Corangamite Shire

  • War memorial works start

    REPAIRS to one of Camperdown’s war monuments took place last week.

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  • Mounts celebrate indigenous links

    CAMPERDOWN and Derrinallum’s indigenous links were highlighted and celebrated over the weekend as part of local NAIDOC Week celebrations.

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  • Chester calls it a day after 46 years

    AFTER more than four decades of employment in local government, Camperdown’s Peter (Chester) Reilly has seen the ravages of drought and floods at the local level first hand.

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  • Wind farm launched

    WORK is now under way on the Berrybank Wind Farm, with the first sod turned on the 43-turbine project on Friday.

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  • Theatre floor removed

    THE hardwood floor in Camperdown’s Theatre Royal had been worn so thin over time the boards were shattering into splinters as they were being removed this week.

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  • 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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