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…

New servo delivering the cheapest fuel in the Latrobe Valley

Westside Petroleum is now open for business on the Princes Highway east side of Morwell. Initial customers have reported: Savings up to 10 cents per litre, a fully equipped cafe with menu items to order, as well as good old fashion customer service. Have you checked it out? Let us know what you think! Fresh…

Man threatens to kill primary school students in Moe

A MAN has pulled a knife and threatened to “stab to death” a group of school children while he walked by a primary school in Moe yesterday. Police were called to a primary school on Elizabeth Street following reports of a suspicious man with a knife. Investigators have been told a group of children were…

Morwell Stabbing Leaves two with Life-Threatening Injuries

Latrobe Crime Scene Investigators are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Morwell early this morning which left two women with life threatening injuries. The incident is believed to have taken place at a residential address in McDonald Street around 3:30 am The altercation between a male and a 57-year-old female promoted a 35-year-old female came…

Bushfire: McDonalds Track

Photos: CFA & ABC Gippsland Around 254 hectares have been burnt by a bushfire at Mcdonald’s Track in the Seaview area. The fire broke out on Saturday in the timber plantations and has so far burnt approximately 100ha of private land and 140ha being eucalyptus plantations. No houses have been damaged. UPDATE: 18/03/18 18:02 Fire…