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Beyond paint and easel, artist finds new media

FOR Mandy Gunn, art is a way of reinvigorating spent everyday objects into works of inspiring proportions. The Tarwin Lower artist has transformed old public transport tickets into three dimensional geometric pieces collectively titled The City Circle, in honour of the tram that circumnavigates Melbourne’s CBD. She started collecting the tickets on the way to […]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Ramp rage at Inverloch

INVERLOCH’S boat ramps have been deemed a “disgrace” by local fisherman Donald Tipping. Talking to The Star at the Inverloch boat ramp last Thursday, Mr Tipping said, “The ramp is slippery and dangerous”. “I’ve been fishing here all my life. I have seen a lot of boat ramps in other places; those I saw in […]

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

Ahoy there! Pirate treasure discovered

TREASURE hunts, sell out magic shows, pirate battles and prizes were just some of the highlights of the fabulous Pirate Day hosted by the Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra on Sunday. People came from Melbourne and all around Gippsland to attend. Coal Creek turned on a great day out and while rain […]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Frenchman finds fun downunder

MARC Danancher from Borg-en-Bresse in eastern France was after a different experience and a chance to meet some new people. So he came to Leongatha Secondary College. Marc arrived in July for a six month stay, and so far, he has had an excellent time. He is Year 11 and said that school is easy […]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

New school in sight

CONSTRUCTION of the revamped Leongatha Secondary College has started. College principal Brett Windsor said the first slab was likely to be poured over the school holidays. “At the moment, they are working on preparing the area by demolishing buildings and clearing the site,” Mr Windsor said. “There will definitely be a Year 7 to 9 […]

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

Service cuts not ruled out

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council could review services and capital works in a bid to save money. A rate rise has not been excluded as a way of increasing income. Council’s financial plans have been upended by news council will have to pay $4.6 million in super benefits from July 1, 2013. Council will also receive […]

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

Parrots’ day out

LEONGATHA footballers and netballers united to sing the Parrots’ song after the club won three premierships at Morwell today. The Parrots’ Reserves, and A and B grade netballers took home the silverware, and savoured the moment by banding together on the netball court after A Grade’s comprehensive win. The players’ jubilance echoed in their voices […]

September 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Scam warning

Watch out for the latest scam. A Leongatha resident found this card in his mailbox yesterday. It requests people ring a phone number to claim money  and is signed by a Charles Sanders Pierce.

September 21st, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

All about cars

CAR clubs should just be about cars and that’s what Korumburra Kruzers aims to do. This newly formed, invite only car club wants to keep it small and all about the automobiles. Based at Coal Creek, the club aims to give back to the community as well. “We want to make it community based,” member […]

September 20th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Teens take action

A GROUP of teenagers and young adults are making it happen in South Gippsland Shire. They are driven, hold activities for other young people and lobby on behalf of youth in the region. They are the members of South Gippsland Youth Council and are seeking new members. Member Michael Dixon told South Gippsland Shire Council […]

September 20th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

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