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Local builders create CFA’s new home

CONSIDINE and Johnston are the proud builders of Leongatha’s brand new fire station in Bair Street. “The new building is a major improvement and has brought our CFA into the 21st century,” Considine and Johnston project manager Gary Bullen said. Leongatha firm Considine and Johnston won the tender to construct the state of the art […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Shoegallery’s past fascinates

LEONGATHA Shoegallery, which is currently for sale, has a long and important history in the town. The site, which covered both Panther’s Mensland and the Shoegallery, was originally operated as a grocery and produce store by the Morris Family. In the 1940s the shop was divided and Williams the Shoeman moved in. The Morrises still […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Stony Creek hosts bonus meeting

RACE-GOERS will be treated to an extra meeting at Stony Creek Racing Club. Racing Victoria has transferred a scheduled Moe race meeting to Stony Creek on Tuesday, January 27. The decision was made to rest Moe’s track in the wake of a recent renovation. Stony Creek Racing Club CEO Terry Grace said the additional meeting […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Golf club goes solar

THE Woorayl Golf Club has had solar panels installed on the clubhouse roof, in an effort to reduce costs. The $7000 project was partly funded by a $3500 community grant from the South Gippsland Shire Council, while the club provided the rest. Club president Graeme Winkler said the club was also assisted by government rebates […]

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Scorpions to go pink for McGrath Foundation

THE Leongatha Town Cricket Club is stumping up to be part of the Pink Stumps Challenge by hosting its own Pink Stumps Day – an initiative from the McGrath Foundation that brings the magic of the Sydney Pink Test to the local community. The Scorpions’ big day will be held on Saturday, January 31 at […]

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Nipper carnival chaos

THE regional nipper carnival hosted by Waratah Bay Surf Life Saving Club was turned into a debacle when organisers Life Saving Victoria moved the location of the carnival twice on Sunday. Wild surf, large dumping waves, a strong south westerly, and a high tide predicted for the start of events had organisers from Life Saving […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Picnics prove popular

THE races at Woolamai once again proved the place to be on Saturday to enjoy some quality racing and a good time. Picnic racegoers were happy with the pleasant, slightly windy summer conditions, coming out in their hundreds to enjoy another great day at the track. It was also a great day for the trainers […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Blustery but brilliant Aquathon

Lots of local and regular visitors make the annual Cape Aquathon at Cape Paterson part of their calendar, either as an athlete, volunteer marshal or spectator – ensuring this is a top community event enjoyed by hundreds. Karen Marangio from CPSLSC said the event attracts a full range of athletes from Phillip Island, Wonthaggi, Inverloch […]

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Lamb off to a good start

THE first lamb sale of the year held at the Koonwarra VLE saleyards on January 7 went well, with around 4500 lambs and about 600 sheep yarded. James Kyle from SEJ said the lamb market was very strong on the day. “The best of them went for about $148 and it looked like most of […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Beef Week to roll out

SOUTH-EAST Australia’s stud beef cattle breeders are gearing up to provide displays of their herds and sale bulls during the 24th Stock and Land Beef Week from January 27 to February 4. The 224 studs representing 30 breeds are involved in the nation’s biggest on-farm open day beef industry event. Beef Week now runs for […]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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