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A toolbox of support

A TOOLBOX for Peer Support Groups has been established by the Gippsland Carers Association which aims to give a comprehensive guide to establishing support groups. 

SES kept busy

HIGH speed winds caused a tree to fall on Bridle Road, Morwell, on Friday afternoon blocking the road for about half an hour. 

Shots fired at tower

A FIRE watch tower was recently damaged by gunshots, resulting in two smashed windows. 

Festival to showcase edgy art

The third annual 'Views from the Edge' Arts Festival in Mental Health Week will this year be held from 5 to 7 October at St Lukes Uniting Church, Morwell.

Swooping plays havoc

As nesting season begins Latrobe Valley cyclists and pedestrians are being warned to be on the look out for swooping birds. 

Pool project plans

TRARALGON is set to host to the biggest indoor pool in eastern Victoria after Latrobe City Council supported the concept design for the $30 million facility on Monday night. 

Science education for students

STUDENTS and teachers from Newborough, Traralgon South, Cobains and Toongabbie primary schools attended the CSIRO CarbonKids Climate Change workshops held at Toongabbie Primary School recently. 

Homes found for rescued pets

An animal rescue charity has found homes for 10 pets after a successful adoption day recently. 

Colours for a cause

RAINBOW colours are being seen splashed throughout local towns as the annual Regional Rainbow festival prepares to kick off this weekend. 

Walhalla hopes to clean-up

THE famed Ghost Tours in Walhalla have received recognition at a state level after being nominated as finalist for the 2012 Keep Australian Beautiful Victoria awards. 

Expecting life changes 

Being young, pregnant and often, lonely, there is not much for a mum-to-be aged under 25 years to do in the Latrobe Valley.

Honoured for achievements

He may have come to Australia at the tender age of 18 with few material possessions, but Eden "Fred" Di Sipio's hunger and determination to make a living was his biggest asset. 

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