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Magic music

THE Wonthaggi Citizens’ Band staged an incredibly exciting concert on October 19, at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre. A voiceover from Wonthaggi identity Kevin Andrighetto (alias Kevin John from Radio Magic 1278) welcomed the audience. Before a near capacity audience, the band’s 33 musicians put on a breathtaking display, under the expert direction of […]

October 29th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Return to Wooreen

RECENTLY Koonwarra identity Don Cook returned to the hills of Wooreen, his home town. He was joined by friends Graham and Jan Green and Alison Wunderlich for a picnic on the bench and table which he created in 2010. Mr Cook, now 95, enjoyed lunch looking over the beautiful views from the bench and table […]

October 29th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Busk and win $1000

COAL Creek is hosting this year’s South Gippsland Busker’s Festival and the winning busker can receive $1000, with $500 for second and $250 for third. Already the event, to be held this Sunday, November 3, from 9am-6pm has drawn some 42 individual entries. For those who wish to busk and haven’t filled out an entry […]

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Leongatha golfers farewell manager

LEONGATHA Golf Club will be saying goodbye to one of its own in the first week of December. Michael James-Cull has had the role of club house manager and golf professional at the club since he came to Leongatha back in 2011. He is now returning home to New Zealand. The job brought him to […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Reining it in

TARWIN Lower horsewomen and teacher Beth Winterhalter travelled to Tamworth recently to compete in the Reining Australia National Futurity and Continental Affiliate Championships. It was Ms Winterhalter’s first time competing on the national stage, in her first year of competing in sanctioned National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) events. “I was so happy with our results, […]

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

Garner to lead Parrots

GLENN Garner will be leading the Leongatha Parrots senior side for 2014. The seasoned coach has made the move from the DWWWW Allies looking for a dedicated team in a high class league. “I was then looking to get back to coaching a decent standard of footy and I work in Leongatha sometimes so of […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boxes filled with Christmas cheer

Volunteers filled the Korumburra Southern Hills Church on Friday to pack Christmas gifts for those who may not otherwise receive any. Doreen Western, John Elstub and Margy Bishop (pictured) were just a selection of people helping sort boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project run by Samaritan’s Purse International Relief. This program has seen schools […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Family ties

IT’S not overly rare to have a cousin or two at the same school as you in a country town but when you have six others who share the same grandparents it is quite an effort. Pictured are, back, from left, Jake Loughridge, Dylan Turner, Mitchell Dennison; middle, Lani Turner, Koby Dennison, Adam Turner; and, […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Exhibition impresses

THE fascinating Anne Frank A History for Today exhibition officially opened at the Coal Creek Community Gallery at Korumburra on Friday night. The travelling exhibition has journeyed all the way from Amsterdam in the Netherlands and drew a large crowd of intrigued locals as well as many dignitaries. Hans Nieuwland, the consul of the Kingdom […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Roads disgrace

BIKERS have joined with shire councils to plea for better roads in South Gippsland and Bass Coast. Motorcyclists en route to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Philip Island on the weekend were aghast at the region’s pothole riddled roads. Their response comes as South Gippsland Shire Council will tomorrow (Wednesday) debate whether to call […]

October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

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