Hit 96.9 Local News Fri Oct 20 2017

Josh Schache coming home to Vic

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Mawson Constructions have been awarded the tender to complete Stage 3 of the Welsford Street, Knight Street intersection upgrade.

Works on the bend will start taking place within the next few weeks - and should be completed by the end of January - South bound traffic will be detoured for the time-being.


Energy efficiencies included in the build of the new Shepaprton Law Courts have been applauded by Shepparton District MP Suzanna Sheed.

Attorney General Martin Pakula's advised her that several initiatives will cut down on the building's energy consumption - including a rainwater harvesting system and a high performance facade to reduce the need for heating and cooling.


New boom gates and lights have been installed at level crossings at Williams Road, Monea and Oxenburys Road, Longwood. 

They're among 52 high risk road crossings in the State that will being targeted in an upgrade overhaul - to avoid near misses and collisions with trains.


345 dogs are set to be unleashed at the Benalla Showgrounds today - for the 135th Annual Spring show.

The best examples of purebred dogs will be brought out for a range of competitions -  judges to decide which pooch appears the most fetching.

Dogs Victoria Chief Executive Tim Adams says 278 dogs will then head to the Kyabram Showgrounds tomorrow.


A Scout Activity Day's on at the Echuca Airport this Sunday - showcasing abseiling and air activities to youth members from Northern Victoria.

Registrations for the events have been taken from boys and girls from Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester and Shepparton North.


In the frantic final minutes of the AFL trade period - Seymour's Josh Schache has played out his Cinderella story.

The homesick 20-year old's secured a deal with the Western Bulldogs - traded to Whiten Oval from Brisbane for Picks 25 and 40.


Greater Shepparton City Council's secured the 2018 School Sport Australia Soccer Championships.

Under 16 boys and Under 18 girls squads will be participating during the weekend long event from August 25.


Round 3 of Haisman Shield cricket clashes gets underway tomorrow.

Mooroopna host Shepp United.

Numurkah travel to Katandra.

Central Park are versing Old Students.

Karramomus clash with Tatura.

and Northerners are pitted against Kyabram.