All week I have been thinking, wow this week's blog will be easy to put together with plenty on over the next couple of weeks of the school holidays, and of course leading into Easter.
Have you noticed that you suddenly become an expert on all things local when your friends and family visit?
I don't know about you but I love autumn, and it is the perfect time to be out and about in our region, especially with school holidays and Easter just around the corner.
As an accommodation provider in Shepparton, I am often asked by locals "why do people come to stay in Shepparton?"
At the risk of sounding inflammatory, or indignant, this week I am going to challenge anyone to tell me that there is nothing to do here in Greater Shepparton.
Cheryl Hammer shares her thoughts on the announcement that Shepparton will no longer host the annual 70.3 Ironman competition and encourages the community to participate in local events.
If you have ever doubted the impact of our city council hosting events - sporting, cultural or business - then this week in Greater Shepparton should be an eye opener.
If its musical entertainment, cultural experience, exercise or a leisurely browse at a market, Greater Shepparton has got the lot this weekend.
Mostly I use this space to throw around reasons why you should be out and about enjoying all that our great region has to offer, and to invite your extended family and friends to join you. Today I encourage you to consider your actions on a slightly different level and think about getting down to SPC Ardmona Factory Sales in Shepparton and buy up some local product.
How will you spend your Australia Day long weekend this weekend? Some rest and relaxation with the family, or some more strenuous activity like skiing, boating and fishing on the numerous waterways in our region? Maybe a barbecue in the backyard?
Three Shepparton companies have received Victorian Government grants for their innovative practises.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
The Rotary Club of Tatura has inducted four new members since the middle of last year.
Echuca tennis player Regan More and Echuca cricketer Taylor Beard are March 2014's Sportstar nominees.
Police are diverting traffic on the Midland Hwy south of Elmore following a collision between two trucks this afternoon.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Plenty of entries and an enjoyable afternoon.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
After his ute lost its load, a winery manager hid eight tanks while he went to get a new rope, but they were gone when he returned.
Students took to Cobram library for holiday Easter-themed craft.
Following a massive win against the Deni Rovers on Saturday, the Bloods have hit top spot for the first time since 2009.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Two drivers were lucky to escape injury after a truck and car collided on Midland Hwy near Benalla this afternoon.
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