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  • Rolling out a quicker fix

    CONSTRUCTION of a four-kilometre above-ground water pipeline has been completed near Cobrico in a bid to combat the nearby peat fire.

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  • Rolling up for fire relief

    RUMBLING tummies proved to be a windfall for BlazeAid last week, after Camperdown’s Snout in the Trough cafe staged a breakfast fundraiser.

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  • Record set for Good Friday

    CAMPERDOWN and district residents outdid themselves for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal this year, after raising a record total of $27,943.

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  • Swamp flood

    Lake Gnotuk’s smouldering swamp is set to be extinguished from the inside out, thanks to more than two million litres of water being piped from Lake Bullen Merri every 24 hours.

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  • Need for Feed answered

    CAMPERDOWN locals cheered and clapped as about 40 B-doubles, semi-trailers and smaller trailers loaded with hay for burnt-out farmers passed through the town on Saturday.

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  • The rebuild begins

    AFTER being forced to flee across their paddocks during last Saturday night’s fire storm, the Sadler family were counting their blessings.

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  • South west fires coverage

    Coverage of the south west fires.

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  • Flames of destruction

    FIRE investigators are continuing to assess the cause of three separate fires which saw 18 houses burnt to the ground, 48 sheds destroyed and 11,100 hectares of land wiped out over the weekend.

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