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Collingwood honours Trevor

COLLINGWOOD Football Club has honoured Inverloch’s Trevor Steer with a prestigious life membership. Trevor won the club’s Copeland Trophy in 1965. The ceremony took place at the club’s annual general meeting earlier this month. Life membership brings with it a number of perks “but it is the honour that is foremost.” Trevor’s life has been […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Borschman smashes Nerrena

LEONGATHA Town’s Matt Borschman smashed his side into a winning position on Saturday against Nerrena when he belted 160 runs. His knock included 108 runs in boundaries (24 fours and two sixes) as he led Town to 8/347 after Nerrena had won the toss and sent Town in. The match was initially set down for […]

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Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL six pack

KOONWARRA/Leongatha RSL bowler Matthew Boswell managed 6 wickets from 13 overs and conceded only 44 runs. His haul was matched by keeper Leo Enter’s 6 catches behind the stumps. These performances helped to restrict Glen Alvie to an innings total of 156 with opener Burke and middle order McBride top scoring with 44 and 46 […]

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Car show shines

THE shining vehicles at the Show ’n’ Shine and Swap Meet at Leongatha Velodrome on Sunday drew hundreds of onlookers. Prizes were awarded in the categories bike of the show, best hot rod, best street machine, best custom, best vintage vehicle and many more. Well known car show commentator “Pinky” hosted the event. Event organisers […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Hop on aboard to save money

FOOD costs never seem to stop increasing and utility bills are rising, but there is one way of reducing your cost of living and that is by car pooling. The Gippy Ride Share program continues to link South Gippslanders and others throughout Gippsland to car pool, either to work, place of study or wherever. There […]

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Kinder opened

THE renovation of Wonthaggi’s White Road kindergarten has been completed. The new centre was officially opened last Thursday. A community room and children’s room has been added to the existing building to increase the kinder’s capacity. This allows the children to spend the required 15 hours a week at the kinder. The original room has […]

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Foster shows first class

FOSTER put on a wonderful display of commitment and talent at the agricultural show on Saturday, February 22. Equestrians, shearers and sheaf tossers gathered to compete in traditional show events, while speed knitters plied the yarn and singers took part in Foster Show Idol. The three events Victorian Championship Sheaf Tossing took place: Victorian Novice […]

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Cheese boom

BERRYS Creek Cheese has announced it will build a new factory at Fish Creek. The Poowong cheesemaker will build a 600 square metre factory on the property of an organic dairy farm owned by Paul and Carolyn Pangrazzi of Fish Creek. The Pangrazzi’s lauded organic cows milk will be complimented by the products made by […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

People come for music

MUSIC lovers flowed into Mossvale Park at Berrys Creek on Sunday, carrying with them deck chairs, picnic rugs, flutes, French horns and cymbals. It was Music for the People, an outdoor concert featuring the Victorian Concert Orchestra, Wonthaggi Citizens Band, South Gippsland Concert Band and South Gippsland Shire Brass Band. Children played with hoola hoops, […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Yarding rises by 1000

There were approximately 1700 export and 600 young cattle penned for an increase of nearly 1000 cattle week-on-week, as prices have strengthened recently encouraging producers to sell cattle which have been held off due to a lack of demand. The usual buying group was present and operating in a stronger market overall and a recently […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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