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Leongatha boost: 
Peter Watchorn of Nextra Newsagency Leongatha is happy a Leongatha couple has won $40 million.

02:07 pm | A MARRIED Leongatha couple plan to retire and donate to the community after winning the $40 millon Oz Lotto jackpot this week. After an intense three day search, Oz Lotto’s $40 million jackpot…

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Cousin inspires Jason to support hospital »

Remembering Macey: almost nine year old Jason Cue has a busy 12 months ahead as he prepares to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit, where his 11 year old cousin Masey died in January.

12:58 pm | WHEN Jason Cue last saw his 11 year old cousin Macey it was to say goodbye at the Royal…

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Lennie statue online »

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12:55 pm | THE committee working towards the erection of a life sized statue of Leongatha legend Lennie Gwyther and his pony…

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Berrys Creek remembers »

Committee: the current committee of the Berrys Creek Hall, back from left, Cor Koedoot, Allister Dowling, Trevor Henn, Les Hutchinson and South Gippsland Shire Cr Don Hill. Front, from left, president of the committee Kevin Dowling, Jody Dowling, Robyn Henn, Ian Rasmussen, Dawn Rasmussen and Marj Hutchinson.
They gathered outside the Berrys Creek Hall on Sunday for its 60th birthday celebrations.

12:52 pm | THE Berrys Creek Hall turned 60 on Sunday and people gathered from near and far to celebrate the occasion.…

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Preps take teddies on autumn adventure »

Fun season: from left, Leongatha Primary School’s Wyatt, Maddy and Georgia had fun discovering autumn leaves with their teddies at Mossvale Park last Wednesday.

12:48 pm | PREP students from Leongatha Primary School (LPS) gathered their favourite plush toys and journeyed out to Mossvale Park at…

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Evita takes flight »

12:46 pm | EVITA will take to the stage for its official opening night this Saturday night (May 28). Now is your chance to buy tickets to another amazing Wonthaggi Theatrical Group production, which will run for 12 shows in three weeks. Tracing the life of Eva Peron, Evita takes the audience through Argentina’s rich political history and…

May 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Opening night: Nina Barry-Macaulay will return to the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s stage as Eva Peron this Saturday night. Photo by Foons Photographics

Livestock yards reach 10 year milestone »

09:44 am | THIS year marks 10 years since the Victorian Livestock Exchange (VLE) took over the saleyards in Koonwarra, now known as VLE Leongatha. VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said when VLE purchased the yards, they were an open air, concrete floored facility, which was the conventional design at the time. At the same time, VLE…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Onwards and upwards: VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said the selling centre at Leongatha has gone from strength to strength over the past 10 years.

$40m Lotto winners claim prize »

02:07 pm | A MARRIED Leongatha couple plan to retire and donate to the community after winning the $40 millon Oz Lotto jackpot this week. After an intense three day search, Oz Lotto’s $40 million jackpot prize was claimed this afternoon by a couple who say they have lived in Leongatha for many years. The stunned winners, who…

May 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Leongatha boost: 
Peter Watchorn of Nextra Newsagency Leongatha is happy a Leongatha couple has won $40 million.

Parrots wear down Gulls »

09:51 am | LEONGATHA was eventually able to conquer the young and talented Warragul team to take out an 86 point win at Parrot Park on Saturday. The Gulls were proving to be formidable opponents, especially in the first half, and the end result of the game is no real indication of the effort Warragul put in against…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Goal sneak: Brock Davidson scored valuable goals for Leongatha at the right time. Coming up from the two’s Davidson was right on target with five goals in a top game. More photos online at www.mdphotos.net

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Onwards and upwards: VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said the selling centre at Leongatha has gone from strength to strength over the past 10 years.

Livestock yards reach 10 year milestone »

09:44 am | THIS year marks 10 years since the Victorian Livestock Exchange (VLE) took over the saleyards in Koonwarra, now known as VLE Leongatha. VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said when…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Milk down the gurgler »

Frustrated: from left, Mirboo farmers Kris, Macie and Amanda Thomas are feeling the stress of a downturn in the dairy industry.

09:24 am | DISHEARTENED farmers are taking extreme measures to demonstrate the adverse effects of poor milk prices. Mirboo’s Kris and Amanda Thomas are tipping…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Farmers bare teeth »

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09:19 am |   DAIRY farmers are considering taking legal action against milk processors in the wake of recent price drops that will cost the…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Deer joins dairy herd » First class jerseys on show » Calls for MG board to go » Christmas will deliver hope » Making the most of autumn break »

Business

Don’t miss business forum »

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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…

Apr 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Apr 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
More options at therapy centre » Industrial estate excels » Best in the business, again » Brown’s in hot demand » Landmark’s milestone year »
Onwards and upwards: VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said the selling centre at Leongatha has gone from strength to strength over the past 10 years.

Livestock yards reach 10 year milestone »

09:44 am | THIS year marks 10 years since the Victorian Livestock Exchange (VLE) took over the saleyards in Koonwarra, now known as VLE Leongatha. VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said when…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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