Mitsubishi owners beware

A Latrobe Valley couple will need to fork out $15,000 for repairs to their brand new car, after Mitsubishi refused to cover the costs under their 5 year warranty. Chris and Tash Blake purchased a Mitsubishi Challenger, for $35,000 just 2 years ago. It broke down, and was towed to Mitsubishi Traralgon, for the 6th…

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Woman dies following car crash

A woman has passed away in hospital following a car crash that happened in Leongatha last month. The woman was driving a grey Volkswagen on Yarragon Road on January 14, and it’s believed she lost control, veered off the road and crashed into a tree. The driver, a 73-year-old woman, was the only occupant of…

Still no “Future Morwell” 3 years on

The Future Morwell Urban Revitalisation Plan was an initiative set to fully reshape Morwell, and funding was received after the Hazelwood mine fire. “This State Government funded project is being led by Latrobe City Council, RMIT University and a steering group of community members. The project will deliver a series of five priority projects to…

Deliberately lit house fire

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward after a deliberately lit fire has destroyed a Morwell home. The blaze tore through the home on Livingstone Street in Morwell around 2am. Police say a suspicious silver hatchback vehicle was seen in the area. If you or anyone you know has any information please contact…

Extreme breath test reading

A man has returned an extreme reading from a breath test, after police intercepted him just west of the Latrobe Valley. The 47-year-old was caught using his mobile phone while driving, then returned a blood alcohol test of .248 almost 5 times the legal limit. He was also found to have a disqualified license. His…