May 2001 - Archived News
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Miners win the opening Battle
The Morwell Miners earned the first Premiership points with a tough and thrilling 32-24 win over the never say die East Gippsland Brumbies.
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Choice… Have you made yours?2 May 2001 (Wednesday)
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Council welcomes Right To Farm response
Latrobe City Council has welcomed initial State Government response to a report prepared by the ‘Right To Farm’ Working Group
Round 3 Action: Latrobe Valley Baseball Association
Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Round 3 Results
Moran Portraiture Prize Exhibition returns next week
The Moran Portraiture Prize Exhibition returns to Kernot Hall Friday 11 May for a sixteen day season.
Latrobe’s New Energy float to feature in Sunday’s Federation Parade
Latrobe City’s highly imaginative and creative float based on the Latrobe. A New Energy theme, will draw the attention of tens of thousands of spectators
Government process to determine Hazardous Waste Facility sites
Gippsland Water is currently upgrading its existing hazardous waste facility at Dutson Downs to improve operational and environmental performance.
Takasago bound group meets for first time
Takasago bound students and their accompanying adult leaders have met together for the first time
StreetLife Small Business Education Packs now being delivered3 May 2001 (Thursday)
Latrobe StreetLife Small Business Education Packs are currently being delivered to businesses across Latrobe City
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Kraft grow online4 May 2001 (Friday)
In a show of promotional wizardry, Kraft make more than cheese
Level of expectation on Government delivery
Latrobe City Council remains confident that strong initiatives will be undertaken by the State Government to provide assistance to the Latrobe Valley.
Local employment must benefit from power station construction, says Mayor 7 May 2001 (Monday)
Latrobe City Mayor has called on Edison Mission Energy to maximise opportunities for local employment on the project.
Record number of nasties handed in at household chemical collection
Forty-four kilograms of organochlorine pesticides such as DDT and Dieldrin, and 4.5 kilograms of arsenic were among the 6.2 tonnes of chemical nasties handed in at Saturday’s household chemical collection.
Positive outcome from Traralgon Bypass workshop
Council, business, farming and community representatives attended a VicRoads workshop dealing with the proposed Traralgon Bypass alignment.
Digital art exhibition to feature at Council’s Citizen Service Centres 8 May 2001 (Tuesday)
The first of a series of computer generated art works has gone on display at the Latrobe City Citizen Service Centre in Traralgon
Brumbies & Panthers take the Spoils
Round 2 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Gaskin Park Churchill last Sunday, in front of a solid crowd
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Local Florist launches on-line store
Morwell Florist and Messenger Media have teamed up to get a local florist online. Together, they are proud to launch a great new e-commerce website www.morwellflorist.com.au launch.
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Hot Concerts9 May 2001 (Wednesday)
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Taskforce report welcomed by Council
News that the State Government LV Taskforce has completed its report and forwarded it to the Premier has been welcomed by Latrobe City Mayor
Round Four Action: Latrobe Valley Baseball Association10 May 2001 (Thursday)
Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Round 4 results
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Concrete solution applied to Moe’s hole in the ground
Moe’s notorious Bristol Street holes have been permanently plugged.
Consultative meetings to discuss residential and school zone speeds12 May 2001 (Saturday)
A series of four public meetings have been called by Latrobe City Council to enable the community to provide input into appropriate speed limits.
Traralgon School children arrive at Gippsland Heritage Park 14 May 2001 (Monday)
Traralgon School children spent the day investigating the Gippsland Heritage Park
PCs for Kids project being considered by Council
Families in receipt of the Education Maintenance Allowance may be able to purchase an Internet ready PC for as little as $250 from Latrobe City
Panthers are again the Yardstick!15 May 2001 (Tuesday)
Round 3 of Gippsland Rugby League
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Local radioactive waste - the inside story
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Room For Improvement
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Tyers Hall refurbishment celebrated
The $100,000 refurbishment of the Tyers Public Hall has been completed
Create a cone16 May 2001 (Wednesday)
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Tobacco retailers caught selling smokes to kids
Twenty percent of surveyed tobacco outlets in Latrobe City were caught selling tobacco to young people aged between fourteen and sixteen
Trains welcomed – next stop Standard Gauge
Gippsland Local Government Network Chairperson said the return of passenger trains to Bairnsdale and Leongatha was a win for the
whole of Gippsland
Flowers and cabbages featuring at our roundabouts 17 May 2001 (Thursday)
The first blooms from Latrobe City’s Autumn parks and gardens plantings are adding a touch of colour to streetscapes
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New Gippsland cheese book looks almost good enough to eat
Gippsland’s Master Cheese Makers are featured in a new, high quality publication
More Gold for Bows
Bows Natural Ice Cream won the esteemed 2001 Product Makers Award
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M&Ms run loose on the web18 May 2001 (Friday)
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Council and Coronet Bay Community Working Together
Bass Coast Shire Council has prepared a submission requesting $200,000 of State Government assistance
Redsox Victors In Grand Final Re-Match21 May 2001 (Monday)
The Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association season continued last Sunday with round five games.
