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Details of Aldi carpark incident

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Details emerging in relation to a 4-year-old girl being struck by a vehicle in Shepparton on Wednesday, with investigators understand the young girl was walking behind her father through the Aldi carpark when she was struck by a car.

The Wyndham street incident occurring at around 4:15pm, seeing the girl taken to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a stable condition

The driver of the vehicle a 49-year-old Keilor East man has been helping police with enquires.


Greater Shepparton's new mayor and CEO - were in the 'THINK CBD' office today between 10am and midday.

Residents and traders visited the pair at Shop 5 in Shepparton's Tower Arcade to discuss ideas and issues directly with Council.

Council's Place Manager will be working out of the newly established space for three days in the working week.


Quad bike riders and industry stakeholders from across the Goulburn Valley are being called upon to give feedback to the ACCC's quad bike safety investigation.

The group have released proposed reforms, outlined in an Issues Paper investigating a range of possible options to improve quad bike safety, and prevent further deaths and injuries.

The ACCC will be looking to see whether a safety standard should be introduced for quad bikes under the Australian Consumer Law.

ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh says the proposals cover a range of measures.


The last one day matches of the season will be played out this weekend in Cricket Shepparton.

The undefeated Katandra will play the ever-dangerous Central Park St Brendans.

Karramomus will host Northerners.

The winless Shepp United travel to play Old Students at Murchison.

Numurkah will face Kyabram in what should be a tough contest

while Mooroopna are versing Tatura.


Interstate boxers are in Shepparton over Saturday and Sunday.

The Left Jab at the Showgrounds will see a range of bouts held - the event will be moved indoors if rain becomes a factor.


In lawn bowls, Saturday marks the start of the 2017 Victorian Open Bowls tournament in Greater Shepparton.

The marquee event's the biggest in the stat, featuring Singles, Pairs and Triples comps for Men and women, as well as mixed pairs draw.

It’s a seven day event, with the finals to be played at Shepparton Park next Friday.