Stawell breakfast scoop: June 23

WEATHER

Cloudy today. Scattered showers and the chance of hail and thunderstorms. Winds north to northwesterly 30 to 40 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Stronger squalls possible. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.

WHAT'S HAPPENING?

Stawell has been announced as one of just six locations to host the Melbourne Cup when it tours later prior to the big race later this year.

Council is reviewing children's services in the area.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

We're excited by the Melbourne Cup coming to Stawell. Are you?

We're excited by the Melbourne Cup coming to Stawell. Are you?

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"There would not be many other shires around who could say they have this amount of potential investment on their books."

Cr Karen Hyslop after a winter ecohnomic report card showed showed development potential to be in the vicinity of $990 million.

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