The construction of the new Echuca hospital is progressing well, with slabs having been laid in the past few weeks.KATHLEEN TONINI February 26, 2013 4:31am
The construction of the new Echuca hospital is progressing well, with the slab for new wards already laid.
The slab is for stage one of construction, which includes medical, surgical and maternity wards, which is due to be completed by the end of this year.
The demolition of the Camray east ward was also finished this week, which included the removal of asbestos.
Works to reconstruct Hospital Ave were delayed until after the Southern 80 and are now expected to take two weeks from now.
The road will be closed for the period but access to the car park will still be available from High St and access to the Emergency Department will only be from Francis St.
Sewer installation on the Service St entrance is complete and, in Leichardt St, a water main is soon due to be replaced by Coliban Water.
Echuca Regional Health executive project manager Mark Hooper said all was progressing well and on time.
So far there have been only a handful of days where the site has closed due to the heat.
The construction of the $65.5
The new hospital will have 113 patient beds and the new emergency department will have 23 treatment beds.
Neighbourhood Watch Week will start with a sizzle — a sausage sizzle to be precise — at Sevens Creek Dve in Kialla.
Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) and other emergency services are preparing for the next round of wild weather in the north-east.
It was clear blue skies last Tuesday for the official launch of the Gargarro (pronounced Ga-gar-ro) Botanic Gardens in Girgarre.
SNAKES will be coming out of hiding as the weather warms up.
KATH Bubb has been recognised for 50 years of service with the Ballendella Red Cross.
IT EXPERTISE in Kyabram has received recognition after Advance Computing won a Microsoft Australia Partner Award in the excellence in regional area customer category.
Seymour A and B-grade in season decider
Extensive rainfall in the Southern Riverina is having a negative impact on farming.
McIvor Creek – in and around Heathcote – has gone over its banks with all our recent rain, flooding streets and causing closures and detours.
Yarroweyah's Katie Anderson will be heading to Wisconsin in the United States after winning the Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship.
After a 30-year career as an accountant in Deniliquin, Peter Skipworth officially retires today.
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