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Ice education helps families »

11:18 am | FAMILIES of people who use ice attended a forum held at the Leongatha Library last Wednesday to learn more about the impacts of the drug. BreakThrough: ice education for families supports people with…

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Community

Skaters pumped about skate park upgrades »

11:33 am | ‘OUTDATED’ and ‘not worth using’ were words use to describe Bass Coast’s current skate park facilities. Bass Coast Shire…

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Richmond fans turn house into Tiger shrine »

11:31 am | IF you have travelled down Wonthaggi’s Drysdale Street lately, you’ll know the Richmond Tigers’ premiership celebrations are still in…

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Donation to comfort patients »

11:29 am |   SOUTH Gippsland Heart Support Australia (SGHSA) generously donated two alternating air mattresses to Gippsland Southern Health Service in…

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Entertainment lures market-goers »

11:28 am | THE sun shone over the Leongatha Farmers Market on Saturday morning, many visitors from all around wandered the variety…

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  1. Spicing up Leongatha
  2. Burra supermarket comes closer
  3. Holstein results now in
  4. Landcare groups share in $100,000
  5. Beef stays steady
  1. gigamax1: Ok , so now Wonthaggi SLSC is going to want the same funding. These clubs are within 1 kilometre of each...
  2. 01jk: Just wondering what sort of chicken do little warriors eat? Straight from their own coop? Or those which...
  3. juliec: I hope the community can change the plan to log state forest in the Strzeleckis. The Strzelecki forests are...
  4. russell: As usual Vicroads ignore their own guidelines… This from their own “Road Guide Notes”...
  5. gatha4: Thankyou to The Star for your interest in and support for Aaron and his family. Trista’s Kitchen is...

News

Blood Brothers nominated for state theatre award »

11:26 am | MARY MacKillop College in Leongatha has received several nominations for the Victorian Theatre Guild Awards. The Music Theatre Guild of Victoria provides ongoing support, encouragement and development of non-professional music theatre throughout the state. Mary MacKillop College’s student production Blood Brothers was nominated as Junior Production of the Year. Teacher Bron Kalos was nominated for…

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Holstein results now in »

01:05 pm | THE results of the recent South Gippsland Sub Branch , Holsteins, Semex On Farm Judging Competition, saw 150 cows judged by Marcus Young, Tasmania, from 20 exhibitors. Results of first three place getters are as follows – Mature Cow: 1 – View Fort Trekka Stylish – View Fort Holsteins- Matt Templeton (Tarwin) 2 – Calderlea…

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Ice education helps families »

11:18 am | FAMILIES of people who use ice attended a forum held at the Leongatha Library last Wednesday to learn more about the impacts of the drug. BreakThrough: ice education for families supports people with the facts about drug use and teaches them how to develop strategies to help themselves and their loved ones and where to…

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Riders rest in Foster »

12:54 pm | THE RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride is Victoria’s biggest bike riding festival. Cyclists rolled out from Wilsons Promontory on Sunday finishing the day’s ride in Foster. Steve Sinclair from Stony Creek is riding in the Great Victorian Bike Ride for the ninth year in a row this year. “I really enjoyed the ride from Wilsons…

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Rural News

Holstein results now in »

01:05 pm | THE results of the recent South Gippsland Sub Branch , Holsteins, Semex On Farm Judging Competition, saw 150 cows judged by Marcus Young, Tasmania, from 20 exhibitors. Results of first…

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Landcare groups share in $100,000 »

01:04 pm | WEST Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) has provided $100,000 in funding split between 24 Landcare groups. Announcing the funding, WGCMA chief executive…

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Beef stays steady »

01:03 pm | BEEF cattle prices are expected to ease during 2018 before stabilising at a level higher than the five year average, according to…

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Top quality silage tipped » New feature brings joy to John Deere fans » Bushlea cow breaks Australasian record » Farm expo had it all » MG’s demise guts farmers »

Business

Burra supermarket comes closer »

01:10 pm | THE path continues to be smoothed for the development of a new supermarket in Korumburra. South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday voted…

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Former locals win business award »

09:55 am | FORMER Leongatha residents Lisa and Kurt Gowers showcased how hard work pays after winning the professional services category in the Hobsons Bay…

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Sales awards for Landmark Harcourts » Service station excitement builds » Twenty first century comes to Fish Creek Hotel » Farm expo had it all » Miners’ Dispensary is your partner in health »

Spicing up Leongatha »

01:13 pm | STRING and Salt was welcomed to Leongatha by enthusiastic customers on Thursday. String and Salt opened in Lyon Street and is run by Vanessa Watson and Michelle Cann. The store…

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