YOU’VE heard of Band on the Run. How about Santa on the Run? That was the theme on Christmas Eve when 50 young people and adults had great fun dressing up and running along the foreshore from the Portland Yacht Club to the skate park and back a couple of times. The idea was to raise money for good causes in the community, and the event was a great success,United Wayexecutive officer Nicole Reefman said. Portland Young Professional Network, the [...]
UNCERTAIN weather had accommodation operators worried this year, with accommodation filling up later than in previous years. However, despite the difference in booking times, operators reported consistent or higher numbers of visitors than last year. Portland Tourist Association president and [...]
GLENELG Shire Council will write to local Members of Parliament urging them to introduce a mandate for local manufacturing contributions in wind farm contracts. The motion was moved in urgent business at last week’s council meeting by Cr Robert Halliday [...]
SURGERY and staff hours will be reduced at Portland District Health until July following a $257,000 budget cut by the Federal Government. PDH announced last week public hip and knee joint replacement surgery will be unavailable from March 1 until [...]
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