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Inner Wheel changeover at annual lunch

Dawn Morden will continue on as Shepparton Inner Wheel Club’s president, joined by Barbara Wheelhouse as co-president, after the annual changeover lunch on Monday.. The women’s service organisation was started by Rotarians’ wives

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2018
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Council refuses planning application for The Cottage

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility The Cottage will be forced to close by the narrowest of margins.. Greater Shepparton City Councillors last night voted five to four to refuse a planning permit to the facility, rendering its continued

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Shepparton News
Jun 19 2018
Education

Very special story time

It was a day for the grandparents at Verney Road School in Shepparton yesterday, celebrating story time with a positive twist.. The school invited grandparents, parents and special friends to join students for a reading of the book Room on our Rock

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Madeleine Cac...
Jun 21 2018
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Seniors sign up for cruise

Seymour. The outing to Millionaire Hot Seat is next Monday. Seats are still available for $20; phone Trish Wray on 0425811158 to book. Non-members are welcome, with departure from Seymour at 8am.. Bookings for the July catered lunch, which will cost

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The Telegraph
Jun 21 2018
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Careless drivers are on thin ice this winter

WINTER is almost here and Heathcote motorists are being encouraged to prepare for challenging driving conditions.. VicRoads Acting Regional Director, Brian Westley, said knowing how to drive in icy conditions is vital for motorists’ safety

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Veterens Day - Pettifer and Morgan to the fore as Kyabram...

KYABRAM’S golden oldies Kayne Pettifer and Jason Morgan lit up a dull and chilly day for the Bombers at Seymour last Saturday.. Coach Paul Newman had some praise for the home town’s endeavour on the day but was still happy with his

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Experienced Magpies too strong

Cobram faced a litmus test in its round 11 clash against reigning premier Moama but could not keep up with a vastly more experienced Magpies outfit. Both teams were presented with atrocious conditions for netball, making slick ball movement

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Courier Cobram
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Saints fall prey to Eagles

The high-flying Saints have fallen from cloud nine.. Round 10 hit the GVL like a wintry slap to the face, as Benalla shivered through its clash at Mansfield.. The cold blast and wind advantage at one end of the ground made it challenging for both

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Georgia Smith
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Fighting like cats and dogs

Sunday, June 17 was a wet, cold and miserable day, so there was no better way to spend the afternoon other than competing in the Seymour Darts Monthly Tournament, with eight players braving the weather to play against one another.. With everyone

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The Telegraph
Jun 21 2018
News

Letter to the editor

Setting the record straight on hall. SINCE the attempt by Redesdale and District Association to take over the running of the Redesdale Hall there has been much misinformation and, indeed, disinformation put about the community. Some explanation and

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
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Plovers insistence breaks the Kookaburras

An outstanding team effort enabled Plovers to hold out a determined Kookaburras outfit, posting a gallant 3-2 victory in their A-grade clash last week.. Hard-hitters Mick Kelly and Michelle Feldtmann stayed focused under pressure to win a singles

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Cats snap five game losing streak

Finley snapped a five game losing streak with an 18 point win at home over Echuca United in their round 11 clash in the Murray Football League.. The win saw the Cats climb to seventh spot on the ladder, with the Eagles dropping to ninth.. Finley

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Southern Rive...
Jun 21 2018
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Nice drop of rain

The Southern Riverina received a nice drop of winter rain last week, providing much needed relief for farmers.. According to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Tocumwal Airport rain gauge, 14.1mm of rain fell bringing the total for June to 25.2mm

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Southern Rive...
Jun 21 2018
News

Good old-fashioned...

Unless you’re in the business of renovating and selling homes you probably haven’t had the chance to change your curtains or blinds before.. Most last around 20-30 years, depending on whether they’re used inside or outside, and so

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The Telegraph
Jun 21 2018
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Party time for amazing...

GRACE Hilder was surrounded by friends and family to celebrate her 90th birthday at the Kyabram Club on May 27.. While some attendees came from Melbourne, others travelled all the way from Western Australia to share in her special day.. Her niece

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Lachlan Durling
Jun 21 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Trump orders families reunited at border

US President Donald Trump has told federal agencies to reunite families at the border following global condemnation of the policy to hold children separately.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Public waits to meet NZ PM's baby

New Zealand's first family - now three members - will soon be stepping out of the hospital and into the media spotlight.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Dreamworld ride stopped week before deaths

A Dreamworld worker who claimed to have shut down the Thunder River Rapids ride a week before four people died will continue giving evidence at an inquest.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Business tax cuts next on coalition agenda

The Turnbull government believes it has a strong argument to convince One Nation and other crossbenchers of supporting corporate tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Hanson deal on income tax remains mystery

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't say if a deal was offered to Pauline Hanson to get her support for income tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Jury still out over Gargasoulas fitness

The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Ron Medich starts 30-year jail term

Sydney millionaire Ron Medich is now serving a minimum 30-year jail term for the murder of a hated business enemy and the intimidation of his widow

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Melania visits detained immigrant children

US first lady Melania Trump has visited immigrant children detained in Texas as her husband reversed the policy of separating them from their parents.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Qld magistrate's family cleared of assault

The husband and son of a Queensland magistrate have been cleared of assault charges after a trial at which they were accused of attacking a grandmother.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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WA Nats wage war on MacTiernan over sheep

The WA Nationals have called for the resignation of state Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan over her handling of the live sheep export crisis.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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