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‘Nothing to hide’ »

12:05 pm | SOUTH Gippsland Shire Councillor Andrew McEwen has questioned the tactics of the state agency tasked with investigating councils after his home was searched by police on Friday. Cr McEwen proclaimed his innocence after…

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Community

Wonthaggi’s pop-up square success »

12:09 pm | A POP-UP town square, including free play areas and activities, was the focus of the first Woni Proud project…

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Tea pots rug up in Fish Creek »

12:07 pm | THE fourth annual Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival was a huge hit on Saturday with 183 tea cosies on…

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Visitors explore Newhaven College »

11:57 am | PROSPECTIVE families and students visited Newhaven College at the school’s Phillip Island Road campus open day on Saturday. Parents…

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Help the Salvos in Leongatha »

03:57 pm | Call for help: The Salvation Army is calling for volunteers in Leongatha this weekend, May 26 to 27.THE Salvation…

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News

New look arts centre dazzles »

12:12 pm | THE $2.2 million refurbishment of the much loved Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre is complete and impressed people who joined an official tour of the new centre on Saturday. Bass Coast Shire Council invited the community to come and have a sneak peak at the centre before it officially opens its doors for Wonthaggi Theatrical…

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NZ dairy tour opens Rhiannon’s eyes »

12:50 pm | THE Australian dairy industry could benefit from the management structures employed by dairy farms in New Zealand, according to a young South Gippslander. Rhiannon Parry of Wonthaggi North took part in a New Zealand Study Tour organised by the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and funded by the Gardiner Dairy Foundation. The dairy farmer was…

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‘Nothing to hide’ »

12:05 pm | SOUTH Gippsland Shire Councillor Andrew McEwen has questioned the tactics of the state agency tasked with investigating councils after his home was searched by police on Friday. Cr McEwen proclaimed his innocence after police executed a search warrant at his Meeniyan home in the dark on Friday morning. He said while police had the right…

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Andrea Thorson takes championship »

12:37 pm | ANDREA Thorson has reclaimed the Meeniyan Golf Club ladies championship for 2018. Having won the championship before, Andrea regained the title after Dot Christie took out the championship in 2017. Going into the final round Thorson was three shots ahead of Christie and it was anyone’s title. With a good front nine Thorson extended her…

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Rural News

NZ dairy tour opens Rhiannon’s eyes »

12:50 pm | THE Australian dairy industry could benefit from the management structures employed by dairy farms in New Zealand, according to a young South Gippslander. Rhiannon Parry of Wonthaggi North took part…

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Polaris dominates off-road vehicle market »

12:49 pm | AUSTRALIA’S number one off-road vehicle brand, Polaris Industries, continued its outstanding growth trajectory in April to be named market leader in Australia…

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Towards more energy efficient farms »

12:47 pm | THE Energy Innovation Co-operative’s information session at Outtrim on Sunday, May 27 aims to support farm businesses in their unceasing search for…

May 22 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
MG suppliers look to future with Saputo » Farmers named on genetics honour roll » Genetics to be showcased at Jelbart Dairy » Martins see benefits in red » So much to see at Farm World »

Business

New life for video network owner »

02:03 pm | LEONGATHA mourns its video store. After seven years of effective and loyal services, one of the last Network video owners of the…

Apr 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Service department reaps rewards »

11:21 am | NICK McRae accepted the Service Manager of the Year award for Hyundai recently. Nick is the service manager for Edney’s Leongatha, and…

Mar 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
Emma wins apprentice of the year » Hospital receives $10,000 grant » Leongatha CBD properties up for grabs » New owner plans expansion » Edney’s has a deal for you »

CPK McLaren MotorBody named a national finalist »

12:52 pm | CPK McLaren MotorBody is a 2018 finalist in the 100th Anniversary Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce VACC Industry Awards. The business was also back to back finalists in 2016 and…

May 22 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

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