WARMING up the fire truck for Santa this week and looking quite the part was local CFA member Ian Hamley. During the next few days, with the help of Portland’s CFA, Santa will be making a few special appearances around town and is looking forward to sharing some festive spirit with the community. For all the kids out there Santa will be walking along Portland’s Bentinck, Julia and Percy streets accompanied by local firefighters from 10am to noon tomorrow. He [...]
CREDITORS have agreed to the $2.5 million sale of Whitpark, a division of Noske Group, back to executive director Tony Noske but three employees won’t be retained and the rest will lose some entitlements. The sale was agreed to Monday and [...]
MORE than 1800 Portland landlines were unable to receive calls Tuesday night as Telstra continues to struggle with the fallout of last month’s exchange fire. The 1837 lines were down between 9.30 and 11.30pm due to re-parenting of lines from [...]
TEN former Portland North Primary pupils returned to school on Wednesday, although with most now in their 80s there wasn’t much for them to learn. The informal reunion was to help promote the school’s upcoming 140th anniversary, which will be [...]
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