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MG jobs cuts hit

THE SOUTH Gippsland community is likely to be hit hard by the loss of 23 jobs at one of Leongatha’s largest employers, Murray Goulburn. MG notified staff at the dairy factory last Tuesday (May 27) of the latest round of job cuts that will affect the quality, maintenance and production teams. MG has removed about […]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Girls play great footy

FEMALE students from Wonthaggi, Mirboo North, Leongatha and Korumburra secondary colleges got together last Wednesday for a round robin football competition. Held at the Leongatha velodrome, the competition was fierce and the girls had no trouble showing their mettle on the field.

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Auction with the lot

THE Stony Creek Football Netball Club will be holding its annual gala auction this Saturday, May 31 at Leongatha’s Dakers Centre. Set to start at 7pm, more than 100 items will be up for grabs to the highest bidder, including a Polaris motorbike, a washing machine, holidays, accommodation and more. Club vice president Steve Martin […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Herrald wins cross country

LEONGATHA Primary School students laced up their running shoes for their three kilometre house cross country last week. Students from Grade 3 to 6 wore their house colours with pride and cheered on their class mates as each crossed the finish line. “Everyone who got out there today should be really proud,” Leongatha Primary School […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Interleague nail-biter

MANY South Gippslanders made the drive to support the Alberton league at Romsey Park, Romsey on Saturday. The junior teams were particularly well supported. Conditions for football could not have been more perfect with sunshine, no wind and a ground that was in beautiful nick. The Riddell and District Football League will rue missed opportunities […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Champion lady

SUE Hoskins, friend and playing partner of 44 time winner of the Meeniyan Golf Club Ladies Championship, Dot Christie, says “ Dot is the most gracious of champions.” Hoskins says being in front is a ‘tough gig’ and sometimes the single figure golfers see themselves as an elite group but says Dot Christie rates herself […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

New blood for Lyric’s latest

BLOOD Brothers, one of London’s most popular musicals playing for just under 25 years, will be staged in Leongatha in September. This show started as a simple production in a school hall before being further developed, so it’s apt Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Peter McAlpine is bringing the show to Mesley Hall in the Leongatha Education […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

FAMDA gears up for festival

THE Foster Amateur Music and Drama Association (FAMDA) have big things planned for 2014. Their two major performances will be Bugsy Malone starting on July 11 and the One Act Play Festival in August. Bugsy Malone is based on a film by Alan Parker. The cast is entirely child actors who will take on the […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Superstar rocks

MUSICAL heaven was created when Jesus Christ Superstar opened to thunderous applause on opening night last Saturday in Wonthaggi. Spirits were lifted as leading light Tom Green, a vision as Jesus, led the packed house at the Wonthaggi Arts Centre on an emotional journey in Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s raunchy resurrection of this timeless classic. He […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Heifers attract a crowd

A RECENT Young Dairy Development Program event in Meeniyan attracted plenty of interest. The heifer night, which explored the best way to rear heifers to increase productivity and profitability, saw more than 40 young dairy farmers enjoying a relaxed dinner and discussion. Guest speaker Bridget Kase from Southern Stockfeeds discussed the pros and cons of […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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