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March 27, 1984: Tallygaroopna hosts a shire council meeting

The hall Shepparton Shire spent more than $30 000 reconstructing played host to a council meeting yesterday.. Children from grades 5 and 6 at Tallygaroopna Primary School were among the public who attended the meeting at Tallygaroopna Memorial

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Jan 19 2018
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October 5, 1973: Shepparton Municipal Brass Band

Members of the Shepparton Municipal Brass Band will be competing at South St., Ballarat on October 20. . They were pictured at a recital given at the Alex Rigg Theatrette on Tuesday evening. Ken McPhee is the bass drummer and Gary Pearson, the side

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Jan 12 2018
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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 16, 1981: Electronic gadgetry

Video recorders, cameras and games are the latest craze in the electronic gadget world.. In fact so many video units are being sold retailers are finding problems keeping pace with the demand.. Video cameras are on item of the electronics boom which

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Jan 12 2018
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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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December 13, 1991: Cycling home helper retires

Shepparton cycling home helper has retired from her official duties but has not given up her bike.. Mr Dot McCoy has ridden to all her Shepparton home help appointments for 22 years, rain, hail or shine.. She has no drivers license and no car

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Dec 06 2017
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November 5, 1971: Ambitious plan by swim coach for Shepp

Shepparton will have its first fully enclosed, air conditioned heated swimming pool before the end of the year.. Known as the Goulburn valley Swim School, it will be open for 12 months of the year and cater for all ages from ‘tadpoles&rsquo

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Dec 06 2017
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November 29, 1983: K mart in 1985

A $4 ½ million Coles Super K Mart complex will be built in Shepparton.. Shepparton City Council last night approved the project in principle after being told the development company had secured options on about 12 properties in the are

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Nov 29 2017
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June 5, 1992: Aged village grows to meet demand

About 350 elderly people live at Shepparton and District Retirement Village, including its Rodney Park Village at Mooroopna. . And there is a growing need for more accommodation, says General Manager of the Shepparton and District Retirement Village

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Nov 22 2017
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June 4, 1992: Scholarship has Annette flying high

Shepparton High School student Annette Jenkins, has her sights set on a career in the defence force.. Yesterday Annette was presented with one of the 50 scholarships issued nationwide by the Royal Australian Air Force.. The $1000 scholarship gives

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Nov 22 2017
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June 3, 1992: Long-distance friends to meet at last

Judy Trevena has a friend so close, they liken them to sisters - yet they have never met. . Forty-three years ago, the then Echuca teenager was handed a piece of paper with a name and address on it of a potential English penfriend. . Of all her

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Nov 22 2017
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