What was making news in last weeks Wangaratta Chronicle

05 Feb 2018 Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) RSL eyes late 2018 move to new site WANGARATTA RSL sub-branch hopes to settle into its new home at the former Sydney Hotel site by Remembrance Day this year. Senior vice president Andrew Kay, chair of the project committee, said the sub-branch was finalising tender documents for the redevelopment of the Templeton Street location. Galen Colleges $5.5 million redevelopment welcomes students STUDENTS attending their first day at school at Galen Catholic College last Wednesday were welcomed by the sight of $5.5 million in building works. The schools 413 year seven and eight students will be the first to use the new junior school which was developed in the former senior area on Phillipson Street. A new resource centre, chapel and wellbeing area will benefit the entire school population. $117,000 to bolster street safety A YEAR of determined campaigning has paid off for pedestrian safety action group, Safe Streets Wangaratta. Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) met with group members last Monday to announce $117,000 in funding to facilitate the installation of two safe crossing points on Murdoch Road, near White Street and at Crisp and Harper Streets. $15.2 million redevelopment ready to start WORKS on the first stage of Northeast Health Wangarattas (NHW) $15.2 million redevelopment is set to commence early next year and could take up to two years to complete. The hospital last Thursday announced the consultancy team to guide the project after the successful contractors met with NHW board and executive representatives last week. Council pursuing six projects crucial to investment, jobs RURAL City of Wangaratta council has identified six priorities crucial to growing investment and jobs throughout the region. Topping the list is the Wangaratta Aquatics Plan, while other items are the Wangaratta railway precinct redevelopment, support for country roads and bridges, mobile black spot program, the Wangaratta Art Gallery redevelopment and the Hume Corridor passenger rail.