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Big thanks from the children: Marty Thomas, far right, celebrates the funds raised with the beneficiary children of the Opportunity for Development thru Art Orphanage in Cambodia’s Siem Reap district.

10:29 am | MEENIYAN’s own humanitarian Marty Thomas returns home this week after a month long visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia. After months of raising funds and collecting necessities for the children at the Opportunity for…

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Join your library »

Discovery awaits: adults will find so much to learn at their local libraries.

11:49 am | IF you have not been to the library in a while, pop in and check out what’s new. West…

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Fantastic fete in store »

Wristbands at the ready: Leongatha Primary School students, back, from left, Kate, Nash and Makenzi, and front, Brianna, Charley and Asha have their wristbands ready for the school fete this Friday.

11:43 am | LEONGATHA Primary School students have already started buying their wristbands to gain entry into the most exciting event of…

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France inspires fun »

Dressed to express: Sebastian and Olivia gave their best mime performances at St Laurence O’Toole Primary School’s French day assembly in Leongatha.

11:24 am | STUDENTS at St Laurence O’Toole Primary School in Leongatha donned their best red, white and blue for French day…

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Rotary celebrates exchanges »

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10:33 am | THE Leongatha Rotary Club has long been a strong supporter of Rotary International’s worldwide student exchange programs. This was…

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Electrifying show sells out »

12:01 pm | LEONGATHA Secondary College’s Grease opened to a sold out crowd at Mesley Hall last Friday as the school put on its first production in 14 years. The 42 strong cast belted out the seminal hits We Go Together and Summer Loving to a crowd of 150 people in the first performance of the two week…

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Local stars: the cast and crew brought the magic of the classical tale to life, with Helena Brew (left) playing Sandy Dumbrowski alongside Lachlan Moore as Danny Zuko – the show’s leads.

Antarctic trip inspires Landcare link »

10:48 am | THIS year’s guest speaker at the South Gippsland Landcare Network’s annual dinner came about through a chance meeting between two entrepreneurs in Antarctica. Chairman of the network board and entrepreneur, Mark Walters and global social entrepreneur Geoff Gourley met last year as part of two week business think tank in Antarctica. Over the course of…

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Future thinkers: South Gippsland Landcare Network chair Mark Walters (left) with Geoff Gourley in Antarctica last year. They were among 100 business entrepreneurs involved in a two week think tank.

Marty makes a difference »

10:29 am | MEENIYAN’s own humanitarian Marty Thomas returns home this week after a month long visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia. After months of raising funds and collecting necessities for the children at the Opportunity for Development thru Art (ODA) Orphanage, Mr Thomas delivered the goods in person to 33 delighted children. Founder and director of ODA Leng…

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Big thanks from the children: Marty Thomas, far right, celebrates the funds raised with the beneficiary children of the Opportunity for Development thru Art Orphanage in Cambodia’s Siem Reap district.

LDNA celebrates the finals in style »

10:39 am | IN the 50th year of LDNA, the premiership teams proved that it deserved to be there on the day with close matches and exceptional talent on show. With rain threatening to put a dampener on the day, it started off with the 13 and Under section Mirboo North Purple versus Mirboo North Gold. With one…

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Premiers: 15 and Under Parrots and runners-up Mirboo North Purple.

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Future thinkers: South Gippsland Landcare Network chair Mark Walters (left) with Geoff Gourley in Antarctica last year. They were among 100 business entrepreneurs involved in a two week think tank.

Antarctic trip inspires Landcare link »

10:48 am | THIS year’s guest speaker at the South Gippsland Landcare Network’s annual dinner came about through a chance meeting between two entrepreneurs in Antarctica. Chairman of the network board and entrepreneur,…

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Bull bonanza at VLE »

Buying some bulls: from left, Sophie and Stacey Jans from Meeniyan attended the VLE Leongatha bull sales with their parents in hopes of buying some Friesians on Tuesday, August 25.

10:42 am | LAST Tuesday, farmers from across the region stopped by VLE Leongatha for the 55th Annual Landmark Bull Sale. Landmark agent Brian McCormack…

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Glen Alvie truffles unearthed »

To scale: Glen Alvie’s Neville Chapman demonstrates the size of the truffles he finds on his farm.

12:45 pm | WHEN Glen Alvie’s Neville Chapman harvested his first truffle in 2008, he knew there had to be more he could do to…

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Yearling heifers drop by 30 cents/kg » Beef well done » Students sow seeds » Will chases national award » Prices fall, buyers absent »

Business

Smiths make life easy »

In the know: Steve Reed, like all of the staff at AW Smith and Sons, has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to directing customers to the best solutions for their needs.

10:58 am | IT is plain for anyone to see that with daffodils doing their best, spring is on the way and summer is just…

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Enjoy the vibe at Serafinos »

Hospitality: dining at Serafinos is meant to be fun and even the takeaway delivery driver is loved by everyone. Serafinos has built a great recipe for success in the 11 years Fred and Mandy Truscio have had the restaurant.

10:56 am | SERAFINOS has a long standing presence on Bair Street, Leongatha. Fred and Mandy Truscio have been running the iconic Leongatha pizza restaurant…

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Dad will be a winner » Dealership reaps rewards » Callout for future leaders » A Maze ‘N Things wins title » Korumburra embraces the net »
Saving lives this September: Peter McNiven, Andrew Checkley, Morgan Gale and Gary Goodwin of Autobarn Leongatha sport their Blue September merchandise in preparation for this Saturday’s fundraiser.

Car show with a cause »

11:01 am | AUTOBARN Leongatha is devoted to helping out the South Gippsland community. While the business has been assisting locals with automotive work for years, this weekend the team will be raising…

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