Editorial: Refugees bring out our best
To say that modern Australia was built by refugees may be an exaggeration, but there is an element of truth there.
Sometimes the world ticks along like a well-oiled machine, everything slots into place, the cat sleeps all day and lets itself out and you can relax and eat smoked almonds and watch Netflix and forget about the Adani mine turning Australia into a sinkhole.
After years of neglect, it is pleasing to know we are finally set to benefit from an investment in the Shepparton rail line.
The start of work on a new radiation treatment centre for cancer patients in Shepparton is a milestone to be celebrated.
Ash Barty’s recent historic French Open triumph is a breath of fresh air — not only for Australian tennis, but also for Australian sport in general.
In recent weeks and months, The News has visited a number of smaller towns in our region to hear about what makes them tick.
Back at the turn of the century Rev William Gray recounted this episode when he visited a glacier grotto in the Alps.
Shepparton Foodshare’s record fundraising dinner on Wednesday evening is an extraordinary achievement, which shouts all the right things about the community in which we live.
This week I’ve been blowing dust off yellowing paper copies of my columns and trashing computer records of my interviews with charity fundraisers and textile artists.
Here we are again at the start of another public holiday and some things never change.
This sign tells us clearly how to get to Greater Shepparton’s Australian Botanic (not botanical) Gardens but where — after the recent couple of weeks — is our developing native botanic gardens itself headed?
The sale of SPC to a private equity firm represents both a sad end and a fresh start in the company’s centenary year.
Our imagination has been purloined, stolen, hijacked, misused and abused.
Coca-Cola Amatil has announced SPC will be sold for $40 million to Shepparton Partners Collective and its group of companies. Shepparton Partners Collective is a joint venture between Perma Funds Management and private investment firm The Eights...
The parking inspectors you have come to recognise across town are no more with Greater Shepparton City Council making the decision to outsource the service to a third-party provider.
Three more cars were found dumped and burnt out in Mooroopna and Kialla at the weekend - adding to the tally of more than 60 cars abandoned in the Shepparton district so far this year. Senior Constable Sarah Trewin said a car was reported dumped and...
Southern Metro Region Crime Team detectives are appealing for information to help locate Shepparton man Ali Sari. The 18-year-old is wanted in relation to a series of alleged incidents across Melbourne in recent days. The incidents include a number...