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Enjoy Lyric in comfort

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre is proud to announce it has new luxurious seats on order in preparation for its next big musical, Blood Brothers in September. Mesley Hall has long needed up-graded seats and Lyric Theatre has stepped up and ordered top of the range seating to provide local theatre-goers with a more comfortable experience. The […]

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Prom Coast Singers reborn

THE Foster based choir known as the Prom Coast Singers was born in 1998 with Paddy Broberg as the musical director. The group functioned continually for the next 10 years and intermittently in more recent times. The group hosted a major choral festival, Sing South Gippsland!, in 2011 and reuniting to sing as part of […]

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Seeking young talent

UNITINGCare Gippsland is calling for all creative minds. After recently receiving a grant of $1100 from McMillan MP Russell Broadbent, UnitingCare is working to establish an online youth magazine. “We are looking for ways to engage with our young people,” UnitingCare’s Mark Brookes said. “Someone right now is doing something marvellous in their room and […]

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Teens walk for charities

SEVEN charities will benefit from Mary MacKillop Regional Catholic College’s upcoming walkathon. Students will be dropped off in Koonwarra and will walk the Great Southern Rail Trail back to school on August 8. The school is aiming to raise $16,000 to share between the charities. “It’s normally very successful,” Mary MacKillop student and justice captain […]

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Hot Meeniyan

MEENIYAN was alive on Saturday with the sights and sounds of the annual Meeniyan on Fire festival. People flocked from all over the district to the town and to enjoy the fine weather. A choir and band added colour to the main street, which was lined with all manner of food, plant and craft stalls. […]

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Neil to witness history

MIRBOO man Neil Andrews has been selected via ballot to attend the 2015 Gallipoli dawn service, as part of the centenary celebrations of the April 25 landing. Mr Andrews’ grandfather Duncan Campbell enlisted with the 1st AIF on November 11, 1914 and embarked with the 88th Infantry, 5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement on HMAT A46 Clan […]

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Pool vision revealed

THE Mirboo North Swimming Pool Committee has unveiled a plan to help secure the pool’s future. The pool could be part of a broader community hub based around tourism, health and recreation. Committee president Fred Couper informed South Gippsland Shire Council of the plan last Wednesday night. “We feel that it would develop very real […]

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

Wind farm changes landscape

ROB Liley is concerned about how his beloved Walkerville will look once the Bald Hills Wind Farm has been built. While he does not enjoy looking at wind turbines standing up to 135m high across the landscape, Mr Liley believes he will get used to the sight. But he does not want the wind farm […]

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Stories drive Jessica’s film dreams

AFTER several attempts at choosing a career, former South Gippsland Secondary College student Jessica Marshall seems to have found her niche. Jessica is currently completing a Master of Fine Art, Writing for Performance at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. Jessica said her journey to NIDA was quite a convoluted one. “After […]

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Sea level rise disputed

MAPPING accuracy was a major concern presented to Bass Coast Shire Council by residents who will potentially be affected by the land subject to inundation overlay (LSIO). The overlay will be applied to areas identified as being at risk of river or coastal flooding. Council maintained no mapping changes were necessary and the overlay – […]

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