Goulburn Valley News - Hit GV 96.9 Tuesday August 22 2017

Drive-by Shooting in McCubbin Drive

Goulburn Valley News - Hit GV 96.9 Tuesday August 22 2017

A Shepparton resident has gone 4 days before realising their home had been the victim of a drive-by shooting.

Early on Tuesday last week the unknown offender shot at a property on McCubbin Drive, with the bullet fired through the front window and into the bedroom.

The victim slept through the incident and only noticed the bullet holes on Saturday.

Police were able to recover the projectile, but remain uncertain as to the motive of the shooting.

Anyone who saw the incident is urged to come forward


Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has announced a new deal between Euroa Health and Goulburn Valley Health, in a deal to see public hospital patients treated sooner.

It allows those in Euroa to be treated locally, rather than having to be transported to Shepparton.

So far, several patients have been admitted to the Euroa program under the arrangement.


Wodonga Tafe and Moira Shire Council are joining forces to offer a Certificate III in Tourism in Cobram.

Work placements will be carried out at Moira's Visitor Information Centres. The course is fee-free for eligible unemployed or under employed applicants.


A preventative cancer charity is spending August raising awareness for a new online questionnaire, which could reveal a woman's chance of breast and ovarian cancer.

1 in 8 women receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, with genetic testing available at the BreastScreen Victoria clinic in Shepparton.

Krystal Barter from the Pink Hope charity says the first step for concerned women is their quick online questionnaire.


It was another big weekend in Goulburn Valley Netball --- The top 6 picture becoming clearer a round out from finals.

Echuca were too strong for Rochester, winning comfortably at home 59 to 33.

It was closer in Shepparton though --- the crosstown clash between the Shepp Swans and Shepparton being up for grabs early.

It was 10 all at first break and 23-19 at half time, with the Bears then stretching the lead to take a 41 to 50 win.

Elsewhere Kyabram smashed Seymour, Euroa easily over Tatura, and Benalla getting it done against Mansfield.

The top 6 not yet set though --- Echuca in 7th just 2 points off the Shepp Swans and Euroa.