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583 motorists caught speeding

Many Benalla and district motorists may be in for a shock in the coming weeks.. The Benalla Uniform and Traffic Operation Group were out in force during the weekend, with what would appear to be spectacular results.. During the long weekend, 583

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 17 2018
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Licence cancelled

A 24 year-old Benalla motorist who appeared in Wednesday’s Court on four charges following a collision with a parked car in Ackerly Ave, was fined the maximum of $200 with $16 costs for driving under the influence.. His licence was cancelled

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 17 2018
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Local crime

White Nissan. Patrol sought. About 8.52am on Sunday, June 10, a White Nissan Patrol was observed exceeding the speed limit on the Midland Hwy, Nalinga, heading in a westerly direction.. Police attempted to intercept the vehicle.. The vehicle failed

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 17 2018
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Impressive interviewees

More than 70 Benalla P-12 College students recently completed mock job interviews as part of a Year 9 intensive careers program.. Students dressed to impress and answered questions related to a selected part-time job application.. They also had the

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 17 2018
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McGowan calls for...

Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan says the government must take immediate action to establish a taskforce to develop a national regional education strategy to improve the education outcomes of regional Australians.. This comes in response to

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 17 2018
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$2500 raised

More than 150 people attended the Benalla Bowls Club’s annual ‘‘Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea’’ fundraiser on Tuesday, May 29, raising more than $2500 for the Cancer Council.. Anthony Tenace performed throughout

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Are you getting value...

Have you ever checked if the weight of a supermarket product is the same as what it said on the packet?. Perhaps you should.. In a special investigation, and armed with digital scales, The Ensign has weighed a selection of products.. Multiple

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Great effort

Benalla’s Perrin Larke has recently returned from representing Delatite Ford at the World Skills Australia National Championships in Sydney.. Perrin placed fourth in Australia in the Automotive competition and said it was a great competition

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Strengthening responses

Benalla Health’s partnership with several Hume health service providers aims to implement the Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence model of care.. The partnership aims to recognise the serious impact family violence has in

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Have your say on services

The Benalla community is being urged to take part in public consultations for the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review (RTR).. The RTR Independent Committee is established every three years to undertake an independent review of telecommunications

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Push for online power...

A national power of attorney register to help combat elder financial abuse is a step closer after a meeting of the nation’s top law officers.. The register will ensure powers of attorney are valid, in a bid to prevent adult children impatient

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Transition not...

Families using childcare will be hundreds of dollars better off under the Federal Government’s revamped fee scheme, but Education Minister Simon Birmingham is reminding people the transition is not automatic.. The new single-test subsidy will

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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College offers...

Benalla P-12 College is offering students a ‘‘career intensive and portfolio development program’’ that was originally founded by a Victorian Government Grant.. Coordinator Sue Oakley said a significant part of the program

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Funds to deliver better roads

VicRoads has listened to our communities and businesses who have told us loud and clear that our roads are not up to scratch to support the growing north east.. The big takeaways from VicRoads’ community discussions in the north east last year

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 16 2018
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Swedish double

Screening first on Friday, June 15, and Sunday, June 17, is the winner of the Palme d’Or 2017 from Sweden, The Square (MA15+).. Claes Bang Christian is a prestigious Stockholm museum’s chief art curator.. He finds himself in a personal

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 15 2018
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Silo art tour to mark birthday

On Monday, May 21, Thoona CWA celebrated its birthday by driving to the local silo art at Tungamah, Devenish and Goorambat.. They even had the opportunity to stop in Goorambat long enough to enjoy the Church mural Sophia painted by Adnate for the

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 15 2018
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Most dreaded diagnosis

Pat Arnold is an APA titled musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist and director at Echuca Moama Physiotherapy, 72 Meninya St Moama.. He is also team physiotherapist for the Echuca Football Netball Club and helped prepare athletes for the 2016

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 15 2018
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Stars in making

The next Lleyton Hewitt or Ash Barty could be in the making at Benalla P-12 College.. The prep students at the Waller St campus have received 60 new tennis racquets thanks to ANZ Tennis Hot Shots.. Physical education teacher Vanessa Neilson said the

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Georgia Smith
Jun 15 2018
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Plant tit for tat...

Labor and the Nationals have clashed over what it means now that jobs are being advertised for the concrete facility being built in Benalla.. The Nationals say it proves that the factory will be built, while Labor says it is proof that the

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 15 2018
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