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RPP FM showdown at The Battle of Hastings

RPP FM showdown at The Battle of Hastings


The Western Port Festival and Parade held on the weekend celebrated 950 years since The Battle of Hastings and RPP FM presenters and personalities were out in force covering part of the 3 day event ‘live to air’.

hastings2Saturday morning the Street Parade down Main Street Hastings didn’t disappoint onlookers as they cheered on representatives from local community groups, social and sporting clubs, local schools, organisations and local businesses. There was also excitement when the crowds cheered on finalists of the 2016 Miss Western Port pageant who were transported in horse drawn carriages.

Winners of Parade Awards
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Miss Western Port 2016 Lily Warren-Venturin

The RPP FM Main Stage was one of the draw cards at the festival hosting many important announcements and accolades which included the Parade Awards and the  crowning of Miss Western Port 2016, awarded to Lily Warren-Venturin of Somers.

The Stage also provided live entertainment featuring many bands. One of the highlights was Dirty Deeds, The Australian AC/DC Show.

Saturday evening concluded with a fireworks display.

This 3 day fun event held on the Hastings Foreshore is always ‘choc’ full of activities for the family which RPP FM is proud to be part of.

Photography Rab Siddhi

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98.7 RPP FM – a proud Platinum sponsor of the Western Port Festival

TelstraWe would like to thank Pete and his team from Mornington & Rosebud Telstra stores for sponsoring the RPP FM live coverage.

Debra Mar Working many years in the corporate world in Melbourne and overseas, Debra found herself in the fashion industry as a designer after studying 3 years at RMIT. She now producers and presenters her own radio program The Breakfast Table every Tuesday 6-9am and writes for a local magazine. With a love of writing and being involved in the community, she has a certain curiosity of what makes people ‘tick’, Debra also writes feature stories and updates details on the RPP FM website.