Shepparton’s Gowrie St Primary School and Preschool students have been getting a taste of healthy eating as part of Education Week.. Preschool students each took along a vegetable yesterday and enjoyed making soup while primary school students
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A multi-car crash at the Winton Super Sprint in Benalla at the weekend saw the second Touring Car Masters race abandoned.. The crash occurred soon after the start, with a driver losing the back end of his Torana on the exit of Turn 2, triggering
A mural celebrating the achievements of two iconic indigenous men was officially launched in Shepparton yesterday, drawing hundreds of supporters from the region and beyond.. The mural, created by Shepparton artist Matt Adnate, features indigenous
An 89th-minute penalty to Tatura has helped the side to a two-all draw with undefeated ladder-leader Shepparton United.. Tristan Zito, 18, stepped up to the spot and, with aplomb belying his young age, slotted the goal easily to complete a good
Everyone has heard of the common cold.. Well, I am currently suffering from the uncommon cold.. It is extremely tiresome, much more so than the common cold.. And I wish it would clear up and let me get on with my life.. I feel crappy.. I got the
SERVING as a paramedic for 37 years, Heathcote’s Danny Lumby has attended more accidents along Heathcote-Kyneton Road than he cares to remember.. With no lines, jagged edges with a four-inch drop and a shoulder washed away by rain, the narrow
Corowa’s soon-to-be established cinema will be nothing short of luxury, according to Golf Club General Manager Daniel Peacock. The cinema will be established in a section of the club’s auditorium and include between 50 and 70 seats. The club got
Federation Council administrator Mike Eden will consider making an early decision on the Corowa pool project if an “effective solution” can be reached before councillors return in September. Mr Eden told the Free Press that his priority as
The Yarrawonga Youth Girls Team continues to defy all expectations with Sunday’s victory on home soil no exception. . This week’s game against Alpine Lions was always going to be a danger one for Yarrawonga Pigeons as the Lions are the only team
Yarrawonga’s unbeaten start to the season came to an end on Saturday when the Pigeons were defeated by five points at the hands of arch rivals the Albury Tigers in a thriller at JC Lowe Oval. With ruckman Lachlan Howe a late withdrawal due to
Foggy wet conditions greeted the young Pigeons on Sunday as they took to the field looking for three wins in a row. . The boys were full of confidence from the previous weeks as they tackled the fourth-placed Raiders outfit.. With home ground
The challenge of modern day football clubs may be greater than ever as the influence of money and paid players often comes before loyalty to a club. Honour boards around Victoria remain empty as even 100 senior games for one club has become a rare
The proposed creation of a unique-to-country area of a $1.8 million All Abilities Adventure Playground in Mulwala received a massive financial boost from Federation Council on Tuesday, May 16.. At council’s May meeting, Federation Council
Development speaks to positive outlook. I am writing to congratulate Kaitlyn Cummins and her committee on their success in achieving funding from Federation Council of some $856,000 (part of the $10 Million dollar Corowa Shire amalgamation package)
Rennie playing-coach Craig Ednie suffered a serious torso injury in the Hoppers’ 22-point loss to Tungamah on Saturday. The star will remain in hospital in Wangaratta for the next few days after fracturing three ribs and suffering a punctured lung
A 43-year-old Victorian MP was taken completely by surprise when he had a serious heart attack while driving to his rural home.. Nationals lower house MP Danny O’Brien said he felt unwell after leaving a conference recently and pulled into
Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI
A $2.8million upgrade of the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is expected to be completed by July, in time for an influx of 45 students in this year’s second semester.. The upgrade, funded by the university, includes improvements to 60
The keynote speaker for this year’s Speed Updating conference run by Apple and Pear Australia will focus on robotics and automated harvesting.. Dan Steere from Abundant Robotics will be one of the main speakers at the Tasmania conference.. He is
Water security was the topic of discussion at a Murray Dairy seminar in Katunga last Wednesday.. About 30 people attended the seminar where speakers from Goulburn-Murray Water, Waterpool and Kilter Rural talked about the seasonal outlook, ways to
After a recent dry spell of weather across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina, the heavens opened up last week with most of May’s rainfall falling on Friday.. The highest recorded rainfall was at Kerang, where its Friday to Sunday total
If you’re trying to call, or have a conversation with, Creightons Creek local Jim Shovelton on his mobile phone, you might think he’s ignoring you or he just hung up.. But in fact, Mr Shovelton — who works as an agricultural consultant from
Anger and confusion has greeted the Victorian Government’s plans to restructure the Country Fire Authority, with claims of a lack of consultation and concerns about the implications on current procedures.. Under the changes, the CFA will become
Farmers have responded to news the Victorian Government is planning sweeping reforms to the labour hire industry, saying extra red tape is not necessary.. The planned changes come after an inquiry found rogue companies were underpaying workers
Record numbers of entrants attended the Cobram District Pony Club’s 2017 Grade 5 and 6 Horse Trials and Fun Day held at Muckatah recently.. About 80 people competed on May 14 and, despite it being Mother’s Day, families swarmed through the
Secondary school students tried their hands at a range of workshops designed to show them the diverse opportunities in agriculture at the Food and Fibre Careers Day at University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus last week.. More than 180 students in
Justin Bieber's army of fans have begged him to cancel his UK tour following the suicide bombing at fellow pop star Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester.
Pauline Hanson is standing by her chief of staff as federal police consider whether he broke the law by suggesting One Nation make money out of candidates.
Roger Moore, who portrayed James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985, has died aged 89 after a battle with cancer.
The terror threat level in the UK is being increased from severe to critical, indicating that a further attack is imminent, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Environment department officials say their minister, Josh Frydenberg, was told the $2 billion Snowy Hydro project could need another $2 billion.
Kieran Read is in the box seat to be All Blacks captain at the next World Cup after extending his New Zealand Rugby contract until 2019.
Former foreign minister Bob Carr argues Australia narrowly avoided being left hung out to dry on China.
A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack was cut short after a man believed to be armed was detained.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has cut short a trip to Russia after declaring martial law in the southern Mindanao province following fierce fighting.
A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.