More places to help with drought relief
The Ensign reported last week on several local businesses that are supporting drought relief via initiatives such as buy-a-bale.
While many kids grow up dreaming of having a full-size Hot Wheels car, local man Austin Hazledene is living that dream.
Bill Dobson, a well-known and respected champion of the local community, was recently farewelled after 10 years of service to Tomorrow Today, Benalla’s community foundation.
Nagambie Kindergarten and Seymour’s Goodstart Early Learning will benefit from the latest kindergarten grants from the Victorian Government.
The Benalla Indoor Recreation Centre will be better prepared to manage medical emergencies on and off the court after receiving a defibrillator and training package from the Victorian Government.
Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan is encouraging feedback from the Benalla community into an interim report by the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Benalla police officers are saving lives in a different way, with members taking part in the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s annual blood donation challenge.
Towns and cities across Australia, including Benalla, have the chance to share in $22.5million as part of the Stronger Communities Program.
Forest Fire Management Victoria has started recruiting project firefighters to help keep Victorian communities safe this summer.
State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes is considering a run at the state’s lower house in November’s election.
State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan said an elected Liberal Nationals government would review carryover water in northern Victoria to make sure the rules are working in the best interests of water users.
Dog shelters and pounds in Northern Victoria are struggling to cope with demand and Benalla-based dog fosterer Alice Martin wants people to do their bit to help.
Lavish Skin Therapy on Carrier St has been a favourite of those wanting to be pampered for some time, and a recent acquisition means they can offer even more effective treatments.
ANOTHER one bites the dust. Wistaria Cafe has closed its doors after 17 years after negotiations with the Campaspe Shire could not reach a lease agreement. And tenant Eric Grumont had simply had enough. ‘‘We have just had a gutful,’’ he told...
POLICE are responding to a fatal crash 4km north of Elmore on the Northern Hwy. The circumstances surrounding the incident are not clear, however, a truck and car are involved. The highway is closed in both directions with traffic diversions in...
Have you ever walked home after 11.30pm with some unopened tinnies in your bag?