David Braithwaite

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Councils to share and save costs

Councils to share and save costs

Wellington Shire Council will continue looking into ways of combining back-office service with other Gippsland councils.  

Local derbies continue

The third round of Gippsland League football will finish this weekend.  

Budget has farmers in mind

Budget has farmers in mind

Wellington Shire Council will work with the farming community to determine how to spend $1 million allocated in its 2019-20 budget for drought recovery.

Draft budget release

Draft budget release

Wellington Shire Council has proposed a rate rise of 2.5 per cent for the next financial year.  

Eagles stave off 'Legs fightback

Maffra survived a spirited challenge from Bairnsdale to record its first victory of the Gippsland League football season.  

Parrots prevail over Eagles again

Parrots prevail over Eagles again

Three unanswered goals in the first quarter gave Leongatha victory over Maffra in the Gippsland League grand final rematch.  

Swans clip Seagulls' wings

Swans clip Seagulls' wings

Stratford began its premiership defence in emphatic fashion, inflicting Lakes Entrance with a 65-point hammering in the opening round of East Gippsland football.  

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