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Volunteers thanked for magnificent reserve »

12:06 pm | LEONGATHA’S proud sporting history starts with its exemplary sports hub. The Leongatha Recreation Reserve has been well maintained by its committee of volunteers for many years and services an abundance of sport and…

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Winery hosts Oaks Day style »

11:56 am | THE glamour and elegance of Oaks Day came to Inverloch last Thursday when Dirty Three Wines and Events by…

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Girls receive humanity award »

11:51 am | SOUTH Gippsland girls Alice Mabilia and Emily Glasgow were recognised for their compassion, integrity and kindness at a ceremony…

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Could Leongatha lose an icon? »

11:49 am | LEONGATHA Senior Citizens Centre has been operating for more than 50 years and at its peak boasted 275 members.…

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UK tour for Leongatha singer »

11:48 am | A LIFELONG passion for performing led a Leongatha local to the heights of choral singing at the Royal Albert…

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News

Winery hosts Oaks Day style »

11:56 am | THE glamour and elegance of Oaks Day came to Inverloch last Thursday when Dirty Three Wines and Events by Kate hosted an afternoon of frivolity. The event at the winery featured entertainment by Mauz and Olly of Wonthaggi (Maureen Alford and Leigh Owens), and grazing food by Lime and Co. An intimate gathering relished the…

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Rain lifts prices in big yarding »

11:43 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association Agents drew for 4000 store cattle which resulted in some producers holding some stock back, but this didn’t deter the buyers as the 3600 head mixed quality yarding that came forward met a very strong market for all types of stock . The yarding consisted of 2500 steers, 850…

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Volunteers thanked for magnificent reserve »

12:06 pm | LEONGATHA’S proud sporting history starts with its exemplary sports hub. The Leongatha Recreation Reserve has been well maintained by its committee of volunteers for many years and services an abundance of sport and community groups. These clubs include the tennis, croquet, football, cricket, table tennis, golf, small bore, little athletics, umpires association, netball, basketball, swimming,…

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Sailing into new season »

10:09 am | INVERLOCH’S South Gippsland Yacht Club officially sailed through Anderson’s Inlet for their first season’s race last Sunday. Twenty-two boats glided through the waters amid some chilly winds, with a prosperous turnout nonetheless. The day began with a midday lunch followed by the official sail past at 1.30pm and the season’s first race at 2pm. The…

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Rural News

Rain lifts prices in big yarding »

11:43 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association Agents drew for 4000 store cattle which resulted in some producers holding some stock back, but this didn’t deter the buyers as the 3600…

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Candidates back farmers »

10:42 am | STATE election candidates appealed to local farmers last week. A debate was held by the Victorian Farmers Federation in Grantville on Tuesday,…

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Numbers and prices lift »

12:25 pm | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A TOTAL yarding of 2500 head came forward consisting of 1800 steers, 550 heifers and 150…

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Business

Time to buoy business »

09:35 am | SOUTH Gippsland Shire’s new councillor Rosemary Cousin wants to work with the community to reinvigorate Leongatha’s business sector. “As a regular customer…

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Employers urged to look beyond disabilities »

09:45 am | EMPLOYERS discovered the benefits of hiring people with disabilities at a networking event in Leongatha last Wednesday. Victoria’s Small Business Commissioner Judy…

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Building up ’Burra » MP: chance to grow horticulture » Event to inspire employers » Networking not hard work » Dairy Expo links businesses to farmers »

Knitters get a challenge »

12:13 pm | QUIRKY teddies, symmetrical scarves and even a knitted succulent terrarium were on display at Leongatha Sew and Knit recently. As part of a people’s choice award, shop owner Helen Heuschele…

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