Churchill and District News Highlights

February 2017

Churchill Festival

YOU'RE INVITED

You are invited to the Churchill Community Festival 2017!
When: March 18, 2017
Where: Churchill Hub, 9-11 Philip Parade, at the Churchill Hotel for the Lions Market and around the shops.
Time: Market from 8.30am; Festival activities around Hub area 10.30am - 2pm and the shops at times advertised.

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Hazelwood – Churchill Postal History
Hazelwood in 1877 as described in the Victoria Gazetteer – A population of 300, with a school-house in which the Presbyterian and Wesleyan ministers preach alternate fortnights. Situated on the Eel Hole Creek, at the base of the Hoddle Range, the country is marshy but thickly timbered and very scrubby in places. There are indications of coal in the ranges. The district is agricultural and pastoral. Morwell is four miles (6.4 km) reached by horse and dray.   read more