• Foxhow Road upgrade pledged

    ONE of the Western District’s most dangerous roads will be upgraded under a Coalition State Government, according to Member for Polwarth Terry Mulder. Last week Mr Mulder met with concerned residents as well as Corangamite Shire mayor Matt Makin and councillors Geoff Smith and Ruth Gstrein, to announce a $2.9 million upgrade.Mr Mulder said he had […]

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  • Vandals attack

    HISTORIC lights vandalised at Camperdown’s clock tower last week could take months to replace.The two large ‘ball’ lights on the north west side of the clock tower were smashed on Thursday night.Corangamite Shire staff said it appeared that the culprits had used a tree stake from nearby elms to carry out the attack.Shire recreation, culture and […]

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  • Kristy Fraser-Kirk in secrecy request in her case against DJs

    KRISTY Fraser-Kirk’s lawyer has been ordered to tell the legal teams of David Jones and its former CEO Mark McInnes the names of almost all the witnesses involved in the $37 million sexual harassment case. The identities of three of the David Jones employees who were allegedly harassed do not have to be released until […]

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  • Class action

    A class action seeking compensation from Powercor for victims of the Weerite-Pomborneit Black Saturday fire is set to be battled out in the Supreme Court.Pomborneit resident Terry Place is the lead plaintiff in the case, although other victims in the class action will be entitled to the same benefits ordered, if any, in favour of […]

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  • Dollar dazzler travel

    OVERSEAS travel has become the holiday of choice for Camperdown locals, thanks to the climbing value of the Australian dollar.Harvey World Travel agent Kim Tracey said 80 per cent of her clients were now travelling overseas, compared to just 30 per cent at the same time last year.“Europe coach tours are well up on last year’s […]

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  • Intense heat ‘melts’ van

    AN electrical fault under a kitchen bench is thought to have been the cause of a blaze which destroyed a caravan at Camperdown over the weekend.Camperdown and Cobden CFA crews were called to the scene about 9.25am after a call from a nearby camper in the caravan park.CFA member Bernie Sinnott said the fire was particularly […]

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