Anne Simmons

Journalist at Latrobe Valley Express

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Single reveals personal tale

Single reveals personal tale

The musician who hitchhiked from Morwell to Adelaide in 1979 and joined pioneering punk reggae band No Fixed Address is coming to terms with life without the band back home.  

Power policy concern

Power policy concern

The owner of Victoria's oldest coal-fired power station, Yallourn, says Labor's pledge to increase the state's renewable energy target to 50 per cent by 2030 will be "unsettling" for its workers.  

Bill’s memory looms for Doolans

Bill’s memory looms for Doolans

Box Hill South resident Wendy Doolan shares the name given to a street in Morwell, but has no memory of the man Doolan Street was named after.  

Ted recalls four years of service

Ted recalls four years of service

Ninety-four-year-old Erica resident Ted Ellen started his four-year service in the Royal Australian Navy in 1942 in a minelayer.  

Solar promise for renters

Solar promise for renters

Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Thursday a rooftop solar rebate for renters in the warehouse of the Traralgon East solar supplier bracing to hire more skilled workers amid industry changes.  

Small towns mark a century since armistice

Small towns mark a century since armistice

Erica was Trafalgar Thorpdale RSL's third stop on Saturday, after sub-branch president Ray James led the first Remembrance Day service for the weekend high in the Great Dividing Range.  

Labor promise asbestos taskforce

Labor promise asbestos taskforce

A re-elected Labor government will establish a taskforce led by the Latrobe Health Advocate to manage asbestos waste material.  

Distribution centre offers food security

Distribution centre offers food security

Local charities will be able to access food on demand at a new distribution centre in Morwell with an elected Coalition government.  

Morwell Rotary launches #SayNO2familyviolence

Morwell Rotary launches #SayNO2familyviolence

Rotary Club of Morwell launched a campaign aimed at preventing family violence and promoting gender equality in the Latrobe Valley at its recent Pride of Workmanship Awards night.  

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