Lifestyle

West Bank struggles

The latest Mideast flare-up between Israel and Palestine holds particular importance for Shepparton resident Reverend Joan Fisher.. Over recent days, conflict in the region has escalated with about 60 Palestinian protesters shot and killed by

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Myles Peterson
May 19 2018
Lifestyle

Experts show women the way to jobs

Women from a range of cultural backgrounds gathered in Shepparton for a Friendship Cafe event this week.. Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District project co-ordinator Sam Atukorala said the Friendship Cafe was run to provide a safe and welcoming

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Shepparton News
May 19 2018
Lifestyle

Join challenge for a cause, Anytime

Shepparton’s Anytime Fitness is calling on Shepparton residents to get their runners on and participate in the upcoming Tread Together 24-hour treadmill challenge.. Anytime Fitness Shepparton manager Nathan Findlay said the event aimed to

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Shepparton News
May 19 2018
Opinion

Cold puts freeze on bites

I did not need any persuasion to become a couch potato last weekend, but — wouldn’t you know it — my football team won for the first time this season and the game was not televised. It was a bit of a hollow victory but at least I

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Shepparton News
May 18 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
Lifestyle

GV Health Extended...

1. Shirley Sinclair, Margaret Tweddle, Helen Newton and Bill Sinclair.. 2. Denise Murley, Elsa Antonella and Helen Davies.. 3. Ellen Gray and Teresa Muto.. 4. Laurice Stuart, Mal Stuart, Sue Welsh and Keith Welsh.. 5. Val Burns, Nola Wilson and

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Lifestyle

GV Health...

1. Beth Stewart and Anne Lawer.. 2. Margaret Mouser and Rosemary O’Shea.. 3. Florence McClure and Joy Myers.. 4. Gail Grinter and Anne Van Popering.. 5. Janette Gribben, Maryanne Jones, Anne Thewlis and Rowena Grinter

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Lifestyle

Melissa Simm's 30th birthday celebrations, Noble Monks,...

1. Celeste Douglas, Jacqueline Bentley, Melissa Simm and Brittany Attard.. 2. Julie Henderson, Melissa Simm and Warren Henderson.. 3. Melissa Simm (right) and her grandmother Thelma Payne.. 4. Melissa Simm celebrates with her family and friends

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Lifestyle

St Mel's Debutante Ball, Goulburn Valley Hotel, Shepparton,...

1. The St Mel’s debutantes.. 2. Craig Collins and Margie Robinson.. 3. Grace Hyde and Thomas Raditsas.. 4. Amy Poliness and Declan Lennon.. 5. Ainsley Connick and Joseph Zito.. 6 and 7. St Mel’s debutante ball participants.. 8. Cause

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Lifestyle

St Mel's Debutante Ball, Goulburn Valley Hotel, Shepparton,...

1. Ebony Smith, Meg Hall and Alice Loughnane.. 2. Ebony Smith and Max Anderson.. 3. Jenna Whitehead and Anthony Sgammotta.. 4. Felicity Robinson and Andrew Tolliday.. 5. Thomas Allen and Jaimee Squire.. 6. Jye Chalcraft, Grace McInneny, Lachlan Ash

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Lifestyle

Observance of Ramadan...

Today is the start of the month-long religious observance of Ramadan.. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and calls on believers to fast during daylight hours and donate a portion of their income to charity.. Shepparton Mosque Imam Eljam

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Madeleine Cac...
May 16 2018
Lifestyle

Hospice care vital

After donating to Goulburn Valley Hospice Care for the past six years, Robert Palma was personally touched by its care earlier this year.. A regular on the Bulldog Memorial Run, a motorcycle ride which raises funds for the service each year, Mr

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Tara Whitsed
May 16 2018
Lifestyle

Harry Potter fan to...

As an avid fan of the fictional Harry Potter book series, Emma Morris dreamed of playing quidditch, the sport made famous by the novels.. While growing up in Mooroopna, Miss Morris developed her taste for the sport before moving to Melbourne.. Five

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 15 2018
Lifestyle

Showing off custom ink, rides

Hundreds of tattoo and bike enthusiasts flocked to the Overlander Hotel on Saturday for Shepparton’s 25th Bike & Tattoo show.. Attendees enjoyed the good weather and a live band, while admiring the custom hogs on display. Most of the crowd

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Myles Peterson
May 14 2018
Lifestyle

Community choir stars in video

Members of Shepparton’s African-Australian community star in a new Presets song released last week.. Downtown Shutdown was partially produced in Kialla and then members of a local choir and their friends went to Melbourne for the filming of

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Myles Peterson
May 14 2018
Opinion

All lined up to chase tuna

The countdown has begun. It is now just six weeks until our annual fishing trip to Portland to chase southern bluefin tuna.. Located on Victoria’s south-west coast, Portland is one of the oldest shipping ports in Victoria and the tuna tend to

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Shepparton News
May 11 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
Lifestyle

Waxing lyrical on pain...

Residents of Hakea Lodge are experiencing a new kind of therapy with the help of some hot wax.. Paraffin treatment uses warm oil-based wax to provide pain relief to hands, feet, sore joints and muscles.. The facility introduced the treatment after

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 11 2018
Lifestyle

Still young at heart

The News is sharing the stories of residents at Shepparton Village’s Hakea Lodge to give our readers some insight into their lives, both past and present.. This week, News journalist Ash Witoslawski sat down with 89-year-old Zelia Dryden to

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Shepparton News
May 11 2018
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