Results. Round 3. Saturday, October 19. Eastern Hill 124 J Sutherland 35 JP Bradshaw 3/19 J Connell 3/28 v Broadford 5/220(cc) L Collier 86 EW Mills 70 BG Bryant 2/25 D Bergowicz 2/48. Kilmore 8/113(cc) M Rose 29 C Armstrong 6/17 v Yea Tigers 4/121 C Armstrong 47 DL Malcolm 30* D Pell 25 B
Crowds are flocking to Marysville this weekend (Oct. 18-20) to enjoy the annual Jazz and Blues Festival. Madison Taylor and Ellen Pogson were pictured on Saturday at the MIRA Centre by The Local Paper. A photo feature page will be published in The Local Paper on Wednesday (Oct. 23).
Kinglake, all out for 78 in 33 overs, were defeated by Cameron 0/82 (dec) over 12 overs, at Kinglake Memorial Reserve on Saturday (Oct. 19). This was the first round in the designated one-day competition of the Northern Metro Cricket Association.
New videos are promoting Murrindindi Shire. Tourism, Events and Communications Portfolio Councillor, Jackie Ash,e said the video series promotes Murrindindi Shire’s nature-based tourism attractions and many of the wonderful things to see, do and experience around our Shire. “Filmed in early-2019, the suite of 13 videos are part of Council’s ‘Discover Dindi’ work in promoting
There were more than 50 exhibitors and 3000 attendees dat the Lake Eildon Boating and Fishing Show – the Boating Industry Association of Victoria’s first regional event – held on October 11-13. Murrindindi Shire Council’s Eildon Ward Councillor, Jackie Ashe, said Council was thrilled to support the Lake Eildon Boating and Fishing Show and would
Students from Buxton, Eildon, Middle Kinglake, Yea, Sacred Heart and St Mary’s Primary Schools are getting active as part of Murrindindi Shire Council and VicHealth’s ‘Walk to School’ Program. ‘Walk to School’ kicked off on Monday (Oct. 7) and runs until November 1. VicHealth is running a photo competition as part of the Program and
Yan Yean MLA Danielle Green has used State Parliament to hit back at critics of her being a tenant in her private life. Ms Green said a real estate agent had leaked information to the press about the condition of the property that she rented. Ms Green disputed the claims, and says she won back
‘Aunty Dot’ Peters was remembered by Eildon MLA Cindy McLeish in State Parliament this week. “A large crowd gathered at the Healesville football ground on Tuesday, October 1, to celebrate and remember community stalwart and Aboriginal elder Aunty Dot Peters,” Ms McLeish told the Legislative Assembly. “Dorothy Peters was born in Healesville and lived there
Christopher Scott and Greg Thorneycroft. Photo: Ash Long ©
Greg Thorneycroft was installed as ‘Worshipful Master’ of the Albert Edward Lodge at the Alexandra Masonic Centre on Thursday (Oct. 17). The ceremony was carried out by Freemasons Victoria Junior Grand Warden, Christopher Scott, on a night attended by a good number of members and ladies. The investiture of officers was carried out by the
A 264-page document forms the planning permit application for a 46-room residential hotel and restaurant on farming land at Murrindindi. Alta Architecture Pty Ltd has made the application to Murrindindi Shire Council, with the advertising period closing in two weeks’ time on Wednesday, October 30. Alta Architecture gives its address at 587 Whitehorse Rd, Surrey
The latest 100-page issue of The Local Paper is out now. It is available free at more than 70 outlets in the North-East. Or read, free, online: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy191016z
The Local Paper Magazine’s columnist Kevin Trask met with Barry Humphries this week. They are pictured with Philip Brady. Kevin writes the ‘Whatever Happened To’ column each week in The Local Paper.
There are strict legal requirements in Victoria upon respondents to intervention orders. When granted by Magistrates, intervention orders often include conditions that respondents must not assault or harass protected people. The definition of stalking under such orders is that the conduct of the respondent engages in a course of conduct with the intention of causing
KINDRED, – Arthur Bruce 22.05.1937 – 11.10.2019 Beloved husband of Jenny. Loving father of Andrew, Tim, Rob and Jo. Devoted Papa to Cassandra, Elizabeth, Callum, Andrew, Emily and Makeely. Papa Bruce to Kosta and Krystal. Forever in our hearts KINDRED,- The Funeral celebrating the life of Mr Bruce Kindred will be held in St Luke’s
Alexandra B-Grade cricketers 6/121 defeated Royals 69 at Leckie Park on Saturday (Oct. 12). Pictured are Dan Burns, Chris Friswell, Will Ellis, Jason Fishlock and Justin Leary.
The cubs of 1st Alexandra Scouts held a sausage sizzle fundraiser outside Foodworks Alexandra on Saturday. Pictured are Kate Jenkins (‘Raksha’), Kelly Menzies (‘Akela’), Eric De Groot and Aryeon De Goot.
