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Seals draw a crowd »

10:49 am | SEALS have become a local attraction at Inverloch’s boat ramp, with families bringing children to see the intriguing creatures last week. Three seals, including a pup, have been basking in the sun on…

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Flower show celebrates 30 years »

10:59 am |   THE Australian Native Plant Sale and Flower Show was held in Leongatha over the weekend with a huge…

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Seniors value Leongatha’s history »

10:57 am | A LARGE group of seniors spent Wednesday morning appreciating Leongatha’s history as part of Seniors Week. The group explored…

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Ruby CFA opens doors »

10:55 am |   FIRE trucks, face paint and craft activities were as popular as always with the many children who accompanied…

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Spring on show at Fish Creek »

10:53 am | THE Buckley Park Community Farm Spring Farm Fair was held in Fish Creek on Saturday, with a little bit…

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Concerts showcase classical music »

10:51 am | SOUTH Gippsland flautist Christine Ross is hosting a series of three concerts for music fans to enjoy. The first will be held Saturday, October 21 at Scot’s Pioneer Church, Mardan at 2pm. The second will be at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Warragul on Sunday, October 22 at 2pm. The third will be at Richmond Uniting…

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Angus cattle in demand »

03:54 pm | YANCOWINNA Angus conducted its spring sale on Monday, October 9, welcoming plenty of new and repeat clients. Bulls sold at an average of $4891. With 30 bulls up for sale, 21 sold to farmers from Yinnar, Foster and Dalyston. A bull has also been sold privately since the spring sale. All 30 heifers offered sold…

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Seals draw a crowd »

10:49 am | SEALS have become a local attraction at Inverloch’s boat ramp, with families bringing children to see the intriguing creatures last week. Three seals, including a pup, have been basking in the sun on rocks near the boat ramp. Parks Victoria is urging visitors not to feed the seals for fear they could bite humans or…

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World silver for Welsh »

03:34 pm | MONTHS of solid training has paid off for Korumburra’s Alex Welsh who has collected a silver medal at the ITU Paratriathlon World Cup in Sarasota, Florida, USA. Returning home on Saturday, Welsh said he was “super happy with my race, I had some issues with my hard glove in the first run and was sitting in fourth…

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Rural News

Angus cattle in demand »

03:54 pm | YANCOWINNA Angus conducted its spring sale on Monday, October 9, welcoming plenty of new and repeat clients. Bulls sold at an average of $4891. With 30 bulls up for sale,…

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Pen attracts pleasing price »

03:53 pm | There were approximately 860 export and 100 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 40 head week on week. The usual buying…

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Poowong’s spirit captured on film »

03:52 pm | POOWONG was chosen as Dairy Australia’s 2017 Gippsland Legendairy capital and a short film recognising the town’s achievement was recently released. Poowong…

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Jelbarts’ auction a success » Focus Farm looks at bigger picture  » Mardan stud raises the baa » Jelbart’s Caldermeade herd to sell » Tim shows his auctioneering flair »

Business

Pipeline work starts on water security project »

01:12 pm | PRELIMINARY work for the Lance Creek Water Connection pipeline has started. The project will link Korumburra, Nyora, Poowong and Loch’s water reservoirs…

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Lions thank community for dairy expo support »

01:11 pm | AS THE South Gippsland Dairy Expo committee wraps up from the 2017 event, the Strzelecki Lions Club would like to formally thank…

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Paul’s recipe for success » High pie recognition » Burra Foods praises top farmers » Cheesemaker tastes victory » VET provides a head start »

Taxi staff deliver for environment »

01:13 pm | SOUTH Coast Taxis is starting a program that will see its taxis become carbon neutral by offsetting their taxis’ emissions with local revegetation projects. “The environment is this region’s most…

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