Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Sesame Street comes to Shepparton!

ELMO has been spotted a long way from Sesame Street today, visiting Shepparton ahead of Sesame Street’s 2024 regional tour, which begins at Riverlinks...

From injustice to healing: building bridges for reconciliation

TO MARK the anniversary of the Government's historic apology to the Stolen Generation, the community gathered at Rumbalara Co-Operative's Woongi Unit to reflect and...

Career and training opportunity for local women

A PIONEERING early years' training and employment program for women was officially launched in Shepparton on Friday, February 16. This unique program delivered by WomenCAN...

Time for a skin check?

Linda Nieuwenhuizen – CEO Committee for Greater Shepparton

No one can copy your geography! Which means Greater Shepparton is incredibly well placed to thrive over coming years as we grow our capacity...

SPORT

Lapping it up in Tatura

GATHER your friends and family together and drive into the Tatura's annual 100 Lap Challenge at the Tatura Swimming Complex on Saturday, February 24...

Bushcats clawing their way back

By Aaron Cordy AFTER two years in football no-mans-land, the Ardmona Football and Netball Club (AFNC) has again had to make the tough decision to...

The pathway to the AFL a lot broader at Verney Road

By Aaron Cordy AFL dreams begin in the backyard and school ovals, having a kick with friends or solo by throwing the ball in the...

Funding boost for local sporting clubs

A NEW round of grants designed to enable crucial upgrades to local sports' clubs' facilities and infrastructure is now open for applications. The Regional Community...

Bombs away at community camp in Shepparton

By Aaron Cordy THE Essendon Bombers landed in the region on Monday to the delight of schools and local fans. Across two days they visited...

Aussies net victoryin Shepparton Nations Cup

The inaugural Shepparton Nations Cup concluded with an electrifying final that saw Australia edge out Iraq 3-2, drawing over 1000 passionate fans. The two-week...

Infrastructure fund to help cricket clubs

LOCAL cricket clubs are being encouraged to take advantage of Cricket Australia's 2023-2024 Infrastructure Fund. Highlighting the grant round, Member for Shepparton District Kim O'Keeffe...

Serving up cheers

THE AUSTRALIAN Open has finished up for the year, with the popular tennis tournament bringing thousands of attendees, including a group of keen participants...

Agriculture

Farmers live by a stable climate

MEMBERS of Farmers for Climate Action are this week telling local Nationals MP, Damian Drum, Goulburn Valley farmers want stronger action on climate.  This comes...

Boom and bust on farm incomes

WITH seasonal regularity, farm incomes undergo year by year cycles ranging between bumper years and season failures.  To overcome some of the difficulty primary producers...

Olive growers adapt to healthy soil to increase production

By Steve Hutcheson THE timeline for olives dates back millennia, the oldest tree still living in the Mediterranean climate in Greece is reputedly 4,000 years...

Pacific Islander workers touchdown in Tassie

By Stephanie Holliday THE first plane load of Pacific Islander workers destined for Victorian farms arrived in Tasmania on Sunday night. The workers, secured through...

Vicfishkids clinic in Shepparton this school holidays

A FREE VicFishKids fishing clinic hosted by the Victorian Fisheries Authority will be held in Shepparton this school holidays. The clinic will give youngsters...

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Diving into the past: Readers remember Raymond West Pool

WE KICKED off January with a blast from the past, reflecting on the proud history of the Raymond West Swimming Pool. Thank you to...

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A message from Sam Birrell MP Federal member for Nicholls

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan legislation that was presented to Parliament on September 6 has sent shock waves through our community, and there's concern that...

May is the month of Mum

By Jeremy Rensford, chair of the Shepparton Ministers' Association IT'S not long until Mother's Day, so I thought I'd take time out to honour all...

An Easter message

By Jeremy Rensford, chair of the Greater Shepparton Ministers' Association Happy Easter! For we Christians this is a significantly important time of year. It's a...

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