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Display home launched »

On site: from left, developer Bret Levenspiel from Wallis Levenspiel, Stockdale and Leggo Real Estate’s Jason Harris and principal of GJ Gardner Homes, Garry Cox at the launch of the first display home at Mitchell Rise, Leongatha on Sunday, April 17.

11:21 am | MITCHELLS Rise Estate, a swathe of land between Nerrena Road and Parr Street, Leongatha has taken off and is an indicator of the growth of the town. On the afternoon of Sunday, April…

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Gold medallist praises students »

Sports idol: Australian Olympian in waiting, Eleanor Paterson (centre), met with Leongatha Primary School students Casey Tumino and Alissa Edwards at school assembly last Friday. The two students studied Ms Paterson’s sports career in class.

11:41 am |   LEONGATHA Primary School students were visited by Commonwealth Games gold medallist Eleanor Patterson at assembly on Friday. The…

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Veteran shares his story »

Congregation: from left, Henry Reid, Rodney Emmerson, Hazel Capwell, Richard Lester, Shannon Noonan and Sam Nicita at Scots Pioneer Church, Mardan South on Sunday following Mr Lester’s presentation for Anzac Day.

11:38 am | VIETNAM veteran Richard Lester spoke to the congregation of Scots Pioneer Church at Mardan South about his experiences on…

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Beau inspires student leaders »

Leaders inspired: Beau Vernon (centre) met with Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School leaders Jack Butcher and Joe Soumalis at the South Gippsland Student Leadership Conference on Tuesday, April 19. Mr Vernon attended the school as a child.

11:32 am | LEONGATHA Seniors football coach and champion hand cycler Beau Vernon shared his words of wisdom with students at the…

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Bright idea to make tracks »

All aboard: a model railway has been suggested as a new use for the Leongatha Railway Station.

11:30 am | LEONGATHA Railway Station could become a tourist attraction for the town if Ian Cole’s model railway project goes ahead.…

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Evita to tell a nation’s story »

11:27 am | WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group’s 2016 production, Evita, opens on May 28. The theatrical group’s cast, construction team and backstage crew have been working tirelessly to bring into being a series of performances that are certain to entertain. The Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, best known for its standard Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, is…

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Argentos hang up milking aprons »

12:24 pm | FARMERS turned out in droves for Leo and Karen Argento’s clearing sale on Friday morning. Mr Argento has lived on the dairy farm at 670 Yarragon Road, Wooreen since his parents moved there in 1964 when he was just four. He married Karen Hanks in 1989 and bought the farm, but now it is time…

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Moving on: from left, Larissa, Leo, Karen and Rebecca Argento at the clearing sale on the family farm on Friday morning.

Display home launched »

11:21 am | MITCHELLS Rise Estate, a swathe of land between Nerrena Road and Parr Street, Leongatha has taken off and is an indicator of the growth of the town. On the afternoon of Sunday, April 17, GJ Gardiner Homes hosted a list of invitees to the launch of the display homes on the estate at The Fitzroy,…

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On site: from left, developer Bret Levenspiel from Wallis Levenspiel, Stockdale and Leggo Real Estate’s Jason Harris and principal of GJ Gardner Homes, Garry Cox at the launch of the first display home at Mitchell Rise, Leongatha on Sunday, April 17.

Phillip Island youth girls get a Dalyston welcome »

12:46 pm | THE Dalyston girls were too experienced for the new team coming out convincing winners 13.8 to 1.0. A five goal to nothing first quarter saw Dalyston take control of the game from the start. An early goal by Phillip Island in the second quarter gave the large home crowd hope of a come back before…

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On the ball: Rose Coombs breaks free of a tackle as Dalyston welcomed Phillip Island’s Youth Girls’ Team into the fold.

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Moving on: from left, Larissa, Leo, Karen and Rebecca Argento at the clearing sale on the family farm on Friday morning.

Argentos hang up milking aprons »

12:24 pm | FARMERS turned out in droves for Leo and Karen Argento’s clearing sale on Friday morning. Mr Argento has lived on the dairy farm at 670 Yarragon Road, Wooreen since his…

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Wendy’s brave battle »

Aiming high: Toora’s Wendy Whelan wants her achievements as a dairy farmer to define her.

12:22 pm | WENDY Whelan doesn’t believe recovering from a stroke at age 38 is her defining achievement. It’s becoming a share farmer on a…

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Farmers test drive Gendore’s latest »

Nice rig: Bass grazier Bruce Adkins (left) chats with Gendore Tractors and Machinery’s Tooradin salesman Trevor Van Der Heyden about the New Holland Roll-Belt 180 baler hitched to a New Holland T7.170 Autocommand tractor.

12:20 pm | FARMERS travelled from across Gippsland to Gendore Tractors and Machinery’s Demo Day at Lardner Park last Wednesday. The reputable dealership is Gippsland’s…

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Bright idea to make tracks »

Track plans: Ian Cole and his dog Sasha sit outside Leongatha Railway Station which Mr Cole hopes to transform into a model railway tourist attraction.

12:56 pm | LEONGATHA Railway Station could become a tourist attraction for the town if Ian Cole’s model railway project goes ahead. Mr Cole, president…

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More options at therapy centre »

Welcomed services: from left, Samanatha Butler, Dr Lachlan Chisholm and Margie Fraser have been instrumental in the expansion of services at South Gippsland Therapy Clinic.

12:35 pm | SOUTH Gippsland Therapy Centre is thrilled to announce its recent expansion. The centre recently welcomed Samantha Butler and Margie Fraser to its…

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Don’t miss business forum »

12:57 pm | MINIMISING red tape and increasing cultural awareness are the objectives of the 2016 Business Forum, hosted by Prom Country Regional Tourism. This year’s forum will feature two speakers: the Victorian…

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