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
Entertainment

Sunday slam to end festival

The Shepparton Festival came to a close on Sunday night with a slam poetry event.. Melbourne Spoken Word’s Rik ‘The Most’ (Rikki Livermore), Abe Nouk, Soreti Kadir and Joel McKerrow delighted audiences with a range of inspiring and

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 22 2017
Lifestyle

Success puts festival on the map

The Shepparton Festival delighted and amazed people from across the Goulburn Valley and further afield this month.. Starting on Friday, March 3, and finishing on Sunday, March 19, the 21st festival included a wide array of events focused on

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 21 2017
Entertainment

Extreme stunts wow - Video

An electric atmosphere engulfed the Shepparton Showgrounds last night as Nitro Circus Live’s Regional Rampage Tour started.. Adrenalin was pumping and hearts were racing as Nitro Circus’ 30 nitro daredevils put on extreme displays of freestyle

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Taylah Burrows
Mar 20 2017
Entertainment

Night delights

Shepparton Festival’s annual Opera in the Orchard struck a note with many who enjoyed an evening basking in the beauty of Findon House Gardens in Ardmona.. Shepparton Festival chair Fiona Smolenaars said the event was well attended this year, with

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 17 2017
Lifestyle

Library lines

Meditation and wellness. Looking for a creative way to relax?. Come along and enjoy this stress-reducing activity on Tuesday, March 21 from 3pm to 4pm. Bring your own colouring book or use the colouring sheets and pencils provided.. For bookings or

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Shepparton News
Mar 17 2017
Entertainment

High-powered action...

Bring a blanket, plan your parking, and if possible carpool or get a lift if you are heading off to see the daredevils of the Nitro Circus at Shepparton Showgrounds on Sunday night.. Greater Shepparton City Council has warned attendees to plan an

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Barclay White
Mar 17 2017
Entertainment

Great Moscow fiasco no circus

International circus performers from the Great Moscow Circus which visited Shepparton late last month have been left stranded in Ballarat after the circus’ parent company went bust.. General manager Shane Lennon said the show’s 13 international

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Shepparton News
Mar 17 2017
Entertainment

Pip is heading to home of the blues

Numurkah’s Pip Cowan is counting down the days until his American musical journey, having reached the magic figure of $10000 after more than a year of fundraising.. Since January last year, Mr Cowan has been busking with his trusty diddly-bow to

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Barclay White
Mar 16 2017
Entertainment

St Colmans College reunion for 19-51-1954 students

Geoff Lacey, Bruce Morison and John Gawne at the reunion. Peter Parker, Brian Patterson, Pat English and Lester Trevaskis reunite. . Albert Bertoli, Peter Mangles, Des Sleeth and Neville Wright catch up at the St Colmans College reunion

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Shepparton News
Mar 16 2017
Entertainment

Jim Hockey's 90th...

Jim with his wife Betty. Jim celebrates his 90th birthday with family

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Shepparton News
Mar 16 2017
Lifestyle

Artistic map

Textile artist Val Callister’s work was among several pieces exhibited last week at the Shepparton Textile Arts Group’s exhibition, which a walking tour visited on Saturday. Ms Callister said the inspiration for the piece came from this year’s

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 16 2017
Entertainment

Precious displays

Gem and mineral enthusiasts from across the state gathered in Shepparton across the weekend for the annual Gem and Mineral Craft Show.. Goulburn Valley Gem, Mineral and Craft Group president George Fadersen said the event had exceeded expectations

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 15 2017
Entertainment

Happiness in the gardens

The rain was not enough to dampen the spirits of those attending the Shepparton Festival’s Gin on the Lawn event, nestled among the Turnbull Orchard’s private gardens in Ardmona on Sunday.. Busloads of guests attended the live music event which

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 15 2017
Entertainment

Power of music in war times

Fred Smith has travelled from the deserts of Afghanistan to the war-ravaged parts of the South Pacific as part of his work as a diplomat, but in his time keeping the peace he believes it is music that brought people together and helped them through

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Mar 15 2017
Entertainment

Simon the storyteller

Singer songwriter Simon Marks will launch his new album Big River Little Stories at The G.R.A.I.N Store Nathalia, at 7pm Friday.. He will be accompanied by Western Australian harmonica player Jean-Guy Lemire with support by indie rock musician and

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Shepparton News
Mar 15 2017
Entertainment

Event honours diversity

Kildonan UnitingCare’s Diversity Project and Goulburn Valley Pride will present three films as part of this year’s Shepparton Festival.. The event known as Queer Vietnameseness honours the culturally and linguistically diverse in our region’s

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Sionnie Kelly
Mar 13 2017
Entertainment

CarnEvil scares- Video

A walk, or perhaps mad dash, through Word and Mouth’s CarnEvil exhibition at the weekend was not for the faint of heart.. The carnival-themed house of horrors elicited several screams on Friday and Saturday nights as creepy clowns, fortune tellers

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 13 2017

GVCO - John Williams' Schindler's List Theme

GVCO - John Williams' Schindler's List Theme

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