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Our Home magazine sneak peek

A romantic and feminine abode, with hints of glamour throughout, provides a place of relaxation and luxury for Lyn Chapman. . With a soft and delicate palette of light grey, pink and white and subtle pops of accent colours, this home is rich in

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

War heroes remembered

Rushworth’s High St was brought to a standstill on Monday morning to unveil memorials to two of its most celebrated heroes: Air Vice-Marshal Frank McNamara and Air Marshal Sir George Jones.. The Rushworth RSL, in partnership with the Royal

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Declan Martin
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Progressing relationships

Those keen to learn more about different cultures within Greater Shepparton enjoyed the chance to do so during Shepparton Festival’s progressive lunch.. On Friday the lunch had about 36 people whisked off to different places of worship such as the

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Offering families support

Families who are struggling to help a son, daughter, mother or father who is using drugs and don’t know where to turn are being encouraged to join Primary Care Connect’s new support group.. ‘‘For the people around someone who is addicted

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Declan Martin
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Racism part of problem

Racism and a culture of disadvantage is what has placed indigenous Australians in a cycle of incarceration, according to Goulburn Valley elder Uncle Larry Jackson.. Currently, indigenous Australians are over-represented in the Australian prison

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Free Our Home mag

With a drape of a fur throw rug, a vignette of candles and a dash of on-trend colour, a home is made.. The way we feather our nests transforms them from walls and floors to inviting and enchanting spaces we love to frequent.. Interior styling forms

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Aboriginal activist...

A legend’s memory will soon live on in bronze at Shepparton’s Queens Gardens.. A life-size bronze cast statue of William Cooper will be complete and ready to install in November in honour of his life.. The Aboriginal political activist and

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Lifestyle

Bins on track

It was a battle of the bins in Thoona at the weekend when the town hosted its annual Wheelie Bin Race.. Running since the late 1990s, the family fun day saw more than 30 bins take to the tarmac, according to Thoona General Store owner April Rolls

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Sale with difference

The Shepparton Saleyards played host to slightly different animals than its usual breeds last weekend.. Almost 100 donkeys were auctioned on Saturday morning, as well as a camel, two alpacas and some horses.. The donkeys were brought down to

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Shepparton News
Mar 22 2017
Education

Sharing cultures

A group of Sirius College students gathered in a colourful Punjabi display on Monday in a bid to share culture and break down barriers as part of Cultural Diversity Week.. The young students performed three traditional Punjabi dances scattered in

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Running for cancer cure

Euroa father Dustin Perry says he expects and hopes that one day people will look back on brain cancer and be shocked that it used to kill people.. Brain cancer has had a huge impact on the lives of Mr Perry and his family after his daughter Chloe

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 22 2017
Education

Living in harmony

Shepparton schools celebrated Harmony Day yesterday, with students encouraged to share their culture and celebrate diversity.. Shepparton High School saw a kaleidoscope of cultural performances being performed in the hall with 12 different acts

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Declan Martin
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Cruising time

More than 300 people took part in the Cruise 4 Hope on Sunday to raise money for headspace Shepparton.. The cruise was organised by Frank Mammone in memory of his son Michael who took his own life in March last year.. Following Michael’s death

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Shepparton News
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Unit helps take the heat off firefighters

The Mooroopna fire station has become the home of District 22’s first rehab unit.. District 22 operations officer Pete Dedman said the unit’s prime role was to attend large and complex jobs that had the potential to cause heat stress in

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Taylah Burrows
Mar 22 2017
News

Shepparton Camera Club-Best images of 2016

Shepparton Camera Club have released their best images for 2016.. The overall winner was Lex Neville with his image "Reflection of an artist" (above).. Shepparton Camera Club meets every third Tuesday of the month at the U3A Hall, Esson St

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Shepparton News
Mar 21 2017
Education

Day of harmony

La Trobe University will celebrate what it means to be part of a diverse community in an inclusive cultural harmony day at the Shepparton campus today. As part of Cultural Diversity Week, the campus, in partnership with its Shepparton Students

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Harvest is ripe for...

Those who love music, food, dance and the chance to buy fresh produce will be delighted to hear the Shepparton Albanian Harvest Festival is fast approaching.. The popular event has been running for about 17 years and offers people the chance to

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Quilts take centre...

More than 60 items crafted by the Goulburn Valley Quilters were on display at the Mechanics Institute in Shepparton at the weekend.. On Saturday and Sunday, the exhibition also included a raffle raising money for Goulburn Valley Hospice Care.. Group

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Taylah Burrows
Mar 21 2017
Lifestyle

Big lottery win a...

They say money can’t buy happiness, but nearly a third of Australians say winning $10million could help them realise their dreams.. A survey conducted for lottery groups in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and NSW found 30.4 per cent of

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Shepparton News
Mar 21 2017
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