Churchill and District News Highlights

December 2020

Cancellation of community Carols By Candlelight

Regrettably, the small organising committee for Community Carols by Candlelight has reached the conclusion that to hold Carols by Candlelight this year will be too diffi cult with restrictions in place.... read more

Darrell White OAM

May I take this opportunity to express my grateful thanks and appreciation to all community members who favoured me with your vote in the recent Latrobe City Council South Ward election, and for your voting support over the years. From the outset of becoming a Latrobe Councillor in 1997, I’ve always endeavoured to serve the best interests of the community which I have represented, including being a good listener, and I’ve always been focussed on solutions outcomes and balanced development..... read more

Commendation for Churchill & District News

The Community Newspaper Association of Victoria meeting was held on line this year and the final session was the awards for various categories. Churchill & District News entered several of these categories and we are thrilled to report that we were Runner Up in the Sport Reporting and gained a Special Mention in the History section..... read more

NAIDOC tree planting event lakeside at Churchill

Saturday November 14 saw many families gather for a community tree planting event at Lake Hyland/ Mathison Park to mark this year’s NAIDOC event with the theme “Always Was, Always Will Be”.... read more

Local History - Hazelwood milking sheds

In May 1901, the Victorian government announced its intention to appoint two dairy inspectors to secure the requisite conditions in the dairy factories, milking sheds and yards. Contamination from bird feathers, bracken, lack of washing water, over-ripe milk, warm milk.... read more

November 2020

Hazelwood Hazelwood North More snippets

Former Sexton’s hut at Hazelwood Cemetery, Tanners Lane, Old peppercorn tree at the former Northway homestead.... read more

Greenside Villas in Yinnar

Did you know there is a retirement village located in the heart of Yinnar? The Yinnar & District Housing Development’s Greenside Retirement Village was opened in 1993 after a group of concerned Yinnar residents decided it was time for the town to be able to provide retirement accommodation for its elderly residents.... read more

Dredger Felling success

The first of the dredger demolition works carried out on Thursday October 15, at the Hazelwood Rehabilitation Project proved a success. The main outcome, a safe and successful fell, was achieved with Dredger 11 on the ground..... read more

October 2020

Strzelecki Bushwalking Club

Strzelecki Bushwalking Club is based in Trafalgar with members from across Gippsland, and holds regular bushwalking and hiking activities, also including cycling, paddling, snow-shoeing and skiing in its program.... read more

Yinnar, Yinnar South Landcare

One Cuckoo does not a summer make… But, right on cue, and as seen in the September nature chart from last month, the cuckoos have arrrived..... read more

Yinnar Community Garden

Spring is in the air and members of the Yinnar Community Garden have been busy mowing, weeding, mulching, pruning, and planting spring veggies..... read more

Hazelwood North Snippets

Time to highlight parts of Hazelwood’s lesser known items of history.... read more

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