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Crowds enjoy Meeniyan Farmers Market »

11:23 am | MEENIYAN Square hosted its first Farmers Market last Sunday, with stunning weather and scrumptious produce. Regional Farmers Markets have given quality local producers a chance to meet the public since 1999. The popularity…

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Community

Tidy win for Coal Creek’s Rowena »

11:34 am | ROWENA Ashley has won the Dame Phyllis Award in the 2018 Tidy Towns Awards run by Keep Victoria Beautiful.…

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Community banking comes to Meeniyan »

11:26 am | THE Meeniyan Bendigo Bank branch officially opened inside IGA supermarket last Friday, celebrating the town’s first bank with the…

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Crowds enjoy Meeniyan Farmers Market »

11:23 am | MEENIYAN Square hosted its first Farmers Market last Sunday, with stunning weather and scrumptious produce. Regional Farmers Markets have…

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Flower show celebrates 31 years »

11:20 am | THE Leongatha Recreation Reserve hosted the annual Native Flower Show last weekend, October 13-14, inside the South Gippsland Historical…

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News

Literary festival inspires »

11:29 am | THE 11th annual Coal Creek Literary Festival held at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra last Sunday showcased nine speakers and inspired audiences with the festival catch phrase “the magic of words.” In conjunction with speakers, the literary festival includes the Bert Van Bedaf Short Story and Open Poetry prizes. This year’s winner…

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Store market rebounds »

11:17 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A yarding of 1600 cattle came forward at last week’s store sale, consisting of 1080 steers, 320 heifers, 160 cows and calves and 40 springers. Cattle came from the local area and once again from East Gippsland . The market was strong for all classes of cattle and prices…

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Crowds enjoy Meeniyan Farmers Market »

11:23 am | MEENIYAN Square hosted its first Farmers Market last Sunday, with stunning weather and scrumptious produce. Regional Farmers Markets have given quality local producers a chance to meet the public since 1999. The popularity of the events is emphasised by great crowds who enjoy the community market feel. On show for Meeniyan’s first market were many…

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South Gippsland promoted to Division 2 »

10:27 am | THE Country Week Golf Competition took place on metropolitan golf courses for teams from all over Victoria on October 1 to 3. The South Gippsland men’s team competed in the Bowl section – or Division 3. After wins on the first day of seven nil over Northern, a six to one over Wimmera at The…

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Rural News

Store market rebounds »

11:17 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A yarding of 1600 cattle came forward at last week’s store sale, consisting of 1080 steers, 320 heifers, 160 cows and calves and 40…

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Where can you recycle silage wrap? »

09:02 am | THE Poowong and District Landcare Group reminds farmers to dispose of their silage wrap responsibly. Some may not realise silage wrap is…

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Farm sale makes farmer’s day »

10:58 am | KOONWARRA dairy farmers Shaun Hollingworth and wife Tracey have called it a day. According to Shawn, it was “the best day of…

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Solid winter buoys local farmer » Store market falls » Stronger demand at store sale » Equipment performance, longevity weigh in Gallagher’s favour » Focused on improving calf welfare »

Business

Event to inspire employers »

08:56 am | BEN Corcoran knows the challenges young people face in seeking employment. He’s been looking for a job fulltime since July this year,…

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Networking not hard work »

12:37 pm | JUDGING by the positive response and good numbers, the first of the new network meetings for the Leongatha Business Association will almost…

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Dairy Expo links businesses to farmers » Southern Business Women’s Network turns 20 » Gate closes on local produce » Crowds rush to Burra Brewing Co. » Excellence award for Wonthaggi builder »

MP: chance to grow horticulture »

11:36 am | HORTICULTURE could be expanded in South Gippsland if redundant water reservoirs are used for irrigation, Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said. He has called on the State Government to consider…

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