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From Federer to Foster

HE is the personal massage therapist to former world tennis number one, Roger Federer, and the Swiss Davis Cup team. He has soothed the injuries of Australia’s cricketers and relieved the aches of Commonwealth Games athletes. Now the next role for Wonthaggi’s Gary Hamilton is coaching Foster’s Thirds boys. The massage therapist and personal trainer […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Hams the newest Bomber

WILL Hams will be donning the red and black for 2013 after Essendon picked him up in the pre-season draft. Hams was picked up by the Bombers with pick six and the Inverloch resident is excited about the draft. “I was just super excited really when I found out; I suppose it’s been my dream […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Dancers impress

THE audience was in awe at the Lisa Pellin Dancers’ concert, iPod Shuffle, in the Wonthaggi Arts Centre on Sunday. Both the matinee and evening performances showcased the brilliant work of dancers over the year in different styles. Colourful costumes and fine skills went hand in hand, leaving the audience wanting more. Dancers aged from […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Carols lure 500 at Wonthaggi

A SPECTACULAR night was had by more than 500 people at the Wonthaggi Carols by Candlelight on Sunday. Despite cold weather at Wishart Reserve, families and friends came together to enjoy a great time of fun and entertainment. Sausages, drinks, candyfloss, icy poles, face painting and entertainment by a balloonist were enjoyed. Natasha Crestani compered […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Tactics for success

PAUL Hannigan and partner Kylie Irvin seem to live by the mantra, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. The Fish Creek farmers are the South Gippsland focus of the Tactics for Tight Times project, which is aimed at spreading information on how to cope with low milk prices and high grain costs. […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Thousands for people

TWELVE community groups have won $57,000 from the Gardiner Foundation in the final round of community project funding offered through the Lower Tarwin Valley Project. The grants, ranging between $1000 and $8000, were presented to community groups participating in the Lower Tarwin Valley Project at a community celebration at the Tarwin Lower Mechanics Institute Hall […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Beach bus on way

A NEW bus service will be trialled at Venus Bay this summer to reduce parking congestion at the bay’s popular beaches. The service will start between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and then run every weekend in January until Australia Day. The Venus Bay Community Centre will operate the service, with some funding from South […]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Meeniyan enjoys party

WHILE the rain fell on Friday evening, Meeniyan partied on at the recreation reserve with a delicious barbecue dinner,  jumping castle for the children and stalls for those last minute Christmas gift purchases.

December 17th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Featured,Sport | Read More »

Carols unite community

LEONGATHA’s Carols in the Drome on Saturday night was another huge success with hundreds filling the St Laurence’s multi-purpose room for the event. A decision was made early to move the event from the recreation reserve to indoors because of early heavy rain and the prediction of thunderstorms. The change of venue failed to dint […]

December 17th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community,Featured | Read More »

50 years, still a winner

NORM West is a still force to be reckoned with on the bowling green after 50 years in the sport. The Inverloch man is just shy of his 83rd birthday and will contest the pairs championship at Inverloch Bowls Club, with long time playing partner Ron Burge. The pair won their semi final last Wednesday. […]

December 11th, 2012 | Posted in Community,Sport | Read More »

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