Yea Tigers A-Grade secured an easy victory at home on Saturday against Eastern Hill in Seymour District Cricket Association competition. Yea Tigers 3/68 def Eastern Hill 65 CA Malcolm 3/3 D Evans 2/6 C Armstrong 2/16. Broadford 9/176(cc) B Hickey 50 SM O’Neill 33 JC Martin 25 L Drummond 2/25 B Boddington 2/28 D Anderson
Ten years ago (2009), we were producing a publication called ‘The Victorian‘ Newspaper across the state, in print and online. It was later incorporated into the Melbourne Observer weekly publication. The year 2009 saw us commence publication of The Phoenix, which included a section titled The Local Paper.
When organic waste – like food scraps – decomposes in landfill, it emits methane, which is one of the most harmful greenhouse gases and a significant contributor to our changing climate. Murrindindi Shire Council Environment Portfolio Councillor, Bec Bowles said managing organic waste at home is a great way to do your bit for our
Murrindindi Children’s Network is inviting local parents and kids to join in the ‘pram strolls’ scheduled to happen around the Shire during Children’s Week, from Saturday October 19 to Sunday October 27. Mayor Cr Sandice McAulay said the theme for Children’s Week this year is ‘children have the right to be healthy, safe and happy’.
Murrindindi Shire Council was proud when two of its Family Day Care Educators won Family Day Care Australia Regional Educator of the Year awards. Nominated by the families of the children they look after, Educators Jane Thomas and Tamara Ruffin were recognised for the exceptional care and commitment to quality education they provide. Mayor Sandice
Conditions are ripe for weeds to grow and spread, says Murrindindi Shire Council. The Council will be kicking off its weed control program in the coming weeks, with contractors set to spray many roadsides for Chilean Needle Grass, Blackberry, Broom, St John’s Wort, Gorse, Paterson’s Curse and Sweet Briar. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Bec Bowles, said
Murrindindi Shire Council’s Seniors’ Festival celebration, held on Wednesday (Oct. 8), saw community members enjoy Devonshire tea and music by ‘Bev and Leigh’ in the Alexandra Shire Hall. Deputy Mayor Cr Leigh Dunscombe opened the event and welcomed guests. “It was a great privilege to be able to welcome this group to the event and
Condolences to our contemporaries at the Alexandra Standard with news of the passing of ‘John’ Page, former editor of that newspaper, 1957-1986. John and his brother Bert were a formidable team; John as Editor and Manager, Bert running the more mechanical side of the business. On a weekly basis, the Page brothers would process our
Indi MHR Dr Helen Haines will visit Yea later this month, and attend a new building ceremony to be held at Sacred Heart School. Sacred Heart Yea is holding a New Building Opening Ceremony on Monday, October 28 at 10 am. Senator Jane Hume will be conducting the official opening with special guest Dr Haines
Kinglake will play in a designated one-day cricket competition with 10 teams in the Northern Metro association starting on Saturday, October 19. The first game, at 1.30pm at the Kinglake Memorial Reserve, will be against Cameron. Other sides are Northern Socials, Fiji Victorian, Preston Footballers, Strath-ewn, Dennis, Fairfield, Camrea and Sagarmatha. Northern Metro Cricket Association
The weekly print run of The Local Paper averages 3675 copies, with 8820 readership. Our Local Paper suite of websites average 29,794 ‘reads’ weekly from 3227 unique visitors. Plus there are an extra 1057 opt-in subscribers who request to receive the newspaper by email each week. That’s 39,671 verified ‘reads’ weekly. (Sept. 2019 figures, AW
The Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria welcomed a new president, with Merrijig farmer Bruce McCormack stepping into the chair. Mr McCormack’s family has an association with the High Country that stretches back longer than the MCAV itself, with five generations of McCormack’s before him having run cattle into the hills around Mansfield. “I’m am very
The Local Paper issue for this week is available now online. https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy191009z Unfortunately, there will be no PRINT issue of The Local Paper this week. Editor Ash Long was taken by ambulance to the Austin Hospital, and discharged at 1.30am Wednesday (too late to print the newspaper). Accounts for all advertisers and subscribers will be credited
The Maroondah Highway is now open (Tues., Oct. 8) between Healesville and Narbethong, through the ‘Black Spur’ after earlier emergency tree works. The Department of Transport thanks drivers for their patience.
Murrindindi Shire Council has banned Jack Russell, of Yea, from its meetings for three months. The ban, notified in a letter delivered by hand to Mr Russell last Friday (Oct. 4), follows his exclusion during the September 25 Council meeting at Yea. Mr Russell had been previously banned from Council meetings after an incident at
The Maroondah Highway will close between Healesville and Narbethong, through the ‘Black Spur’, for emergency tree works on Tuesday (Oct. 8). During the works, from 7am to 7pm, signed detours will be in place via the Melba and Goulburn Valley highways through Yea and Alexandra. This is a significant detour that could add more than