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Easter tradition

THE Hengstberger girls spread Easter cheer in Leongatha for the 33rd year in a row. Val Pistrucci and Nola Sneddon begin the tradition for their grandmother Evelyn Smith, who lived in Woorayl Lodge. They visited her at Easter but found they had nothing to talk to her about, so they dreamed up a way to […]

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Helping sick kids

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Job’s done after 20 years

  POOWONG and District Landcare Group was happy to complete a 20 year project on the Bass River between Bena and Poowong recently. The project concentrated on 5km of the Bass River and the riparian area. In 1991 the river was covered in blackberries up to three metres high with ragwort and thistles infecting the […]

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Adventure bound

NEWHAVEN College students are busily preparing for their month long expedition to Malawi in June this year. World Challenge is a company that provides students with a challenging adventure to a third world country. Students plan and lead their expedition which helps to expand their minds outside of the classroom and potentially go beyond the […]

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Tourism icon plans revealed

A NEW viewing platform will showcase the majestic wonder of the Agnes Falls and gorge. The $400,000 proposal was unveiled to South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday. The new cantilever platform will protrude five metres into the gorge, offering visitors a 180 degree view of the magnificent attraction north of Toora and Welshpool. Visitors now […]

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

Easter fun at Inverloch

INVERLOCH Primary School came alive with its annual Easter Fair on Saturday. The total money raised is expected to far exceed the total funds in previous years. People from all over gathered at the school to join in on the fun starting at 9am. There was plenty to see and do with amazing rides, food, […]

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Wart affects everybody

WHETHER you’re new to land management, a long time farmer or a public land manager, no one is immune to the threat of ragwort. Having persisted in high rainfall areas of Victoria since the late 1800s, ragwort is unequivocally a tough plant to beat. One plant may produce up to 250,000 seeds each year which […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

’Burra’s bright future

THE night of Saturday, April 12 is an important one for the township of  Korumburra. The Ian Hillberg Shield fought for annually between Korumburra and Dalyston and hosted annually by the home team year about, will be contested under lights for the first time. The four new light towers that ring the Korumburra showground, and […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Cycling to remember

THE annual John Sauvarin Memorial Ride was held on Sunday for the eighth year, raising money for the Heart Foundation. Riders could choose from a 40km road course, or a 16km mountain bike course along the Great Southern Rail Trail, beginning at the Koonwarra Recreation Reserve. Event organiser Tony Smith said around40 people participated in […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Jean Depot joins sale

THE Easter Hall Sale has a special treat this year. For the first time, Jean Depot will participate in the sale with plenty available to be sold. The staff at Jean Depot will be joining Panther’s Mensland and Shan’s Lingerie and Leisure at Memorial Hall in the lead up to Easter. “We are really pleased,” […]

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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