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Helping rural kids be maths masters

Two preschools in Nagambie will soon have the chance to improve their maths skills through a new early years program to be rolled out by the Victorian Government.. Early childhood educators at Nagambie Kindergarten and Nagambie Preschool and

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The Telegraph
Feb 16 2018
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Support public health and safety

I would like to thank all who have so far signed the Whiteheads Creek petition and encourage others to show support by also signing. The numbers are encouraging from the completed forms that we have received back so far.. What the petition is asking

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The Telegraph
Feb 16 2018
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Ready to clean up act

Mitchell Shire Council is encouraging its residents to show their community pride by joining in a local Clean Up Australia Day event on Sunday, March 4.. Clean Up Australia Day helps communities improve their environment by coming together and

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The Telegraph
Feb 16 2018
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Aged care facility in tip-top health

Nagambie Healthcare was recently awarded a major prize from Leading Age Services of Australia (LASA).. The LASA Excellence in Age Services awards cover Victoria and Tasmania and South Australia, for aged care services across residential care, home

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The Telegraph
Feb 16 2018
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More getting in the...

Plenty of warm weather has seen a 146 per cent increase so far in attendances at Mitchell Shire’s three outdoor pools.. As of January 31, there were almost 10000 visits to the Broadford, Seymour and Tallarook pools — that’s almost

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The Telegraph
Feb 16 2018
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Compensation payments...

Thousands of Victorians will receive an ‘‘unprecedented’’ one-off compensation payment for power outages linked to recent extreme heat. Those who lost power for between three and 20 hours on January 28 will receive $80, while

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The Telegraph
Feb 15 2018
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A busy week

Grass fire. Emergency Services attended a fire in grassland at the end of Anglesey St, around 12.30pm on Sunday, February 11. A nearby resident tried to extinguish the fire before contacting the CFA. Investigations are continuing into the cause

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Feb 15 2018
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Community facility improved with facelift

Avenel Hall has received a major facelift and will now provide local residents with improved spaces for community meetings and events, as well as a creative space for dance and arts and crafts activities.. The 100-year-old hall’s upgrade and

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Gus McCubbing
Feb 15 2018
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Planned activities for Probus club

It is nice to have some cooler days after that hot and humid weather. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, February 20. Guest speaker Tegan McCarthy will share information on podiatry.. On February 27 we are going to the Nagambie Entertainment Centre for

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The Telegraph
Feb 15 2018
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Early childhood funds welcome

The Federal Government recently announced funding for Victorian children to receive early childhood education through to 2019, with $440million nationally for 15 hours kindergarten each week for four-year olds.. Since 2013, the Federal Government

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The Telegraph
Feb 15 2018
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Go-getter for Puppa

Seymour-based Janelle Puppa Real Estate has welcomed a new staff member.. While Leonie Cashmere used to call the Gold Coast home, she has lived in Seymour for about four years now. Back in the sunshine state Ms Cashmere gained a lot of experience

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The Telegraph
Feb 15 2018
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Stihl back in business...

After getting a facelift during summer the Stihl Shop on Wallis St, Seymour is back in business.. Owner and manager Donna Fulton said it was hard work but is glad the process is now over — and happier still her branch has received a bit of an

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Gus McCubbing
Feb 15 2018
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Live music, good vibes

If you’re in need of an afternoon under the gum trees with live music and a glass of beer, wine or cider in hand, look no further than the Longwood Beer, Wine and Cider Festival.. Longwood Football Club is partnering with other community

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Gus McCubbing
Feb 14 2018
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Community energy initiative

A group of Mitchell community members are fed up with politicians locking horns over energy policies while power costs continue to rise.. They have decided to take matters into their own hands.. Mitchell Community Energy (MCE) is a new group

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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Strathbogie plugs holes

Strathbogie Shire Council has begun early construction works at a number of locations after significant infrastructure damage was identified following last year’s floods.. More than 221mm of rain fell across the region with Strathbogie and

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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Hay shed fire in Burramboot

FIREFIGHTERS are on scene at a hay shed fire in Burramboot.. There are four tankers on scene from Corop, Corop West, Stanhope and Colbinabbin.. Operations officer from District 20 John Cutting said 2100 lucerne bales have been destroyed along with

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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Bringing back police...

A Liberal Nationals government would re-introduce a program designed to tackle youth violence and build respect in Victoria’s schools, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. Under the Liberal Nationals plan, 100 new police will be funded

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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Helping build Northern...

It’s getting easier for people to build and own their first home in country Victoria, according to Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes.. As of July 1, 2017, the First Home Owner Grant — which applies to all newly constructed homes

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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B-double rescue a...

A Leocata’s Transport B-double careered off the northbound lane of the Goulburn Valley Hwy and plunged prime mover first into an irrigation channel at Moorilim, near Murchison, early on Monday afternoon.. The cab and tautliner trailers full of

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The Telegraph
Feb 14 2018
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