Local News April 23 2018 - Police Road Blitz

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Local News April 23 2018 - Police Road Blitz

Local News April 23 2018 - Police Road Blitz

Highway patrol police have been busy across CAMPASPE over the weekend.

A three day operation saw 51 people caught speeding - 10 of those drivers instantly lost their licenses for being detected at more than 25 ks over the limit.

A driver with two children on board en route to TATURA was detected at 139 ks an hour in a 100 zone - another driver in GIRGARRE with 4 kids on board was pulled over - after doing 133 kays an hour in a 100 zone.

180.8 million dollars of the upcoming STATE BUDGET's going towards building and upgrading 60 regional schools across Northern Victoria.


A New STEM building, sports facilities and VCE language centre will be built at Mansfield Secondary College - totalling $4.85 million

EUROA secondary will receive $950 thousand to upgrade and modernise facilities.

It follows recent announcements for Seymour College, and Benalla P to 12.

Firefighters are reminding all people in the Mt Buller, Mt Stirling, Benalla and Mansfield municipalities that Fire Restrictions are still in force.

It means there is absolutely no burning off without a written permit.

The Fire Danger Period for District 23 remains in place until 1am - Tuesday, May 1st.

Two Mansfield men have been prosecuted for illegally hunting deer in the Alpine National Park last July.

The first man was charged with firearms offenses - receiving a 12-month Good Behaviour Bond - he was ordered to pay a thousand dollars to Mansfield hospital - and had to forfeit his rifle.

The second man was charged with dog and firearms offences - and received the same Good Behaviour Bond - he'll pay 500 dollars to the hospital - and pay a 230 fine.

In the Kyabram District Football Netball League.

Avenel and Lancaster played out a thriller in the footy - the Wombats winning by 2 points.

The Swans had the ascendancy in the netball - winning 58 to 19.

Murchison-Toolamba beat Longwood 74-59 in the footy - the Hoppers also won in the netball - by 39 points.

Tallygaroopna claimed a 29 point win over DOOKIE UNITED in the footy - the Roadrunners also claimed a 23 point win on the court.

STANHOPE collected the biggest win in the footy - beating UNDERA 142 to 26.

STANHOPE also won in the netball - by 8 points

Merrigum beat Rushworth 138 to 67 in the AFL - Merrigum also claimed a win in the netball - by 15.

Girgarre beat Violet Town 86 to 42 in the footy, and 44 to 27 in the netball.

That's the latest local SOUTHERN CROSS AUSTEREO NEWS