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Archives for November 2017

Saturday’s Yea Railway Market cancelled

Saturday’s Yea Railway Market (Dec. 2) has been cancelled because of predicted heavy rains. However, an extra Market has been organised for Saturday, December 9. Organisers say: “Due to high rains and flood warnings for Yea, we have decided to postpone the December market from Saturday December 2 to Saturday December 9, 9am-1pm. “In the

Police follow-up on Jamieson factality

Victoria Police investigators are following up on the fatality at Jamieson on Sunday (Nov. 26). Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses following a fatal hit-run near Jamieson last Sunday.Police want to speak to anyone who was driving on Mansfield-Woods Point Road on Saturday 25 November from 11pm until the early hours of

250mm rain predicted for North-East

Rain exceeding 250mm may fall in the north-east ranges from Friday to Sunday (Dec. 1-3), advises the Bureau of Meteorology. Heavy rain and scattered thunderstorms which may lead to flash flooding are likely to develop in the far west during tonight (Thurs.) before extending across the remaining parts of the State during Friday. The heavy

We were wrong

The Requiem Mass for Pat Carter will be held at 2.30pm on Thursday, December 7 at Sacred Heart Church, Yea. Our online report and Classified ad notice have the correct date. (Our editorial report lists the date incorrectly.) Our sincere apologies for this error.

Read the latest issue – free, online

Check out the latest issue of The Local Paper. It’s 60 pages. Hard copies available at more than 70 outlets throughout the North-East. The Local Paper has more than double the readership of any other local publication in Murrindindi Shire. https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy171129z  

Woman dies after Coldstream crash

A woman has died in hospital following a three car crash in Coldstream earlier this month. Investigators believe an east bound car was waiting to turn right from the Maroondah Highway into a driveway when it was struck from behind by a Suzuki Alto about 2.30pm on November 5. The impact shunted the car forward

10 units attend Kinglake tanker fire

Ten emergency service vehicles attended a fuel tanker fire on Healesville-Kinglake Rd at 4am on Tuesday. The road was closed between the Heidelberg-Kinglake Rd and Melba Hwy. Emergency Victoria reported the fire to be under control as The Local Paper went to press.

Investigations continue into Eildon death

Homicide Squad detectives are appealing for witnesses as they continue to investigate the death of a man in Eildon last month. Investigators have been told a group of people had a physical altercation outside licensed premises on Goulburn Valley Highway just before midnight on 20 October. The altercation resulted in the death of a 51-year-old

Diesel spill in Nillumbik

An Advice message was issued today (Mon.) for Diamond Creek, Hurstbridge, Nutfield, Wattle Glen, Yarrambat. A large-scale oil spill has occurred across a number of roads in the warning area. Roads are slippery. You should reduce your speed, drive to conditions and stay alert. There is an extensive diesel spill extending from Diamond Creek to

Death Notice: Glen Price Jones

JONES. Glen Price. Died peacefully on 23.11.17. Aged 83 years Loving husband of Nancy, father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Peter, Janet (dec), Michael and Jennie, Kristin and Graham, Ian and Marylou. Much adored grandfather of Laura, Lachlan, Jessica, Renee, Sam, Bonnie, Emma, Daniel, Amy, Ryan and their partners. A life well lived.

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