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Cruise ship adrift »

03:17 pm | The cruise ship Norwegian Star is adrift 20 nautical miles off the coast of Venus Bay after losing propulsion. The vessel has been without power for 12 hours. Tug boats are on the…

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Follow the rainbow to cancer fundraiser »

02:33 pm | INVERLOCH’S Leah Baud is urging South Gippslanders to don colourful attire to raise money for cancer research and awareness.…

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Poowong loves pool party »

02:24 pm | THE Poowong outdoor pool held a night of family fun at the annual Australia Day eve pool party last…

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School’s back! »

02:12 pm |   THE school holidays are over and the school time zones are in force across South Gippsland. Bass Coast…

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Perfect day for Regatta »

02:00 pm | MORE than 40 boats were on show to the public on Friday at Inverloch during the Classic Wooden Dinghy…

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Entertainment central at Inverloch »

01:57 pm | THE Inlet Hotel in Inverloch hosted its annual Beach Party on Saturday, January 21. This year’s event was bigger and better than ever with entertainment provided by local band The Paddy Cakes. The Paddy Cakes are an alternative/indie rock band formed in Gippsland last year. Consisting of Dalton Tripodi (vocals/guitar), Midge Jacobsen (bass/vocals), Oakley Kerr…

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Care for dogs in heat »

03:38 pm | By Dr Jeff Cave, district veterinary officer IF YOUR dog regularly travels in the back of your ute, you need to take extra care to avoid exposing it to heat stress on very hot days. Adequate shelter, for example a fixed canopy, needs to be provided to protect tethered dogs from climate extremes. While it…

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Cruise ship adrift »

03:17 pm | The cruise ship Norwegian Star is adrift 20 nautical miles off the coast of Venus Bay after losing propulsion. The vessel has been without power for 12 hours. Tug boats are on the way to recover passengers and are expected to arrive at 8pm tonight. The ship is drifting at about 1.5 knots per hour…

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McKenzie breaks record »

02:43 pm | PERFECT conditions prevailed on Saturday morning and 73 athletes enjoyed the fine conditions. Camryn McKenzie had a brilliant morning collecting a swag of personal bests and breaking the Under 9 Girls 700m record with a time of 3:10.36. Hayden Purton (U6B) also set a new record with a time of 1:23.39 in the 300m. Our…

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Rural News

Care for dogs in heat »

03:38 pm | By Dr Jeff Cave, district veterinary officer IF YOUR dog regularly travels in the back of your ute, you need to take extra care to avoid exposing it to heat…

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Record yarding for SEJ »

02:49 pm | SEJ Leongatha yarded 3063 cattle at the VLE Leongatha store sale as the lone selling agents last Friday. The sale was one…

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Dairy inquiry reaches out to farmers »

02:47 pm | DAIRY farmers are being urged to contribute at forums being held by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in February. The most…

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Generosity buoys farmers » Australia’s genetic showcase for beef cattle » Prime cattle in good supply at VLE market » Australia Day boosts lamb market » Cooling your cows this summer »

Business

Floating our boat »

01:53 pm | SIX years after the devastating fire which burnt down Knight’s Garage housing Henrietta’s cafe and gift  store in Bair Street Leongatha, the…

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Shopping locally creates spin-offs »

01:06 pm | LOCAL support for the Leongatha Newsagency has kept the business open for over 20 years. “We like to see people shop locally.…

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Stony could reap expo benefits »

02:52 pm | ANOTHER International Dairy Week has just wrapped up at Tatura Park, near Shepparton, with many local dairy producers coming home from the event winners. The Kuhne family’s Jersey cow, Bushlea…

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