Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Tue Oct 3

Massive Crime rise

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Tue Oct 3

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Crime rates in Moira Shire are causing increasing concern to residents and politicians, with calls strengthening for a greater police presence to be based in the area.

Across the past year to June, total crime in Cobram rose by 35.5 percent, thefts skyrocketing by 77.5 percent. 

In Yarrawonga we saw a 38 percent crime increase, with property and deception offences rising 32.1 percent.

Ovens Valley MP Tim McCurdy says he continues to work with both communities regarding the need for a 24-hour police station in Moira Shire.

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This week's Australian Fire Cadet Championships will include Seymour-based 14-year-old Lorilei Ahern.

She'll join in four days’ worth of festivities, where state teams will compete against each other, as well engage in networking and leadership development.

Her Dad Matt says he's extremely proud of her achievements in the Junior CFA ranks thus far.

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17 schools in the Greater Shepparton area have been earmarked for asbestos removal under a State Government scheme.

204 thousand 5 hundred dollars is being spent across a variety of public schools, including Mooroopna Primary, Guthrie Street Primary, Wanganui Park Secondary and Shepparton Flexible Learning Centre.

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Comedian Lana Schwarcz is performing her defiant, witty and humorous recount of her breast cancer diagnosis this Wednesday at Riverlinks.

The breast-cancer survivor uses her mixed fortunes as the subject of the show, titled Lovely Lady Lump.

Ms Schwarcz says it's a cathartic and hilarious experience - with part of the local ticket sales going to Breast Cancer programs at GV Health.

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Buller Ski Lifts is donating the profits of the final day of the snow season to the Mansfield District Hospital.

It's in celebration of an extended snow season, to Sunday October 8.

GM Laurie Blampied says our local hospital relies on donations from the public for upgrades and capital improvements.

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