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Family fun for Christmas

KORUMBURRA is bringing the Christmas cheer once again with their Family Fun Day. Hosted by the Korumburra Business Association the fun day to be held on Saturday, November 30 is set to be filled with excitement and wonder in the lead up to Christmas. On offer will be a cute and cuddly animal farm, two […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

GRAND PLAN Input needed to revitalise Wonthaggi

WONTHAGGI is set for a major facelift with $20,000 in State Government funding that will see an exciting revamp of the CBD to revitalise the shopping precinct. The Bass Coast Shire Council is calling on Wonthaggi residents and retailers to take part in an online survey about the local retail experience. Council is looking to […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Rock and roll heaven

WONTHAGGI came alive with the sounds of rock and roll on Saturday night, November 16 with headline act Johnny Stingray pounding out the numbers. The big fundraiser for the Wonthaggi CFA was a huge night which saw about 150 people attend. The band was so good Captain Kim O’Connor has already booked them for next […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Leongatha raises $9300 for MS

THE Leongatha community shared their loving support at the MS research fundraiser recently. Many Leongatha residents are affected by MS and a massive 170 people came along to show their support and help raise some $9300 for MS research. The fundraiser was held at Leongatha’s Daker’s Centre run by Gigs4Good and was hosted by Vicki […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Double win for Sandy Point

A RECENT visit by Deputy Premier Peter Ryan to Sandy Point has produced a double win for the coastal town. Mr Ryan was there last Friday, November 22 to officially open the new Neighbourhood Safer Place (NSP) at the Sandy Point Community Hall, a collaboration between the Victorian Coalition Government, emergency services agencies, South Gippsland […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Barking mad

DOG owners will have to find a new place to walk their furry best friends come December 1 when the new Inverloch dog laws are put into place. From December 1 through to April 30, dogs will not be permitted on any Inverloch beaches between 8am and 8pm under the management of the Bass Coast […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Bair not bare

Bright outlook for Leongatha’s Bair Street A BOOST for Leongatha’s Bair Street is coming soon. A building contract to reconstruct the shop space in the old Knight’s Garage, formerly Henrietta’s Cafe is currently being finalised. Site owner Tony Westaway confirmed this with The Star last week. “We are just about ready to finalise a building […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Calder’s win challenge

AUSTRALIA’S biggest annual dairy livestock competition, involving close to 3000 cows and 500 farms is off and running and Meeniyan farmers Les, Louise and Tim Calder will be contesting the major award after their success in the South Gippsland region. The South Gippsland area Holstein Semex on Farm Challenge has been judged recently on local […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Cattlemen tour Indonesia

UNDERSTANDING the impact of the live export ban and the beef cattle opportunities was the focus of a recent study tour to Indonesia. Victorian Livestock Exchange (VLE) chief executive officer Wayne Osborne and Landmark Leongatha principal Eddie Hams represented the Victorian cattle industry on the tour. The two men were invited to take part in […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Phillips most disciplined

BENNY Phillips of Mirboo North has won the 2013 GippSport Most Disciplined Player Scholarship for Boys. Phillips was nominated by the Mirboo North Junior Basketball Association for his contribution on and off the field. According to association coordinator Sharon Slann, he is a great role model and mentor to younger players in the club. “Benny […]

November 26th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

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