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COMMON SENSE LEGISLATION… Shepparton Police Senior Sergeant Peter Gunn says community members need to be aware of changes in legislation, which now make the sale and display of bongs throughout Victoria illegal.  Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Bong ban now in force

Editor January 10, 2012

UNDER new laws introduced by the Victorian Coalition Government, from January 1, 2012 the sale, display and supply of bongs in Victoria is now illegal

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FACTORY CLOSED… Heinz closed its Girgarre tomato sauce factory on Friday, January 6 at a cost of 146 jobs. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

The Australian Year of the Farmer commences on a sour note

David Lee January 10, 2012

AUSVEG Chairman, John Brent has called on policy makers to use the 2012 ‘Australian Year of the Farmer’ as motivation to look more closely at the issues affecting the produce sector, including food security,

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REDUCING ROAD TOLL… Over the last 20 years, the Victorian road toll has significantly dropped, however authorities will continue their efforts to further reduce fatalities on our roads. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

288 deaths: 2011 provisional road toll released

David Lee January 10, 2012

VICTORIA lost 288 lives on the state’s roads in 2011, recording less than 300 deaths for the third year in a row

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KEEPING COOL… 3 year old Daniella Luvara from Shepparton cools down at Aquamoves Splash Park. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Beating the heat

David Lee January 10, 2012

WHILE some parts of the country are sweating through one of the hottest starts to the year in over a century due to an ongoing heatwave, residents of Shepparton have been looking at ways

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BOXING DAY SALES BLITZ… Shepparton Retravision Proprietor, Ray Williams was one of many retailers in the region who had record sales on Boxing Day.. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Retail sales record for Boxing Day

David Lee January 10, 2012

A SIGH of relief came to many retail outlets across the region last month as reports flooded in on record sales during Boxing Day trading

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$2 million for Mooroopna West Growth Corridor project

Editor January 10, 2012

THE Mooroopna West Growth Corridor project has received $2 million in State Government funding, State Member for Shepparton, Jeanette Powell announced during the week

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