The rationale for building the Shepparton bypass remains unchanged almost 20 years after it was first mooted, a leading project advocate says.JARROD WHITTAKER June 6, 2014 5:02am
Beneficial: Kreskas Bros Transport governance, risk and compliance manager Peter Hill is an advocate for building the proposed Shepparton bypass to eliminate heavy traffic in the city’s centre.
Shepparton Bypass Action Group chairman Peter Johnson said the project was still driven by ‘‘a combination of good economic, good safety, good traffic management and good planning reasons’’.
Today, the focus of Greater Shepparton City Council’s Make Shepparton Greater campaign shifts towards securing funding for the bypass.
The bypass is one of five priority projects the council is seeking funding for as part of the campaign.
Nathalia Football Club players saved a 60-year-old man after his car went into a creek.
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The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
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Lions Club charity money was stolen from a Kyabram barbershop Tuesday morning.
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he success of the 2015 Barooga Sports Classic Pairs event has made the organisers the worthy recipient of the Berrigan Shire’s Event Management award at the Berrigan Shire Business and Environment Awards.
School fundraises for student with leukaemia.
Australian Dairy Farmers Limited has expressed disappointment at the announcement made by Murray Goulburn Co-operative about their revised opening milk price.
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