Stawell's breakfast scoop - June 4

Weather: 

Friday: Partly cloudy. Scattered showers in the southwest, extending throughout from the early morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the southwest in the afternoon. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Saturday: Cloudy. Isolated showers, more frequent in the south. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Sunday: Cloudy. The chance of showers in the south in the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Top Stories:

-Northern Grampians Shire Council has agreed to continue its support of the Taylors Gully Children's Centre in Stawell.

Councillors voted unanimously at its meeting in Stawell on Monday night, in favour of remaining as the service provider for children's services, but implement a reduction in its subsidy in a bid to ease the financial burden on ratepayers.

The decision, made in front of a gallery of around 30 people, had followed the release of a report last week that cast some doubt over the future of both the Stawell and St Arnaud care centres.

-Stawell police have laid charges against six offenders following the execution of search warrants earlier this week.

Senior Sergeant Warren Groves said the warrants were executed on Monday and Tuesday at residential addresses in Stawell and as a result, six offenders were arrested in relation to possession of drugs and weapons and dishonesty offences.

What's on: Friday night Bingo is on again at the Stawell Bowling Club! Eyes down at 7.30.

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