Corangamite Shire

  • 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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  • Facing up to a fresh future

    ALL four clock faces on Camperdown’s iconic clock tower are in the process of being replaced after years of leakage resulted in extensive rust.

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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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  • 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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  • More work needed

    SCAFFOLDING around Camperdown’s clock tower is likely to be in place longer than expected with additional works on the clock faces and roof required.

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  • The heart of the town

    LOCALS have been asked to vote with their feet in the push to keep Camperdown’s historic courthouse in community hands.

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