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Music program strikes a chord at Araluen

Most students at Araluen Primary School in Sale are participating in the school's new instrumental program. Titled AIM HIGH (Araluen Instrumental Musicians: Hands-on, Inclusive, Growth...

Briagolong Primary School students get creative

Local artist Colin Little has been working with Briagolong Primary School as part of a six-month creative 'workers-in-schools' program. Mr Little has developed creative projects...

A new project is growing in Maffra

Greenthumbs of Maffra rejoice — the town will soon join Sale, Heyfield and Loch Sport in boasting its very own community garden. Earmarked for the...

Monday Tucker is looking to get back on track

MONDAY Tucker, which provides nutritious meals for vulnerable people, is looking for options to resume.   Until the brakes were put on the service, every Monday...

We’ve been here before

A CENTURY ago, the post-war world faced a similar pandemic to today's coronavirus. The 1918 pneumonic influenza pandemic spread from February 1918 to April 1920,...

Long-time employee will run in honour of his boss

SALE man Michael Scott will run 300 kilometres during September to raise awareness and fundraise for prostate cancer support. When Michael’s boss was diagnosed with...

Longford barriers to be reviewed

THE state Department of Transport will review the placement of barriers at the Longford end of Longford-Loch Sport Rd after complaints about pedestrian safety...

Contracts awarded for major projects

CONTRACTS have been awarded for two major local projects. To allow time to complete the works by the desired dates, during a recent meeting Wellington...

‘Major works’ planned for Stratford-Maffra Rd

MAJOR works will upgrade safety and improve driving conditions on Stratford-Maffra Rd. Gippsland MHR Darren Chester said $1.476 million in federal government funding would be...

Maffra Show cancelled

THE Maffra Show has been cancelled for the second consecutive year. The Maffra and District Agricultural Society committee announced this year's show, scheduled for October...

Brushing up on art skills

ANYONE with an interest in refining their artistic skills over a friendly cuppa and a chat is invited to a ”come and try” day...

Jetty ‘needs government funding’

STATE government funding is needed to replace the McLoughlins Beach Jetty before it is too late. That's the view of Gippsland South MLA Danny O'Brien,...

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Wellington now has 10 COVID cases

Wellington Shire's COVID-19 case numbers have doubled since yesterday, now numbering 10. However, Gippsland Region Public Health says there are no public exposure sites in...

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