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More stress for our Year 12s

LOCAL Year 12 students say they are stressed by the constant disruptions COVID-19 is causing during their final school year. This year's General Achievement Test...

Sale’s new pump station complete

CONSTRUCTION of the new outfall sewer pump station in Sale is complete, with the facility fully operational. Gippsland Water managing director Sarah Cumming said the...

Telstra’s payphone calls now free

WELLINGTON Shire residents and tourists will no longer have to carry change to make a phone call from one of the shire’s 37 public...

Permanent police presence for Loch Sport?

LOCH Sport is set to welcome a new, permanent police presence after community lobbying, population growth and concerns about crime. It is believed a new...

Reminder to slow down for active wildlife this spring

WILDLIFE volunteers are urging Gippsland drivers to watch out and slow down for wildlife on roads as they become more mobile closer to spring. Every...

People urged to clean up

CLEAN Up Australia is encouraging communities to help clean up their local environments, in a bid to reduce the environmental harm caused by littering. The...

New look for Port Albert toilet block

WELLINGTON Shire Council is replacing the old toilet block at Port Albert's water tower, and inviting residents to vote for their preferred façade design. Constructed...

A new era for Sion?

STUDENTS may again return to Sion, with a working party to examine the feasibility of moving Sale’s St Thomas’ Primary School to the Sion...

Gippsland councils look to prepare for food waste collection services

THE implementation of a food organics, garden organics (FOGO) service is scheduled to be in place across the state by 2030, as the state...

Loz’s trek raises money to help kids in trauma

STRATFORD resident and nurse Lauren Slayford has worked in a variety of healthcare roles, and has seen first hand the power that education, support...

Signs feature Middle of Everywhere branding

NEW town entry signs are being rolled out across Wellington Shire. First up was Rosedale earlier last week, followed by Maffra, Stratford and Sale. Since the...

Tickets on sale now for Archibald Prize tour

TICKETS are now on sale for the Archibald Prize 2021 at the Gippsland Art Gallery Sale. The gallery is the sole Victorian host venue for...

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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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