Corangamite Shire Council

  • Grand opening delights

    ABOUT 200 people gathered at the Camperdown racecourse at noon on Saturday to witness the historic re-opening of the 116 year-old grandstand after 14 years of restoration works.

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  • Blue-green disgrace

    LAKE Bullen Merri’s debilitating blue-green algae problems will never be fixed unless a single body is put in charge of the waterway, according to Fishsticks fish farmer and habitat researcher Stephen Mueller.

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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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  • Elms remain “mighty and healthy”

    DESPITE plans adopted in 2004 to completely remove and replace Camperdown’s avenue of elms, the trees are “looking healthier than ever”, according to the Friends of Camperdown Elms (FOCE).

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  • Theatre funding applauded

    CAMPERDOWN’S Theatre Royal is set to expand the types of functions it can host, thanks to a $108,000 Federal Government grant announced on Sunday.

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  • Lease signed

    CAMPERDOWN’S saleyards will be under new management as of next week after Regional Livestock Exchanges (RLX) entered into a long-term lease for the facility with the Corangamite Shire Council this week.

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  • Bridge beams arrive

    A NEW bridge on Castle Carey Road has begun to take shape, after concrete beams arrived at the site last week.

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  • Upkeep agreement for lake road

    THE push to reopen the road around Lake Bullen Merri received a boost last week with a Corangamite Shire Council undertaking to maintain the road.

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  • Optus upgrade on the way

    OPTUS mobile phone signals are about to strengthen in Camperdown with a new tower erected on the outskirts of town last week.

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  • Untold stories to come out

    UNTOLD stories in Corangamite could soon have a way of emerging.

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