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Little kangas assure the future of cricket

AGAINST the backdrop of news that the Leongatha and District Cricket Association is losing two teams in B Grade Division Two, the gathering of five primary schools to play cricket in Leongatha on Friday predicts a bright future for the sport. Grade 3 and 4 students from Leongatha, Loch, Inverloch Kongwak, St Laurence O’Toole and […]

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Bike team make regionals

WONTHAGGI Primary School cyclists are off to Bike Ed regionals in Morwell on Wednesday. The team trained every Monday afternoon during term three to get ready for the upcoming Bike Ed championships. The children are asked to show their skills in balance and control. They have to be able to weave through cones, before figure […]

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On your marks, get set, go

LEONGATHA Little Athletics took off with a bang on Saturday with the Come and Try and Bring a Friend Day. On a perfect day, more than 150 children, parents/guardians and siblings came to the velodrome to experience Little Athletics first hand. From the skills development On Track program for 5 to 7 year olds to […]

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LDCA Under 16 season launched

THE Leongatha and District Cricket Association launched the Under 16s season with a T10 carnival on Sunday, October 12. Most LDCA clubs fielded teams which played multiple 10 over games throughout the day. The carnival was held at several locations: the association’s east zone teams in Leongatha at the East Campus oval and the velodrome, […]

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Return of the world’s best

THE 2014 motorcycle racing season moves into the final rounds at Phillip Island and the competition across all categories is fierce with just a few points separating the top competitors. Spanish wonder Marc Marquez has conquered almost every circuit on the calendar this season, but victory at Phillip Island is one achievement he is yet […]

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FAMDA’S latest opens this Friday

FOSTER Amateur Music and Drama Association’s (FAMDA) next play, which opens this Friday night, October 17, at the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre is the delightful comedy ‘Quartet’. It certainly fits the bill as enjoyable and uplifting entertainment about art, the eccentricities of age and the celebratory power of the human spirit. It is set […]

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St Laurence’s overrun with rats

THERE’S entertainment about to hit a Leongatha school in plague proportions. One hundred rats will help make up the 220 strong cast performing in St Laurence’s production of The Pied Piper, the famous story set several hundred years ago in Germany. Although there are only 30 speaking parts, at some point all 220 of the […]

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Tonne of help for the Rotary Club

THE Rotary Club of Korumburra is holding its Annual Charity Dinner Auction this Saturday, October 18 at the Italian Social Club in Korumburra, commencing at 6.30pm. The Rotary Club is indebted to the many local businesses that have donated goods or services to help raise funds for the Robyn Holmes Foundation, to support people and […]

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Janet Iles centenary celebrated

MEMORIES came flooding back for the many attending the centenary of the Janet Iles boat at the Port Welshpool Maritime Museum on Saturday, October 11. The Janet Iles revolutionised commencial fishing when she was designed by W.BM Smith in 1914. Max Wood a past president of the museum, recalled how, “As a child there were […]

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Fish Creek opens gardens

ON Sunday October 19, garden enthusiasts will have the opportunity to visit four special gardens in Fish Creek. The proceeds of these open gardens will go to the South Gippsland Hospital Auxiliary to enable these ladies to purchase much needed equipment for the hospital in Foster. The ladies will also be providing a delicious afternoon […]

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