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Tributes for Faye

The body of a Seymour woman found on the banks of the Goulburn River last Wednesday has been identified as 70-year-old Faye Parsons.. A Victoria Police spokeswoman said Mrs Parsons was found at 6.30pm by Seymour and Nagambie police.. Her concerned

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Lewis Fischer
Jul 28 2017
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Stolen, then burnt

A 2014 Subaru was stolen from the front of a home in Shelton St, Avenel overnight Saturday before being set alight a short distance away.. The owner was not aware her vehicle had been stolen until the following morning, when it was reported to

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Members elected

Seymour car club Major Mitchell Cruises held its annual general meeting recently at the Seymour Cricket Clubrooms.. President Frank Endicott and vice-president Steve Elliott were both re-elected, with new executive committee members Sue Ryan and

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Smoking ban hits outdoor diners

Residents are reminded that new Victorian Government legislation restricts people from smoking outside premises where food and alcohol are served.. The legislation will be in effect from Tuesday and will affect all restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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It’s important to...

Let’s face it, death is inevitable.. That’s the confronting but real topic of U3A’s next Melting Pot on Tuesday.. There’s no escaping the reality of our mortality, yet the belief that it’s morbid to speak about death

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Coolheads a caution to...

A group of 11 students from Alexandra and Yea were able to attend the Coolheads program in Shepparton last week.. Alexandra police’s Acting Senior Sergeant Andrew Walker and youth resource officer Leading Senior Constable Jane Marks took the

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Six new faces on...

Thirteen emerging leaders have taken a major step in making a significant difference to their community by becoming Mitchell Youth Councillors.. The 2017-18 youth councillors were officially sworn in at last week’s council meeting. Seven were

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Tipper truck stolen from storage yard

Nagambie police are investigating the theft of a tipper truck valued at more than $80000 from a storage yard.. The vehicle, which contained $2000 worth of tools, was stolen overnight on July 19 after thieves entered the locked premises and drove the

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Plan input sought

The future of Seymour looks bright — if the draft structure plan is anything to go by.. The plan sets out a vision for the long-term future of the town, and has outlined the future planning for the area.. Mitchell Shire Council has released

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Funding for hospital rises

Seymour Health will receive $13.452million from the Victorian Government this year, which is up by $308000 or 2.3 per cent on last year’s funding allocation.. The Victorian Government hasn’t been afraid to splash the cash, with a record

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Patience and vows keys...

Pat and Alice Cahill celebrated another milestone in their lives this week when they clocked up 55 years of marriage at their Kirwans Bridge home.. The couple were born a day apart in 1936 and celebrated their 80th birthdays with a family party in

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Opportunity for happy...

Do you want to see your photo on the cover of the next Seymour and District local phone book?. We’d like to see it there, too.. So if you think you might have the shot we are looking for, then send it to us and let’s see if it fits the

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The Telegraph
Jul 27 2017
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Cameras on watch for...

New cameras have popped up on the Goulburn Valley Hwy and the Hume Fwy, but unless you are a long-haul truck driver they are nothing to worry about.. The cameras, which arch over the road south of Murchison-Violet Town Rd on the Goulburn Valley Hwy

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Pain's lasting legacy

Chronic pain is a disabling and debilitating condition that can impact every aspect of a person’s existence, from their ability to work to their overall enjoyment of life.. On top of the physical burden of living with constant pain, people

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Super saver

First home buyers are being encouraged to take advantage of the Federal Government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme, which came into effect on July 1.. The scheme gives first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Program offers solar bulk buy

Strathbogie Shire Council is partnering with energy expert Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) to bring its residents, businesses, clubs, farms, weekenders and off-grid property owners the opportunity to learn more about solar energy and purchase at

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Service is invaluable

It’s hard to imagine that just over 100 years ago, about 10 per cent of all babies died before their first birthday.. This high infant mortality rate was the catalyst for the international infant welfare movement, known today as the Maternal

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Colbert plans to step...

Seymour coach Brent Colbert has announced his plans to stand down at the end of the season.. Colbert, who’s in his fourth season as a player-coach at the club, said an increasing workload in his full-time work made it impossible for him to

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Lewis Fischer
Jul 26 2017
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Man wanted for...

About 3.05pm on July 19, a man was travelling north along Hume Fwy at Wallan when he became involved in a road rage incident with the driver of another vehicle.. The offending vehicle swerved several times towards the victim’s vehicle, forcing

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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