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Gippy girls are state’s best

Gippsland Pride’s Under 16 girls team has taken out the state title. The girls celebrate here after being presented with their shield. Chelsea Moscript (Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL) led the girls onslaught, taking 3/13 and hitting 15 runs to earn the player of the match title. The talented all rounder was also the winner of the Under […]

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Phillip Island takes 20/20 title

PHILLIP Island has taken out the LDCA Twenty20 tournament. The A Grade Division 2 ladder leaders defeated the other 15 A Grade sides to claim the games shortest form title. Some late hitting from OMK’s James Paterson threatened to take the game away from the Island, as he hit two balls large over mid wicket. […]

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Leongatha farmer tops dairy week

A LEONGATHA bred heifer has received the highest price at International Dairy Week. Rob Calder’s Wandilla Goldwyn Amelie IV earned $28,000 when it went under the hammer at the Semex Spectacular Sale. “It’s really the feather in our cap,” Mr Calder said. “And to get that price at Dairy Week makes the whole dairy world […]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Racers tame Dalyston mud

Race done: Wes Weir of Wonthaggi took time out from operating Ezyas Car Wash in Wonthaggi to race.   MUD cooled the summer heat at the Dalyston Four-Wheel-Drive Mud Drags on Sunday. More than 2000 filled the Dalyston Recreation Reserve, the biggest crowd ever seen at the event, lured by idyllic weather, mud and machines […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »


January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

British India rock the Espy

The Esplanade Hotel: Julie Jackson, Sarah DeBono and Holly Riske hit up their favourite local for a night out. Girls night out: Nikya Robb from Leongatha, Nikki and Jacqui Croft from Inverloch and Brianna Robb from Leongatha.   British India play The Espy  THE ESPLANADE Hotel in Inverloch was bursting at the seams last Friday […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

People demand progress

KORUMBURRA may be falling behind in a commercial sense. Maurie Thiele, the editor of Korumburra’s Community Newsletter, the BurraFlyer, thinks South Gippsland Shire Council is holding back development. Mr Thiele believed the old saleyards site would be the perfect spot for a shopping centre. “The council say that the shopping centre should be between King […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Community,Featured,News | Read More »

Future on stage

Brilliant show: the Meeniyan Amateur Dramatic Society’s show Into the Future opened at the Meeniyan Hall at the weekend, prompting the audience to laugh on more than occasion. Children feature, dance numbers are plentiful and older singers are in fine voice. There are only two performances left: Friday, January 20 at 8pm and Sunday, January […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Bubbly fun at fete

Spectacular colours: Matilda Van Berkel showed her bubble blowing style at the mini garage sale and fete held by the Inverloch Uniting Church on Saturday, flanked by Molly Van Berkel (left) and Sheri Venables. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the church and offered craft, books, produce, bric-a-brac, mystery parcels, cakes, produce and […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Show lures thousands

Open wide: Eli Zapper of Wonthaggi took on the laughing clowns to chase a prize. Revved up: Kate Donnellan of Tooradin won best Holden and best street ute in the South Gippsland Young Farmers’ Beaut Ute Show. She is with Young Farmers Ross Kemsley and Krystal Clark. Chasing ribbons: Bree Stevens of Wonthaggi entered her […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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