Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Tue Jan 16

Congrats to Colleen Reynolds

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Tue Jan 16

A two-storey house in Rocklands Crescent, Kialla has been totally destroyed by fire.

The blaze took hold towards the back of the property at around a quarter past 10 last night.

No one was home at the time - but the entire inside of the property lays in ruin.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage - police and fire detectives will survey the damage this morning.

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Colleen Reynolds has been named the Citizen of the Year for Mansfield Shire.

The community has the opportunity to publically congratulate her on Australia Day - along with the Young Citizen of the Year and Senior Citizen of the Year award winners.

Mayor Paul Volkering says Colleen's given tirelessly to the community - championing an indoor aquatic centre in Mansfield.

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The Shepparton Art Museum are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award.

Interested artists have until March 5 to put their name in the mix - whereby 8 artists or groups will them produce works between March and July for display.

A 20 thousand dollar acquisitive prize will be offered to the winning entry.

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Moira Shire's Aquatic Strategy is currently out for public consultation.

The seven questions posed regard the community's needs of public pools and waterways across the next three decades.

It closes on January 31.

Seven young basketballers and two referees from Shepparton are competing in two different junior competitions this week - kicking off today in Albury.

Jordan Michel, Hannah Onley and Jordan Munro are off to the Border - competing in the Junior Basketball Cup - while Tamzin Stovell, Boston Dowling, Isabel Whitelaw and Jordyn Commadeur will play in Melbourne from Friday.

All seven of competitors are representing Country Victoria - Emma Thorn is refereeing in Albury - Michael Mcmahon is umpiring in Melbourne.

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In Shepparton and District Tennis Penant results - Old Students claimed a narrow win over Shepparton North 5 Sets 47 to 4 sets 41.

Karramomus couldn't get a set off McEwen Reserve, and St Brendans beat Central Park 6 sets 47 to 3 sets 39.

Only one A1/A2 matchup was completed due to rain - with St Brendans winning every set against McEwen Reserve Green.

Karramomus, Mooroopna Lawn, Kialla Park and Undera White snagged wins in the A3 competition.

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