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Hailstones pelt Dumbalk »

11:47 am | DUMBALK copped a huge half hour hail storm on Friday afternoon. Lachlan Vandermeer of Dumbalk sent The Star a video via Facebook of the enormous amount of hail he received on his property.…

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Teddies support camp program »

11:59 am | TEDDY bears and Prep students alike enjoyed a teddy bears’ picnic at Wonthaggi Primary School recently. The teddy bears’…

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Jo farewells Woorayl Lodge »

11:57 am | AFTER managing Leongatha aged care hostel Woorayl Lodge for the past seven years and nursing for more than 60,…

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Brigade unveils memorial rock »

11:56 am | A MEMORIAL rock honouring all past members of the Leongatha South CFA was unveiled in front of 50 current…

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Sales for a cause »

11:54 am |   TWO Leongatha streets banded together to raise money for worthy causes on Saturday. Residents of Trease Street and…

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  3. Brigade unveils memorial rock
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  5. Sculptures explore Australia’s history
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Sculptures explore Australia’s history »

11:51 am | AUSTRALIAN history – man-made and natural – is analysed by the latest exhibition at Gecko Studio Gallery at Fish Creek. Travelling, works with wood and paper by Jan Learmonth of Inverloch is a collection of works that are material explorations of the controversial history and culture of land and water in Australia, the movement of…

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Top quality silage tipped »

09:50 am | SILAGE quality this year is said to be a lot better than last season, but there is loss of it in some areas. “It’s hard to say which areas are producing more silage,” PJ and NJ McNaughton Agricultural Contractors owner Phil McNaughton said. “The quality of the silage is really good compared to last year, however…

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Hailstones pelt Dumbalk »

11:47 am | DUMBALK copped a huge half hour hail storm on Friday afternoon. Lachlan Vandermeer of Dumbalk sent The Star a video via Facebook of the enormous amount of hail he received on his property. Dumbalk resident Peter Lambert’s car and his son’s car was dinted by large hailstones. The hail was so heavy it put holes…

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Riders take scenic route »

10:02 am | ONE of the most spectacular rides in Victoria was held in Inverloch on Sunday, November 12. Hundreds of cyclists and their friends and families from all over Australia were in Inverloch for the 2017 Bass Coast Cycle Challenge (BCCC) and family festival. The BCCC teamed up with the Inverloch Lions Family Festival once again which…

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Rural News

Top quality silage tipped »

09:50 am | SILAGE quality this year is said to be a lot better than last season, but there is loss of it in some areas. “It’s hard to say which areas are producing…

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New feature brings joy to John Deere fans »

09:33 am | A NEW way of working in John Deere’s tractors is appealing to new and returning customers alike. The CommandPRO joystick may be…

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Bushlea cow breaks Australasian record »

11:47 am | HISTORY was made on Wednesday, October 25 when a cow bred by Bushlea Jerseys of Leongatha South made an Australasian record price…

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Farm expo had it all » MG’s demise guts farmers » Boost for beef on the way » Grass is greener for NSW cattle » Protect your flock from ovine brucellosis »

Business

Sales awards for Landmark Harcourts »

09:53 am | LANDMARK Harcourts Leongatha office has cleaned up two quarterly awards for sales following an awards ceremony at the Brighton International last week.…

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Service station excitement builds »

09:44 am | THE new Evans Petroleum Westside service station in Leongatha should be open for business by mid December. The project was setback due…

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Twenty first century comes to Fish Creek Hotel » Farm expo had it all » Miners’ Dispensary is your partner in health » Tourism mentees announced for South Gippsland » Galloping in for horse expo »

Former locals win business award »

09:55 am | FORMER Leongatha residents Lisa and Kurt Gowers showcased how hard work pays after winning the professional services category in the Hobsons Bay Business Excellence Award. They opened Lavanya Spa Retreat…

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