Goulburn Valley News - Triple M 95.3 Monday August 7 2017

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7 August 2017

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The Bureau of Meteorology have issued an Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Seven and Castle Creeks. 

4 day rainfall total of up to 100mm has been recorded in the Seven and Castle Creek catchments. Further rainfall totals of 10-15mm can be expected for the remainder of Monday.

Seven Creeks at Euroa exceeded the minor flood level (2.5 metres) around 9am Monday.

The Seven Creeks at Euroa is currently at 2.55 metres and rising. The Seven Creeks at Euroa is expected to peak below 3.00 metres during Monday.

SES advises that all community members should:

  • Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
  • Never allow children to play in floodwater,
  • Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
  • Keep well clear of fallen power lines

Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au


Some intense hailstorm activity in Euroa has caused 3 cars to go off the road in a matter of minutes.

Occurring on the Hume Highway at about 1pm, one of the incidents caused a vehicle to roll, resulting in minor injuries to three people.

They were taken to GV Health.

The other 2 incidents were less serious with all occupants across the two cars fortunately being unharmed.

Drivers are being urged to take all possible caution on our roads with more wild weather forecast for today.

Drivers are also warned to slow to 40KPH when passing emergency vehicles.


Police have arrested three male teenagers after they committed a series of aggravated burglaries over the past month in Mooroopna.

The 15 year old was charged with eight counts of aggravated burglary, four of attempted burglary, eight of theft, one of attempted armed robbery and one offence against the Bail Act. 

He has been remanded in custody.

While the two others aged 13 and 14 were charged on a number burglary and theft offences.


State Parliament will resume tomorrow with the Spring sitting set to get underway.

Member for Northern Victoria Wendy Lovell says she will be raising the importance of several local issues that need to be addressed.


Round 2 of Campaspe’s Community Grants program is now live, with financial support on hand for not for profit groups.

All community organisations, groups and associations needing funds are urged to apply $112 thousand being handed out.

Council Mayor Adrian Weston says environmental initiatives, cultural events, community events and everything in between will be considered.


A big round 16 in the Picola and District Footy League;

An impressive win by Tungamah proving they're the team to beat heading toward the finals.

The Bears trumped Shepp East Away from home, winning 8.12 (61) to 6.8 (44). 

Tungamah were generally the better side across the duration of the contest, the secong quarter the only point Shepp managed to control the game.

The result sees Tungamah now top the table, from Shepp and Rennie.

The Hoppers were dominant against Dookie, taking a 116 point win.

Meantime Katandra snagged their first win for the season against Katamatite, and Waaia easily accounted of Katunga.

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