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Mooroopna women’s team well equipped to kick goals

Mooroopna Women’s Football Club is raring to go this season after receiving sporting equipment as part of the Macca’s on Your Team program.. The initiative was launched in 2016 to provide essential sporting equipment to community

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Liz Mellino
Feb 22 2018
Education

All little hands on deck

Little hands were put to good work yesterday morning, getting creative as part of a pre-school art workshop.. Run as part of the Shepparton Art Museum Little Hands program, budding artists enjoyed the hands-on experience using paint and transfer

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Liz Mellino
Feb 22 2018
Lifestyle

Library fundraiser is well worth a book

Book lovers can score a bargain at the upcoming Friends of the Shepparton Library book sale.. Running across five days, the library will have about 2000 books up for sale with prices starting as low as 50¢.. With hundreds of adult and junior

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Liz Mellino
Feb 22 2018
Lifestyle

Would make purr-fect pet

Furry friends and cuddly companions will be up for adoption on Saturday.. Shepparton Animal Rescue and Rehoming is having an adoption day at Pets Domain, Shepparton.. The animal group’s founder Jeanette Oliver said up to 20 kittens would be

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Liz Mellino
Feb 21 2018
Lifestyle

GV Probus members celebrate milestone

Goulburn Valley Probus club came of age yesterday, celebrating 25 years and 300 meetings.. The group celebrated the milestone with a cake cutting by remaining foundation members at the Overlander Hotel.. The first meeting was at the Old Shepparton

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Liz Mellino
Feb 21 2018
News

Up for national tourism awards

Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre and business The Churches have been shortlisted as finalists in the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.. The awards are the tourism industry’s premier awards program recognising and promoting excellence in

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Liz Mellino
Feb 21 2018
Entertainment

Line up and be Wicked

Something magical is coming to the Shepparton Theatre Arts Group.. STAG is having auditions in the coming weeks for its coming production of the Broadway hit, Wicked.. The group is hosting an information night tomorrow from 7pm at STAG’s home

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Liz Mellino
Feb 20 2018
News

Police warn about tree lopping scammers

Police are warning residents to be aware of conmen travelling through Greater Shepparton.. Consumer Affairs Victoria received multiple reports last week of conmen doorknocking through Kialla, offering tree lopping services.. Consumer Affairs has

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Liz Mellino
Feb 20 2018
Education

Future thinkers

Collaborative learning was in full swing at Bourchier St Primary School yesterday.. As part of the initiative, students work closely to share information and bounce ideas off one another.. Teacher Matt Bartlett said the learning initiative involved

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Liz Mellino
Feb 20 2018
News

From life-saver to stranded

Norman Barrett has seen many things during his time driving the Street Rider Night Bus.. He has been volunteering for the service for five years, ensuring partygoers get home safely after a night out on the town.. Mr Barrett’s quick thinking

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Liz Mellino
Feb 19 2018
Lifestyle

Bag bargains at market

Shepparton is gearing up for a big weekend of trading at the Summer City Market.. Shoppers can enjoy two days of savings on Friday and Saturday, along with entertainment and fun for the whole family.. Shepparton’s central business district

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Liz Mellino
Feb 19 2018
News

Powder run fundraiser

Shepparton is getting its own colour run.. Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation is hosting a Zaidee’s Rainbow Powder Stomp on April 25, at SPC KidsTown.. The event consists of a 5km course with seven powder stations, one for each colour of the

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Liz Mellino
Feb 16 2018
Lifestyle

Whip up love

Fun-loving Whip is looking for a home.. Whip is one of the many animals up for adoption at the Shepparton Animal Shelter.. The eight-month-old energetic tricolour kelpie would be ideal for someone on a rural property with lots of space to run around

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Liz Mellino
Feb 16 2018
Lifestyle

Getting together for funds

More than 70 people attended a barbecue run by the Let’s Get Together Group in Shepparton on Tuesday.. In its 15th year, the group has barbecues every two months as a way to bring elderly members of the community together to break down the

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Liz Mellino
Feb 15 2018
News

Fundraiser idea comes straight from the heart

Organisers are gearing up for Saturday’s Cheeky Sweetheart Fundraiser.. The event, in conjunction with Sweetheart Day, aims to raise funds for the Heart Kids Foundation, which supports children and their families with congenital heart

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Liz Mellino
Feb 15 2018
Your Stuff

Glasson decides on lifestyle change for art lovers’ oasis

Located in the heart of Shepparton is an art lovers’ oasis.. Robyn Glasson and her family opened Glasson’s Art in 2004, after seeing a need in the area for an arts supply store. ‘. ‘My daughter-in-law saw the need in town for

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Liz Mellino
Feb 14 2018
Your Stuff

Cheers to good times, on tap

Jessica Campbell is doing her bit to showcase the Goulburn Valley.. The Shepparton resident, like many of us, shares a love for travel, food and wine.. She recently started her own business, On Tap Tours, to combine her passion for quality produce

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Liz Mellino
Feb 14 2018
Education

Shaping school’s future

Grahamvale Primary School announced its junior school council members at an assembly on Monday afternoon.. Six excited youngsters were welcomed into the council, with State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed presenting them with their badges

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Liz Mellino
Feb 14 2018
Lifestyle

Being up close and personable — I still do

Jack and Elizabeth Barnes believe the secret to marriage is simple: work through things as a couple and try not to argue.. With Valentine’s Day celebrated today, The News spoke to the Barneses about their life together.. The couple has been

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Liz Mellino
Feb 14 2018
News

Busting buns for Easter appeal

Mooroopna Bakery has started its Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal hot cross bun fundraiser for the second year running.. Following last year’s success, the bakery is busy making weird and wacky flavours of the traditional hot

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Liz Mellino
Feb 13 2018
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