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Pram bays for Morwell and Moe get the nod
Special pram parking bays are to be created in the Morwell and Moe CBD
Latrobe City Pacers Launch Schools Program
On Friday the 25th of May the Latrobe City Pacers will launch the Hazelwood Power Schools Basketball program at Tobruk Street Primary School.
Urban design seminar addressed by Latrobe
The Morwell CBD Redevelopment Plan was the subject of a presentation made by David Powell.
Phillip Island Greencorps Team Graduates
The graduation of the Phillip Island Green Corps team was celebrated recently in a ceremony attended by Bass Coast Shire Councilors
Dancers return to Pacers Games
Latrobe City Pacers will welcome Dance Limits to its home game this Saturday (26/5/2001) when it takes on Waverley Falcons at the Moe Newbourogh Sports Centre
Assurances on replacement prison for Won Wron needed now
GLGN Chairperson has called on the State Government to provide a clear indication that the replacement for Won Wron Prison will be built in the Yarram area
Councils Welcome Budget Outcomes22 May 2001 (Tuesday)
Councillor Tony Hanning, said today that the Network generally supported the outcomes of the State Budget
Local business gets online!
Once again the locals give world-wide business a run for its money
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Redsox Streak at Four
Round 6 Baseball Action
Brumbies too good at Home! 23 May 2001 (Wednesday)
Round 4 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Paynesville last Sunday, and in front of a vocal home crowd, the East Gippsland Brumbies outclassed the Morwell Miners in an epic battle
Hound Dogs go down 8-3 in darts24 May 2001 (Thursday)
A brilliant solo performance by Noel Browne couldn't prevent the Greyhound club going down
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Tania's Deli - a local e-business success story
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Caring for the Community
1,300 Bass Coast Shire residents currently benefit from the range of HACC services provided by Council.
Council's Aged and Disability Team are Winners again
Council’s Aged and Disability Services Team is a finalist in the Community Services and Health Industry Training Board Awards for 2001.
Council blitz on No Standing zones near schools
Drivers disregarding ‘No Standing’ signs in the vicinity of schools are being targeted by Council’s Local Laws Officers
Laying Down the GATT27 May 2001 (Sunday)
Motorists are in for a smoother ride thanks to an innovative new seal for unsealed roads that is currently being trialled by Bass Coast Shire Council
Gippsland Heritage Park Ceramic Group.28 May 2001 (Monday)
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Bridge gets new Lease on Life
Bass Coast Shire Council is upgrading the timber bridge that spans Lance Creek
Crinigan Road Bushland benefits from CJP project
A boundary fence in the Crinigan Road Bushland Reserve is one of the first initiatives being taken to protect and enhance the reserve for the Latrobe community.
Preschool open days to start 2002 preschool enrolment campaign29 May 2001 (Tuesday)
Latrobe City’s twenty-four preschools will open their doors to parents of preschool age children
A Week is a long time in Rugby
Round 5 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Mobil Park last Sunday in near perfect conditions, after 4 Rounds the Panthers were in cruise control and Churchill were dead set certainties to miss the finals
Round 7 Baseball: Dodgers and Rangers in Thriller.
The action continued last Sunday in the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association with round seven games.
Safety audits to reduce opportunities for crime30 May 2001 (Wednesday)
Retail precincts in Moe, Morwell and Traralgon will be the subject of a Community Safety Audit
Gravel road sealing discussion deferred
Council discussion on priorities and options for sealing gravel roads in Latrobe City has been deferred to the July Council Meeting
Recall of Cadbury's Hazel Nut Chocolate Bars31 May 2001 (Thursday)
Latrobe City Council Health Services has been notified by Food Safety Victoria of a food recall.
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