Lifestyle

Musical donation to Banksia

The Splinter Group’s popular 1950s music echoed through Kialla’s Banksia Lodge on Monday.. The group originally developed as an off-shoot of the Shepparton Brass Band about two years ago and since then has been kept busy performing at

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Sionnie Kelly
Jun 23 2017
Lifestyle

Rudd Rd light show moving on

Shepparton’s Rudd Rd won’t be alive with music and lights this December because Greg Jaeschke, the owner and creator of the popular Christmas lights display on the road, is moving to Mooroopna.. The home on Rudd Rd was a hit with

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Declan Martin
Jun 23 2017
Lifestyle

Wheel of friendship

Inner Wheel Club of Shepparton members gathered at the Pines Motel, Numurkah Rd, Shepparton on Monday for their annual changeover luncheon.. Seventeen women and five men attended the ‘‘fun, entertaining and enjoyable’’ lunch

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Hayden Thomson
Jun 23 2017
Lifestyle

Rodney Park Retirement Village's Biggest Morning Tea,...

1. Val Hill and Mavis Rodway.. 2. Denise Moylan and Bev Congram.. 3. Lyn Duncan and Ian Russell.. 4. Bill Kuehnapfel sings at the biggest morning te

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Lifestyle

HSVs hot off the grill

Burgers were flying out the door at Mooroopna’s Verong Vittles on Sunday when the restaurant launched its burger dedicated to the Holden Special Vehicles.. Owner Kerrie Verhoeven loves HSVs which is why she decided to make the HSV Burger.. The

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John Lewis
Jun 21 2017
News

Wild, eccentric...

A wild and eccentric collection of beasts and plant forms has won Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard the $50000 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Art Award.. Sidney Myer fund chairman Carrillo Gantner revealed the winner to about 70 art

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John Lewis
Jun 21 2017
Lifestyle

Residents take time...

Mooroopna’s Rodney Park Retirement Village’s activity centre was bursting at the seams with the best turnout ever to a Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser on Friday.. There was a great spread of morning tea delights such as scones and slices

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Declan Martin
Jun 21 2017
Lifestyle

Iftar ends with food, friends

It was a celebration of great company, delicious food and the breaking of the Ramadan fast — Iftar — at a Shepparton home on Saturday night.. Several cultures came together at the home of The Ethnic Council’s Betul Tuna, where

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 20 2017
Lifestyle

Bovine beauty is picture perfect

Rusty the cuddly cow is the winner of The News’ Picture Perfect Pets competition after more than 450 photos were submitted and more than 6800 votes were cast online.. Rusty was judged the most popular pet, receiving 1880 votes, 18 more than

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Declan Martin
Jun 20 2017
Lifestyle

Find the right pose for you

An introductory yoga class saw 30 to 40 participants treated to an hour-long session with instructor Craig Veysey during the weekend.. The event raised funds for Give Me 5 For Kids and coincided with the annual celebration of the practice on

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 19 2017
News

Cash flows for projects

Projects making a difference to fishing in the region have received a funding boost.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford was in Shepparton on Friday to announce this year’s round of successful projects to receive grants, as part of the 2016-17

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Hayden Thomson
Jun 19 2017
Opinion

Fish shy away from moon

It must have been the full moon, it could not have been the weather because we have just had some of the nicest winter conditions for some time with brisk frosty mornings followed by almost warm, sunny days and light winds — ideal weather for

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Shepparton News
Jun 16 2017
Lifestyle

More perfect pets...

We’ve had a lot of fun looking at photos of your furry companions, and will name the top three pets in the Shepparton area as voted by you next week

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Shepparton News
Jun 16 2017
Lifestyle

Ash Bright's 21st birthday party, The Aussie Hotel,...

1. Tracey and Ash Bright celebrate Ash’s 21st birthday at the Aussie Hotel.. 2. Ash Bright parties the night away with her family.. 3. Ash Bright’s friends help the birthday girl celebrate.. 4. Tracey and Ash Bright with Robert

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Shepparton News
Jun 15 2017
Lifestyle

Sharing their love of music

The Goulburn Valley Concert Orchestra’s annual performance is sure to strike a chord with many who delight in listening to classical and modern music.. The orchestra includes more than 50 members who vary in age, but share a love of music

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Sionnie Kelly
Jun 15 2017
Lifestyle

Developing young CFA leaders

Shepparton’s young people are encouraged to get involved with a leadership and development day hosted by the CFA this weekend.. Open to people aged between 16 and 35, CFA volunteer sustainability worker Terry Johnson said the day was designed

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Shepparton News
Jun 15 2017
Lifestyle

Rebecca Seadon's 40th...

1. Ruby, 6, and Peter McConkey with Rebecca Seadon.. 2. Rebecca Seadon celebrates her 40th birthday with family.. 3. Friends gather to celebrate Rebecca Seadon’s milestone.. 4. Family hijinks are the sign of a fun party.. 5. Gail Bugge, Lind

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Shepparton News
Jun 15 2017
Lifestyle

Mercy Place Games begin

Mercy Place residents fought off the winter chill at the Shepparton retirement home on Tuesday by participating in Olympic-inspired games.. Residents were eager to get involved in the inaugural Mercy Place Games.. Resident Laura Vagg said the games

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Sionnie Kelly
Jun 15 2017
Lifestyle

World Yoga Day raising...

World Yoga Day will be celebrated this weekend at Aquamoves in an effort to raise money for Give Me 5 For Kids.. The annual celebration of the physical, mental and spiritual practice falls on Wednesday, June 21.. A group of Shepparton yoga teachers

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Shepparton News
Jun 15 2017
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