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11:48 am | THE 2018 Elders Annual South Gippsland Charity Golf Day will be held on Friday, July 27. This year Elders Korumburra and Leongatha will be supporting a local family who unfortunately have been affected…

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Community

Grants totalling $250,000 enhance community »

11:59 am | MORE than $109,000 was handed out to 21 organisations last Wednesday night, in round two of this year’s South…

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Spending time in the great outdoors »

11:57 am | ANOTHER successful program was run at Allambee Camp these school holidays. Although it may be winter and a lot…

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JP honoured for 40 years of service »

11:55 am | JUSTICE of the Peace (JP) John Fleming was honoured for his 40 years of service at the Wonthaggi Police…

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Teddies explore the Wonthaggi library »

11:53 am | TEDDY bears went on an adventure to the Wonthaggi library on Wednesday. The library held its first ‘teddy bear…

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News

Theatrical group to celebrate 50 years »

11:50 am | WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group is turning 50 in 2019. To celebrate, the group has a massive calendar of events planned. The milestone year will kick off with a concert and the launch of a history book in February. Local writer Gill Heal has been working on the book for three years, collaborating with many former and…

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Focus Farm wraps up »

01:46 pm | THE Fish Creek Focus Farm held its final open day last Tuesday, June 26 with a big crowd eager to find out what the Cope family had learned over the past two years. Around 90 people at the open day heard how Graeme, Jenny and Shaun Cope had worked on their initial Focus Farm goals…

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Dig deep and support a Korumburra family »

11:48 am | THE 2018 Elders Annual South Gippsland Charity Golf Day will be held on Friday, July 27. This year Elders Korumburra and Leongatha will be supporting a local family who unfortunately have been affected by Leukaemia. Noah Belvedere from Korumburra is a 10 year old boy who lives at Korumburra with his parents Rob and Deb…

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Two bronze medals at Victorian Country Volleyball Championships »

01:42 pm | TWO bronze medals were won by South Gippsland volleyballers at the Victorian Country Volleyball Championship held in Werribee on the Queen’s Birthday weekend. It was a great outcome for South Gippsland Volleyball which was represented by one men’s and three women’s teams. In the women’s Division 1, South Gippsland played off against Horsham in the…

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Rural News

Focus Farm wraps up »

01:46 pm | THE Fish Creek Focus Farm held its final open day last Tuesday, June 26 with a big crowd eager to find out what the Cope family had learned over the…

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Study helps set higher milk price »

01:45 pm | BURRA Foods is offering a higher price for selected milk after studying a Farming Together-funded report. The Korumburra-based company is offering a…

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Quad bike debate won’t roll over »

01:44 pm | AROUND 16 people die as a result of quad bike accidents each year, one of the leading causes of death and injury…

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Yarding reflects seasonal impacts » Farmers disappointed by milk companies » Time to manage ponds » Beef prices hold steady » Dairy code under review »

Business

Children’s service looks to expand »

12:34 pm | THE Corner Inlet’s kindergarten and childcare services needs to expand to meet demand. Prom Coast Centres for Children (PCCC) is a not…

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Burra Foods’ milk to hit the shelves in Taiwan »

12:27 pm | KORUMBURRA dairy processor Burra Foods has announced the launch of its new dairy brand, Pure Source Milk. Pure Source is Burra Foods’…

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Burra Foods makes electricity savings » Tabro re-opening mooted » Libraries seek more staff » Bass Coast Health celebrates nurses » ’Burra info centre faces shorter season »

Water bills among Australia’s cheapest »

12:40 pm | THE average residential water customer in South Gippsland will continue to pay some of the lowest rates in Australia for water and sewerage services. Average water bills in South Gippsland…

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