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The Yar­ra­wonga and District Gar­den Club will be hold­ing their an­nual Spring Flower and Flo­ral Art Show at the Old Con­vent, Mur­phy Street Yar­ra­wonga for one day only on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27.

Gates open at 11am and the Gar­den Club wel­comes lo­cals and vis­i­tors to view the won­der­ful dis­play of flow­ers and pro­duce in­side the con­vent.

A trad­ing table will also be set up out­side which will in­clude some flow­ers at bar­gain prices.

Com­pe­ti­tion sec­tions for the show in­clude Open, Intermediate and Chil­dren’s Flo­ral Art, roses (open, intermediate and novice), cut flow­ers, plants and gar­den pro­duce.

Win­ners of the Best Rose in the Show take home a rosette and $20 along with the win­ner’s name en­graved on a tro­phy.

The Gar­den Club will also be hav­ing their an­nual raf­fle as well as Devon­shire teas avail­able from 11am.

The pre­sen­ta­tion of prizes will be held at 3pm and all prize money is to be col­lected be­fore 5pm Satur­day with ex­hibits col­lected af­ter 5pm.

Sched­ules are avail­able from Blooms. na­tion, your NHW vol­un­teers will change the screws in your num­ber plates.

The theft of ve­hi­cle num­ber plates is in­creas­ing. Vic­to­ria Po­lice and Neigh­bour­hood Watch statewide are aim­ing to de­ter thieves from steal­ing num­ber plates through Op­er­a­tion Safe Plate.

Stolen num­ber plates are used by crim­i­nals in petrol drive-offs, to avoid speed­ing and park­ing fines, and in bur­glar­ies and drug traf­fick­ing.

In some ar­eas ve­hi­cles dis­play­ing false num­ber plates are in­volved in over 50% of petrol thefts.

With the sum­mer hol­i­days ap­proach­ing, Yar­ra­wonga will host thou­sands of vis­i­tors.

Make sure your num­ber plates are se­cure and not used here or else­where for crim­i­nal pur­poses.

All stolen or miss­ing num­ber plates should be im­me­di­ately re­ported to the po­lice - tele­phone 000 and ask for Yar­ra­wonga Po­lice.

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