Lifestyle

Lighting up

The Shepparton Diwali Mela celebrations are set to light up Mooroopna’s WestSide Performing Arts Centre this weekend.. Diwali Mela — also known as the Festival of Lights — is the most celebrated day on the Hindu calendar, and

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 17 2017
Lifestyle

Join the party

Mooroopna Lions Club’s Farmers’ and Craft Market is celebrating its seventh birthday this weekend.. The group hosts a market on the third weekend of every month, but this Sunday a birthday cake will be cut celebrating the inaugural

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 17 2017
Lifestyle

Shepparton High School reunion at Royal Mail Hotel,...

1. Shepparton High School reunion committee members Glenice Dodson, Joy Phillips and Sylvia Holmes.. 2. Dorothy Heard, Heather Parkinson, Melvie Darby and Bev Williams.. 3. Carole Perrett and Karen Argus.. 4. Wilma Spence and Belle Mason.. 5. Bev

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Lifestyle

Notre Dame College Year 10 formal, Mercy Stadium,...

1. Alannah Perry and Queenta Sihite.. 2. Hannah Gilchrist and Nichole Waters.. 3. Mason Varapodio and Jaimee Squire.. 4. Paris Williams, Cartia Miranda, Emily Borer and Eula Smith.. 5. Alice Loughnane, Maddison O’Connor, Mag Hall and Jasmin

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Lifestyle

Lawn bowls legend hits...

Although she needed to be coerced, Shepparton lawn bowling legend Edna Harling recently celebrated her 103rd birthday at Banskia Lodge with residents, staff and friends.. Banskia Lodge general manager David Shipston said it was wonderful to be able

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 16 2017
Lifestyle

Casa’s pizzas...

For 46 years Vittorio family members have been doing what they love, making pizzas for the people of the Goulburn Valley.. And it seems readers of The News appreciate their hard work, with Casablanca winning a week-long poll on sheppnews. com. au to

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Liz Mellino
Nov 16 2017
Lifestyle

Family fun at Undera...

Organisers of the Undera Country Fair have hailed the event a success with community groups coming together for the day.. Event organiser and Undera Kindergarten educator Judith Slattery said they could not have asked for a more beautiful day to

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 15 2017
Lifestyle

Class of 40s back to school

Shepparton High School students from the 1940s through to the 1960s gathered in Mooroopna on Sunday for a school reunion.. Event organisers impressively tracked down each of the 150 or so ex-students via flyers and phone calls, with many not knowing

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 15 2017
Lifestyle

Special place to wed

A barn might not be the first place you would think about holding a wedding, but the timeless beauty of Byrchendale will warm anyone’s cold feet.. Set in the lush greenery of a retired dairy farm, Byrchendale Barn Weddings was created three

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 15 2017
Lifestyle

Tuck into top tucker

The Fryers Food Festival is back this weekend bigger and better than ever, after last year’s inaugural event attracted about 10000 people.. ‘‘We are hoping for some wonderful weather to mix with our 50-plus food

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 15 2017
Entertainment

Pacific splendour

More than a thousand people enjoyed two days of Pacific island culture in the centre of Shepparton during the weekend.. The second annual Pasifika Festival brought the bright colours, dance and music of Polynesia to Shepparton’s Queen’s

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Shepparton News
Nov 13 2017
Lifestyle

Stars out to shine...

The Shepparton Stars athletics team completed its final training session last week ahead of the 21st annual Tri State Games.. ConnectGV’s team of 10 athletes travelled to Horsham yesterday to take part in the week-long sporting event, which

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 13 2017
Lifestyle

Spice up your weekend

A taste of Sri Lankan culture is on offer for those seeking to spice up their weekend.. The Sri Lankan Association of the Goulburn Valley event will include a mix of food, dance and music.. This is the first time the association has organised an

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 13 2017
Lifestyle

Taking on a challenge

More than a thousand athletes and even more spectators lined the Victoria Park Lake in Shepparton during the weekend as part of the Challenge Shepparton triathlon.. Event organiser Susie Filleti said the ‘‘fantastic weekend was full of

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 13 2017
Lifestyle

Quilts sew stunning

Beautiful handmade quilts adorn the walls of Shepparton’s Mercy Place.. Residents at the facility spent months creating several quilts and the most recent addition to be hung on the wall is certainly a sight to behold.. Created by many

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 13 2017
Opinion

Make a detour to Eildon

The big race is over, the weather is looking good, so there is no reason for not wetting a line this weekend. The real question is, where will be the best spot for good results?. The answer that has reached me is Lake Eildon, which is fishing well

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Shepparton News
Nov 10 2017
Lifestyle

Back our market farmers

With the many farmers markets happening across the region, there is plenty of opportunity to get out and support local growers by purchasing their produce.. From fruit, vegetables, nuts, peanut butter, eggs, bread and pasta, there are a wide range

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Shepparton News
Nov 10 2017
Lifestyle

Real estate awards...

Shepparton Stockdale and Leggo staff picked up several awards at the real estate firm’s stylish national gala last month.. Staff from across the country gathered at Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom with Shepparton members smartly geared up for

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Shepparton News
Nov 10 2017
Lifestyle

Good food, fashion

Fascinators and dresses were dusted off for Oaks Day luncheons across Shepparton yesterday.. Hundreds of people flocked to the events at the East Shepparton Bowls Club and Kensington Gardens for the chance to enjoy good food, fashion parades and

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 10 2017
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