Opinion

Girgarre’s spirit inspiring

Perhaps we should not be surprised at the seemingly endless community spirit of Girgarre by now.. A decade in, Girgarre’s annual Moosic Muster has enjoyed a steady increase in visitors to the town, support, number and scale of events on

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Shepparton News
Jan 16 2018
Opinion

Letters to the editor

Heritage ignored. - Graeme Quinlan, Mooroopna. Yet another heritage listed property, gone up in smoke.. Heritage listed — why wasn’t something done years ago to preserve this site?. It is like any listed sites across the Shepparton are

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Shepparton News
Jan 16 2018
Opinion

Memories go up in smoke

When a building burns — so much more is lost than wood and brick.. The loss of Mooroopna’s historic railway station building to fire on Saturday night has triggered an outpouring of emotion — from nostalgia to anger.. The

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Shepparton News
Jan 15 2018
Opinion

Treasuring everyday items

The view from the verandah can be confusing for ordinary lawn mowers.. For instance, once upon a time plastic was the shiny new face of modern life offering an eternal germ-free existence of throwaway bliss.. At last, cups and plates would never

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Shepparton News
Jan 12 2018
Opinion

Eliminate black spot...

If the Victorian Government wishes to ditch the Federal Government’s mobile phone black spot program — so be it.. But we do expect improved results from any replacement scheme.. Consumers would not be too fussy whichever tier of

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Shepparton News
Jan 11 2018
Opinion

Third hottest year on...

Australia has had its third hottest year on record.. Queensland and NSW experienced their warmest years on record last year as the trend of warmer than average temperatures across Australia continued, the Bureau of Meteorology says

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Shepparton News
Jan 11 2018
Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Free parking benefits. N. Sims. Shepparton. I thank John Gray, News (January 4) for informing us that we in fact have three councillors instead of two supporting free parking, which means we can include Cr Oroszvary in the top three of the next

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Shepparton News
Jan 10 2018
Opinion

Resolutions already dashed

After waking up extremely dusty and hungover on New Year’s Day at a music festival in Warragul, I decided to postpone making my new year’s resolution until the following day.. I had never really made any, but after some motivation from

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Shepparton News
Jan 10 2018
Opinion

Stop accepting the stats

No matter what rules, restrictions or safety measures police or government put in place, unacceptable driver behaviour will continue to risk more trauma and death on our roads.. Victoria Police’s road policing operation during the Christmas

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Shepparton News
Jan 09 2018
Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Help sought. Glenda Mann. Cobram Barooga RSL. The Cobram Barooga RSL sub-branch is seeking assistance from News readers.. We have restored some plaques that originally formed part of a memorial to 21 young men from our district who made the supreme

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Shepparton News
Jan 09 2018
Opinion

Hottest 100 move...

As the festive season finally winds down, there is one event on the annual Aussie calendar that I am still looking forward to.. Every year as people head back to work and the normality of everyday life resumes, I cannot wait to celebrate Australi

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Shepparton News
Jan 09 2018
Opinion

Sport needs to be...

Sport enhances Goulburn Valley communities.. Historically, sport was the glue that held communities together, just as it does today.. This newspaper, as do most others, devotes many pages to its coverage of local sport, illustrating that a good

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Shepparton News
Jan 08 2018
Opinion

Art talks prove...

Shepparton is well on its way to improving the amount of street art in its CBD.. Greater Shepparton City Council last year forged ahead with a program to connect the CBD with the soon-to-be new SAM at Victoria Park Lake with street art sites

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Shepparton News
Jan 08 2018
Opinion

Social cohesion not tension

Our front page lead story today is not sensational — but it is necessary.. Our community leaders have spoken out to remind us gang violence in Melbourne does not mean the same thing is about to happen here.. It is a reminder to ourselves, to

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Shepparton News
Jan 06 2018
Opinion

Influx is no petty problem

It is perhaps unsurprising that Greater Shepparton’s animal shelter has an increase in numbers about this time of year.. And credit should be paid to the shelter for ensuring its practices are capable of dealing with this influx of pets

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Shepparton News
Jan 05 2018
Opinion

Close look into our future

If you are going to change anything — your hair or your habits — now is the time to do it.. The breathless excitement of New Year’s Eve fireworks is still in the air, so refresh your lists and your promises — by this time

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Shepparton News
Jan 05 2018
Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Timeline clarification needed. Ron Poole. Shepparton. I have lived in Shepparton for more than 30 years and in that time have seen quite a number of petrol stations/depots close down.. Each one of them have had a few years of being vacant while soil

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Shepparton News
Jan 05 2018
Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Concerning Council. Maggie Turner-Miguel. Shepparton. An article in the Shepparton News on Friday, December 29, ‘Heritage site debate’ reported on council discussion at last month’s meeting.. Cr Giovanetti cited the recent case

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Shepparton News
Jan 04 2018
Opinion

Take precautions in...

While potentially fatal on any day, leaving children or pets unattended in a car this Saturday would be a recipe for disaster.. With the mercury set to rise above 40°C, temperatures in cars will rise to dangerous levels quickly.. As little as

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Shepparton News
Jan 04 2018
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