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Bass Coast strides toward equality »

11:10 am | BASS Coast councillors took an active step to eliminate family violence at its ordinary meeting on Wednesday. Titled the Change for Sam Strategy – in memory of Cowes resident Samantha Fraser who lost…

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Doctors bid obstetrics farewell »

12:01 pm | LEONGATHA doctors Hugh Chisholm and Graham Toohill have finished practising obstetrics at Leongatha Healthcare. To celebrate, their colleagues and…

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Mentors help learners hit the road »

12:00 pm | VOLUNTEER driving instructors are helping learner drivers across South Gippsland gain their probationary licences. South Gippsland Shire Council’s L2P…

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Chairo gives to World Vision »

11:59 am | CHAIRO Christian School students raised $6603 to help children in refugee camps, after taking part in a World Vision…

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Collision fails to stop Charltons’ hay delivery »

11:58 am | NOT even a crash with a six foot kangaroo could stop a father and son from Mardan helping drought-stricken…

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Brilliant band entertains 400 »

12:05 pm | NEARLY 400 people enjoyed the music of the Wonthaggi Citizens’ Band during its’ Annual Variety Concert on Saturday night. Held at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, the concert was dedicated to the memory of Gus Marinus, the father of bandmaster Craig, who died two weeks ago. Gus was a life member of the band.…

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Yancowinna hosts successful sale »

12:09 pm |   SUNNY conditions brought out a big crowd to the complete female dispersal sale at Yancowinna Angus, Inverloch on Monday, October 22. Owner Dennis Ginn proudly looked on as 250 females with spring calves at foot, 100 yearling heifers and 40 working aged bulls went under the hammer. It’s the end of an era as…

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Bass Coast strides toward equality »

11:10 am | BASS Coast councillors took an active step to eliminate family violence at its ordinary meeting on Wednesday. Titled the Change for Sam Strategy – in memory of Cowes resident Samantha Fraser who lost her life to domestic violence – Bass Coast Shire Council called for greater police resources. The strategy also called for councillors to…

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New president for Stony Creek Racing Club »

11:07 am | MEENIYAN local Michael Darmanin was recently elected president of the Stony Creek Racing Club at the club’s annual general meeting, replacing outgoing president Paul O’Sullivan. Outgoing president Paul O’Sullivan said it was great to have Michael as the new president with such strong connections to the community, having been involved with Stony Creek Football Club…

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Yancowinna hosts successful sale »

12:09 pm |   SUNNY conditions brought out a big crowd to the complete female dispersal sale at Yancowinna Angus, Inverloch on Monday, October 22. Owner Dennis Ginn proudly looked on as 250…

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Store market rebounds »

11:17 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A yarding of 1600 cattle came forward at last week’s store sale, consisting of 1080 steers,…

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Where can you recycle silage wrap? »

09:02 am | THE Poowong and District Landcare Group reminds farmers to dispose of their silage wrap responsibly. Some may not realise silage wrap is…

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Farm sale makes farmer’s day » Solid winter buoys local farmer » Store market falls » Stronger demand at store sale » Equipment performance, longevity weigh in Gallagher’s favour »

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MP: chance to grow horticulture »

11:36 am | HORTICULTURE could be expanded in South Gippsland if redundant water reservoirs are used for irrigation, Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said. He…

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Event to inspire employers »

08:56 am | BEN Corcoran knows the challenges young people face in seeking employment. He’s been looking for a job fulltime since July this year,…

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Networking not hard work » Dairy Expo links businesses to farmers » Southern Business Women’s Network turns 20 » Gate closes on local produce » Crowds rush to Burra Brewing Co. »

Building up ’Burra »

12:10 pm | KORUMBURRA is proposed to be home to a $2.5 million factory building sustainable homes, in a move that could create up to 20 jobs. South Gippsland Shire Council was last…

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