Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Sept 21

Nagambie Caravan Park Arrest

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Sept 21

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A man's been arrested in Nagambie this morning, following an aggravated burglary and subsequent assault.

Police allege a man tried breaking into a unit at a High Street caravan park at 3:30am - before being confronted by the occupant.

Both men sustained injuries when a scuffle ensued - the parties are believed to be known to each other.

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Cobram's JBS abattoir facility will remain closed permanently - affecting 190 staff.

Moira Shire is working closely with the business operators to identify, support and address the needs of those who have been offered redundancies.

Mayor Gary Cleveland says affected staff will be offered employee assistance program counseling services and vocational assessments.

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Shepparton police are making inquiries - after two cars were destroyed by fire this morning at a St Georges Road address.

The vehicles were discovered fully alight at around 2:15am in a driveway – there are no suspects at this stage as it is unknown how the fire started.

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Barooga farmer Barry Bennett's won the prestigious Agri-Innovator of the Year award at this year's Henty Machinery Field Days.

He created a Slip Tie to secure hay rolls and fuel tanks to trailers and utes.

Developed at Jmar Engineering, Shepparton - it's his first of 46 inventions to full impress judges across the last 16 years.

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Orrvale's Bisi Oladele has earned a $30 thousand Nuffield Scholarship to study what improvements can be made to the efficiency of automated horticultural businesses

Working as a Technical Manager at Geoffrey Thompson Holdings - she plans to investigate what role manpower has in an industry that's becoming increasingly automated.

She says it's important towns like Shepparton can create skilled workers for the industry locally -

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A small family owned wine business in the Strathbogie Ranges has taken out the Dookie Wine Show's Wine of the Year Competition.

RPL Wines took the top honour, for their 2015 Shiraz- with the flavour and texture of the drop pleasing the judges the most.

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Collingwood forward Steele Sidebottom will set up shop at the Murray League Grand Final this weekend - as part of a fundraising event.

Carlton Draught's Community Cans Initiative will see the proceeds from the front bar heading back into the League, which the Murray League can spend however they choose.

The Congupna Boy says he expects a great atmosphere for the main event.

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