Seymour not immune to craze of the week.September 4, 2014 3:02am
Ice buckets were the name of the game last week.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a fundraiser for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neurone disease), was held all over the world, including Seymour and surrounds.
Among the fundraisers the Telegraph was aware of included one held by the Seymour under-16 netball side.
All 11 players from the Lions, as well as coaches and the team mascot, completed the challenge.
The ice was donated by Woolworths Seymour.
All the players and coaches made donations as did many of the spectators on the day.
The team has nominated St Mary’s under-16 netball and football teams, Seymour’s A-grade netball side and the junior club’s under-14 netballers, including coaches and team managers, to take the challenge and to continue raising awareness of ALS.
It is also taking donations until the end of the netball finals and these can be handed in to Scott Washington at Woolworths Seymour or to Angela on Tuesday and Thursday at Kings Park between 4.30
When teenage sensation Jack Hammond arrived in Tongala with his dairy farming family in January, his name sparked interest in several coaches across the district.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons have secured a vital win over Wangaratta Magpies at JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
On Wednesday, April 22, 11 walkers from Shepparton Adventure Club travelled to Strathmerton then on to Ulupna Island.
Uniformed police are being plucked from the district’s 16-hour stations to work with one-member stations so officers are not patrolling on their own.
A Rochester woman who stole more than $250 worth of money, cigarettes and food from her workplace of four years has been convicted and fined $500, plus court costs.
The final 25 players have been chosen to represent the Goulburn Valley Football League in their quest to regain the number one football ranking in country Victoria.
A 640 000 bird proposal finally gets the green light from Strathbogie Shire Council.
Record cattle prices were recorded at the Finley Saleyards on Friday
People in rural and remote areas are significantly over-represented in the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Barooga will host an information forum on the National Disability Insurance Scheme on Tuesday night.
The Deniliquin Rodeo Arena was in full swing for the recent Deniliquin Classic Barrel Race.
GrainCorp has announced an investment of $50 million to increase oilseed crushing capacity and efficiency at its Numurkah facility in Victoria.
Mark Soyer represented Australia at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Canada.
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