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  1. Vietnam Veterans rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Shepparton News Online

    Padre Don Kaus addresses the gathering at the remembrance panel as the school students who took part in the lantern procession watch on. It might have been a chilly Tuesday evening but that didn't stop a good crowd from paying their respects at the annual Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration in Seymour last week.


  2. Gwenda's gongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Seymour Telegraph

    Gwenda had 23 wins for the season and is ranked 39th overall from more than 500 trainers in the state. Fellow Cranbourne-based trainer Nikki Burke had a chance to leapfrog Gwenda in the final meet of the season, held in Pakenham on July 31, but was pipped at the post.


  3. Puckapunyal cadets continue to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    Cadet Sergeant Zachary Steele of 312 Army Cadet Unit - Puckapunyal was awarded Student of Merit of the most senior course, Cadet Under Officer/Warrant Officer Course. Lieutenant Colonel Craig Madden of the Combined Arms Training Centre presented Zachary with a Commander Australian Army Cadet Commendation , the highest award an army cadet can achieve.


  4. Robert 'Bertie' Kidd to fight UK deportation upon prison releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | ABC News

    One of Australia's oldest and most notorious criminals, 82-year-old Robert "Bertie" Kidd has vowed to fight a plan to deport him back to his native United Kingdom when he is released from prison next month. In a move his family describe as "inhumane", the Australian Government has formally notified Kidd he will be sent back to England, the country he left in 1948, when he was just 14 years old.


  5. Nashos remember their service 50 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    UPDATE: Police have stormed a Melbourne jail after prisoners began rioting. Helicopter footage shows inmates roaming the grounds armed with sticks.


  6. Remembering the forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Seymour Telegraph

    It's ironic that with 2015 designated as the year Australia Remembers, commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings and the sacrifice of soldiers burned so deeply into the nation's psyche, we should be publishing a story like this. But we are, and despite little official help, we can show you how deeply a community can remember.


  7. Helping our DiggersRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    Seymour RSL social club members Bruce Tarran and Max Hammond present Defence Bank Puckapunyal staff member Anja Van Der Waal with a cheque to support the Young Diggers Dog Squad. The Seymour RSL social Club donates annually to a number of local and national organisations to help them achieve their goals.


  8. Nashos rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    National Service has been consigned to Australia's military and social history, but as with all those who served there remains a bond which time and distance can stretch, but never break. Historic moment: Echuca's Barry Vicary, standing second from right, is pictured at Puckapunyal in August, 1965, with some of the first Nashos.


  9. Stawell cadet unit in search for new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Stawell Times-News

    STAWELL'S Regional 303 Army Cadet Unit is recruiting this month with young people from across the region encouraged to show an interest. STAWELL'S Regional 303 Army Cadet Unit is recruiting this month with young people from across the region encouraged to show an interest.


  10. Ted Tokarczyk dusts off his kit to give it to museumRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Fairfield City Champion

    KEMPS Creek resident Ted Tokarczyk parted with items on Monday that he'd stored in trunks since his days in the national service. KEMPS Creek resident Ted Tokarczyk parted with items on Monday that he'd stored in trunks since his days in the national service.


  11. MasterChef contestants face army of 120Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    MASTERCHEF contestants will tackle their first off-site challenge tonight, tasked with literally cooking for an army. And there will be casualties.


  12. Communities commemorate Anzac CentenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Australian troops landing at Gallipoli was celebrated by communities throughout the region, with a massive turn out for the Tatura dawn service and main service later in the morning, which included a fly-over by three planes, a first for the town. In Merrigum, the highlight was the re-planting of the Avenue of Honour in Judd Ave, which was preceded by a service at the hall.


  13. Record numbers remember on Anzac DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    We certainly did remember them on Saturday as the largest crowds most could recall marked Anzac Day in our region. Hundreds turned out at three services at Seymour, and also at Nagambie, Avenel and Puckapunyal among other venues to mark the Centenary of the Gallipoli landings among all sacrifices made by Australian servicemen and women.


  14. Support overwhelmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    More than 200 people braved a cold, wet autumn morning to take part in the biggest Anzac Dawn Service Heathcote has seen in decades. Heathcote RSL president Ian Owen said he was deeply moved by the turnout after waking up on Anzac Day to find it was raining outside, leaving him to fear the worst.


  15. Smith shows prideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    Smith's grandfather Donald fought for Great Britain in several European theatres of war before migrating to Australia to train our troops at Puckapunyal Army base in Victoria. His grandmother Muriel was also on active service, working in communication and administration with England's Women's Auxiliary Royal Army Corps.


  16. 'They are just stealing our business'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    IS this the worst "promposal" ever? What he thought was a clever idea to invite his date-to-be to prom ended with her crying profusely. A YOUNG man arrested in a pre-dawn raid claims he was assaulted by police, with his mother saying he got a "flogging".


  17. Seymour Cubs get a history lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    Cubs having fun at the District Camp: Steve "Akela" Ellis, Jaiden Jones, Declan Joyce, Henry Lebidka, Kate Ellis, Dylan Towt, Blake Towt, Nick Wyllie , Reese Ridd, Marcus Jones, Jay Ridd, Amanda "Raksha" Wyllie, Stephanie Miller, Sam Thomson, Ella Ruka-Carter, Rylan Joyce, Ashley Phoenix, Frank "Baloo" Costa and Seb Costa. Seymour Cub Scouts and Venturers attended a District Camp recently.


  18. Percat To Relive Karting Purity In Australian Kart ChampionshipRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Holden V8 Supercars driver Nick Percat will go back to his racing roots this weekend when he takes part in Round One of the Australian Kart Championship at Todd Road, Port Melbourne. It will be the Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport driver's first kart race in more than a decade, and Percat said the purity of the sport has a unique appeal.


  19. 'Exceptional' mother and son gave so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    LIEUTENANT General Angus Campbell and Air Vice-Marshal Gavin Davies, CSC, have been announced as the new army and air force chiefs. TAKE a good, hard look at this comic book cover.


  20. Scratchy Bottom rules in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Seymour Telegraph

    The whips are flying as Seymour-trained Sneferu is about to take the lead for Andrew Mallyon in the Carlton Mid Maiden Plate at the Seymour Racing club meeting on Thursday. Packemaker Puss In Lead Boots is on his outer while Autrice is charging home down the outside.