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2 Nov 2009 (Monday)

Westernport Water opens its doors to the public
Westernport Water is inviting all its customers to attend an annual open forum from 5pm-7pm on Thursday, 19 November 2009.

5 Nov 2009 (Thursday)

Medicare option for public denture patients
A Sale dental technician has found an alternative Medicare-funded option that will enable many Gippsland pensioners to obtain dentures at a reasonable cost in the wake of the effective collapse of the state denture scheme.

6 Nov 2009 (Friday)

Clean Up Your Greenwaste
Bass Coast Shire Council is providing free green waste disposal from 1 November to 14 December 2009 to encourage residents and property owners to clean up around their houses and blocks in the lead up to summer.

Consumers And Business Agree
A survey of local businesses and consumers shows a strong interest in extended shopping hours in Wonthaggi.

‘Power On!’ Street Parade And Twilight Market Planned For Morwell
A street parade and twilight market will be held in Morwell on Saturday 21 November as part of Latrobe City’s ‘The Grid’ project and the community is invited to enjoy an evening of music, dance, food, colourful displays and entertainment

Funding For Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Club
The Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Club (SLC) has received a $500,000 grant as part of the State Government’s Community Facility Funding Program.

10 Nov 2009 (Tuesday)

Yokohama Alpine Rally Spectator Instructions Now Available
The 2009 Alpine Rally has attracted a full field of 113 cars in what is set to be a hotly contested event over three days, from November 13-15.

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter Area LTB1 November 2009 (NHW144)
Home Fire Escape Plan, Partysafe Program, Towing a Caravan, Police Crime Report.

19 Nov 2009 (Thursday)

Westernport Water and the Landcare Urban Garden Awards
Clever use of microclimates and wildlife habitats created from reclaimed materials were a feature of the prize winning urban garden at the Phillip Island Landcare Urban Awards, presented on Saturday, 14 November.

20 Nov 2009 (Friday)

Water works open forum a success
They came, they saw and they left knowing a lot more about how ‘water works’ in the Bass Coast region. Westernport Water threw open its Newhaven office doors to the public at their annual open forum on Thursday, 19 November 2009.

24 Nov 2009 (Tuesday)

Council Refers Proposed Heritage Overlay To Independent Planning Panel
The introduction of a heritage overlay to cover sites recommended by the 2008 Latrobe City Heritage Study has moved a step closer following a resolution at Monday night’s council meeting.

Active Club Grants Open
The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe is inviting sporting groups in the Latrobe Valley to apply for the 2009/10 VicHealth Active Club Grants.

Nats Put Up $5,000 For Student Fund
The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging Latrobe Valley students to apply for The Nationals Scholarship for Young Leaders.

Give Generously For Christmas
Bass Coast Shire Council is hoping the community will again give generously to help disadvantaged families this Christmas.

Dig Deep For Chapman Children: Northe
The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe has praised the generosity of a Traralgon couple whose donation could have life-saving ramifications.

Take Care Over Summer
With temperatures already well over average in November, summer has truly arrived. The warm weather also means an influx of visitors and holiday-makers to Bass Coast.

A Plan For The Early Years
Children’s experiences in their early years have an enormous impact on their growth and development.

Detox Your Home!
On Saturday, 5 December Bass Coast Shire residents have an opportunity to rid their homes of unwanted household chemicals for free.

Schoolies On Their Way
The annual ‘Schoolies Week’ for school leavers officially begins on 26 November, but students who finish exams early can be expected in the coming week.

Ag News : 12/11/2009
Includes: Information available on dairy shed water licencing;

Detox Your Home!
On Saturday, 5 December Bass Coast Shire residents have an opportunity to rid their homes of unwanted household chemicals for free.

Yallourn North Preschool Unveils Kids – ‘Go For Your Life’ Sign
Yallourn North preschool has achieved the Kids – ‘Go for your life’ award and celebrated the unveiling of the sign by holding a healthy morning tea for parents, Latrobe City’s children’s services officers and Latrobe Community Health Service members.

Your Chance To Work In Takasago, Latrobe’S Sister City
Latrobe City is calling for interested applicants to apply for the Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) role in Takasago, Latrobe’s sister city in Japan, commencing in April 2010.

Hypocritical Minister Rejects Bus
The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe has condemned the Brumby Government’s decision to reject a community proposal to continue the successful Latrobe Valley NightRider bus service.

Small Businesses Invited To 2010 Training Calendar Launch
Latrobe City Council is inviting local businesses to attend a free networking seminar to launch the 2010 Small Business Training Calendar.

Heyfield Ambulance Petition Demonstrates Community Support
The Independent Member for Gippsland East, Craig Ingram, today accepted a petition and submission from Heyfield and district residents

Incident Highlights Need For Safe Ocean Access: Ingram
The Independent Member for Gippsland East, Craig Ingram, has called on the State Government to fund and construct improved blue water ocean access at Mallacoota in light of a potentially serious accident that occurred at Bastion Point on Saturday.

Inverloch Community Hub Committee
Are you part of the Inverloch community? Do you have a vision for the kind of services needed in Inverloch?

Council Seeks Community Comment On Potential Cprs Impacts
Latrobe City Council has released its ‘Draft Policy Position on the Expected Local Impacts of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme’ (CPRS) for community consultation.

New Traralgon Creek Footbridge Takes Shape
The new replacement shared path bridge across Traralgon Creek has begun to take shape, with the steel superstructure lifted into place last week, and the new prefabricated concrete decking now installed.

Dusky Flathead Fish Frames Wanted
Do you like catching dusky flathead? Fisheries Victoria is seeking donations of dusky flathead fish frames from people who enjoy fishing around the Mallacoota estuary.

Kongwak Road Upgrade Gears Up
Further work is underway on Kongwak Road to improve the safety of the narrow winding road for school buses and motorists.

Dental Service Helps Fill The Hole In Public Services
The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe has welcomed the opening of a new dental service in Traralgon.

Film And Visual Feast Combine At Performing Arts Centre
To celebrate the ‘International Day of People with a Disability’ on Wednesday 3 December, the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, in conjunction with the National Film and Sound Archive, will show the acclaimed film ‘Mary and Max’.

Expression Of Interest Process For Gippsland Logistics Precinct
Latrobe City Council will move to the next stage in the proposed development of the Gippsland Logistics Precinct in Morwell following a resolution at Monday’s council meeting.

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