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Archives for February 2020

More than books at local library

The Rotary Club of Alexandra had the privilege to meet Alexandra librarian Carley Heath when she was guest speaker. Carley has been with the Alexandra Library for a few months and although she is not new, how she came to be our librarian is a little different than what was expected. Carley is new to

Alexandra Rotary donates $500 to Headspace

Two young men – Nick and Ben Charles – impressed those attending the Rotary Club of Alexandra’s meeting last week. The visit by Rotary District Governor Brian Peters to the Rotary Club of Alexandra was marked by the addresses given by the young men. They told of their Rotary Youth Exchange travels to Denmark and

Top MP to open McEwen electorate office

Federal politician Tanya Plibersek will be the special guest at the opening of the new Wallan offices of McEwen MHR Rob Mitchell on Sunday, March 22. Ms Plibersek served as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party and Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 2013 to 2019, and has served as Member of Parliament for Sydney

Whittlesea police station ‘disgraceful’: Lovell

Northern Victoria MLC Wendy Lovell has renewed calls for an upgrade of the Whittlesea Police Station, describing the working conditions for members at the station as “disgraceful.” In State Parliament, Ms Lovell sought a commitment to provide funding in the 2020-21 Victorian Budget to complete an upgrade of the station. Ms Lovell spoke in an

Lake Eildon link to Nicola

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Nicola Emery. The 36-year-old was last seen at her home address in Allambanan Street in Bayswater North about 7.30am Wednesday morning (Feb. 26). Police and family members hold concerns for Nicola’s welfare as her disappearance is out of character. She is described as of Caucasian appearance,

Teenager Michael is missing

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Michael Hailu. The 14-year-old was last seen in Craigieburn on January 19. He is described as 145cm tall with a slim build and has short dark curly hair. Michael is known to frequent the Fawkner, Roxburgh Park and Craigieburn areas. Investigators have released an

Rubicon Station wants to build mini-hydro

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Deputy President Teresa Bisucci last moth determined that VCAT has the power to consider amendments to the applications in the case between Rubicon Station Pty Ltd and Goulburn Valley Water. The case involves a licence to use and take water, and a licence to construct works on a waterway. The

Learning with Landcare at Yea

The regional countryside is seeing more people settling locally, chasing the good life. This brings fresh country air, growing their own vegies, raising some animals, a chance to slow down and enjoy the change of pace. “After years of visiting properties, many new landholders I meet express their delight in the space, the views, wildlife

Leaders appointed at Alexandra P.S.

Jed Birkner and Billie Bermingham are the School Captains for 2020 at Alexandra Primary School. Archie McGahy and Ryan Te Giffel are the Vice-Captains. House Captains are:• Rubicon: George Siotiropoulos and Jaido Synman• Acheron: Dylan Woehl• Goulburn: Blake Coward and Matthew Waixel SRC leaders are Cameron Sloan, Jaime Shawcross, Makeena Hedger and Jorja Jenkins.

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