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Colourful canines at Million Paws Walk

Furry friends of all sizes took to the Victoria Park Lake in Shepparton yesterday morning for the Million Paws Walk.. Raising money for the RSPCA, the walk is the largest event on the canine calendar and is organised in 16 locations across

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Liz Mellino
May 21 2018
Entertainment

A right royal affair

More than 50 people donned their Sunday best yesterday afternoon, for a Royal Gala afternoon tea.. At the Tallygaroopna Memorial Hall people enjoyed tea and sweet treats to celebrate Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Liz Mellino
May 21 2018
Lifestyle

Bargains bagged

Furniture, crockery, bikes, toys, electrical goods and so much more was on offer at Mooroopna Anglican Church’s annual garage sale on Saturday.. Organised for the fourth year, hundreds of people searched through the items on sale to pick up

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Liz Mellino
May 21 2018
Lifestyle

SNA joins Big Freeze

‘‘Donate to dunk’’ was the motto on Saturday for the Shepparton Netball Association’s Big Freeze to fight MND.. The fundraising round had coaches, team managers, club presidents and association staff take the plunge

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Liz Mellino
May 21 2018
News

Residents post concerns

Wunghnu residents have voiced their concerns over the closure of the town’s only post office.. Residents gathered on Thursday morning for a community meeting to discuss the sudden closure and propose a viable solution.. The post office

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Liz Mellino
May 19 2018
Lifestyle

Take home calico cat

Give a pet a home. The Shepparton Animal Shelter has a growing number of animals currently up for adoption.. Each week we feature a different pet that is looking for a new home, in a bid to re-house these sweet and loving animals.. This week the

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Liz Mellino
May 18 2018
News

Missing man sought

Emergency service crews conducted ground searches yesterday for missing Ardmona man, Geoffrey Le-Marquand.. The 64-year-old was last seen at a property on Cornish Rd, Ardmona, on Sunday, May 13, about 7pm.. The alarm was raised by a friend after he

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Liz Mellino
May 18 2018
News

Learn before you burn

Tatura police are urging landholders to take precautionary measures when starting planned burns.. The reminder comes after a Craven Rd, Tatura, landholder was left red-faced when the fire from his planned burn re-ignited.. The landholder started

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Liz Mellino
May 17 2018
News

Wunghnu post office closure

Wunghnu residents will have to make a trip to Numurkah if they want to post a letter in the near future.. The Wunghnu Post Office, which was housed inside Wunghnu General Store on Goulburn Valley Hwy, was closed suddenly without notice last Friday

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Liz Mellino
May 17 2018
News

Help in times of need

St Mary’s Parish Mooroopna’s Monsignor Peter Jeffrey was shocked to hear about the death of a man whose body was found in Shepparton’s Maude St on Monday morning.. ‘‘It is a sad situation in our society and for our

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Liz Mellino
May 16 2018
News

Woman in a critical condition

A woman pulled from the water at Aquamoves in Shepparton on Monday night remains in a critical condition, after what has been described as a near drowning.. The woman, in her 50s, is at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.. An Ambulance

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Liz Mellino
May 16 2018
News

Mystery over death of man whose body found in Shepparton street

An autopsy will determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found on one of Shepparton’s busiest streets yesterday morning.. The body of the Shepparton man, 48, was discovered on Maude St, outside Centrelink, by a local resident who

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Liz Mellino
May 15 2018
News

Clinical trials help us all

Allan Howard is an avid believer in clinical trials.. The Rushworth resident is one of many prostate cancer patients trialling a new treatment at Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton, which he believes has dramatically changed his quality of life

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Liz Mellino
May 14 2018
News

Aboriginal artist featured in special film screening

Kaiela Arts and Shepparton Region Reconciliation Group are hosting a film screening night on Sunday, May 27.. Proceeds raised from the special screening of Gurrumul at Village Cinemas, Shepparton, will go towards Kaiela Arts’ fundraising goal

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Liz Mellino
May 12 2018
News

Matriarch of a large and growing family

Eighty-three-year-old Mercy Place, Shepparton, resident Shirley Powney has 71 reasons to smile this Mother’s Day.. She is a mother to 14, grandmother to 27 and great-grandmother to 30 children.. With four generations of Powneys in the family

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Liz Mellino
May 12 2018
Lifestyle

Home wanted

GIVE A PET A HOME. Are you looking for a sweet young girl to fill a spot in your heart? If so, Dusty may just be the dog for you.. She is currently up for adoption at Shepparton Animal Shelter, awaiting a new family to come along and take her home

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Liz Mellino
May 11 2018
News

Art for an endangered bird

The G.R.A.I.N. Store Nathalia is gearing up for a community exhibition, The Bush Stone-curlew Project.. In partnership with Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, the project features work from a range of artists in response to their

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Liz Mellino
May 10 2018
News

A safe space for young women

Women from a range of cultural backgrounds gathered in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, to have a cuppa and share in friendly conversation.. The Friendship Cafe, an initiative funded by the Victorian Government’s Department of Justice and

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Liz Mellino
May 10 2018
Entertainment

Round-robin art

Hands-on learning was in full swing at the G.R.A.I.N Store, Nathalia, recently with a round-robin event for budding artists to learn from their peers.. The workshop, Hands-on with the Splinter Group, allowed participants to learn from four members

by
Liz Mellino
Apr 30 2018
News

Cancer battle won

Shantelle Bentley sits with a smile on her face and a sparkle of hope in her eyes.. While her scars are mostly hidden and her speech only slightly impaired, Shantelle, 22, has suffered more than most people her age.. The results of a hard-fought

by
Liz Mellino
Apr 30 2018
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