Lifestyle

Pride in retro-esque shack

Some of the best memories Grant McConkey has involve his shed, football games and a record player.. The Shepparton resident has spent the past three years tinkering away in his retro-esque shack, built from the ground up with the help of his

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jul 28 2017
News

Experience the camaraderie

If you’re aged 13 to 18 and a life in the sky takes your fancy, a spot in Shepparton’s Australian Air Force Cadets program may be for you.. The 419 Squadron’s commanding officer Ray Bolton said many of the cadets learned discipline

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jul 28 2017
Lifestyle

Shed is a labour of love

Welcome to Greg McCoy’s charming shed, known by family and friends as the ‘‘pizza hut’’.. The retired Congupna cabinet maker has had fun building the spacious shed on the site of an above-ground pool that was no longer

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Declan Martin
Jul 27 2017
Lifestyle

Inspiring short film

A desire to show anyone can follow their dreams motivated Mooroopna-based yoga instructor and healer Skye Nixon to appear on screen.. The Murchison resident, along with Melbourne-based filmmaker Serge De Zario, was recently nominated for their short

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 27 2017
Lifestyle

Rock game solid fun

A new craze has rocked into Greater Shepparton and it is all about painting, hiding and finding rocks.. The treasure-hunt-style game has been popping up around the globe and found its way to Greater Shepparton during the school holidays.. Tatur

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Declan Martin
Jul 26 2017
Lifestyle

Winter market success

The Tatura Community Market’s first winter edition has been hailed a success by organisers after its change of venue to St Mary’s Hall in Hogan St.. ‘‘The market went really well,’’ Tatura Community House manager

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Tara Whitsed
Jul 26 2017
Lifestyle

Gallery: Winter market...

The Tatura Community Market's first winter edition has been hailed a success by organisers after its change of venue to St Mary's Hall in Hogan St. . ... Tatura Community Market Nick Kalaitzidis, Shepparton. cameramake NIKON CORPORATIONheight

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

Turning waste into garden glory

The Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton has been recognised for its recycling endeavours in the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards.. The Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton was shortlisted in the Protection of the Environment

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Sionnie Kelly
Jul 25 2017
Lifestyle

Shed’s a family place

Plenty of family and friends have enjoyed a night in Bruce Davis’s shed, which reflects his addiction to collecting old-time memorabilia.. Inside his Shepparton shed you will find items dating back to the early 20th century — old railway

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Declan Martin
Jul 25 2017
Lifestyle

Ancient craft in modern times

We came together to learn an ancient craft, one practised by countless generations.. The art of weaving was an important skill in Aboriginal communities, providing woven objects highly prized for their practical uses as well as for the mastery

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Shepparton News
Jul 24 2017
Opinion

Lakes look lucky for...

I might sound like a broken record, repeating the same thing over and over again, but the weather has just not been suitable for a fishing venture, both fresh water or saltwater for that matter, and according to the forecast it should remain bad for

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Lifestyle

A ‘mullet’ of a...

There are a few ways Tony Haddow describes his shed.. ‘Rustic’ is one he returns to often, pointing to an old, eclectic, homespun aesthetic.. Another term is ‘mullet’, meaning: business up front, party out back.. The

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Thomas Moir
Jul 21 2017
Lifestyle

Aaron Brown's 40th...

1. Alisha Brown and husband Aaron Brown.. 2. Aaron Brown, centre, with his mum Sue Brown, left, and sister Amber Windle.. 3. Friends and family members pack the venue for the celebrations

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Lifestyle

View Club's 23rd birthday lunch at the Terminus Hotel,...

1. Mark Jephson, Anne George, Sue Manuel and Frank Adornato.. 2. Judi Tinker, Sue Wright, Yvonne King, Yvonne Wratten, Margaret Campbell, Gwen Jack and Glenda Mazur.. 3. Bev Hogan, Mavis Treloar, Judi Tinker, Roslyn Richards and Glenda Mazur.. 4. Dawn

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Lifestyle

Janet and Grahame Lea-Whyte's 60th wedding anniversary...

1. Janet and Grahame Lea-Whyte celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at Royal Mail Hotel, Mooroopna.. 2. Michael Lea-Whyte, Terry Lea-Whyte, Janet Lea-Whyte, Grahame Lea-Whyte and Kathleen Botterill.. 3. Laura Owens, Danielle Mahncke, Stephen

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Lifestyle

Get ready Nerds!

All things weird, whacky and downright nerdy will hit Shepparton on Saturday with the arrival of the annual Nerdmania pop culture exhibition.. Word and Mouth organiser and project officer Jim Gow said the event, in its third year, would be bigger

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jul 20 2017
Lifestyle

Learn about Islam

Those keen to learn more about Islam have the chance to do so when Speed Date a Muslim returns to Shepparton today.. The popular event, which has been held twice before in Shepparton, gives non-Muslims the chance to ask any questions they may have

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Sionnie Kelly
Jul 19 2017
Lifestyle

Shed your inhibitions

They can be a respite from the busy world or somewhere to get noisy at the weekend, a treasure trove of memories, or a workshop to hone hard-earned skills — a shed is many things to many people.. For Shepparton’s Craig Veysey — ak

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John Lewis
Jul 18 2017
Opinion

Anglers’ net gain...

It has been one of those weeks again — cold and wet with occasional sunny days — not the sort of conditions that make a person want to run off to the great outdoors to go fishing.. But with my footy team not doing so well there is no

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Shepparton News
Jul 14 2017
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