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Wooden boats race

WOODEN boats graced the waters of Inverloch’s Anderson Inlet on Australia Day. The inaugural Inverloch Classic Wooden Dinghy Regatta was “a raging success,” South Gippsland Yacht Club Commodore Ian Jones said. “It’s the really exciting culmination of a full year’s work.” The stiff breeze was almost perfect for sailing, though it posed its own challenges. […]

January 29th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Podium finish in sights

MOTOCROSS racer Nicholas Stewart has ticked off items from his bucket list for 2013 with placings in the Gippsland Centre Series and the Victorian Motocross titles, and a riding trip to the USA. Now the 20 year old from Dumbalk is aiming to place again in the massive fields of high level competitors. The Korumburra […]

January 29th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Moscript represents Victoria

IT was a week filled with heat at the Under 18 Female Cricket National Championships, both in the atmosphere and on the pitch. Leongatha South’s Chelsea Moscript was right in the thick of it representing the state in the competition in Ballarat. “It was a lot of fun and all the games were played at […]

January 29th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Top citizens, event

Venus Bay resident Anne McIntyre is South Gippsland Shire’s citizen of the year. She won the top gong in recognition of her dedication to the Venus Bay Community Emergency Response Team, foster care and Venus Bay Angling Club, and other community contributions. The Leongatha Courthouse Centenary celebrations won community event of the year. Sam Wilson, […]

January 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Heat breaks record

LAST week’s extreme heat set a new weather record. Wonthaggi received four consecutive days of temperatures above 37°C – the first time ever. As the region succumbed to a gruelling weak, the Bureau of Meteorology reported the mercury at Wonthaggi peaked at 42.6°C on Friday, 38.2°C on Thursday, 37.7°C on Wednesday and 42.2°C on Tuesday. […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Resident dies after nursing home fire

AN elderly resident of an Inverloch nursing home has died after a fire last week. The resident of Domain Seahaven Aged Care Facility was taken to hospital after a fire on Thursday resulted in the whole facility being evacuated. That was the news delivered to the public by Gary Barnier, the managing director of Domain […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Hopes held for fisherman

POLICE were yesterday (Monday) still searching for a fisherman missing off the coast of Kilcunda since Sunday. His boat was found washed ashore on rocks on Sunday, but the 37 year old from Croydon Hills was yet to be found. He was the only person on board the 16 foot runabout vessel. Water Police were […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Dog fight – council reveals attack figures

BASS Coast Shire Council received 85 reports of dogs attacking or rushing at people, and pooing on the beach at Inverloch in 2013. The number of incidences is expected to be higher, with many incidents unreported. The figures have been revealed as dog owners continue to protest against council’s dog beach ban trial at Inverloch. […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

New era for disability services

THE ongoing development and establishment of Interchange Gippsland’s Wonthaggi office has continued throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Interchange Gippsland provide support and respite services for children and young adults right across Gippsland. Debbie Knight, CEO Interchange Gippsland said the establishment of the Wonthaggi office was the first stage of the expansion of services […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Frisbee fun hits Inverloch

FAMILIES flocked to Inverloch’s The Glade on Thursday morning to partake in some fun courtesy of the YMCA and Bass Coast Shire Council. Frisbees flew through the air as people took on a challenging round of Frisbee golf, while others chose to have a relaxing game of bocce in the shade or a dip in […]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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