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January 31, 1972: Forty strong and still growing

The strength of the junior membership of the Shepparton Life Saving Club has reached an all-time high.. At present some 40 youngsters are attending practice each Sunday morning at the Raymond West Pool.. Officials of the club are happy with the

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Jun 26 2017
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January 7, 1972: Reward for good dive

January 6 is the date on which the Greek Orthodox Church annually celebrates the Baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist.. Yesterday's memorial service was conducted at Shepparton by the Rev. Emmanuel Zaikis and attracted big crowed

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Jun 26 2017
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February 4, 1986: First time at school is a day to remember

When you're four or five-years-old the first day of school can be a frightening experience.. But these preps at St George's Rd Primary School don't appear to be at all worried about starting school.. Pictured getting to know each other

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Jun 20 2017
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Shepparton Ladies Pipe Band

Shepparton resident Sylvia Holmes sent through this great photograph of the Shepparton Ladies Pipe Band.. She located the photo whilst cleaning out her mother’s home in Shepparton.. Sylvia too said she was part of the Shepparton Ladies Pipe

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Jun 19 2017
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April 5, 1972: Scouts hit by hoax

Shepparton scouts have 5000 empty cigarette packets on their hands - the result of a cruel hoax.. Three weeks ago Scout master Mr Albie was "told" that if anyone collected 8000 cigarette boxes a tobacco company would sponsor the training

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Jun 23 2017
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February 17, 1986: Long service celebrated

Very few people can say they have been with the same company 25 years - fewer can say they have worked all that time with their brother.. But Frank and Steve Ivak can lay claim to this achievement.. Both have been employed by Campbell's Soups

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Jun 22 2017
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February 6, 1986: Class of '86 at GVGS

Four years after opening, Goulburn Valley Grammar School has enrolled its first Year 12 class.. The school opened to its first students in February, 1982, when students in Years 5, 6, 7 and 8 were accepted and the school has increased upwards one

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Jun 21 2017
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November 3, 1967: East Kew children in fruit country

An exchange visit between grades five and six pupils from East Kew and St. Georges Rd. State Schools, has been arranged.. The East Kew State School children paid a three week visit to Shepparton this week and were billeted by the mothers of the St

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Jun 16 2017
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March 26, 1958: Cannery "hot box"

Works manager at Ardmona cannery (Mr. Bill Gilchrist) inspects one of the thermometers in "hot box" at the cannery.. The "hot box" is a converted cool chamber in which green peaches are placed in a temperature of 94 degrees until

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Jun 15 2017
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April 12, 1988: Copulos contribution

A Shepparton family's donation of $25 000 to the Goulburn Valley Base Hospital children’s ward has delighted all those involved in the fundraising appeal.. Mr Peter Copulos and family announced the generous donation last week, soon after

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Jun 14 2017
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May 13, 1988: Sherbourne signs for three years

Shepparton Football Club has announced it has signed the Sherbourne Terrace as its major sponsor for this season.. Former Shepparton Football Club president Darryl Twitt started negotiations with the Shepparton business prior to the start of the

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Jun 10 2017
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October 6, 1967: Show girl can-can

The criteria for success at this year's Miss Shepparton Show Girl quest will remain unaltered.. The judges will seek a combination of beauty, poise, dress sense and general intelligence and when selected, all these attributes will be weighed

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Jun 09 2017
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July 6, 1963: Development ideas

An inspection party from Narrandera Shire Council were very impressed when they took a look around Shepparton on Tuesday.. The councillors plan to build a pool in Narrandera and thought they might get some ideas from Shepparton's Raymond West

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Jun 09 2017
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