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Fire safety is responsibility of all

I am not a trained firefighter but my past four residences — at Avenel, Seymour, 10km out of Euroa, and Nagambie — had hundreds of hectares of back or front paddocks around them, and I know the concerns, fear or worry of having tall

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Sacrifices remembered

Every year Australians pause on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who have served in conflicts.. On this 11th day of November in Seymour about 100 people gathered at the front of the World War One Memorial Gates to

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Buy Australian made

Residents are being urged to make their purchases count and buy locally this Christmas.. The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to buy locally in order to support Australian farmers and manufacturers, and the retailers that stock their

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Join in rock ā€™nā€™ roll fun

The Seymour Rock’n’Roll Club is having a party at the Mitchell Shire Hall in Broadford this Saturday.. The band is Cadillac Drifters — a new band on the rock’n’roll scene.. The party is open to all who enjoy

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Ryan calls for cooling

The junior classrooms at Seymour P-12 College are in desperate need of airconditioning, according Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. Ms Ryan said she was urging Education Minister James Merlino to investigate the situation before the heat of summer

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Verdict huge relief

Marriage may not be on the cards right now for Longwood man Daniel Carracher, but the results of the same-sex survey have lifted a huge weight off his shoulders.. As a single gay man, Mr Carracher said marriage was not an immediate urge, but the

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Nominate a young...

Do you know an amazing young person in or around Seymour and want to help them achieve their goals?. You can do this by nominating them for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards, open until December 18.. These awards help young people take the next

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The Telegraph
Nov 25 2017
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Dangerous driving charge

A Seymour man, 25, is facing numerous charges after crashing a car into a property on Anzac Ave and fleeing the scene on Wednesday last week.. A static police unit noticed a Holden sedan without number plates attached travelling on Anzac Ave about

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Gus McCubbing
Nov 24 2017
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Kelly film invited to shoot around Euroa

A new movie about Ned Kelly should be shot in locations across the Euroa electorate, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. Ms Ryan has written to Screen Australia to invite the film’s producers to shoot in the region.. The film, which is

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The Telegraph
Nov 24 2017
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Time to lock result in as law

Seymour and district residents added to the chorus of voices in Australia who voted in favour of the law being changed to allow same-sex couples to marry last week.. A whopping 65.4 per cent of voters in the federal electorate of McEwen voted

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Gus McCubbing
Nov 24 2017
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Power shocks keep...

Seymour businesses and households could face power blackouts this summer, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. Victoria lost 22 per cent or 1600MW of its energy supplies, Ms Ryan said, as a result of the closure of the Hazelwood power station

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The Telegraph
Nov 24 2017
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Steer motorcycle safety

VicRoads wants to hear from the motorcycling community on ways to enhance safety on the state’s roads.. Riders and enthusiasts can help steer the future direction of the Motorcycle Safety Levy program, originally introduced in 2002, by

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The Telegraph
Nov 24 2017
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Get quad bike...

Farmers are being encouraged to take up the Victorian Government’s quad bike rollover protection rebate, designed to reduce the number of deaths on farms.. Eligible farmers are offered $600 to fit a rollover protection device on their existing

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The Telegraph
Nov 24 2017
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Violence prevention discussed

Year 9 students from Seymour Secondary College were involved in a panel discussion designed to spread the message that family violence would not be tolerated, held at the school yesterday.. Ahead of White Ribbon Day this weekend, the panel

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The Telegraph
Nov 24 2017
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Fire crews get funding boost

The CFA crews at Locksley and Nagambie will benefit from a funding boost to Northern Victoria’s emergency service organisations, announced last week.. As part of the Victorian Government’s volunteer emergency services equipment program

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Gus McCubbing
Nov 24 2017
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Bus service chat

Those concerned about the loss of services in High St, Nagambie, are invited to attend a public meeting on December 6 at 7pm in the St Johns Anglican Church hall.. There will be a discussion about why the cutting of the High St coach services by

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
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Residents urged to...

From November 27 to December 1 the Australian Red Cross Blood Service mobile donor centre will be visiting the heart of Seymour for the first time, with the organisation calling for more locals to donate.. Australian Red Cross Blood Service

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
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Booze, drugs targeted

Seymour was the not the place to be on Friday night if anyone was thinking of doing the wrong thing and driving while drug or alcohol-affected.. Drivers would have noticed there was not just a booze bus in town, but a drug bus as well.. Results are

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
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Committee aims for...

The Seymour Business and Tourism Committee is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in town this year.. It is getting the whole community involved this year, with community groups and schools making decorations for the trees and streetscapes.. The

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
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