Saturday after a motorcycle collision, according to police.. Police said the man was riding a motorbike on Boyeo Rd, Mathoura, when he became stuck in a mud patch.. Closely

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
Sport

Matt marks up 200th

Veteran Lions defender Matthew O’Keefe played his 200th game for the club on Saturday.. ‘‘It’s a great achievement for Matty and he’ll get a lot of accolades throughout the week, which is great,’’ Seymour coach Brent Colbert said

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
News

Support for new netball facilities

A proposal to upgrade Blighty Recreation Reserve’s netball facilities garnered the most support from those at the first of the four community meetings on the Stronger Communities Fund major project program.. Held at Blighty on Wednesday night, six

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Zoe McMaugh
May 27 2017
Sport

Jump shots aplenty on Sunday

The beautiful afternoon brought 17 players to croquet on Sunday.. There were four three game winners. John James had 27, Doreen Peterson 25, Joan McCalman 25 and Mary James scored 22 hoops.. Darren McLoughlin was the only two game winner to score

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Contributor
May 27 2017
Sport

United too strong for Lions

Seymour’s A-grade was outclassed by an experienced and mature United side at Deakin Reserve on Saturday.. The undefeated Demons were never going to be an easy task, and the Lions, despite some strong performances and tight matches, are still

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
Sport

Sun shines for runners

The sun shone brilliantly on Sunday morning for Deniliquin Athletic Club’s first cross country event.. An enthusiastic group of athletes competed in various distances with sprints to the finishing line making it difficult for line judges to work

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Contributor
May 27 2017
News

Useful gift

The Lions Club of Seymour Goulburn has donated bathroom kits to Seymour Health to be offered to people who find themselves unexpectedly admitted to the hospital.. The project was first undertaken in 2013 when 100 kits were donated.. But after the

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The Telegraph
May 27 2017
Out & About

Yummy charity treats

Many Deniliquin and district residents took advantage of the community Biggest Morning Tea events yesterday to treat themselves to something delicious.. Organised locally on behalf of Cancer Council NSW, delicious homemade goodies to take home were

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 27 2017
News

Budding young actors...

Outback Theatre for Young People is auditioning for ‘Folk Song’ in the Berrigan Shire.. The ‘Bordertowns’ projects has been almost two years in the making.. ‘Folk Song’ is written about and for the people of Berrigan Shire and will be

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Southern Rive...
May 27 2017
Sport

Reserves’ slow start...

Reserves. A disappointing first-half effort saw Seymour leave things too late for a comeback against Shepparton United.. A goalless first quarter from the Lions let United get out to an unassailable 18-point lead by quarter-time.. The Lions finally

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Lewis Fischer
May 27 2017
Sport

Buncha Two suffer...

Buncha One has ended Buncha Two’s Deniliquin & District Pool Competition’s unbeaten run with a 6-4 win in round six on Wednesday night.. Zoo Two had a massive win, not dropping a game against Exchange Two for a 10-0 victory while Exchange

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Jamie Lowe
May 27 2017
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Dairy

Concern at visa fees

The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
News

Committee staying in Canberra

The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
Livestock

UDV calling for Q fever program

The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual

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Alana Christe...
May 27 2017
Dairy

Dairy land dwindles

The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Workers allegedly underpaid

A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Kicking up a stink

Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Dairy

Pulford pledges support

Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Livestock

Call to upgrade yards

A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Dairy

Taking a close look at farming

Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Viticulture

Some record May rains...

Last week, a cut off low pressure which moved inland from the Bight region into NSW and QLD brought some heavy rainfalls at scattered places in both NSW and QLD. On Friday morning 19th May, Hay with 42 mms and nearby towns, Boorooban and Burrabogie

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Peter Nelson
May 25 2017
Livestock

Cruelty fines

Animal cruelty offenders have been fined a total of $85000 in the past month.. The cases — one in Kyabram and the other at Tragowel — both saw farmers fined for their failure to look after the welfare of the animals in their care.. Victoria’s

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
News

Financial body...

The rural financing body dubbed ‘Barnaby’s bank’ will have its home in the NSW central west from next year.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced the Regional Investment Corporation’s Orange headquarters during a visit on Tuesday

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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