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.
As children, Shepparton resident Daryl Sloan and his brothers were taken into state care, charged with having no visible means of support or fixed place of abode.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
Riverine Herald journalist Tyla Harrington has been named one of Australia’s 30 under 30 winners.
CONSTRUCTION of Rochester’s gym is well into the swing of things, with concrete walls erected early last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
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.
RENEWAL works have resumed on the Coliban Main Channel this month.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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