Hit 96.9 Local News Tue Dec 12

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Euroa MP Steph Ryan's furious the Government's spent money on a website to identify broken road surfaces and potholes.

She says she's yet to see a website that will fix a pothole - arguing people living outside of Melbourne don't need a website to tell them their roads are being neglected.



Police are seeking witnesses to a 2 vehicle collision on Stan Collie Causeway, Barooga on Thursday morning.

A third vehicle traveling in the opposite direction with emergency lights on allegedly veered into the path of both a 67-year-old and 91-year-old driver - causing them to crash.

This third vehicle did not stop - and may be unaware of the collision.


Moira Shire's councillors will consider whether the CEO will be given the power to endorse a development plan for a solar farm, on O'Kanes Road, Numurkah.

Council's meeting on Wednesday to discuss the proposal.

Planning matters will be accelerated to meet timeframes for solar farm contracts set by the state government - as long as no public objections arise during the permit application stage.


Agriculture Victoria putting the call out to farmers in our backyard, warning us that bailing wet hay may result in it spontaneously combusting after it has been stacked.

The plea coming in extra strong this December, as excessive rainfall hammered region.

Agriculture Victoria's Frank Mickan says there is a few reasons as to why heat builds up within the hay after it has been bailed.


A hardworking Echuca man is one step closer to retirement - after scoring a Division One win in The Pools Lotto Competition.

He was the only winner nationally, also having 6 Division Three wins on the same ticket.

He's pocketing a life-changing $165 thousand, after purchasing a System 7 marked entry from Echuca Lucky Lotto.


The return of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Shepparton has been locked in for February 1 to 4 next year.

Teams from 32 countries are expected to converge on Victoria Park Lake - as two temporary purpose-built courts and a warm-up court will be constructed.



Shepparton's continued its unbeaten run in the Men's Country Basketball League, with a blister 54 point victory over Echuca.

The Pirates also lost to Wodonga - by 22.

Seymour are staying in touch with the Gators - beating Wangaratta by 33.

In the Women's - Seymour were belted by the Warriors by 47.

Echuca lost to Wodonga by 41.

Shepparton beat Echuca by 21.