YOU could be on an icy island off Greenland, in a yurt in central Mongolia, surrounded by the Congolese jungle or at a low-lying sheep property in Merino. As long as you have net access anywhere on the globe, the … Continue reading
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A SNAKE handler was bitten by the world’s most lethal snake while presenting at the Building and Allied Trades union picnic in Portland on Monday. Snake and reptile show owner Scott Grant, of Terang and aged in his 40s, had just finished showing the crowd an inland taipan and was trying to put it into a bag when it struck him. Stuart Marra, who was enjoying the union picnic at the Friendly Society Reserve with his family, said Mr Grant … Continue reading →
THE annual Heywood to Portland Toy Run is on Saturday and motorcyclists are invited to join the ride. Organiser David Upton is hoping there will be another bumper crowd for this year’s ride. “Just turn up on the day and … Continue reading →
The Portland District Karting Club was flooded with drivers over the weekend when it hosted the 2013 Victorian Closed Titles. More than 170 drivers entered the event at Portland, with the fine weather and excellent track conditions resulting in some … Continue reading →
DESPITE narrowly losing the Cross Border Challenge Portland Touch Football coach Cecilia Eichler was rapt with the continued improvement shown by Portland’s three representative sides at Saturday’s tournament against Mount Gambier at Portland’s Friendly Society Park. Six matches were played … Continue reading →
YOU could be on an icy island off Greenland, in a yurt in central Mongolia, surrounded by the Congolese jungle or at a low-lying sheep property in Merino. As long as you have net access anywhere on the globe, the … Continue reading →
THE arrival of Portland’s first cruise ship in March and the continued growth of the tuna fishing season augers well for a bumper tourist season, according to Glenelg Shire mayor John Northcott. Portland Tourist Association president Denis Carr said he … Continue reading →
CASTERTON went to the top of the points table with a powerful display of batting and bowling on the second day of the Casterton and District Cricket Association’s round six last Saturday. After Dergholm’s first innings of 88, Rick Killey … Continue reading →
THE annual Casterton Business and Development Association’s Christmas light-up night is always a fun night for the whole family and last Friday’s event was no exception. Although the crowd was a little down on previous years and the weather was … Continue reading →
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