Shepparton

Revving in Wyndham Street, Shepparton, but too drunk to drive

Caroline Zielinski A man who blew more than six times the legal alcohol limit has been nabbed trying to drive his car while it was in neutral.

Shepparton councillor Milvan Muto jailed over blackmail scandal

Milvan Muto

Mark Russell A Shepparton councillor involved in a blackmail scandal has been jailed for eight months.

Shepparton road dispute stalls SPC Ardmona redevelopment

SPC plans  more innovative ways to package fruit

Daniel Flitton The $100 million rescue of Shepparton's SPC fruit cannery has been thrown into doubt after the company warned it may halt its investment unless the local council approves a road closure.

Dough! Bread heist foiled in Shepparton

Bread.

Tammy Mills Eagle-eyed police and a security guard with exceptional timing foil the heist of more than 400 loaves of bread.

Humbling days for crushed spirits in Shepparton

SPC.

Neil McMahon Rattled Shepparton workers may become guinea pigs in an economic experiment.

Campers robbed at gunpoint near Shepparton

Caroline Zielinski A couple have been terrorised while camping in the state's north-east after two men and a woman, armed with a gun and hatchet, demanded they hand over cash.

Shepparton may be struggling, but locals say it can survive the closure of SPC Ardmona

SPC in Shepparton.

Daniel Flitton Shepparton may be already struggling, but locals say it can survive the closure of its cannery.

Shepparton breathes sigh of relief after SPC bailout package announce by Denis Napthine

Victorian Premier Dennis Napthine announces a bailout package for SPC ardmona . Plastics operator Robyn Tuffnall hugs the premier after the announcement.
13th February 2014. Photo by Jason South

Richard Willingham Wave of relief and some loud cheers swept across Shepparton with news that the city's second-biggest employer had been thrown a lifeline.

Geelong, Shepparton: Can art bring new life to our ravaged regional cities?

The Federal Woolen Mills building in Geelong.

Debbie Cuthbertson, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran The narrative of doom and gloom - job losses and the decline of the manufacturing industry - looms large.

Two dead after plane crash at Shepparton

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Rania Spooner, Nick Toscano and Stephen Cauchi Two people have been killed after a plane crashed and burst into flames near Shepparton Airport in north-east Victoria.

Teenager dies in house fire in Shepparton

Fire, MFB, Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Caroline Zielinski and Rania Spooner A teenager has died in a house fire in north-east Victoria early on Friday morning.

Pedestrian struck by truck in Shepparton

Nick Toscano A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a tree on the Hume Freeway in the state's north east this morning.

Sodden Shepparton braces for another bucketing

Ian Munro Shepparton is bracing for a fresh drenching with more than 25 millimetres of rain expected today to top up the floodwaters.

Shepparton's little angels

The Angels' Voices Band

Chris Johnston The first Congolese refugee family arrived in Shepparton five years ago. There are 16 families now, the blocks of a new community.

Thousands wait too long for surgery

Kate Hagan and Craig Butt More than 25,000 Victorian patients waited too long for semi-urgent elective surgery including hip and knee replacements last financial year, new figures show.

Rural public and private schools unite to improve education

Nathalia Secondary School and St Mary of the Angels students with teacher Paul Slattery.

Jewel Topsfield Imagine if there was no ideological warfare between public and private schools.

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Schools fear ice dealers will target children

Farrah Tomazin Principals and youth workers fear Victoria’s ice pandemic is becoming so widespread that schools could soon become targets for drug dealers.

Seduced by ice: A country town's ordeal

Drugs.

Tammy Mills There was something weird going on in Wangaratta. You can hardly class one of the fastest growing towns in Victoria as small any more, but it's a place where everyone still knows everyone.

Police swoop on properties linked to Outlaws bikie gang

Police station sign

Rania Spooner Guns, cash and drugs seized from properties allegedly linked to the Outlaws bikie gang in Victoria’s north.

Jail for violent ice syndicate members who targeted vulnerable young

A 41-year-old man has been arrested over a $1.2 million of the drug ice.

Tammy Mills The head of a violent, organised ice syndicate that  targeted vulnerable young people was sentenced in the Melbourne County Court on Wednesday.