Showing by author: Steve Kelly

Ready to clean soil
A COMPANY that has proprietary lead remediation techniques in Australia to fix the North Wangaratta contamination problem onsite says it’s ready to start on [more]
Hospital getting solar powered
A HUGE solar system, potentially generating 100 kilowatts of power, will be installed at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) by the end of 2017/18. [more]
Ovens St upgrade
A PROPOSED $1.41 million redesign to Wangaratta’s Ovens Street and King George V Gardens will reduce parking spaces to create a more pedestrian friendly area [more]
St John’s out of lockdown
ST JOHN’S Village in Wangaratta will reopen its doors to the public today after a month long lockdown due to an outbreak of the [more]
Looking to expedite hearing on solar farm
AN energy company has made moves to expedite a civil hearing over an objection to a 20-megawatt solar farm it wants to build at North [more]
HEALTH BOOM
WANGARATTA’S public hospital has applied for another $7 million to roll out stage two of a $22 million redevelopment. [more]
Flu jab probe in wake of fatal outbreak
THE Federal Government will investigate ways to ensure all aged care workers are properly vaccinated against the flu, following the fatal influenza outbreak at St [more]
Tackling abuse
AGGRESSIVE, drunk or drug affected people who enter Wangaratta’s public emergency department could find themselves placed in a specially built room. [more]
Sad and trying times at village
THE son of a St John’s Wangaratta resident who has endured two weeks of flu outbreak and lockdown in the home has told the [more]
7 FLU DEATHS
THE aged care industry is expected to rally for compulsory flu vaccinations for all staff following a fatal outbreak that killed seven elderly residents at [more]