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11:55 am | A NUMBER of scam phone calls have been received and reported around Leongatha in the past fortnight. With a number of locals concerned about the security of their bank details getting into the…

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Exceptional expo »

Expo hits high note: Sophie Lunn and classmate Cassie Piening stand by the ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ school production stand.

12:14 pm | CHAIRO Christian School’s Leongatha campus opened their doors last Wednesday night for their first ever annual Expo. Leongatha principal…

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Turkish students on Gallipoli exchange »

International sisterhood: (back row) Beril, Idil, Ayliz, Ece, Ilayda and Doga from Turkey with (front row) Leongatha Secondary College exchange students Maddi Wight, Elly Egan, Gemma Pruin and Lauren Redpath.

12:11 pm | Leongatha Secondary College students were treated to a visit from Turkish international exchange students on Thursday, July 14 Beril,…

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Excitement blooming »

Flowers for Leongatha: from left, South Gippsland Shire Council Parks and Gardens team, Jake Hoy and coordinator Steve Missen.

12:07 pm | THIS year’s annual Leongatha Daffodil Festival is set to be the biggest yet as the Australian Daffodil Championship jumps…

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Teddy bear check up »

Big bear hugs for all: Leongatha Primary School student Tanikah was all smiles with the Teddy Bear Hospital mascot.

12:03 pm | LEONGATHA Primary School (LPS) students were treated to a very special visit last Wednesday when Teddy Bear Hospital stopped…

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  5. Australasian dance domination
  1. chocolatebiscuit: I totally concur with your comments Anne, particularly those regarding the previous restructure...
  2. anne: This restructure looks like they are moving deckchairs on what’s possibly a sinking ship! First, the...
  3. jimbo: What a great outcome and fantastic effort to all involved in making this possible.
  4. tad1: I have posted my Aquathon photos on Flickr. Just search on “cppix”. Happy to email anyone the jpeg...
  5. oliver4wrk: This is a concern now as if they are not stopped they will ruin the city. I used a rubbish removal...

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Australasian dance domination »

11:59 am | LISA Pellin Dancers conquered centre stage at the Australian Teachers of Dance Australasian Energertiks Scholarships on Friday, July 17. Students from the Leongatha dance school travelled to perform at the prestigious competition held at the Clocktower Centre in Melbourne after having qualified with impeccable scores at the state-level competition. LPD principal, Lisa Pellin says it…

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Pas de hooray: from left, Morgan Bolam, Jonti Westaway, Morgan Mitchelson and Sioban Cooper all smiles back at Lisa Pellin Dancers studio after their win at the Australian Teachers of Dance Australasian Energertiks Scholarships.

AMAZONE makes history »

12:18 pm | LEADING European farm machinery manufacturer AMAZONE has announced the sale of its 750,000th ZA series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader. Claas Harvest Centre dealer principal Anthony Blackshaw said the feat was probably unmatched by any other manufacturer. “AMAZONE has now sold in excess of one million spreaders, with three quarters of these being from the ZA…

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Quality name: farm machinery manufacturer AMAZONE has announced the sale of its 750,000th ZA series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader. Visit CLAAS Harvest Centre South Gippsland to learn how the machine can benefit you.

Phone call frauds »

11:55 am | A NUMBER of scam phone calls have been received and reported around Leongatha in the past fortnight. With a number of locals concerned about the security of their bank details getting into the wrong hands, authorities have asked people to report any suspicious phone calls, voicemail or emails where unreliable sources have asked to receive…

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Basketball dream »

12:24 pm | THE Coasters are embarrassed by the poor sport facilities in Wonthaggi. Despite substandard facilities, the Coasters, an U/14 girls’ basketball team, brought home a championship against all odds but need to see a drastic change. “The girls are embarrassed when they see every other little town with a better facility than them,” Wonthaggi Basketball Association…

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Toughing it: from left, the U/14 girls rep side “The Coasters” Chloe Bramley, Zali Anderson, Gemma Thomas, Ellie Bates and Grace McRae (front) would love to have a new basketball stadium in Wonthaggi to host their own tournaments. Their current court is not regulation size.

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Quality name: farm machinery manufacturer AMAZONE has announced the sale of its 750,000th ZA series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader. Visit CLAAS Harvest Centre South Gippsland to learn how the machine can benefit you.

AMAZONE makes history »

12:18 pm | LEADING European farm machinery manufacturer AMAZONE has announced the sale of its 750,000th ZA series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader. Claas Harvest Centre dealer principal Anthony Blackshaw said the feat was…

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Farmer thinks beyond boundary »

Environmental focus: Glen Alvie farmer Caleb Berry and his daughter Olivia are taking care of the Powlett River catchment.

12:15 pm | CALEB Berry and his wife Shiona have been farming on their Glen Alvie dairy farm for around a decade. Together with their…

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Steers, bullocks shine in winter »

Market report: Chloe Stock from Dumbalk and John Giliam from Dumbalk were at VLE Leongatha store sale last Thursday to scope out the market. Mr Giliam has cattle to sell in about a month and wanted to see how the market was looking. He said cattle seem to be coming out of winter well.

02:17 pm | There were approximately 1900 export and 500 young cattle penned representing an increase of 260 head week on week. There was a…

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Sustainable living celebrated » Quad bike safety plea » MG welcomes investors » Debut for new stock agents » Think feed wedge »

Business

Get in touch with Greg’s team »

New headquarters: from left, HiTech Connections’ employee Rhys Hanks, store owner Greg Carruthers and employee Nick Meadows stand proudly outside the new shop front on McCartin Street, Leongatha.

12:29 pm | THE telecommunications industry is booming with new products every day, so Greg Carruthers opened up a big, new place that has it…

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Noise complaints blow in »

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12:27 pm | BALD Hills Wind Farm has received 15 complaints about excessive noise from the wind farm since it began operating near Tarwin Lower.…

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Industry stifled » It pays to shop at IGA » Prepare for your tax return now » Debut for new stock agents » Careers explored at Newhaven College »
Winning team: from left, Russell Hemming, Simon Lawson and Jeff Margrie from Leongatha Holden have years of knowledge and expertise in the industry.

Striving for excellence »

12:32 pm | CUSTOMERS of Leongatha Holden can rest assured knowing they are dealing with the best in the business. Having been awarded the highest accolade in Holden motor servicing, motor vehicle technician…

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