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Individual paths to future

Shepparton students are aiming high for the future regardless of what their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank results were today and some have already started working towards their goals.. Wanganui Park Secondary College principal Ken Murray said

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Declan Martin
Dec 16 2017
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Holiday mode

Few people are dreaming of a white Christmas according to Shepparton Travel and Cruise travel agents.. ‘‘Only a few people have booked a holiday in the Northern Hemisphere for December with most people deciding to go on cruises or

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Declan Martin
Dec 15 2017
Education

Nurturing talent

Wilmot Rd Primary School’s Talent Opportunity and Potential Scholarship students have been announced for next year.. Principal Jenny Manuel said it was not an easy process for the 10 students, each having to write an application and attend an

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Declan Martin
Dec 15 2017
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Educational and environmental

Tatura’s Cussen Park’s new innovative audio tour Hear and There was celebrated at a launch yesterday.. Community members and visitors to the park can learn more about the history of the park and its ecosystem by scanning QR codes on

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Declan Martin
Dec 15 2017
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Butcher wins award

Tatura Family Butchers’ Josh Newton has won Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE’s Outstanding Third-Year Apprentice for Meat Processing.. Mr Newton said he was proud to take out the achievement and happy to receive a new set of knives for

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Declan Martin
Dec 13 2017
News

Come and sing with us

The Tatura Lions annual Carols by Candlelight celebration promises to be festive fun for the whole family tomorrow afternoon at Mactier Memorial Park.. Carols by Candlelight and Lions Club member Rob Miller said the fun started early tomorrow with

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Declan Martin
Dec 12 2017
News

Parent help vital

Tatura Primary School’s Leisure and Recreational Pursuits program has been a great success this year thanks to the volunteering parents, grandparents and community members.. Physical education teacher Doug Miller said there were about 11

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Declan Martin
Dec 12 2017
News

NBN on its way

Tatura residents and businesses are expected to be able to plug into the National Broadband Network in May next year.. NBN crews will be on the ground in the coming months, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre to the network and installing node

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Declan Martin
Dec 12 2017
News

Broadband network coming to Tatura

Tatura residents and businesses are expected to be able to plug into the National Broadband Network in May next year.. NBN crews will be on the ground, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre to the network and installing node cabinets across the

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Declan Martin
Dec 11 2017
Education

Uni graduates sticking around

A new Cadence Economics report shows 79 per cent of La Trobe University’s Shepparton 172 annual campus graduates gain employment locally and contribute $13million to Victoria’s gross regional product.. Shepparton La Trobe campus head Sue

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Declan Martin
Dec 11 2017
News

Measles case

District residents who visited Melbourne on November 29 and 30 are asked to watch for signs and symptoms of measles.. The Department of Health and Human Services warning comes after a woman, later diagnosed with measles, spent consecutive days

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Declan Martin
Dec 09 2017
Entertainment

Dance, sing night away at Carols by Barrels

More than 3000 people are expected to dance the night away on Fryers St, Shepparton, for the Aussie Hotel’s Carols by Barrels tomorrow.. Event co-ordinator Debbie McAlloon said the event was nearing its 30th year and had become an integral

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Declan Martin
Dec 08 2017
Education

Autistic school idea

State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed believes a new school for autistic children should be considered for the Victorian Government’s Shepparton Education Plan.. Ms Sheed met with Education Minister James Merlino last week following

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Declan Martin
Dec 06 2017
News

St Anne’s has fluidity about it

Interested community members had their first look and insight into Shepparton’s newest school St Anne’s Catholic College at a public meeting on Thursday.. Principal Dom Poppa and architect Ken Woodman spoke about the structure taking

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Declan Martin
Dec 06 2017
News

Latest display impresses

This week Moyola Lodge residents and staff were buzzing with chatter about Russ O’Halloran’s latest exhibition of telephones from the turn of the century to present day.. Self-confessed vintage item collector Mr O’Halloran, who

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Declan Martin
Dec 05 2017
Lifestyle

Trees represent all walks

People from various denominations gathered for the Mooroopna Anglican Church Christmas Festival on Saturday.. The new church initiative invited community groups to decorate a tree according to what their group does, which brought out their colourful

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Declan Martin
Dec 05 2017
News

Hay fire warning issued

Tatura Country Fire Authority Brigade was called into action to a haystack fire on Langham Rd, Dhurringile, that destroyed a shed recently and is calling on farmers to minimise the risk of haystack fires this summer.. Tatura Fire Brigade second

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Declan Martin
Dec 05 2017
News

Wet and wild Impacts of deluge were felt across the region

Tatura was hit by 81.2mm of rain at the weekend, more than double the December average.. However, it was far from the worst hit in the area as Murchison had to contend with 152mm of rain while Stanhope received 168mm.. Tatura State Emergency Service

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Declan Martin
Dec 05 2017
News

Get ready for deluge

Records are expected to be broken in the next two days with the Bureau of Meteorology expecting the Goulburn Valley to be hit hard by thunderstorms bringing from 100mm to 200mm of rainfall.. Senior forecaster Richard Carlyon said the bureau made the

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Declan Martin
Dec 01 2017
News

Rebate helps cubby add value

Tatura Community House’s Cubby House will be able to offer more value and service to parents in 2018 when the Federal Government’s child care rebate reform begins.. The Cubby House is one of 17 occasional care services nationally that

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Declan Martin
Nov 30 2017
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