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Cape Ecovillage launched

THE Cape Paterson Ecovillage project team and builders hosted a public launch and detailed briefing on the project on Sunday at the RACV Resort, Inverloch. The briefing was followed by a visit to the Ecovillage site and information centre at Seaward Drive in Cape Paterson. Bass MLA Ken Smith officially launched the project. In his […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

State netball champs

INVERLOCH Primary School’s mixed netball team has won an all schools’ state championship. The competition involved an initial 1000 schools and the Inverloch team won its way through to a grand final played at Waverley Park against St Thomas the Apostle. Inverloch Primary fielded a team of ten, including two students from its Kongwak annexe. […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Roughead focused as grand final looms

HAWTHORN footballer Jarryd Roughead will treat his third grand final this weekend as though it was his first. “You have got to experience the week and soak it all up because you never know when you will get the chance again,” he said. The former Leongatha footballer recovered well from a collision with Geelong’s Mitch […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Power house – Wonthaggi brings home Reserves flag

AS predicted, it was a terrific contest between the two best sides in the Reserves competition on Sunday. All year the intense rivalry has resulted in close games, finishing first and second on the ladder and sharing the spoils evenly coming into the ultimate battle for ultimate prize, the premiership. The crowd looked forward to […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Emma wins farming honour

MIRBOO North woman Emma Germano has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The vegetable grower received the award at the organisations prestigious National Conference dinner last week (Thursday) at Crown Perth, Western Australia. Ms Germano will research global export opportunities for vegetables and other primary produce. She is business development and operations manager for Germano […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

History in literary spotlight

TWO of the sessions at next month’s Coal Creek Literary Festival are a real treat for anyone interested in local history. At the Courthouse from 11am there will be a talk entitled “The Land of the Lyre Bird: The local background.” Variously described as “one of the most remarkable compilations of settler records,” and one […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Yancowinna Angus first spring sale

RECENTLY appointed manager of Yancowinna Angus, Robert Ewing, believes he has the best beef position going. At 24 years of age, born and bred in Dunkeld, Western Victoria, he now has the responsibility of managing the Yancowinna Angus operation owned by the Ginn family in coastal South Gippsland. Located on the scenic Bunurong Marine Park, […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Get a wriggle on

A GIANT Gippsland Earthworm information session and field day was held on a dairy property at Poowong East recently. The day, organised by the South Gippsland Landcare Network, is part of a project aimed at providing private landholders with information about the biology and habits of these fascinating creatures (GGE), and to help landholders identify […]

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Gardens delight

  THREE iconic Leongatha gardens were open to the public to enjoy on the weekend as part of Open Gardens Australia.   The gardens of Peter and Jacquie O’Malley, Barb Fleming and Kerry Pritchard, and Barry and Glenys Paterson were enjoyed by hundreds of visitors.   The O’Malley garden featured a mix of natives and […]

September 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Close but no cigar

Despite a never say die attitude, Leongatha’s A Grade netballers lost the grand final to Sale by just two goals, 44 to 42.  

September 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

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