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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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August 22, 1979: 250 games

One of the Tungamah League's top players for several seasons now, Ray Henderson, on Saturday played his 250th game with the Shepparton East Football Club.. The former dual Lawless Medal winner for the best and fairest player in the league is

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Nov 13 2017
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August 21, 1979: Bill looks back

Time turns by slowly and peacefully for Bill Reid and Topsy.. As the sun moves its rays further around the verandah of "Mallanbool", both creep after it, until it slowly fades and then completely disappears for the night. . The 90 year old

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Nov 13 2017
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