Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Wed Dec 6

Flood water fright

5 December 2017

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A mother and two children aged under ten, caused alarm yesterday after entering flood water in Shepparton.

Police say the trio were walking on a path network to the side of the Peter Ross-Edwards Causeway - and attempted to wade through fast-moving water.
Emergency services located them safe and well - half an hour after a concerned resident alerted authorities.


Goulburn Valley residents are being reminded to be wary of the possible outbreak in the number of mosquitos - following the weekend's heavy downpours.

People are being urged to tip out any standing water around their gardens to make sure they aren't creating ideal breeding grounds.
Bram Alexander from the Department of Health and Human Services says the next week could be risky.

Meantime Greater Shepparton's announced what flood recovery efforts they’ll have to undertake as a result of the weather.

677 road sections near the Strathbogie Shire boundaries need inspection, as do 23 bridges, 33 major culverts and 112 minor culverts.

Waaia's Joseph Brooks has been named GoTafe Shepparton and Seymour's Apprentice of the Year for 2017.

The Electrotechnology graduate has just completed his certificate III - and is continuing to work at CVGT and Howden Enterprises.
He says the industry is a great one to be in - and the award will really open some doors.


The 3rd annual GV Harmony Cup's being played this afternoon at the Northern Foreshore of Victoria Park Lake.

The All Abilities Cricket Initiative is open to people with a disability of all ages - as an extension of the international day of people with a disability celebrations.
Shepparton Youth Club United Cricket Club's Chris Giblin says it's great for the sport.

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