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Project getting green light

The rubber is on the road for a $6 million truck and transport museum after Greater Shepparton City Council gave an in-principle thumbs up to the project this week.. The conditional approval, contingent on other funding, meant project champions

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Thomas Moir
Oct 20 2017
Education

Enviro kids rewarded for action

Tatura Primary School’s Envirokids group were named the best Student Action Team at the Victorian Government’s Resource Smart Schools Awards ceremony recently.. Teacher Donna Crosbie and several students travelled to the event at

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Declan Martin
Oct 20 2017
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Art-deco pub for sale

An iconic art-deco style pub at the centre of Shepparton is up for grabs.. The eye-catching Hotel Terminus at the corner of High St and North St is on the market, with sales listings going live on Wednesday.. The hotel, which has been owned by the

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Barclay White
Oct 20 2017
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CFA also plans to burn its way to a safer summer

Forest Fire Management Victoria and CFA crews are planning and preparing for the summer fire season by working to reduce bushfire fuels.. Planned burns can only go ahead when the weather conditions are suitable, so plans can change.. Planned burning

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The Telegraph
Oct 20 2017
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Government grants Seymour cup $42,000

Racegoers are set to flock to the Goulburn region for the 2017 Seymour Cup, thanks to a $42,000 funding package supported by the Victorian Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the government was providing more than $21,000 from

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The Telegraph
Oct 20 2017
Sport

BOOM RECRUITS

The Deni Rovers have secured some big names for the 2018 Picola League season, adding players with premiership success to their list.. Jerilderie veteran forward Aaron Purcell and Picola United experienced utility Des Morgan headline the Roos&rsquo

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Jamie Lowe
Oct 20 2017
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Closed after 150 years

Deniliquin Holden’s owner and dealer principal say they have been left devastated after learning this week the Holden dealership agreement will not be renewed.. The local business, more commonly known as Burchfield Bros, will close its doors

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Zoe McMaugh
Oct 20 2017
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Flag raising

Baddaginnie break-in. Police are appealing for additional witnesses to a break-in at Baddaginnie Primary School.. The school was broken in to between 10pm and 11pm on October 14 and sporting equipment was stolen.. ●If you heard or saw anything

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 20 2017
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And don’t forget the family pet

Remember your pets when you are preparing for fire; have bedding, food and water ready to go and make sure you have safe transport for them when leaving early.. But always put your own safety before the safety of your pets.. People have died trying

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The Telegraph
Oct 20 2017
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Will new water plan make a splash?

THE prices households will pay for water services from July 1 next year are under scrutiny as Victoria’s economic regulator reviews price proposals from the state’s water businesses.. The Essential Services Commission has received

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The McIvor Ti...
Oct 20 2017
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Stanhope raid leads to Shepparton arrest

CAMPASPE detectives helped arrest a man in relation to a raft of burglary, theft and drug offences.. Campaspe Criminal Investigation Unit along with Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit and other local units executed a drug warrant in Dunrobin St

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Kyabram Free ...
Oct 20 2017
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Concession card return

Cobram’s former part-pensioners in the Murray electorate will have their pensioner concession card (PCC) reinstated from this week.. These former part-pensioners became ineligible for the PCC in January as a consequence of reforms to the

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Courier Cobram
Oct 20 2017
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Grace is bound for...

FCJ College student Grace Morrison is headed to Bordeaux next year as part of Benalla Rotary Club’s student exchange program.. Last week Grace met Member for Euroa Steph Ryan, who presented her with an Australian flag to take to France.. Grace

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 20 2017
Sport

Hill Top bowls

A reminder that mid-week practice is at 3.30pm on Monday and 10.30am on Thursday. Jeanette Overall is also available at other times, so please phone her and make a time to suit.. Saturday bowls practice is on Tuesday and Thursday at 4.40pm

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Grassfires proving...

Grassfires can be just as dangerous as bushfires.. They can start and spread rapidly, travelling at speeds of up to 25km/h, quickly threatening lives and property.. Reduce your risk when it’s safe to do so.. Slash, mow, graze and spray grass

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The Telegraph
Oct 19 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in the ring

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature fantastic flora

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of the day

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey and coriander lamb shoulder

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie...

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions...

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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George W Bush condemns Trump-era America

George W Bush didn't name Donald Trump in a speech in New York, but he's attacked some of the principles that define the 45th president's political brand.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Ardern's empathy important for NZ: Clark

Former New Zealand Labour prime minister Helen Clark says she is excited by Jacinda's Ardern's leadership, empathy and willingness to work hard.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Still a no, South Aust tells PM on energy

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill insists his state won't be signing up to the federal government's national energy guarantee.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Vic MPs still debating assisted dying laws

The debate over the Victorian Labor government's controversial assisted dying laws has raged for almost 24 hours straight with MPs sitting through the night.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy

Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia from Saturday after the region's leader threatened to proceed with a formal declaration of independence from Spain.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Kelly defends Trump's call to war widow

General John Kelly says he's "heartbroken" a US congresswoman overheard Donald Trump's conversation with a soldier's grieving family and chose to politicise it.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Holden hails its job transition program

As its factory closes in Adelaide, car maker Holden has hailed its efforts to help workers find new jobs.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Keating urges Vic MPs to kill Die bill

The former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has issued a stern warning to Victoria about its proposed euthanasia bill, urging parliamentarians to kill it off.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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NKorea months away from perfecting weapons

The head of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that North Korea are just months away from perfecting their nuclear capabilities.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Push for Senate probe into Crown casino

The major parties have been accused of grovelling to the pokies industry following alleged machine-rigging and money-laundering at Crown.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Ardern takes up the reins in New Zealand

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern is taking up the reins of leadership and her first task is appointing a cabinet with Labour, NZ First and Green MPs in it.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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