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3 Sep 2001 (Monday)

Latrobe City provides grant to enhance flood warning system
Grant of $2000 provided to Bureau of Meteorology.

Just Check For The Signs
As part of the final phase of Cowes’ Thompson Avenue redevelopment, Council has started to erect parking regulation signs.

Firing Up For Community Safety Week
Bass Coast Shire Council and the CFA will join forces during September and run free Home Fire Safety Workshops for older residents.

See The Future At A Student Art Exhibition
Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend an exhibition of local students’ visions for the future.

Eisteddfod receives Latrobe City Trust grant
The Latrobe City Trust sponsoring Junior Champion Brass Solo section, piano concerto and aria events at annual Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod

4 Sep 2001 (Tuesday)

Finals Set As Teams Get Serious
Once again the weather played a big part on the final round in the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association.

Latrobe Community Service Centres opened
Four Latrobe Community Service Centres officially opened by Latrobe City Mayor

5 Sep 2001 (Wednesday)

Changes for Preschool services in Traralgon

Parents asked to set good road safety example
Latrobe City Mayor has called on parents and carers in Latrobe City to embrace the positive messages of Community Safety Week

City launches handbook for its homecarers
Approximately 120 homecarers, Latrobe City staff, and OH&S committee members were present at the launch of a homecarers’ handbook at Kernot Hall last week.

Traralgon Sound Shell moves a step closer
Traralgon’s sound shell in Victory Park has moved a step closer with tenders now being advertised for the design.

6 Sep 2001 (Thursday)

Village Warragul (06/09/01 - 12/09/01)
The list of movies showing this week (06/09/01 - 12/09/01)

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (06/09/01 - 12/09/01)
The list for this weeks showing movies (06/09/01 - 12/09/01)

7 Sep 2001 (Friday)

IFILM.com
Welcome to the definitive online film portal

Merrick and Rosso strike back
The new online home of the comedy double breathes a little life onto the net

Council Launches Drug And Alcohol Strategy Plan
Bass Coast Shire Council launched its Drug and Alcohol Strategy Plan today.

10 Sep 2001 (Monday)

Dressing Up Bass Coast For The Grand Prix
Bass Coast Shire Council kicks off the annual Best Dressed Business Competition on Tuesday 11 September.

GLGN, the leading voice for Gippsland
The Gippsland Local Government (GLGN) Network is currently pursuing several issues on behalf of the broader Gippsland community.

Get Your Skates On
Traffic in Inverloch may be slightly disrupted over the next few weeks as work begins on Inverloch’s long-awaited skate park.

A Waste Of Space Or A Valued Treasures?
How would you feel if Melbourne’s infamous yellow peril suddenly appeared on the Cowes foreshore?

State Of The Art Access To Wonthaggi’s Guide Park
Bass Coast Shire Council successfully applied for funding to redevelop Wonthaggi’s Guide Park using “universal access principles”.

Cultural Tourism Forums a Success
The first of four Cultural Tourism Forums was held at the Inverloch Community Centre on 3 September.

11 Sep 2001 (Tuesday)

CoolQuiz.com
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JennyJones.com
Rip it up talk-show host style!

13 Sep 2001 (Thursday)

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BASEBALL: Traralgon Dominates Grand Final Positions.
The Preliminary Finals were held on Sunday in the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (13.09.01 - 20.09.01)
List of the weeks movie times (13.09.01 - 20.09.01)

14 Sep 2001 (Friday)

Saving Our Trees
Trees are possibly the last thing you would think of when faced with resealing local roads.

Workshops A Blazing Success
Five recent Fire Safety Workshops held throughout Bass Coast Shire have been a resounding success, with more than 150 elderly residents attending

Getting Revved Up About The Grand Prix
The race is on for this year’s Best Dressed Business Competition.

17 Sep 2001 (Monday)

Council acts to undertake environmental assessment of Newborough land
Latrobe City Council has placed the proposed sale of a tract of land adjoining Ollerton Avenue in Moe on hold

Monash Way Interchange set to bloom
Landscape plantings at the Monash Way interchange have almost been completed

Work to start soon on Hungry Jack’s restaurant
Latrobe City Council has cleared the way for the construction of a Hungry Jack’s fast food franchise

Churchill Football Netball Clubrooms receive design award
Tropic Design Group has won the ‘Best non-residential design of public buildings/special structures’ award

18 Sep 2001 (Tuesday)

Sesame Street turns Sinister
What message is Bert really trying to get through to our children?

20 Sep 2001 (Thursday)

Weekly World News
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A Petition for Peace
A petition will be forwarded to President Bush, and other world leaders, urging them to avoid war as a response to the terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (20/09/01 - 27/09/01)
List of this weeks movie times (20/09/01 - 27/09/01)

21 Sep 2001 (Friday)

New Citizens welcomed on National Citizenship Day
Ten Latrobe City residents became citizens of Australia at a ceremony held at Kernot Hall on Monday. The ceremony was held to celebrate Australia’s inaugural National Citizenship Day.

They're Off And Racing!
Thirty local businesses have taken the challenge and are getting into the Grand Prix spirit by taking part in the 2001 Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Bass Coast Best Dressed Business Competition.

Sage Computer Support schedule of available training courses
October / November / December 2001

Food recall - Kitchen Collection ‘Bread Mixes and Yeast’
Latrobe City Council Health Services has been notified by Food Safety Victoria of a food recall.

Condolence books available for signing
Condolence books will be made available for Latrobe citizens to sign at State Parliamentary Offices and Council’s three Citizen Service Centres, from this Thursday, 20 September, until Thursday 27 October.

World and local events hit home as Sister City student visit is postponed
The uncertainty following the terrorist attacks in the United States, along with the financial collapse of Ansett Airlines, has forced Latrobe City Council to postpone its Student Visit to Takasago City.

GRAND FINALS: Redsox Reign Supreme
The Grand Finals of the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association were played on Sunday at Stephenson’s Park in Sale.

25 Sep 2001 (Tuesday)

Bass Coast Boundaries Decision
A request from the Phillip Island Municipal Review Committee for a review of Shire boundaries was declined at this week’s Bass Coast Shire Council meeting.

27 Sep 2001 (Thursday)

Morwell Park students pitch in to plant trees
Forty-six of Latrobe City’s youngest volunteers muddied their hands in a good cause recently, when they planted native trees in a reserve off Morwell’s Gabo Way.

95% receive first choice in preschool preference ballot
Latrobe City Council has revealed that 95 percent of preschool families were able to be offered their first preference in the recent preschool placement process.

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Sacred Heart Primary to benefit from road transfer
Sacred Heart Schoolchildren are to be provided with safer access to their sports facilities and Sacred Heart Church, following a decision by Latrobe City Council to close part of Wilson Street, and transfer the property to the school.

StrangeReports.com
Seek revenge with the latest in virtual pranks

Tobacco seminar for retailers to discuss new laws
Latrobe City Council in collaboration with the Tobacco Unit of the Department of Human Services will be presenting a seminar for retailers of tobacco products, on Wednesday 3 October, at the Premiere Function Centre Traralgon.

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RetroMOMENTS exhibition works being donated to Gallery
An exhibition of works by Gippsland artist Colin Suggett, containing four works from the Latrobe Regional Gallery’s permanent collection.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (27/09/01 - 04/10/01)
List of this weeks movie times (27/09/01 - 04/10/01)

28 Sep 2001 (Friday)

Portal Opens for Business
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