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.
Little butterflies, and marvellous munchkins will flutter to the stage at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre tonight and tomorrow for the Goulburn Valley Academy of Ballet concert.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
THE Echuca and District Netball Association, reigning 17 and Under regional state league champions, will be required to adapt to a new age category for next year’s competition.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
No, it won’t be Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer creating the Christmas lighting in Cobram this year, it will be Cobram couple, Ron and Kath Renfrew,
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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