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April 3, 1987: Fruit packers pass course

A combination of structured training and team commitment clinched the success of a Goulburn Valley fruit packers course.. Nine fruit packers at the Northern Pear Growers coolstore, Mooroopna, were presented with official fruit packer certificates

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Jan 05 2018
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September 22, 1981: Beer starts to flow again

Beer started pouring back into Shepparton yesterday as the strike which held up supplies for two weeks ended. . Two loads of barrels arrived in Shepparton yesterday and this morning to allow hotels to turn on the taps again. . More than 200 barrels

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Dec 20 2017
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March 5, 1993: Hollands have strong ties with Orrvale

Joseph Holland selected a fruit block at Orrvale in 1912.. Eighty years later it still produces pears, apricots and apples for the SPC cannery in Shepparton and is worked by Kevin and Peter Holland as a father/son team.. The orchards have actually

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Dec 20 2017
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April 22, 1991: Catch of a lifetime didn't get away!

Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at

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Dec 08 2017
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September 14, 1981: For sale

Mr Len Gillespie of Shepparton places his for sale notice on the 1925 model Dennis fire engine, which Mr Gillespie spent 6 months full time to restore. . In the background visitors to the Goulburn Valley Motor Cycle Collectors Club, swap day at the

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Dec 20 2017
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September 4, 1981: New mast

The shape of Shepparton's skyline is changing with the completion of a 60.9 meter (200 ft) radio mast near SPC.. The mast's final stages were lifted into place by mobile crane late yesterday afternoon. . It was built by Angus Communications

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Dec 20 2017
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September 2, 1981: Legacy appreciated

Legacy week is approaching and one Shepparton man who doesn't need reminding is Mr Pat O'Connell.. Mr O'Connell is one of Shepparton Legacy's most consistent donors and over the years has amassed a number of Legacy badges. . Pat says

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Dec 20 2017
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November 4, 1991: $76m Kraft upgrade bonus for townsfolk

A $76 million expansion of the Strathmerton Kraft factory is expected to have an enormous impact on the small town.. Kraft has announced the expansion will create an extra 320 jobs.. The manufacture of Krafts blue pack, processed cheese, cheese

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Nov 22 2017
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September 27, 1971: Girl’s high principal

Dorothy Roche, principal of Shepparton Girl’s High School has been teaching for over 30 years.. But don’t be surprised if she is still in the profession for yet another 30 years, for it is obvious to see that this remarkable woman still

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Nov 22 2017
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June 10, 1992: No stress here

No stress here... . Shepparton hydroplane circuit racer Rod Newton-King is far from stressed.. The self employed 34-year-old is enjoying his most successful season so far in the sport and is currently lying second in the 4.2 litre Australian

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Nov 22 2017
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June 2, 1992: School dental care in doubt

The future of the Goulburn Valley's School Dental Health Service remains unclear after a recommendation in the Upper House last week to devolve the state funded service. . Mr Don Kilgour (MLA, Shepparton) said yesterday the Coalition had set up

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Nov 22 2017
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September 29, 1971: Second Katandra West guide to gain Queen’s badge

Jenny Payne is only the second First Katandra West guide to be awarded the coveted Queen’s Guide Badge.. The presentation ceremony was carried out at the Katandra West Hall on Friday night by Division Commissioner, Mrs J. W. Every.. Members of

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Nov 14 2017
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September 4, 1971: When Greek meets Greek

When Greek is “all Greek” to the Greeks it can require an expert to sort it out.. Whether Greek or Macedonian (according to political inclination) southern European migrants have intense pride in their heritage.. But how does a Greek

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Nov 14 2017
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