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Playwright is inspiring

MICHAEL Griffith's beautiful and contemporary plays are beginning to turn heads around the country, and now The Wedge Performing Arts Centre is taking advantage...

Amalgamation dream inches closer for Sale College

THE state government has allocated $3 million in the state budget towards the consolidation of Sale College. Sale College has been seeking to consolidate its two...

State budget – what’s in it for Wellington

David Braithwaite LABOR MPs have described the 2021-22 state budget as a "once-in-a-generation" budget, while Nationals MPs claim it's disastrous for regional communities. The centrepiece is...

Improved accommodation for medical staff

WORK on a new major infrastructure project for Central Gippsland Health has begun. The construction of a new apartment complex providing accommodation for medical staff...

Touch Football Victoria life membership for Laurie Smyth

Sarah Luke LAURIE Smyth has been awarded a life membership to Touch Football Victoria - an honour only bestowed upon five other people during the...

‘I say, you are enough’

Sarah Luke MARKING a special day on the LGBTIQA+ community calendar on Monday, Wellington Shire hoisted the rainbow colours high to celebrate IDAHOBIT (International Day...

A Sale family continues a four-generation fire-fighting legacy

SALE'S youngest volunteer firefighter, Dana King, is continuing a four-generation family tradition - and her youth is already coming in handy. At 16, Dana was...

Our local pubs among the best in the state

TWO local hotels were among the winners at the Australian Hotels Association State Awards for Excellence on Monday night. The finalists and winners were honoured...

In the good books at Sale 545

Sarah Luke BOOKWORMS and mad scientists at Sale Primary School have even more to smile about lately, with the addition of a brand new library...

Hopes for Sale College funding in the budget

THERE are hopes money could be allocated for a Sale College amalgamation plan in Thursday's state budget. Visiting Sale last week, Parliamentary Secretary for Schools...

Local news survey shows readers’ passion for print

THE future of local newspapers will be a key issue for regional, rural and suburban voters at the next federal election, a newly-released national...

Thanks, Gossy

SALE Ambulance Auxiliary has presented long-time paramedic Bernard Goss with a certificate of appreciation for his 25-year involvement with Sale Ambulance Auxiliary. The dinner for...

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‘Play on’ for local sport

THE easing of COVID restrictions has paved the way for senior sport to resume this weekend. The ban on movement between metropolitan Melbourne and regional...