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Mentally, visibly scarred

Shepparton’s Jayden Lancaster thought it was a dream when he woke up in the Royal Melbourne Hospital.. The aspiring personal trainer, 23, had been out with a friend in Shepparton and while cruising down Fryers St in March this year the pair

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 19 2017
Lifestyle

Research becomes a book

Picola farmer Cameron Lancaster always had an interest in family history and recently launched his book When our little bit is done: Nathalia at home and abroad during World War One.. Interestingly, the book started off as a play and then across

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 18 2017
News

Learning to cook up a feast

Enthusiastic cooks gathered around a kitchen bench at Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE on Thursday.. The group was busy preparing a meal with help from OzHarvest as part of the organisation’s nutrition education sustenance training program

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 16 2017
News

Students ready for move

Christmas and starting school next year are high on the list of things kindergarten children look forward to at this time of the year.. Grahamvale Primary School’s numbers will swell as the school welcomes 63 Prep students on February 1

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 16 2017
Christmas

Taste of an Aussie Christmas

Shepparton English Language Centre students received a special visit from Santa and Mrs Claus on Thursday.. Although many of the students at the centre come from countries such as Afghanistan and Pakistan, all were keen for a real Aussie Christmas

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 16 2017
News

Proud to join

Shepparton’s Damien Stevens has been selected to join the Victorian Pride Centre Community Reference Group.. The reference group is a not-for-profit organisation that was founded in October last year and celebrates and protects equality

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 15 2017
Education

Joy to the residents

Bourchier St Primary School students brought Christmas cheer to residents at the Hakea Lodge aged care facility in Shepparton on Wednesday.. The students held a special concert for residents to get them in the festive spirit.. ‘‘The

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 15 2017
News

Help achieve zero

Police across the Goulburn Valley will be adopting a no tolerance policy this Christmas season.. Operation Roadwise started today and will conclude on January 7 at midnight with the goal of having no-one die on our roads.. Highway Patrol Eastern

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 15 2017
Education

From dust to delight

An old dust pit has become a beautiful area for Grahamvale Primary School students to enjoy.. The courtyard, which cost about $20000 to create, was opened on Monday.. The area is behind the school and features large chess and chequers boards, citrus

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 14 2017
Entertainment

Addition to band line-up

Nagambie’s A Day on the Green has a star-studded line-up like never before.. This will be the fourth event in Nagambie and promises to be the best yet, with Bryan Adams, Daryl Braithwaite and Thirsty Merc performing.. Thirsty Merc front man

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 13 2017
News

Future leaders graduate

The Fairley Leadership Program celebrated another successful year at its recent graduation ceremony.. There were lots of smiles and laughter as this year’s cohort gathered to celebrate their achievements on Thursday last week.. The program

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 13 2017
News

Reaching out to vulnerable

Greater Shepparton’s young people have been taking full advantage of The Haven since it relocated to its new spot near the Shepparton RSL.. The Haven provides a safe space for youth to come and meet with friends, reach out to mentors and even

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 12 2017
Lifestyle

Honouring Holdens

Car enthusiasts had plenty to look at during Holden Day in Mooroopna on Sunday.. Verong Vittles and Maloo Owners Victoria came together in honour of Kenny ‘‘Big Wheels’’ Jager to celebrate Holden Day, with the event also

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 12 2017
News

Capturing Mooroopna’s past

It was all hustle and bustle outside Mooroopna post office when photo historian Geoff Allemand and Kaz Corbo launched their book detailing the town’s history.. People crowded around a small table to buy a copy of Mooroopna Past and Present

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 08 2017
News

Hard-working apprentice rewarded

Waaia’s Joseph Brooks has taken out the top prize at the Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE Trade Awards for the Shepparton and Seymour campuses.. Mr Brooks recently completed a Certificate III in electrotechnology with the institute and is

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 08 2017
Education

Plenty of action on wicket

Cricket may be a gentleman’s game, but more than one young lady was keen to step up and bowl during a friendly match yesterday.. Students from the Shepparton English Language Centre got the chance to participate in a cricket match at Victory

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 07 2017
News

Cultural experience for staff

Goulburn-Murray Water and Goulburn Valley Water employees gained a stronger insight into Greater Shepparton’s multicultural community last week.. About 60 members of the organisations were given the chance to visit Rumbalara, the Albanian

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 06 2017
News

Control centre busy

A stormy start to the weekend kept Victorian residents on their toes as people braced for a deluge of rain.. The wet and wild resulted in the Shepparton Incident Control Centre responding to 361 requests for assistance between Thursday and

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 04 2017
News

Emergency relief packages are available

The federal and Victorian governments said flood-relief packages would be available to severely affected residents in the Strathbogie Shire area.. Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan and Victorian Emergency Services Minister James Merlino

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 04 2017
News

Euroa recovery workers praised

State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan yesterday called for the town to receive recovery funding following the weekend’s record floods. Following the almost 150 mm of rain Euroa copped during the weekend, Ms Ryan said funding was needed for roads

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 04 2017
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