This week in the Pyrenees Advocate


One dead in highway smash

A man in his sixties died after a crash on the Western Highway at Brewster last week.

Police say a collision between a sheep truck and a silver hatchback occurred west of the intersection of Kayleys Lane around 11am.

It’s understood the hatchback veered onto the wrong side of the road when the accident occurred.

New “Deluxe Cabins” on site at Beaufort Lake Caravan Park

Three new Deluxe Cabins are close to completion at the Beaufort Lake Caravan Park.

Pyrenees Shire Council has committed $300,000 towards the new two-bedroom cabins in a bid to attract more visitors to Beaufort.

The three cabins were made by Jayco in Dandenong and each feature a master bedroom with a double bed, a second bedroom with bunks as well as a kitchen, dining area and bathroom.

Each cabin can accommodate up to six people.

Festival a sellout

The annual Rainbow Serpent Festival begins today, with over 16,000 people converging on our Shire.

The festival site at Lexton has been a hive of activity this week, as organisers prepare for a massive influx of people.

In Beaufort and Lexton, locals have done their bit to welcome visitors to the towns.

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