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Police seek sex offender »

11:22 am | VICTORIA Police is seeking public assistance to locate registered sex offender Steven Powell. The 27 year old is wanted by police for failing to comply with his reporting obligations. Police have released an…

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Ruth named midwife of the year »

12:15 pm | BASS Coast Health (BCH) midwife Ruth Harvey has taken out the honour of being named 2018 Midwife of the…

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Berrys Creek celebrates history »

12:13 pm | MORE than 100 people made their way from all over Victoria to attend the Berrys Creek Avenue of Honour…

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Fiesta in the Boo »

11:15 am | ON Saturday night, 200 people braved the cold and filled the shire hall for a Fiesta in Mirboo North.…

Jun 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

School pool revamped »

11:13 am | AT Wonthaggi Primary School, water safety is deeply valued. That’s why the school community is putting in a massive…

Jun 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
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News

Music, dance create Annie magic »

11:12 am | DANIEL Moldrich and Lisa Pellin have contributed time, blood and maybe even tears to help make Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s production of the hit broadway show Annie a huge success. Daniel lives in Wonthaggi and works as a musical teacher, classroom teacher, accompanist and conductor. He has been inspiring students at Newhaven College and in private…

Jun 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Beef prices hold steady »

11:45 am | CATTLE numbers are dwindling at sales across the state, causing a flurry of buyers at last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale and a subsequent jump in prices. Agents are anticipating lower numbers for most of winter, which could see prices hold steady in the lead up to spring. SEJ livestock agent Terry Johnston said the…

Jun 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Police seek sex offender »

11:22 am | VICTORIA Police is seeking public assistance to locate registered sex offender Steven Powell. The 27 year old is wanted by police for failing to comply with his reporting obligations. Police have released an image of Powell in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information about his whereabouts. Powell is described as being 175cm…

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Parrots in decisive win »

11:41 am | LEONGATHA has moved one rung up the ladder by beating Sale and consigning the Magpies to third as the Parrots fill second spot. The loss by Sale sees Maffra all clear on top of the ladder two games ahead, while the Parrots’ win has also given it some breathing space two games clear of Moe…

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Rural News

Beef prices hold steady »

11:45 am | CATTLE numbers are dwindling at sales across the state, causing a flurry of buyers at last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale and a subsequent jump in prices. Agents are anticipating…

Jun 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Dairy code under review »

11:45 am | DAIRY farmers are awaiting the outcome of a 12 month review of the industry’s voluntary code of practice by the Australian Dairy…

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Demand for land drives value »

11:44 am | FARMLAND values in Bass Coast and South Gippsland continued to increase in 2017, a trend replicated across most of the state. Last…

Jun 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
Stories help with mental health » David embraces chance to learn » Milk price hopes rise » Updated pricing system needed » Steering farms towards energy efficiency »

Business

Tabro re-opening mooted »

12:55 pm | TABRO Meats abattoir at Lance Creek could re-open in as early as four to five months, The Star has been told. The…

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Libraries seek more staff »

12:53 pm | EXTRA staff are needed in the Wonthaggi and Phillip Island libraries. West Gippsland Library Corporation representatives Mary Schooneveldt and Nola Thorpe appealed…

Jun 5 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
Bass Coast Health celebrates nurses » ’Burra info centre faces shorter season » Committed to carbon reduction » CPK McLaren MotorBody named a national finalist » New life for video network owner »

Burra Foods makes electricity savings »

12:57 pm | KORUMBURRA dairy processor Burra Foods has entered into a Renewable Corporate Power Purchase Agreement with Melbourne-based energy retailer Flow Power. The deal will bring Burra Foods closer to meeting its…

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