Stawell's breakfast scoop - July 28

WEATHER: Mostly sunny. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

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A VETERAN  Advanced Life Support Paramedic based in Stawell has hit out at claims that paramedics are stalling negotiations with the State Government over pay increases.

Ron Lazones, a paramedic for the past 28 years, said reports in metropolitan media relating to the latest wage offer made to Victorian paramedics by the Napthine Liberal Government, did not paint the true picture.

Stawell paramedics Ian Jones and Ron Lazones have spoken out on behalf of their colleagues as they fight for a fairer pay deal. Picture: MARCUS MARROW

Stawell paramedics Ian Jones and Ron Lazones have spoken out on behalf of their colleagues as they fight for a fairer pay deal. Picture: MARCUS MARROW

STAWELL Gold Mine has dispersed funds to the grateful recipients of its latest round of Community Grants.

Stawell Apex Club, Northern Grampians Shire Council's Youth Action Council, Stawell Interchurch Council Welfare, The Rotary Club of Stawell, Stawell West Primary School, Disability organisation Pinnacle Inc, Stawell Regional Health and the Stawell Tennis Club all benefited from the annual handouts. 

STAWELL and district residents have made a significant contribution to the overall amount raised by this year's Women in Super Mother's Day Classic.

Overall, the classic raised $4.5 million for breast cancer research and Stawell, hosting its first ever Mother's Day Classic, contributed $13,105.47 to the total.

SPORT:

CKS SWIFTS bounced back from consecutive defeats by thrashing Noradjuha Quantong in weekend football. Navarre remain undefeated while Great Western were delivered a reality check by Glenthompson/Dunkeld. Scores below, reviews in tomorrow's edition of the Stawell Times-News.

CKS Swifts 25.11 (161) defeated Noradjuha Quantong 6.11 (47)

Glenthompson/Dunkeld 20.17 (137) defeated Great Western Lions 15.7 (97) 

Natte Bealiba 6.4 (40) lost to Navarre Grasshoppers 9.10 (64)

WHAT'S ON: 

A GROUP of Pomonal residents have decided to instigate a creative and imaginative yarn bombing project in their vibrant community.

For more information, contact Alison on 0417 883 445.

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