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Ready to play

Gaming enthusiasts will descend on Shepparton for one of the Goulburn Valley’s largest board game events.. ShepparCon is an annual event for board gamers of all levels.. Event organiser Matt Bowles said the three-day event gave people the

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Shepparton News
Jun 20 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
Lifestyle

Dressed to play

Goulburn Valley Star footballers are keen to train and play, rain, hail or sunshine after receiving new football shorts.. AFL Goulburn Valley marketing officer Tegan Fairley said it warmed her heart to see the all-abilities players excited after

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Shepparton News
Jun 19 2018
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Sport

Women's golf

The stroke monthly medal sponsored by Drummond Golf and Newton’s Parcel Service, was played by some brave women who weathered the cold, cloudy conditions.. Liz Mulcahy played one of her best games to win A-grade and the monthly medal with 70

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Shepparton News
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Toc. triumphant

Cold and very wet conditions greeted the Bloods when they travelled to Mathoura on Saturday.. A grade played at a much slower pace to accommodate the wet conditions, allowing the girls to really work the ball around the court and play a different

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Southern Rive...
Jun 20 2018
News

Helping Hand for Finley High

Finley High School has received a $2000 donation from the Finley Community Help Group.. It will go towards school projects.. Help Group president Barry Dawe said the money was part of its annual school donation drive.. ‘‘We think the

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Southern Rive...
Jun 20 2018
News

Business achievements awarded

Rotary’s Seymour Business Awards 2018 gala dinner was attended by 98 people and ultimately saw six winners from a pool of 24 finalists.. The winners were:. ●New Business of the Year Award: Bespoke Hairdressing.. ●Service Business

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The Telegraph
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Seymour too slick

A SMOOTH Seymour side showed the Bombers girls how it’s done in a 22-goal defeat, 39-17.. With Seymour having suffered only two losses for the season, Bombers co-coach Holly Butler said the A graders knew they were in for a tough day

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Lachlan Durling
Jun 20 2018
News

A night to remember

LET the grade five and six students of Kyabram P-12 College take you back in time tonight as they perform their take on A Night at the Museum.. There will be two performances, one tonight and another tomorrow night, both at the Kyabram Plaza Theatre

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Tigers in touch of sweet spot

Cobram has kept pace with the Murray Football League’s top echelon after securing another cornerstone victory on Saturday.. The Tigers kept Moama at bay for much of the round 11 contest, leading at every change before eventually running out

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Courier Cobram
Jun 20 2018
News

Uncertainty, fear, but hope

Refugee.. It is a word that brought with it uncertainty, fear, but most importantly, hope.. The hope of prosperity, safety, education, employment, freedom and of humanity — here people can live free from prosecution and persecution.. This

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Courier Cobram
Jun 20 2018
News

Helpful townsfolk are the cream of the crop

June 15, 1918. A SPLENDID spirit of helpfulness towards a soldier settler was shown by the residents of Nanneella on Monday last, when 20 teams of horses with ploughs, harrows and drills assembled on the block of land lately taken up by Pte. P

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Campaspe News
Jun 20 2018
News

Concrete and more

If you are looking for a trustworthy and reliable business for your concrete and earthmoving needs, you can’t go past Cooks Kerb & Concrete.. Owned and operated by Phil and Debbie Cook, they have been in business for 18 years.. In that

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Blue socks a lucky...

Nagambie were equipped with new outfits on Saturday.. The Lakers girls rocked bright blue socks in support of MND, one week after the Big Freeze for MND round in the AFL.. The bold sock colour choice proved to give the Lakers an edge, and they

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The Telegraph
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Saints rest up for...

EVEN THOUGH Heathcote had the bye in local footy, there was still action aplenty across the Heathcote District Football Netball League on Saturday.. The biggest game was the 2017 grand final rematch in the form of North Bendigo hosting

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 20 2018
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Rural News
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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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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Payroll tax cut for SA small businesses

New legislation will exempt South Australia's 3200 businesses with taxable payrolls of up to $1.5 million from payroll tax.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Canada to legalise recreational cannabis

Canada's parliament has passed a bill to legalise recreational marijuana, making it the second country to have a nationwide legal cannabis market.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

McGrath secures $10.7m cash injection

Real estate group McGrath has attained a $10.7 million investment from property development and investment company Aqualand Group.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

Senior Qld cop committed to stand trial

Senior Queensland police officer Michelle Stenner has been committed to stand trial over allegations she lied to the Crime and Corruption Commission.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Labor closes gap with coalition on boats

A Newspoll shows Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is narrowing the gap between himself and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seeker policy.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Mortgage restrictions right: Morrison

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the macro-prudential policies introduced to cool the housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne are right.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

Teen suspects face DNA swab by Vic cops

Police will be able to DNA swab suspected criminals from the age of 15 under new Victorian laws that the force hopes will help solve cold cases.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

Blanchett, Edgerton get ugly for campaign

Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson, playing an Aussie moth, is the singing and dancing star of the new Wilderness Society "Save Ugly" campaign.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

N Korea, China discuss denuclearisation

The leaders of North Korea and China have met in Beijing to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

Telstra to explain big job cuts: minister

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield says it is up to Telstra to explain how cutting 8000 employees will affect services.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
News

Australia staying put on UN Rights Council

Australia has underscored the importance of international forums like the UN Human Rights Council, and won't be following the US decision to pull out.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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