Hit 96.9 Local News Thur Oct 12

Verney Road finally open


11 October 2017

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Members of the State's Opposition have visited Shepparton - to discuss surging gas and electricity prices.

Mooroopna's Gouge Drycleaning's gas bill's increased by $200 thousand recently - their electricity’s also up by $100 thousand.

Shadow Energy & Resources Minister David Southwick says they've pledged that if they're elected next year - any gas that's found in Victoria will stay in the state - to ensure the supply is stable.

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Roadworks at Verney Road are a thing of the past - the popular North Shepparton arterial is now open to traffic in both directions.

The stretch from Graham Street to Elm Terrace was completed this week - after beginning in March this year.

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Football legend and founder of Fight MND Neale Daniher will be bringing a parade of colourful cars through Nagambie this morning, as Daniher’s Drive kicks off for another year.

The convoy will also stop by Echuca-Moama tomorrow - for a comedy night.

There's 100 cars this year and Fight MND Vice Chair Neale Daniher says they’re aiming to raise $2 million.

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Mansfield's Armchair Cinema's been named the Victorian Small Employer of the Year.

The business received 5 thousand dollars at an overnight ceremony - and will represent Victoria at the 2017 Australia Training Awards in Canberra.

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Eight breweries from the North East are creating a commemorative Belgian Ale today - at Mansfield's Social Bandit Brewing Company.

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It's to welcome King River Brewing into the mix of craft breweries along Tourism North East's High Country Brewery Trail.

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Tom Rockliff's 154 game career at the Brisbane Lions is now over with the Benalla export donning a Port Adelaide guernsey next year.

Brisbane's expected to receive a first round draft pick as part of the deal.

2018 will be Rockliff's 10th AFL season.

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This Sunday's Gone Fishing today - with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority celebrating recreational fishing at Victoria Park Lake.

The CMA's Jo Wood says they love to see families casting a line.

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