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THE Stanley community is to pursue its legal battle against commercial groundwater extraction on the farming-rich Stanley plateau south east of Beechworth.
INDEPENDENT supermarket chain Ritchies expects it will probably double its Beechworth staff when itits rebuilt Loch Street grocery store in November.
BEECHWORTH’S Tania Sutton and Peggy Leung Davidson were left “almost speechless” when a 750-strong crowd thronged the town centre on Saturday to celebrate diversity.
PEOPLE from communities across the region are expected to join a walk in celebration of diversity in Beechworth on Saturday.
THE Supreme Court has dismissed a hard-fought appeal by the Stanley community against a decision that allows groundwater to be taken for sale as bottled…
CATHY McGowan (MHR, Indi) will initiate work to develop an Indi-wide electorate strategy to replicate the model by which Yackandandah’s renewable energy model.
THE small council of Indigo last night became the first rural municipality in Victoria’s North East formally to support marriage equality.
THE Australian Broadcasting Corporation board will be encouraged to maintain its investment in rural and regional programming when it visits Yackandandah.
INDIGO mayor Jenny O’Connor will encourage the new council to explore ways to foster agriculture, tourism, renewable energy, arts and indigenous recognition.
THE consortium which has bought Beechworth’s historic former gaol expects the opportunities envisaged for the property will create 70 to 100 new jobs.
INDIGO’S looming local government election contest looks set to attract a field upwards of 18 candidates when nominations open next week.
CHILTERN printer and fire brigade lieutenant Kurtis Hickling is Indigo’s citizen of the year.