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Prospect of new councillor is real »

02:04 pm | RATEPAYERS in Leongatha and Mirboo North may have a new shire councillor after the state election in November. South Gippsland Shire Cr Meg Edwards’ preselection as a Liberal candidate for Eastern Victoria Region…

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Interest boom in sustainable living »

02:13 pm | AROUND 1000 people visited Cape Paterson’s eco village ‘The Cape’ on Sunday. Five homes were opened to the public…

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Community to honour Noah »

02:11 pm | IN a show of incredible community spirit, local businesses have rallied around the Noah’s Gift Charity Ball. The ball…

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Matilda gives to hospital »

02:10 pm | MATILDA Abraham is a little girl with a big heart. A Year 4 student at Newhaven College, Matilda recently…

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Green day a big hit at Inverloch Primary »

02:08 pm | ENGAGING with others and learning how to be more environmentally friendly were at the heart of Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School’s…

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Aladdin musical weaves its magic »

02:06 pm | MORE than 800 people packed out the Korumburra Indoor Recreation Centre across two shows to take in Korumburra Primary School’s senior production of Aladdin on Thursday. With students in grades 4 to 6 performing, onlookers were treated to a dazzling display of colour, dance and song as the stage was turned into Arabia. Grade 6…

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Stronger demand at store sale »

12:46 pm | YARDING of 1800 head was consigned to last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale from Cooma, Bombala, Bega, Sale, Giffard, Yarram and local areas. The South Gippsland Stock Agents Association reported demand was generally stronger from local re-stockers and a few domestic lot feeders for a better quality yarding of cattle than the previous sale. The yarding…

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Prospect of new councillor is real »

02:04 pm | RATEPAYERS in Leongatha and Mirboo North may have a new shire councillor after the state election in November. South Gippsland Shire Cr Meg Edwards’ preselection as a Liberal candidate for Eastern Victoria Region in the Legislative Council will result in a councillor vacancy if she’s elected. The Victorian Electoral Commission said a countback will be…

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Local volunteer wins state award »

12:41 pm | THE most outstanding members of Life Saving Victoria have been recognised at the 15th annual Awards of Excellence night, with Kimberly Gee of Venus Bay SLSC picking up a prestigious honour. Kimberly was awarded Volunteer Training Officer of the Year in her role as director of education and training at the club, something that came…

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Rural News

Stronger demand at store sale »

12:46 pm | YARDING of 1800 head was consigned to last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale from Cooma, Bombala, Bega, Sale, Giffard, Yarram and local areas. The South Gippsland Stock Agents Association reported…

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Equipment performance, longevity weigh in Gallagher’s favour »

12:44 pm | FOR Duaringa Station Grazing Co., detailed records on individual animals is a must. The Donovan family has run the integrated cropping, commercial…

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Focused on improving calf welfare »

10:39 am | KORUMBURRA veterinarian Jamie McNeil travelled to the United States of America late last year, as part of a study tour aimed at…

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Increase pasture growth during winter » Lack of top calves limits butchers’ choices » Hay feeding – is it enough? » Prices increase for trade cattle » Hay prices rise as supply dries up »

Business

Gate closes on local produce »

12:51 pm | A LOCAL fresh produce business has finished indefinitely in the face of challenging barriers to entering a market dominated by major supermarket…

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Crowds rush to Burra Brewing Co. »

12:50 pm | BURRA Brewing Co. has opened the doors to its brewery on Commercial Street in Korumburra, with its own craft beers on tap.…

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Excellence award for Wonthaggi builder » Tourism boost is music to Bass Coast’s ears » Burra brewing new business » Water bills among Australia’s cheapest » Children’s service looks to expand »

Southern Business Women’s Network turns 20 »

12:52 pm | THE Southern Business Women’s Network celebrated a 20 year milestone on Thursday night. In 1998, a small group of women developed an idea to support women in business. This network…

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