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userimgWinchelsea Star this week - via email shortly, in shops tomorrow (Tue) - gravel roads getting slippy, Mels Dance Central girls celebratory end-of-year performance, Longest Day Golf Marathon coming up and looking for your support, WFNC committee announced, 1/2 price sale at Winchelsea Op Shop, watch for roadside burning program by Winchelsea CFA. Subscribe to the digital version - full colour! See
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userimgThe Winchelsea Star shared Wurdale Fire Brigade's photo.
userimgRetweeted Piera Dennerstein (@PGDennerstein):

Thank you to the team at the Winchelsea Morning Melodies for having me sing today and these beautiful flowers!
userimgRetweeted Great Ocean Rd Coast (@GORCC):

Tip Rd, Torquay, reopened today. Drainage, grading works completed after a very wet winter.
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userimgThe Winchelsea Star shared CFA (Country Fire Authority)'s video.
CFA (Country Fire Authority)

Fire safety is your responsibility.

Understanding your level of risk is the first step in knowing what to do before and during a fire.

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userimgRetweeted Lifehacker Australia (@LifehackerAU):

Small Businesses Spend $103,000 On Other Small Businesses Annually
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userimgThe Winchelsea Star shared Paul Michael Donovan, Historian and Cultural Heritage Professional's post.
userimgThis week - Just some of local historical indigenous artefacts collection to go briefly on display, State Award of Honour for Winchelsea resident Helen Verity, Winchelsea Ward Cr Carol McGregor elected Deputy Mayor, Winchelsea Refugee Support Group annual report, Remembrance Day, Long Day Childcare a step closer, pregnancy tips, Art Show photos, cricket & golf news, plus Part 2 of a discussion on whether Barwon water flows are wasted. Out every Tuesday, or get it by email by subscribing online -
userimgNominate your local brigade, could be funds in it for them.
The Fire Safety Pledge - CFA
I've just taken the CFA Fire Safety Pledge to complete some simple actions to be better prepared for the threat of fire. I’m now in with a chance to win one of four Samsung Galaxy Tablets or one of four $100 Bunnings Gift Vouchers and could be supporting a local CFA brigade. You can take the pledge…
userimg2nd night if this year's Winchelsea Repertory Society under way at the Globe. Great fun!
userimgThe Winchelsea Star shared Otway Info Tech's photo.
userimgWinchelsea Star of 8th November - Winchelsea entrance sculpture choices on display, Art & Photo Show results, Winchelsea Group CFA exersises, sports news & more. Send in YOUR news, articles and events to [email protected] - no formatting needed, just write the words and hopefully attach a photo or two. What's going on? Let us know!
userimgThe Winchelsea Star shared Winchelsea Community House's photo.
userimgThis week's WInchelsea Star - what to do with bee swarms, Winch House AGM report, recycled water release into Barwon, High Tea at Wormbete, Art Show coming up, Winchelsea Refugee Support Group, how NBN will be provided in and around Winchelsea, what's on and more. Out Tuesday/Wednesday or get it by email Monday afternoons. See
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userimgThis week - $310,000 announced for Winchelsea beautification project, CWA Chook & Eggs Day, how you can help get free iPads for Winchelsea Primary School, the decoded letter, planting help wanted, meet the Art Show judge, Cricket News and more. Don't forget - digital version on $25 per year and comes in full colour! See
userimgTown centre remake and entry artworks. Great for town.
userimgWoohoo! Sarah Henderson announces $155,000 for Winchelsea beautification, to match Shire Council.
userimgRetweeted Tony Middleton (@wildcoastimages):

Golden canola fields forever - Winchelsea. Vic.
#visitmelbourne #victoria #wandervictoria #greatergeelong #corangamite #rural #farming
userimgTomorrow's Star (today for digital subscribers) - photos of the recent Barwon River flood, planting help needed, Morning Melodies, editors wanted, What's On and Senior Citizens News, Hungry Jacks development turned down, seniors Wild Life Tour to Mount Gambier, nominations open for Good Neighbour Award, next state of Princes Highway project awarded, new coach for the Winchelsea Blues.
userimgRetweeted Boat Safe, Ride Safe (@MaritimeTSV):

Take a rain check on boating on floodwaters #melbweather #vicweather
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