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Michael wins bronze

Trevaskis Engineering’s Michael Mcfadzean is hoping to represent Victoria at the WorldSkills Australia in June after earning bronze at the regional level competition last year.. Mr Mcfadzean was encouraged to compete in the regional event held

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Declan Martin
Jan 16 2018
Entertainment

Let’s go fly a kite

There were wide smiles on the faces of children at the free kite-making activity at Undera Recreation Reserve on Wednesday.. The youngsters coloured in their kites, shaped as either a butterfly or hawk, and then headed out on to the oval to fly

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Declan Martin
Jan 11 2018
News

Regular purchase pays off

Shepparton’s Robert Scowen was one happy man last week when he drove away from Shepparton Hyundai in a brand new car he won from Mooroopna Rotary Club’s New Year’s Eve car raffle.. Raffle co-ordinator and club member Laurie Fagan

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Declan Martin
Jan 09 2018
Lifestyle

Cross winner’s eyes lit up

Matthew Zurcas rose triumphantly from the water with the cross at the Greek Orthodox Church community’s annual Blessing of the Water ceremony on Saturday.. Mr Zurcas was one of about 15 young men competing to retrieve the cross tossed into the

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
News

Scorcher causes outage

In front of the air-conditioner or at the pool, Shepparton residents tried their best to escape the oppressive heat on Saturday.. Shepparton recorded a top of 41.2°C and temperatures stayed hotter than 40°C from 2.30pm to 7pm and were still

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
Education

Apprentice’s clever train of thought

Trevaskis Engineering’s Michael McFadzean is hoping to represent Victoria at the WorldSkills Australia in June after earning bronze at the regional level competition last year.. Mr McFadzean was encouraged to compete in the regional event at

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
Lifestyle

Poker qualifier looms

Cards and cool cars will match-up for Shepparton Motor Museum’s Millions Poker Tournament from 12pm on Saturday.. The tournament is a qualifier for the Aussie Millions Poker Tournament and will give one lucky winner the chance to take on the

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
News

Shed perishes

The owner of a Cobram fruit packing facility is said to be devastated after fire completely destroyed a coolroom storage shed along with several vehicles on Saturday.. Country Fire Authority brigades responded to the intense fire on Cobram South Rd

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
Lifestyle

Emergency services boost

Tatura’s Generations Op Shop was able give out a double blessing at the Generations Church Carols across two nights last month.. It was an event featuring great carols, fun and activities for children, and about 200 people attended and enjoyed

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Declan Martin
Jan 05 2018
News

Residents back on bus

Mercy Aged Care residents are getting back out in the community with a helping hand from Shepparton RSL.. The residents have had to rely on other forms of transport for outings since the centre’s bus was destroyed in a bus crash earlier in the

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Declan Martin
Dec 28 2017
Lifestyle

Customers become family

Opening his restaurant Cellar 47 was a dream come true for Angelo Grasso, and the successful family business has been a mainstay in Shepparton for 40 years.. The restaurant has become the centre of his world and a favourite spot for many customers

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Declan Martin
Dec 27 2017
News

Water storages healthy

Goulburn-Murray Water is entering the new year on a high note, with water storages averaging a healthy 80 per cent and Victoria’s highest capacity dam Dartmouth just under than 90 per cent full.. ‘‘These figures bode very well for

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Declan Martin
Dec 27 2017
Education

Ready for new adventure

Greater Shepparton’s Year 6 students enjoyed farewell ceremonies this week after graduating from their primary schools.. Orrvale Primary School invited parents to enjoy a breakfast at the school on Tuesday before the official graduation

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Declan Martin
Dec 22 2017
Education

Here, always

Wilmot Rd Primary School student Jess Trevaskis will complete her primary school studies this week with an amazing 100 per cent attendance record from Prep to Year 6.. Jess follows in the footsteps of her older brothers Daniel and Brandon, who also

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Declan Martin
Dec 22 2017
Education

Author starts young

Orrvale Primary School’s Ashlee McMahon is now a published author after her children’s book What can you see? won the Greater Shepparton story-writing competition.. ‘‘It was a lot of fun to make and I spent about week doing

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Declan Martin
Dec 21 2017
Lifestyle

Get your cycling guide

Cyclists of all abilities are encouraged to take advantage of a new booklet — Greater Shepparton Cycling Guide — released this week in print and online.. The Greater Shepparton City Council publication includes information on the Yanh

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Declan Martin
Dec 21 2017
News

Nature's fury

Thousands of homes were left without power across the Goulburn Valley as a storm lashed the region last night.. The storm arrived at about 6.30pm, with strong winds bringing down trees and causing traffic hazards across roads, while lightning

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Declan Martin
Dec 20 2017
News

Hard work on show

Sacred Heart Primary School students relished the opportunity to show off the projects they worked on with Men’s Shed members at an exhibition hosted in the Mercy Centre on Thursday.. ‘‘They have shown a lot of pride in their work

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Declan Martin
Dec 19 2017
News

Tasty food and fun

There was a big turnout at Tatura Men’s Shed Christmas Luncheon last Tuesday.. Men’s Shed vice-president Tom Perry said it was a fantastic day and it worked out tremendously well.. ‘‘Everybody put in from those cooking to

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Declan Martin
Dec 19 2017
News

Stay out of extreme heat today if possible

Residents are urged to avoid unnecessary outdoor work with temperatures forecast to reach 41°C in Greater Shepparton today, triggering an extreme health alert and total fire ban from emergency authorities.. Bureau of Meteorology senior

by
Declan Martin
Dec 19 2017
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