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Jean Depot joins sale

Welcome all: Shan’s Lingerie and Leisure’s Shirleyanne Wright and Panther’s Mensland’s David Panther are thrilled to have Stacey Redmond from Jean Depot (right) join the Easter Hall Sale.

THE Easter Hall Sale has a special treat this year. For the first time, Jean Depot will participate in the sale with plenty available to be sold. The staff at Jean Depot will be joining Panther’s Mensland and Shan’s Lingerie and Leisure at Memorial Hall in the lead up to Easter. “We are really pleased,” […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Paul Battersby joins Gibsons

New to team: Paul Battersby will represent Gibsons throughout South Gippsland.

GIBSONS Groundspread has recently added to its South Gippsland team with the appointment of Paul Battersby as a fertiliser sales representative. Paul began in the first week of March and brings with him nearly 16 years experience in the fertiliser industry and has been in the agricultural sector all his working life. He has also […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Jetset offers incredible European deal

Incredible opportunity: book now through Jetset Leongatha and be amazed by Europe’s land and river tours.

THE unforgettable APT Europe river cruises for 2015 will be at 2014 prices until April 15 at Jetset Leongatha. Featuring fantastic new Super Deals, the launch of the Europe River Cruising Preview brochure for 2015 offers greater choice and greater savings than ever before. Experience the heart of European countries along iconic rivers including the […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Woorayl Lodge to rebuild at new site

Future vision: Woorayl Lodge committee chairperson Neil Breeden shows off the lodge’s long term site, at the intersection of the South Gippsland Highway and Boags Road, Leongatha.

LEONGATHA is closer to having a new, one stop, multi-million dollar aged care home on the edge of town. Woorayl Lodge is seeking to build on the corner of the South Gippsland Highway and Boags Road, south of the hospital. The existing lodge in McCartin Street is landlocked and unable to expand and service the […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Lights, camera, action in Korumburra

Nissan family: Rik Brown (father), Sienna Keane (daughter), Jessica Gower (mother) and Oscar Azzarone (son) were casted as the featured family in the new Nissan X-Trail ad filmed in Korumburra on Wednesday.

  KORUMBURRA was dazzled by a film crew and cameras on Wednesday as it became the site for the new Nissan Australia television ad. Location scouts selected the beautiful, winding Korumburra-Warragul Road for the driving footage, which will be aired on March16. A cornfield in Lardner Park and a sequence with cows in Warragul will […]

March 12th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Expansion creates jobs

Boom times: Freshzest manager Greg Dell, South Gippsland Shire Council mayor Cr Jim Fawcett, Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, Robert Hayes and Christine Lucke, with staff, were pleased to announce funding last Thursday to expand the business.

POUND Creek herb producer Freshzest will employ an additional five staff following a $40,000 grant from the State Government to expand the business. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan was at the Pound Creek herb farm last Thursday to make the funding announcement. “We are proud to invest $40,000 from […]

March 4th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Cheese boom

Tasting fine: Barry Charlton and Cheryl Hulls of Berrys Creek Gourmet Cheese have announced they will build a new factory at Fish Creek.

BERRYS Creek Cheese has announced it will build a new factory at Fish Creek. The Poowong cheesemaker will build a 600 square metre factory on the property of an organic dairy farm owned by Paul and Carolyn Pangrazzi of Fish Creek. The Pangrazzi’s lauded organic cows milk will be complimented by the products made by […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Batting for ’Burra

Seeking action: Korumburra Business Association president David Amor still believes the town deserves a better deal.

KORUMBURRA Business Association held its first general meeting for the year last Wednesday night. “The Korumburra Business Association is about building a network of a support,” association president David Amor said. “The stronger the business community is in the town, the stronger everyone is. “That is why we encourage all Korumburra businesses, big and small, […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Burra Foods building on track

Going up: leaders on the Burra Foods expansion project, Don Browne, Gary Labas, Geoff Matthews, Glenn Falcke, Glenn Watson and Bill Gamble, on the site of the almost finished building.

THE newest upgrade to the Burra Foods milk processing plant in Korumburra is on track despite adverse weather during construction. Burra Foods general manager of operations Glenn Falcke said the project has effectively ‘used all its sick days’. “We are on track but we have lost a reasonable amount of time,” he said. “We had […]

February 18th, 2014 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Dairy company sold

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A SOUTH Gippsland milk company will be sold to a Hong Kong company. The new owners have no plans to take over the Toora milk factory, owned by another Chinese operator. Dairy farmers supplying UDP are not expected to face any changes. United Dairy Power yesterday (Monday) announced its founder and shareholder, Tony Esposito, has […]

February 4th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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