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Slower than ever

Train services on the Melbourne-to-Albury line have plummeted to a new low, with the line now one of the worst in the state for punctuality and reliability.. The latest Public Transport Victoria performance results show that from November 2015 to

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Benalla Ensign
Dec 21 2016
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New car a boon for L2P Program

Benalla’s highly successful L2P learner driver program will continue well into the future thanks to the acquisition of a new car.. The dual-control Corolla has been leased with the help of program sponsors Benalla Toyota, Winton Motor Raceway

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
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Plant construction under way

Construction has started in Benalla for the precast concrete facility whose first contract is to supply the West Gate Tunnel Project.. The facility was recently put in jeopardy after the Coalition blocked planning for the tunnel project in

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 21 2018
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Ticked off bucket list

The saying goes ‘‘It’s never too late’’ and Benalla’s Robert Feldtman proved that correct when he took his first flight at the age of 88.. Born in the 1930s Robert lived through the golden age of plane travel, but

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Anzac Day events loom

Anzac Day is upon us in one week’s time with local groups in and around Benalla due to hold their traditional events.. RSL clubs in Benalla, Violet Town, Dookie and Warrenbayne are taking part.. Benalla. Dawn Service: 6am at the Cenotaph next

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Grassfire controlled

A grassfire in Thoona on Thursday was brought under control as winds threatened to send it directly into Glenrowan.. In the early afternoon a ‘‘too late to leave’’ warning was sent to residents of Thoona and Taminick as more

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Devenish joins trail

Devenish is set to join the GrainCorp Silo Art Trail, with work recently starting on the creation of a giant artwork.. The work is being created by renowned Melbourne-based artist Cam Scale and will be relevant to the local community

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Letters to the editor

We’ll protect CFA. Each and every day CFA volunteer and career firefighters leave their families to fight fires, saves lives and keep us safe.. But as thanks for protecting our country communities, Premier Daniel Andrews has spent years trying

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Food riots break out in Holland

This week in 1918, French Prime Minister Clemenceau announced that France recognised neither the Bolshevik government nor the acts of that government.. This announcement terminated a close alliance that had endured since 1891.. It also exacerbated

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Adoption animals

Adoption dogs. Bull Arab, White and Brindle, Male, 1 year ‘Buddy’. Staghound Cross, Brindle, Male, 2 years ‘Bear’. Greyhound, White and Black, Male, 3 years ‘Jedd’. Adoption cats and kittens. Short hair

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Waste under microscope

China’s announcement that it would stop accepting recyclable waste is having a knock-on effect across Australia and Benalla is not exempt.. The impact of China changing the standard for receiving recycled material is a key area of focus in the

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Enter green awards

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is encouraging Benalla’s businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals who have shown leadership in environmental protection to enter the 2018 Premier’s Sustainability

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Bound for WorldSkills

Benalla apprentices Kyle Little and Perrin Larke are among 12 Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE students who are heading to Sydney this June to represent Victoria in the Tradie Olympics.. From July to October regional WorldSkills competitions were

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Funding pledge

The Nationals say they will redirect government funding from Etihad Stadium into sporting clubs across Benalla and regional Victoria if elected in November.. State Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan said funding currently

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Train pressure

In spite of the recent announcement that the Melbourne-to-Albury line is finally getting an upgrade State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan continues to put pressure on the Victorian Government to ensure the line and train upgrades actually take place

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Package welcomed

Crime Stoppers Victoria will receive $2.8 million over the next four years as part of a $25 million crime-prevention package.. Crime Stoppers Victoria chief executive officer Erika Owens has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Community Safety

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Power bills a...

Australian voters want the nation’s governments to do more to cut power bills, according to a YouGov Galaxy survey.. It found 90 per cent of voters think it is important that household and business energy bills are reduced while 88 per cent

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Auskick kids keen for...

Benalla Auskick Centre will start its 2018 program this Saturday, April 21, from 9am at the Arundel St Oval.. The Auskick program caters for all children, boys and girls, from the ages of five to 12.. In weekly sessions kids explore the world of

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 18 2018
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Tipping superstar

A delighted Tom Havers from Benalla Toyota has picked up an easy $100 gift card simply by tipping nine winners in the opening round of the AFL season.. But it gets better.. The Benalla Ensign football tipping jackpot has hit $400 and is there for

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 18 2018
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