Stawell's breakfast scoop - June 9

Weather:  Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Top Stories: 

- Northern Grampians Shire Council has welcomed a new funding injection from the State Government, that will ensure the completion of redevelopment works at the Stawell Airport.

Aviation Minister, Gordon Rich-Phillips, visited Stawell yesterday to officially open the completed stage three works of the $4 million development and also announce funding for stage four.

- Northern Grampians Shire Councillors are determined to continue fighting to ensure ratepayers are not disadvantaged by further cuts to funding for local government.

Council has agreed to lobby the federal government against the freeze on indexation of Financial Assistance Grants, which stands to cost the council $576,000 over the next three years.

- For the latest in Horsham District and Wimmera Football Leagues please pick up a copy of tomorrow's edition of the Stawell Times News.

What's on: Today is the Queens Birthday Public Holiday so most sporting teams and organised events with have the night off activity.


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