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Tour De Cure rolls into town »

10:17 am | A TEAM of 120 riders, 35 support crew and Channel 7 staff are now riding from Hotham to Hobart. Along the way they made a pit stop for lunch at Leongatha Primary School…

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Rotarians cycle for charity »

10:40 am | ROTARIANS from South Gippsland cycled 600km to the annual Rotary District 9820 Conference on Friday. Members of Leongatha, Korumburra…

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Vision Australia thanks Rose Show »

10:34 am | THE volunteers behind the Leongatha Rose Spectacular from 1970 to 2016 have been thanked by Vision Australia. Regional manager…

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Indonesian teachers inspire Leongatha »

10:31 am |   LEONGATHA Secondary College last week hosted two teachers from Indonesia as part of the program Australia Awards in…

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Sun shines on Seachange Festival »

10:29 am |   THE turnout and weather could not have been better for the Prom Coast Seachange Festival Fun Food Fair…

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News

Jack to dance on city stage »

10:27 am | A LEONGATHA teenager will perform in Melbourne after being chosen to be part of a prestigious performance. Jack McDonald will dance and silent act in the ensemble of Lord of the Flies at Arts Centre Melbourne from April 5-9. The Newhaven College student was one of 23 boys from across Victoria chosen after an extensive…

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New MG chairman predicts strong rebuild »

03:21 pm | THE new chairman of dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has indicated his plans to rebuild the company after the dairy downturn. MG last week announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman from April 1. Yanakie farmer Philip Tracy will stand down as chairman and retire from the board on Friday. Mr Spark joined the boards…

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Tour De Cure rolls into town »

10:17 am | A TEAM of 120 riders, 35 support crew and Channel 7 staff are now riding from Hotham to Hobart. Along the way they made a pit stop for lunch at Leongatha Primary School yesterday (Monday). The riders gave a short presentation on the importance of staying fit, healthy and happy. Former Inverloch athlete Drew Ginn…

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Always a good time at LSC »

03:14 pm | LEONGATHA Secondary College’s Friday’s focus turned to running, jumping and throwing for their school athletics carnival on Friday. Students were pumped when its serious and not-so-serious athletes took part in field events or just cheered on their classmates. College sports coordinator Katherine Roberts was delighted with the students’ spirit in and out of competition. “An amazing…

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Rural News

New MG chairman predicts strong rebuild »

03:21 pm | THE new chairman of dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has indicated his plans to rebuild the company after the dairy downturn. MG last week announced the appointment of John Spark as…

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Good staff hard to find »

03:20 pm | DAIRY farmers were given the opportunity to learn innovative techniques to solve recruitment and retention problems at a workshop held in Leongatha…

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Magical milestone for Merlewood Angus »

03:20 pm | AFTER not quite a decade on the land, the team at Merlewood Angus of Mirboo North was excited to host an inaugural…

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Trade cattle rises of 25c/kg stand out » Farmers benefit frompasture evening » Is your town Legendairy? » Teach milkers new tricks » MG offers prospect of 3 cents/kg step up »

Business

Wonthaggi welcomes Laneway Festival »

03:33 pm | WONTHAGGI is counting down the days to its inaugural Laneway Festival this Saturday, April 1. The truly unique festival promises to be…

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Cater for your wedding wherever you want »

03:04 pm | WHETHER your dream wedding is in a beautiful rural location, by the foreshore or in the backyard of your family home, catering…

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Quality homes built by locals » Council, RSL sign off on plan to swap land » Stony could reap expo benefits » Floating our boat » Shopping locally creates spin-offs »

Industrial estate booming in Wonthaggi »

03:35 pm | LOCATED just outside the heart of the town, Wonthaggi’s industrial estate is a highly valued service centre. Providing a multitude of quality services, the industrial estate is situated on the…

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