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Major works continue at Newhaven College »

10:52 am |   SCHOOL may be out for students and teachers, but at Newhaven College there has been a flurry of activity. There is just over two weeks to go until the new school year…

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Community

Show delights in Wonthaggi »

11:00 am | THE bad weather mostly stayed away to make for an enjoyable Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show on Saturday. A…

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Music attracts crowd to Lyon Street »

10:58 am | THE rain could not spoil a day of live entertainment at Leongatha’s Live On Lyon on Saturday. The event…

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Great turn out to ‘Burra swap meet »

10:56 am | A MASSIVE crowd turned out to the Korumburra swap meet on Sunday. After battling through the summer heat last…

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Party time at Korumburra pool »

10:55 am | ALTHOUGH the weather was dark and gloomy, the vibe was colourful and bright at the Korumburra Outdoor Swimming Pool…

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News

Music fans unified at Tarwin Lower »

10:53 am |   MORE than 7500 heavy music lovers gathered in Tarwin Lower over the weekend for the fourth sold out Unify gathering festival which was once again a huge success. Those lucky enough to attend were treated to two nights and three days of some of the best heavy bands in the world, including sets from…

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Nursery’s future secure »

03:44 pm | THE vision of long term Phillip Island resident Barb Martin to establish, preserve and defend Phillip Island’s indigenous plant and wildlife habitat will live on. Phillip Island Nature Parks recently announced it would continue the operations of the Barb Martin Bushbank, named in her honour. Almost 20 years after the not for profit native plant…

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Major works continue at Newhaven College »

10:52 am |   SCHOOL may be out for students and teachers, but at Newhaven College there has been a flurry of activity. There is just over two weeks to go until the new school year starts, and a massive amount of road and landscaping work is to be completed. A large team of contractors has been working…

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Melbourne Cup winner at Stony Creek »

03:31 pm | MELBOURNE Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne took to the Stony Creek track this week trialling her racehorse trainer and brother Patrick Payne’s horses. In 2015, Michelle was the first woman to win the Melbourne Cup and only the fifth woman to ride in the race that stops a nation with Stony Creek Racing Club CEO…

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Rural News

Nursery’s future secure »

03:44 pm | THE vision of long term Phillip Island resident Barb Martin to establish, preserve and defend Phillip Island’s indigenous plant and wildlife habitat will live on. Phillip Island Nature Parks recently…

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Firm prices the trend »

03:40 pm | There were approximately 1,050 export and 250 young cattle penned representing an increase of 540 head week on week. The usual buying…

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VFF calls for illegal workers amnesty »

03:39 pm | THE Victorian Farmers Federation is hoping to establish a dedicated agriculture visa to ensure the horticultural industry has access to the labour…

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Cow wows judges » Dairy cows get groovy » Prices fall with yarding » Kate’s hoof care win » MG class action canned »

Business

Business calls for fair go »

10:32 am | SEAN and Angela Taylor run Promhills Cabins at Yanakie. They factor in the cost of South Gippsland Shire Council’s licensing fees and…

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Bill pain hurts businesses »

10:30 am | SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s registration fees for food businesses are the highest in the region and hurting businesses. Council has admitted the…

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Spicing up Leongatha » Burra supermarket comes closer » Former locals win business award » Sales awards for Landmark Harcourts » Service station excitement builds »

New servo opens »

02:12 pm |   EVANS Petroleum’s BP Westside service station in Leongatha opened recently, after undergoing a full rebuild over the last several months. Completed by local contractors, the new service station is…

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