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Arcadia Market Day

Posted on 16 December, 2014

Arcadia Market DayA very successful Market Day was held by the Arcadia Fire Brigade on Sunday 13th of November where over $2000 was raised. There were over thirty stall holders who set up to sell their wares. The members of the Brigade are raising funds to go towards the purchase of an Ultralite ...

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The view from Mt.Wombat in the Strathbogie Ranges

Posted on 30 March, 2014

The view from Mt.Wombat.On any summers day, we in the Goulburn Valley are being watched over from afar. Geoff Broughton from his viewing site on the top of Mt.Wombat in the Strathbogie Ranges constantly scans the surrounding country for smoke rising above the trees. Geoff who lives at Branjee ...

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The biggest fire in the Goulburn Valley for many years.

Posted on 1 March, 2014

The Wunghnu Complex Fire As predicted by the CFA, Sunday February 9th turned into a bad fire day, temperature forty two degrees with strong north-west winds, possibly the worst day since Black Saturday. A fire at Wunghnu started early in the afternoon, followed by another on the ...

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Australia Day celebration at Arcadia 2014

Posted on 6 February, 2014

A glorious morning in Arcadia to celebrate Australia Day, cool, no wind and no Aussie bush flies to annoy us while we feasted on lamb chops, bacon, eggs, tomatoes etc. About seventy people gathered at the Community Centre to socialise, enjoy a meal together and celebrate this day.Gavin, Cris, ...

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Fire protection works at Arcadia

Posted on 12 November, 2013

Fire protection for Township of ArcadiaFire prevention works were carried out by DS&E on November 8th on the Goulburn River frontage behind the Arcadia township. DS&E crews from Mansfield, Wangaratta, Benalla and Shepparton carried out a controlled burn in the bush behind Arcadia. This ...

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