FOR David Dunlop, it was a case of seventh time lucky. A combination of bad luck and a growing demand on the public health sector meant Mr Dunlop, a former Portland mayor, was forced to visit Geelong Hospital seven times in … Continue reading
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THE success of this year’s Portland Touch Association season was epitomised by a sensational grand final, eventually won by Untouchables. In what was one of the tightest competitions in recent years, the top four sides all looked likely of making the grand final. Defending champions Crazy Horses and second-placed Young Guns had their time in the sun, but in the final match of the year it was eventual premier Untouchables and runner-up Thunder left.
IT’S all about the kids at the 2013 Wombat Kids Charity Concert tomorrow night, inspired and presented by Hamilton youth. The annual concert raises awareness and funds for a group of kids, ‘wombats’, who are braving the world with a … Continue reading →
WESTERN Victoria MP, David O’Brien, has asked the Victorian Agriculture Minister to take another look at allowing commercial hunting of wild kangaroos in the Southern Grampians. Similar ideas have been floated by Southern Grampians Shire councillors as recently as 2011, … Continue reading →
REMEMBER the names of Mason and Clancy Vaughan, as you may be hearing about them a lot more in the future. Ski racing is a fast and furious sport, and Mason has had a fantastic start to the year by … Continue reading →
FOR David Dunlop, it was a case of seventh time lucky. A combination of bad luck and a growing demand on the public health sector meant Mr Dunlop, a former Portland mayor, was forced to visit Geelong Hospital seven times in … Continue reading →
AFTER more than 60 years in business in Portland, Thorpes Machinery and Engineering Supplies is closing its doors. The announcement is the latest in a series from high-profilePortlandbusinesses that are no longer trading. Manager Shane Mole has blamed poor business … Continue reading →
TRANSPORT company Ryans Group hopes to have its Portland depot open in the next month as it expands its general freight services in the south-west. Glenelg Shire Council last night voted on a request by Ryans Group to allow B-doubles … Continue reading →
THE Heywood skate park was taken apart on Saturday as skate, scoot and BMX riders from across the region impressed in heat four of the Barwon South Western League Skate Series competition. For a closer look, check out the page … Continue reading →
NARRAWONG-based environmental group Friends of the Surry has failed in a bid to make the Victorian Government pay its legal costs. The group claimed costs against Planning Minister Matthew Guy but has been notified that it failed on a legal … Continue reading →
THE Edenhope Cricket Club may have consolidated third position on the Casterton and District Cricket Association premiership ladder with a thrilling victory over Wando Vale at the weekend, but it will not compete in this year’s finals series because of … Continue reading →
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