Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Nov 2

Calls for Murray Goulburn assurance

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Nov 2

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The National Union of Workers is appealing for assurances from Murray Goulburn and Saputo - following the announcement of the sale of MG last week.

The Union's appealing that all current employees keep their jobs under Saputo's takeover - as well as similar wages and conditions.

They are asking that the employment offer also extend to workers at the Rochester, Kiewa and Edith Creek plants, which have been earmarked for closure.

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Changes are being made to the Immunisation schedule for Campaspe Shire.

From January next year - jabs can be arranged during evening sessions in Rochester every second month.

Services in Rochester and Kyabram will also be moved closer to town, to bigger, more comfortable locations.

Rushworth and Kyabram's services will be moved to a Tuesday - while sessions in Colbinabbin and Nanneela will no longer be offered due to lack of demand.

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Property owners in Murrindindi Shire are being reminded to remain vigilant against the spread of Chilean Needle Grass.

The perennial grass is known to set seeds from late September through to November - and can quickly infest pastures and native grasslands.

The grass can half a farm's productivity during summer and can contaminate farm produce.

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The Campaspe Shire is continuing their support for violence against women this month after announcing their campaign to support White Ribbon Day.

Campaspe For White is calling upon all residents and businesses to paint their premises white in support for the cause.

Shire CEO Jason Russell says is hoping for as many people to get stuck to help raise awareness to the issue.

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SEYMOUR will be busy this weekend in the Country Basketball League - having a double header to account for.

First up on Saturday - they are at home against the Myrtleford Saints - who had the bye last week.

Then on Sunday - they head to Echuca to take on the Pirates - Echuca will stretch their legs to play their first match in three weeks.

Shepparton has the weekend off.

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