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11 Jan 2011 (Tuesday)

Third Landfill Cell Ready To Be Constructed
Latrobe City Council has started construction for the next tipping cell at the Hyland Highway landfill site with the new cell expected to be completed ready to receive waste mid-2011.

19 Jan 2011 (Wednesday)

Letter To The Editor
Recent floods impacting Queensland, New South Wales and vast areas of Victoria along with fires in Western Australia have been devastating for many individuals and communities.

Victalent Grants Now Open
Regional athletes, coaches, officials and teams can apply for the popular Victalent grant program, for travel between July 1 2011 and December 31 2011, The Nationals Member for Morwell, Russell Northe said today.

Invy Lifesavers Have New Clubhouse
What: The official opening of the $1.3m Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Clubhouse

Northe Urges Celebrations For Australia Day
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe has urged the residents of Gippsland to join in celebrations for Australia Day, and pay tribute to those who made Australia the country it is today.

20 Jan 2011 (Thursday)

Official Opening Of The Callignee Hall
11.30am Wednesday 26 January 2011, Old Callignee Road, Callignee, VICROADS Country Directory, Edition 7, Map 98 ref B7

National Broadband – It’S Coming
NBN Co, the organisation created to oversee the implementation of the Federal Government’s National Broadband Network, has just released information about which towns in Victoria will be receiving broadband services.

Growth Confirmed For Coastal Towns
Bass Coast Shire Council this week approved amendment C93 which incorporates the coastal strategy and growth for 10 coastal communities in the Shire.

Queensland Flood Appeal Dinner
at Harry’s on the Esplanade

Community Action In Bass
The community of Bass is the fifth Bass Coast community to have completed their draft community action plan and released it for comment.

New Callignee Hall To Be Officially Opened On Australia Day
The new Callignee Hall will be officially opened by Russell Northe MP on Wednesday 26 January 2011 at 11.30am; linking in with Callignee’s Australia Day ceremony hosted by Latrobe City mayor,

21 Jan 2011 (Friday)

Clean Up Registrations Open
Bass Coast residents are encouraged to do their bit for Clean Up Australia Day by registering a site to help clean up our parks, beaches, bush land, waterways, streets and schools.

Three Golden Cypress To Be Replaced
Three Golden Cypress Trees in Thompson Avenue, Cowes, will be removed and replaced after two independent arborists’ reports indicated replacement as the best strategy for the trees.

New Playground For Kernot
A new playground has been installed at the Kernot Hall and Reserve thanks to a partnership project between Bass Coast Shire Council and the Kernot Hall and Reserve Committee.

24 Jan 2011 (Monday)

Latrobe City libraries say turn off the TV and pick up a book this summer
As US comedian, Groucho Marx, succinctly put it "I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book."

Community Urged To Give To Red Cross Flood Appeal
Gippsland residents are encouraged to give to the Red Cross Victorian Floods Appeal to assist those in flood ravaged areas, Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said today.

Staff Help Out In Flood Zone
Three Bass Coast Shire Council staff members have gone to Buloke Shire Council in North Western Victoria to help members of the community displaced by the Victorian Flood.

Nominations Sought For Excellence In Manufacturing
Nationals Member for Morwell and Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business Russell Northe has encouraged Latrobe Valley industry associations and companies to nominate locally-based manufacturers for the

The Bar None Campaign Comes To Latrobe City
The Bar None touring photographic exhibition is in Morwell from 21 January until 28 January.

Puppets Provide Children With Great Entertainment
Latrobe City Libraries’ school holidays program proved to be a treat for children, with many making themselves new friends.

25 Jan 2011 (Tuesday)

2011 Bass Coast Australia Day Awards
Award ceremonies were held in Cowes and Wonthaggi as part of Australia Day celebrations across the Shire.

27 Jan 2011 (Thursday)

Latrobe City’s Australia Day awards presented
Citizens, young citizens, community groups and a number of vibrant events which took place in Latrobe City during 2010

28 Jan 2011 (Friday)

Funding For Small Communities
Applications are now open for the latest round of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Small Grants for Small Rural Communities funding program,

National Youth Week Grants Available
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said young people across Gippsland will have the chance to display their talents to their friends, family and peers thanks to

National Youth Week Grants Help Young Western Victorians
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said young people across Gippsland will have the chance to display their talents to their friends, family and peers thanks to Victorian Government grants for

‘Matching Jack’ kicks off program at Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
In conjunction with the National Film & Sound Archive’s Big Screen Film Series, showcasing the depth and breadth of Australian Stories, Latrobe Performing Arts centre presents ‘Matching Jack’ (M).

Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Club Officially Open
The $1.3m Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Clubhouse has been officially opened to the Bass Coast community.

30 Jan 2011 (Sunday)

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter January 2011 Latrobe Police Services Area.
Drivers Beware of Increased School Traffic at the Start of The School Year, Latrobe Police Services Area Crime Reports.

31 Jan 2011 (Monday)

Drive Safe And Be Aware On Desal Roads
Damage to desalination haulage roads is still creating considerable concern for many Bass Coast residents and visitors.

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