Shark sighting at McLoughlins Beach

There has been an unconfirmed sighting of a large shark this afternoon at McLoughlins Beach, one of the closest beaches to Latrobe Valley. The shark was first reported by patrons nearby. The sighting was first reported at around 4.30pm and patrons have been advised to avoid the water for now. Advertisements

Kmart officially coming to Warragul

Kmart and a full-line Bunnings are officially headed for Warragul following approval of a planning application for the 25,240 square metre retail precinct development. The retail precinct, located on the corner of Queen Street and Hazel Drive, will also include a Kmart Tyre and Auto and six smaller retail spaces – tenants yet to be…

39 Dogs and puppies rescued from appalling conditions

Wellington Shire Council rescued 39 dogs and puppies from a local rural property last week, after a tip off from the public. The dogs were found living in filthy, cramped and borderline unliveable conditions. They were seized by officers who were authorised under the Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals Act 1986. Once the dogs were…

Morwell incident

Emergency services are currently responding to a reported stabbing in Morwell. A young teen has been reportedly stabbed in Morwell near Mid Valley shopping centre. The offender reportedly fled on a bus. The victims condition is unknown at current. More details when available. Fresher and cheaper groceries delivered to your door. Free postage on your…

Target Morwell to close down

Target in Mid Valley shopping centre Morwell is set to close its doors for good. Mid Valley management said the store is set to close its doors in June this year. More details of the closure when available… UPDATE: Target Australia confirmed the closure is due to their lease expiring. They are unsure of how…

$221,000 grant secured for new skate park

Baw Baw Shire Council has successfully secured funding of $221,250 to build a skate park in Yarragon. The grant was secured through the Latrobe Valley Authority’s community facility fund. The project will see the construction of a 405m2 plaza style skate park and include public amenities. The total cost of the project will be around…