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Archives for August 2019

Saturday Netball Pictorial

Kinglake B-Grade Netballers had a nail-biting last quarter on Saturday against Powelltown. The Demons beat the Lakers by one-point. More sports photos in this week’s Local Paper.

Saturday’s Sports Pictorial

The Local Paper is the only local media outlet with same-day photo coverage of football and netball finals at Mount Evelyn and Healesville. Here is a sample page of the Division Two First Semi-Final between Kinglake and Powelltown at Mount Evelyn. Check out this week’s Local Paper for more photos.

AFL Outer East footy scores, fixtures at a glance

Seville Seniors are into the AFL Outer East Division Two Grand Final at Yarra Glen on Saturday, September 14. Yarra Junction Reserves also have a firm booking, same date, same venue. This Saturday (Sept. 7) at 2.10pm sees the Seniors Preliminary Final between Yarra Junction and Powelltown at Monbulk. The Reserves Preliminary Final will also

B-Grade netball thriller

Kinglake lost the B-Grade netball 1st Semi-Final against Powelltown by one point: 30-31. The game was played this afternoon (Sat.) at Mt Evelyn. According to the scorer’s board, and also the AFL Outer East results, Kinglake lost this match by one point. (A Reservoir blogger has posted that Kinglake won the game.)

CEO’s pay packet nudges $¼-million

The annual pay-packet for Murrindindi Shire CEO Craig Lloyd is about to nudge quarter of a million dollars. Councillors last Wednesday voted unanimously to raise Mr Lloyd’s annual salary by 1.85 per cent to $249,533. Plus he is going to get half-a-year’s back-pay of the increase, with Councillors agreeing to date the rise from January

$300,000 for Kinglake netball courts renewal

Murrindindi Shire Council has voted to spend $300,000 towards necessary repairs to outside netball courts at Kinglake. Faults in the court have meant that they have been unable to be used for AFL Outer East competition. Instead, as a compromise, the Kinglake netballers have had to play their games all season on indoor stadium courts.

Passing of Research businessman

Former Research businessman, David Masson, has died at the age of 62. He had been Managing Director of Masson for Light, founded by his father John in the 1950s. The company had employed close to 40 local people at its peak. Mr Masson had raised his family in Warrandyte, and more recently had retired to

Strategy needed for Yan Yean works: MP

Danielle Green, Yan Yean MLA, yesterday (Wed.) told State Parliament that a comprehensive communications strategy is needed for the ongoing Yan Yean Rd works program. “My adjournment matter this evening is directed to the Minister for Transport Infrastructure,” Ms Green told the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday night (Aug. 28)(. “The action I seek is for

Fears for Green Wedge

Eltham MLA Vicki Ward this week told State Parliament about fears in Nillumbik Shire about the future of the Green Wedge. “My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Planning, and the action I seek is for the minister to visit and meet with members of my local community who have concerns about Nillumbik’s potential

Deer control needed: McLeish

Eildon MLA Cindy McLeish has this week told State Parliament about the deer problems in the electorate. “My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Agriculture, and the action I seek is for the minister to release the deer management strategy,” Ms McLeish told the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday (Aug. 27). “The release of this

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