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  • Going batty

    WITH three different types of bats recorded and a variety of native fauna detected, last weekend’s wildlife survey on Mount Leura has been hailed a “huge success”.

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  • Corangamite Relay for Life signs off

    A “BITTER-SWEET” atmosphere prevailed at the Corangamite Relay for Life over the weekend as the event notched up its 10th and final year.

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  • Riding for Retta

    AFTER harbouring a longing to complete the Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic since his early teenage years, Simon Kelson did just that last weekend and raised more than $32,000 towards brain cancer research in the process.

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  • House crash stuns owners

    TWO residential properties in Camperdown were left damaged on Friday after an out-of-control car ploughed into a fence on one side of the road and then a house on the other.

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  • Goldwind erects first turbine

    AS work continues on construction of a new substation at Lismore for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, the project’s first turbine was erected this week.

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  • Lions record biggest intake ever

    CAMPERDOWN Lions Club received a boost last week with seven new members inducted.

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  • Floods, fires, blackouts

    EMERGENCY services personnel were called to several incidents across Camperdown when an electrical storm swept through the town at about 3.20pm on Wednesday.

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  • Hospital shores up birthing services

    AFTER 18 months of community fundraising the Camperdown hospital now has a new birthing bed valued at $23,000.

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  • Eel Skinners back hay run

    SIXTY seven rolls of hay found its way to three drought affected farmers in Queensland over the long weekend, thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Eel Skinners and Duck Pluckers Bachelor and Spinsters Ball.

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  • Making a splash

    CAMPERDOWN’S swimming pool has had a busy December with a 19 per cent increase in season pass purchases and more than 2600 visits and January is shaping up to be even busier.

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