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  • Wet winter on target

    FARMING land around Lake Purrumbete was inundated with rain over the winter months, making for the perfect breeding habitat for black swans.

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  • Stepping up in grand style

    CAMPERDOWN’S grandstand is beginning to echo the majesty of its early days, with its intricate balustrades restored and back in place.

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  • Solar fight heats up

    ABOUT 25 Bookaar district residents stepped up their opposition to a $150 million solar farm proposed at ‘Meningoort’ with a rally at Camperdown’s botanic gardens on Sunday.

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  • Where is Camperdown’s cannon?

    LEGEND has it Camperdown’s long lost war memorial cannon was removed in the dead of night for the payment of two boxes of beer.

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  • Quilters bring victims comfort

    CAMPERDOWN district fire victims were offered another form of comfort and support last week, with the arrival of 45 hand-stitched quilts.

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  • Gentle touch for window fix

    A DELICATE touch and a ton of patience saw the stained glass windows over the Camperdown Uniting Church’s altar removed this week.

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  • Fallen pole shocks driver

    A CAMPERDOWN woman was left “a bit in shock” on Friday after a telecommunications pole fell on her car.

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  • Solar farm input sought

    BOOKAAR could soon be the location of a $150 million solar farm containing 700,000 solar panels if a planning application now before the Corangamite Shire Council is approved.

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  • Bidding limited for church land

    DESPITE a lack of bidding at a public auction on Friday night, three half acre blocks in the heart of Camperdown have sold.

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  • Dan faces curly questions

    BALANCING his electorate needs with attending Cabinet and being there for his family is the hardest part of Member for Wannon Dan Tehan’s job.

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