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Two days to catch driver after fatality

IT TOOK two days but Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a Burwood man following a fatal crash in Cowes on Monday morning, April 8. Investigators have been told a car lost control at the intersection of Phillip Island Road and Ventnor Road

Vernon shares the support

BACK-to-back premiership coach Beau Vernon has been named head ambassador for ‘Team 22’ – an initiative to support people with spinal cord injuries that was launched at the Collingwood vs Bulldog game on Friday night. The Robert Rose foundation’s ‘Team 22’ campaign aims to

Truck driver killed at Koonwarra

POLICE and WorkSafe are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a garbage truck driver at Koonwarra last Wednesday morning. A passer-by alerted emergency services after finding the man crushed between a truck and a fence outside a property on Whittingham Way around 9.30am.

$1.3m boost for ’Burra’s aged care

RESIDENTS of Korumburra aged care facility Carinya Lodge had a very special visitor last week, as the Deputy Prime Minister flew in – on a private plane – into town to make a surprise funding announcement. Leader of the federal National Party and Minister

Combatting eye disease

RAISING funds for research of preventing curable blindness, the ‘Ride for Sight’ is now in its 26th year. It will start in Orbost on April 11, travelling 360km over three days to finish at Sale on Sunday, April 14. Local cyclist Rod McGregor is