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Pest found at St Andrews

Agriculture Victoria is calling for wine and table grape growers in the Yarra Valley to monitor their vines and report any suspected phylloxera. This comes after phylloxera was confirmed for the first time in two new locations this month, including a commercial vineyard near St Andrews, outside the existing Phylloxera Infested Zone. Victoria’s Chief Plant

Dindi axes tourism link

Murrindindi Shire Council, at its March 27 meeting, decided to discontinue its partnership with regional tourism body, Goulburn River Valley Tourism. This will come into effect when the current Memorandum of Understanding ends on June 30. Mayor, Cr Sandice McAulay, said the Council considered factors including whether GRVT is the right fit for promoting Murrindindi

Safety upgrade for Ghin Ghin Rd

Road works to improve safety and drivability on Ghin Ghin Rd are set to kick-off on Thursday (Apr. 4) and are expected to be completed in the first week of May. Murrindindi Shire Infrastructure Portfolio Councillor Eric Lording said the $500,000 project includes installing safety barriers on the existing bridges and creek crossings, sealing the

Warning: Gusts up to 100kmh

A strong cold front to move through Victoria this afternoon and evening. Damaging Winds averaging 40 to 60 km/h with gusts to 100 km/h are forecast for the Central and parts of East Gippsland, South West, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts. Gusts to 100 km/h are possible in thunderstorms.

Comedian at Yea, Eildon, K’lake

Comedian Sean Murphy is set to visit Murrindindi Shire with a show that will educate and entertain kids Performed in more than 254 countries, ‘Games Boy 18’ is all about getting children active and curious about our world through interactive, kid-friendly skits and games. Sean’s free performance these school holidays will be at: Yea Library.

Tradie conman in North-East

Police would like to warn residents in the north east following several reports of travelling conman operating in the area. A man posing as a tradesman is reportedly approaching rural properties and elderly residents offering to lay asphalt on their driveways or carry out repair work to the home. Pressure is placed on the home

ONLINE: Latest Issue: Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

Read this week’s 104-page issue of The Local Paper online, free. The best coverage of local news and sport. Due to a family emergency, print copies are unavailable this week. Normal production of the print and online editions resumes next week. All advertisers’ accounts will be adjusted so that they receive full value from their

Yea: pot plant probe

Yea Police are investigating an allegation of theft of pot plants, a station spokesman said on Monday. No charges have been laid at this time.

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