Stawell's breakfast scoop - May 5

Monday, May 5.

Monday, May 5.

WEATHER: Cloudy. Scattered showers until this evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Forecast tops of 14 degrees.

TOP STORIES:

Residents in Stawell's Fisher Street have begun erecting signs outside their homes as they step up efforts to draw attention to their plight and save Big Hill from the proposed open cut mine. See more tomorrow's edition of Stawell Times-News.

A sign outside a home in Fisher Street. Picture: BEN KIMBER

A sign outside a home in Fisher Street. Picture: BEN KIMBER

Stawell has claimed its first win of the Wimmera Football League 2014 season with a 14.10 (94) to 7.15 (57) defeat of Nhill. See story and pictures in tomorrow's edition of Stawell Times-News.

Stawell women Leeanne Nuske and Andrea Monaghan are gearing up for their 466 kilometre treck across Spain to raise funds for Eventide Homes... See story: http://bit.ly/PVqNfx

Victoria's deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Michael Ackland, has warned Autumn conditions have created ideal growing conditions for poisonous mushrooms... See story: http://bit.ly/1kxLjLI

WHAT'S ON:

Northern Grampians Shire Council will hold its annual monthly meeting in St Arnaud tonight.

Junior and senior men's basketball is played tonight, as well as mixed racquetball. 

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