Lifestyle

Kind hearts support cause

The Cheeky Sweetheart Fundraiser brought money in for a great cause on Saturday.. The event at Cheeky Grog Co in Bunbartha raised more than $500 for the Heartkids Foundation to help support children and families with congenital heart disease

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Madeleine Cac...
Feb 19 2018
Lifestyle

Racism awareness

In an effort for reconciliation and cultural understanding, a number of indigenous groups have come together to promote an Australian film that confronts the colonial reality of slavery and racism.. Released to highlight Australia’s dark past

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Rhiannon Tuff...
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
Lifestyle

Nursing good old memories

Mooroopna Base Hospital graduate class of 1976 celebrated their 45th-year reunion in Shepparton recently.. With 18 students, it was the last class of nurses to be completely trained at Mooroopna Base Hospital and all have been staying in close

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Madeleine Cac...
Feb 17 2018
Opinion

Watch out for hoodlum...

It has been a right royal week of fishing, with the word from most of the coastline and even as far south as Flinders Island reporting an upsurge in the numbers of yellow tail kingfish coming on the bite.. But while most fish have been rat size

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
Lifestyle

Probus celebrates...

The Probus Club of Shepparton Central celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday with a formal lunch at The Woolshed, Emerald Bank.. Proceedings started with an introduction and welcome from Probus Club of Shepparton Central president, Dino

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Madeleine Cac...
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

CWA celebrates past year, looks to future

The Eastern Goulburn Valley Country Women’s Association gathered yesterday along with their state president to discuss their achievements during the past year and plans for the new year.. CWA group president Gwenda Metzke, although stepping

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Madeleine Cac...
Feb 15 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
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
Lifestyle

Bus drives thoughts

On October 13, 1994, The News ran a story about a Shepparton bus driver retiring after 14 years of service with Jacobsons Bus Service.. Last Wednesday, staff at The News randomly picked this story to run on the From The Archives page.. The retired

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Madeleine Cac...
Feb 14 2018
Lifestyle

Cricket club thinks...

Shepparton United Football Netball Club’s room was a sea of pink on Saturday, as a way to spread breast cancer awareness.. Shepparton United Cricket Club hosted a ladies day in conjunction with Pink Stumps Day as a McGrath Foundation

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 12 2018
Lifestyle

Netballers draw line...

Borrowing from a popular film franchise, City of Greater Shepparton Mayor Kim O’Keeffe described the weekend’s beach netball competition as ‘‘fast and furious’’.. Cr O’Keeffe said the competition &mdash

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Shepparton News
Feb 12 2018
Lifestyle

Redfin the red-hot catch

The fishing action in our region has again been good with the word of the month being ‘‘redfin’’. They have come on the bite with a vengeance, taking bait and lures with equal gusto and all regular spots have fired up

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Shepparton News
Feb 09 2018
Opinion

Making most of best sky

Welcome to the best skies in the world. Out of the 88 constellations ,we have the pick of the crop. So, it’s just you, me and the starry night.. Depending on your age and your eyesight, you can see up to about 1500 to 2000 stars on a clear

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Shepparton News
Feb 09 2018
Lifestyle

Rallying point

No, it is not a grey-nomad army; it is the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia’s travelling rally.. Euroa will soon host about 250 motorhomes, which will roll into its showgrounds for a week-long rally at the end of this month.. Rally

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 09 2018
Lifestyle

Sharing love

Renato’s Florist in Shepparton has been celebrating Valentine’s Day since 1981, making this year its 37th year.. ‘‘When we started, Valentine’s Day was nowhere near as big as what it is today,’&rsquo

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Shepparton News
Feb 09 2018
Lifestyle

Charismatic old kelpie

Sweet and charismatic Roly is looking for a new home.. The kelpie, 10, is one of the many pets at the Shepparton Animal Shelter without a home to call their own.. ‘‘Give a pet a home’’ is a weekly segment that will feature

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Liz Mellino
Feb 09 2018
Lifestyle

Deidre and Neil...

1. Deirdre and Neil Young.. 2. Sisters Lynette Chellew, Dorothy Henry, Deirdre Young and Carolyn Mansell.. 3. Les and Irene Young, Deirdre and Neil Young, Daphne Graham and Dorothy Goodwill.. 4. Deirdre Young, Margaret Farrell and Neil Young.. 5

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Shepparton News
Feb 08 2018
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