Corangamite Shire

  • Van park managers plan rebuild

    WHILE Lake Purrumbete Caravan Park might resemble ‘ground zero’ at the moment, proprietor John Clements said it will “be better than ever” when repairs are finished.

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  • Nature’s fury leaves a trail of destruction

    More than 50 onsite vans at the Lake Purrumbete Caravan Park were ripped apart and boats tossed across the road during a ferocious windstorm that cut through a three kilometre strip on Wednesday night.

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  • Strong numbers pay respects

    LARGE numbers again turned out at the Camperdown War Memorial on Anzac Day to pay their respects to those who served for Australia in wars.

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  • War plane recovery

    After resting at the bottom of Lake Corangamite for almost 70 years, the first steps to resurface a Wirraway plane used to train RAAF pilots are now under way.

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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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  • 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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  • Lest we forget

    ABOUT 300 people gathered at the Camperdown soldiers’ memorial as part of Remembrance Day commemorations on Sunday to mark 100 years since the Armistice was signed to end World War I.

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  • Bubbles of fun

    GIANT bubbles, colourful flowers and a pounding drum beat all featured in Camperdown’s avenue on Wednesday as part of a plan to inject a bit of fun into people’s lives.

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  • Ag’ Minister backs dairy code

    THE need for a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry and the potential dangers of energy infrastructure were two of many topics of a roundtable discussion with key federal Members of Parliament in Camperdown last week.

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