This week in the Pyrenees Advocate


Driving mentors still sought for Beaufort

The L2P driving program is still seeking driving mentors in Beaufort.

Although recent serious accidents in the region did not involve young, inexperienced drivers, those accidents did reinforce that our roads could be a serious – and deadly – place to be. It is young drivers who, statistically, are most at risk..

Dental award for Waubra pre-school

Waubra pre-school has received a Smiles 4 Miles award recognising its work to improve childrens’ oral health. 

The pre-school has been actively involved with the Smiles 4 Miles program by addressing the key messages of oral health through curriculum activities and family engagement. 


Avoca’s Big Do raised $2800

Members of the Big Avoca Do, Angela Field, Bruce Field, David Porra and Col Driscoll presented representatives from Friends of the Avoca Pool, Jasmine Field and Joan Quinlan, with a cheque for $900.

The Avoca community has benefitted from $2800 raised by this year’s Big Avoca Do.

The poetry-based ente-rtainment night with great comedy as well as serious poetry was attended by almost 200 people and is one of the shire’s most celebrated annual events

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