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Crowd worships Paul Kelly

MUSIC legend Paul Kelly had the audience begging for more at his sell-out show in Leongatha last night. Kelly, joined by singing sisters Vika and Linda Bull, returned to the stage after the 700 strong crowd stamped and clapped for the show to go on at Leongatha Memorial Hall. The energy filled concert featured his […]

May 31st, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community,Featured | Read More »

Storm of the century

BASS Coast Shire Council engineers are calling Friday’s storm a one in 100 year event. Already sodden ground couldn’t cope with the downpour, flooding highways and roads and sending aged trees crashing to the ground. South Gippsland Shire Council received over 70 calls for help, including 28 for water over roads and 42 for fallen […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Roads caught in juggling act

THE State Government does not have money available to keep up with road maintenance, South Gippsland Shire Council CEO Tim Tamlin indicated last week. He said anecdotally, the lack of road funding was connected with the drought in the 2000s. “Because we had the drought, road maintenance hadn’t been a focus,” he said. “If the […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Heppell drops in

TARWIN Valley Primary School’s uniform was more of a red and black than the usual green on Friday, as local AFL star Dyson Heppell came to visit. It was couch time with last year’s NAB Rising Star as he faced the tough questions from the students. Most questions were about Heppell’s football career and life […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Narnia is coming to town

REHEARSALS are now in full swing for the next Lyric Theatre musical Narnia, the stage adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first story in the Chronicles of Narnia, by C S Lewis. Lyric Theatre’s Peter McAlpine was thrilled with the number of people who came to audition for the production. “We […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Achievement worth celebrating

AUSTRALIANS are renowned for experiencing Tall Poppy Syndrome, but we stand to benefit from celebrating achievers. That is the belief of Inverloch Primary School principal Wendy Caple, after touring the Scandinavian country of Finland. Whereas Australians often tend to look up to sport stars and shun away from academic talent, the Finns take pride in […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Reanna Matthews blows course apart

REANNA Matthews played some of the best golf you’d ever see to take out the Leongatha Golf Club’s ladies’ title last Wednesday. Reanna won the title back in 2008 before Rebecca Thomas took out the championship in years 2009-2011. Now the title for 2012 is in Reanna’s hands! Wednesday, May 23 was the final round […]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Anything Goes sets sail

TAP dancing sailors, zesty singing and lots of laughs aboard the glamorous transatlantic steamer, the SS American, gave the audience a bigger kick than the champagne on opening night of Wonthaggi’s latest musical, Anything Goes. It was all smooth sailing for talented director Karen Milkins-Hendry of Wonthaggi Theatre Group’s Anything Goes, a definite winner with […]

May 29th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Footy cancelled – but not all

THE Gippsland League East versus West games this Sunday at Moe have been cancelled. The day was planned so that players could showcase their skills. With the inclement weather and the forecast of even more rain over the whole weekend, the skills will not have been on show.

May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Deluge to hit region

SOUTH Gippslanders are being warned of floods as heavy rainfall covers the region today. The Bureau of Meteorology this morning issued a flood warning for west and south Gippsland. Rainfall from 20-30mm was recorded across the region in the 24 hours to 9am today, with isolated totals of 56 mm at Wilsons Promontory. Areas of […]

May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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