The Shepparton Showgrounds will be upgraded under the next stage of a master plan.February 21, 2013 4:06am
The final stage of the Shepparton Showgrounds Master Plan will be completed with the help of $500
Representing Deputy Premier Peter Ryan at the event, Mrs Powell said the $1.1
‘‘This project will create a landscaped gateway to the CBD entrance from Shepparton East, a spacious outdoor grassed area, asphalt promenades and a complementary soft-surfaced arena linking the existing indoor arena and hard stand areas,’’ Mrs Powell said.
‘‘The outcome will be a year-round venue capable of staging major events like expos, car shows, arts and community festivals, whatever the weather.’’
Mrs Powell said the project would ensure Shepparton remained a major events destination and would build on the quality and range of arts and cultural activities hosted in the region.
‘‘The Shepparton Showgrounds are an important component of the region’s economic and social activity, hosting more than 30 events over the past year,’’ she said.
‘‘The annual Shepparton Agricultural Show, for example, attracts more than 12
Police, CFA, Ambulance and SES services attended a level crossing on Pouge Road in Toolamba after the driver of a vehicle hit a V/Line passenger train on the Shepparton-Seymour line at around 12 noon.
Jake Thompson has an eagle eye and a steady hand and he put both to good use recently when he won the U15 Australian Snooker Championships, held in Adelaide.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
Former Echuca netballer Caitlyn Nevins has helped the Queensland Firebirds book a spot in next week’s ANZ Championship grand final with a thrilling 67-64 win over Southern Steel on Sunday.
IT IS all happening for Rochester Dental Clinic this month.
John Murphy remembers the after-match scenes vividly that day at Undera in mid September 1976.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
ONCE in a while some people are lucky enough to stumble across their destiny.
Katamatite Garlic is going from strength to strength and its owners have been named as some of the faces of the Victorian Small Business festival.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.