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A WANGARATTA councillor has highlighted that the rural city is falling short with residential subdivision space to meet the demand for development.

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Explosive device rattles neighbours

A HOMEMADE explosive device was detonated outside an Early Street unit last week, with the Alexandra Crime Investigation Unit attending the scene the following day.

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Locals play a part in AFL Women’s history

‘INSPIRING’, ‘history-making’, ‘ground-breaking’, and the ‘next big thing in sport’: women’s AFL has landed, and the country is getting right behind it.
The opening weekend, for many people their first introduction to the women’s game, featured sold-out crowds and bruising encounters in all of the four games on display.
The district can lay claim to its own piece of the historic first game on Friday night between old foes Carlton and Collingwood at Ikon Park, with local connections to those both playing in, and umpiring the match.
Sarah Hosking, 2016 coach of Euroa’s A Grade netball side, took to the field for the Blues.
Hosking set the tone of the match with a big hit on Collingwood’s Brittany Bonnici in the opening five seconds of the game.

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Big plans for Mount Buffalo Chalet future

BOLD new plans to re-establish Mt Buffalo as a major tourism destination will be taken to the Victorian Government tomorrow.

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Dog owners are barking mad

PET protests are being planned across the Alpine Shire after signs threatening to fine dog owners who don’t have their pooch on a lead were erected at two popular walking tracks.

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