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As the sun bakes, here come snakes - LACHLAN DURLING

WITH the warmer weather upon us, residents are being warned to keep an eye out for snakes on their property.. The end of winter also means the end of snakes’ hibernation, and residents are being told they’re bound to come across more as

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Oct 18 2017
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Free waste disposal

GREATER Bendigo residents will be able to dispose of green waste for free this spring at both the Eaglehawk and Heathcote Landfills on the weekends of October 28 and 29 and November 18 and 19.. The City of Greater Bendigo is providing free green

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Oct 18 2017
Sport

Ladies rule on course

STEPHANIE Wearne is the A grade leader after the first round of the Heathcote Golf Club’s ladies championship which started on Wednesday.. Stephanie leads the A grade gross (74) from Tristen Wearne 78, as well as the nett (70) from Regin

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Oct 18 2017
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A taste of history

The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never

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Alana Christe...
Oct 20 2017
Water

SDL adjustment will deliver a ‘good result’

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
Livestock

Red and white wins the day

Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the

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Rodney Woods
Oct 20 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
Cropping

Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Cropping

Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in the ring

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature fantastic flora

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of...

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey...

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the...

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Families prepare for crewmates recovery

Authorities are preparing to recover a fishing vessel which capsized and sank off the central Queensland coast with six crewmen on board.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Vic locks in 40pc renewable energy target

An ambitious renewable energy target of 40 per cent by 2025 has been given a green light by Victoria's parliament.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa

Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Obama blasts 'politics of division' in US

Former president Barack Obama has voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Trad can't guarantee Comm Games trains

The Queensland government can't say whether it will have enough extra trains to run its Commonwealth Games timetable, after one of the new trains derailed.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Mental health 'core business' of Qld cops

Queensland's police union has acknowledged a coroner's assessment of mental health as a "core business" but says realising recommendations could prove costly.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEF

UNICEF says almost 340,000 Rohingya children forced into refugee camps along the Bangladesh border lack enough food, clean water and health care.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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'Great news' for Pike River families in NZ

Family members of men who died in New Zealand's biggest mine disaster say it's "great news" the newly elected government will support re-entry into the mine.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Syrian relief food easier to deliver

There's less food to go around but it's now easier for the World Food Program to get emergency rations to people in Syria as Islamic State nears defeat.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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TV star loses $325,000 Vic assault appeal

TV star Jason Gann has lost a bid to overturn a judgment ordering him to pay more than $300,000 to a driver he assaulted at a Melbourne racecourse.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Holden boss thanks workers on final day

The Holden boss has thanked the company's workers at the end of local car production in Adelaide and, more widely, Australia.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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