Lifestyle

A new chapter on La Trobe strengths

It seems to be a pattern for former early governors of Australia and other influential adventurers and leaders, that they have had to fight off critical judgements and some have almost been forgotten by their contemporaries.. My early, albeit naive

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Geoff Adams
Oct 16 2017
Lifestyle

Casting in a line

Families from across the region lined the edges of the Victoria Park Lake on Sunday, as part of an initiative to encourage nature awareness.. As part of Shepparton’s Gone Fishing Day, individuals learned how to fish like professionals, treated

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Oct 16 2017
Lifestyle

Come, join the party

Stunning stalls, delicious food and a free concert will all be on offer at this year’s St Augustine’s Shepparton Parish Fair and Garden Party.. Held annually, the parish fair, in its current form, has been running for about 15 years and

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Sionnie Kelly
Oct 16 2017
Lifestyle

Line up for net gains

The community is invited to throw in a line for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Gone Fishing Day on Sunday.. The nation-wide Gone Fishing Day is a family friendly event to promote and celebrate recreational fishing

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Lifestyle

House that love built

It was the cliche of love at first sight for Tatura’s Glenda and Bruce McLeod, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with family and friends.. Mr and Mrs McLeod, who still live in the same house built at the Hilltop

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Declan Martin
Oct 13 2017
Opinion

Platypus heralds good...

I must admit when fishing I have never seen a yowie, or a bunyip or any other mythical beast, but this week I did see close up an Ornithorhynchus anatinus, not a scary monster of the deep, but you and I know it as a platypus.. In broad daylight, I

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Lifestyle

Sausage is king

Thirty-two salamis were judged on appearance, aroma, texture and taste at the 13th annual salami night in Tatura.. ‘‘The excellent quality of traditional home-made salami continued ... with four judges using their expertise to determine

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Hayden Thomson
Oct 13 2017
Lifestyle

Magic in the air at facility

Menarock Life Shepparton residents were transported to a world of wonder when magician Dane Williams performed at the aged care facility this week.. The performance was part of the provider’s 10th birthday celebrations.. Client service group

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 13 2017
Lifestyle

Fishy tales delight crowd

Tales of fish were enjoyed by children at the Queen’s Gardens in Shepparton yesterday.. It was Greater Shepparton’s first Storytime in the Park for the season and was well attended by young children looking to sing and get crafty, making

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Sionnie Kelly
Oct 13 2017
Lifestyle

Isabelle thinks girls are pretty awesome

Shepparton’s Isabelle Haeusler, 7, thinks girls are pretty awesome.. The St Mel’s student recently drew a picture for International Day of the Girl which she described as a girl helping another girl after she had fallen and hurt

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Shepparton News
Oct 11 2017
Lifestyle

Guiding girls on the...

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF GIRLS. Supporting young local girls, Shepparton Girl Guides meet once each week where a variety of ages come together in an empowering environment.. Shepparton Girl Guides youth leader Pam Alexander said the group focused on

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 11 2017
Lifestyle

Tri for all Heartkids

Mooroopna’s Leigh Gladman is about to take part in the experience of a lifetime, all in the name of his son and the organisation which supported the family during a significant health scare.. Mr Gladman’s son Eddie was only seven weeks

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Oct 11 2017
Lifestyle

Old-fashioned collector

For close to 50 years, Brian ‘‘Little Dooda’’ Knight has collected old stuff from demolition sites.. ‘‘I’ve been pulling houses down since the early 1970s ... so have collected a lot of gear,’&rsquo

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Hayden Thomson
Oct 10 2017
Lifestyle

Models take to the skies

Valley Radio Flyers Shepparton held its annual mammoth fly-in event last month — for the 36th year in a row.. ‘‘It’s about flying model aeroplanes ... big ones,’’ Valley Radio Flyers president Tiny Harrison said

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Hayden Thomson
Oct 10 2017
Lifestyle

Sunday stroll for charity

The weather was admittedly a bit ‘U.G.L.Y’.. But the intermittent rain was where that ended as a group of kind-hearted Tatura walkers assembled just after 11am on Sunday to embark on an ambitious 20km walk around town to help combat

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Shepparton News
Oct 10 2017
Lifestyle

Feisty visitors at Tatura

Horses well-known for their feisty temperament and all-around appeal battled, or rather trotted, it out in Tatura on the weekend.. Tatura Park was overrun by visitors for the Goulburn Valley Arabian Horse Club Muster and Championships, with

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Thomas Moir
Oct 10 2017
Lifestyle

Stylish day out

The annual Oak’s Day luncheon is set to be a stylish affair as women bring out their hats and fascinators to celebrate the Melbourne Cup Carnival.. The lunch is a major fundraiser for the Soroptimist International of Shepparton group, which

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Sionnie Kelly
Oct 10 2017
Lifestyle

A little help from the...

With the chance to be mentored by top Australian chef and former Shepparton resident Tony Twitchett, local apprentice chefs are being encouraged to enter the Fonterra Proud to be a Chef program.. Executive chef at one of Melbourne’s most

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 09 2017
Lifestyle

Fun food bowl treats

The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you

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Sionnie Kelly
Oct 09 2017
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