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ONLY one in 50,000 children is struck by the medical disorder Congenital Hyperinsulinism. Unfortunately for Marlee Greaves of Korumburra, her number came up. At just 18 months old, the toddler must take medication every eight hours in an attempt to avoid suffering life-threatening seizures and other complications. Her little body produces excessive insulin and the […]

February 25th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Lifesavers save lives

LIFESAVERS and lifeguards in the Bass region have performed 13,347 preventative actions this season, 575 more than the same period last season. The season spans from November 15, 2014 until February 8. Andrew Foran, Life Saving Victoria general manager lifesaving club development, said cooler than usual temperatures in January prompted lifesavers to take more proactive […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Council wants your opinion

CAN you spare some time to go online and read how South Gippsland Shire Council is responding to the ideas suggested through the OurSay consultation process? Could you number five key council functions in order of importance to you and your family? If you can, you’ll be helping council greatly to finalise the proposed 2015-16 […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Relay for life

SHOP windows in Leongatha have turned purple in support of Relay for Life and cancer research. Relay organisers were pleased with the response from shopkeepers. “It’s been a good turnout,” Walter Aich said. In 2015, the Relay for Life will be run in Fish Creek for the first time. It’s an 18 hour relay starting […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Tabro Meat to expand

TABRO Meat abattoir in Lance Creek is set to make a $26 million upgrade and double its workforce from 160 to 320 full-time employees. The abattoir received approval from Bass Coast Shire Council to expand production at Wednesday night’s ordinary council meeting in Wonthaggi. Tabro Meat will increase capacity and is expected to triple its […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Sun shines on cars

THE heat may have kept a few cars away, but the Rotary Club of Leongatha Show ‘n’ Shine and Swap Meet on Sunday was still a great event. Organiser John O’Connor said the event was successful despite the hot day. “We have managed to be up in our gross takings. Because of the heat, our […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Friends make beach squeaky clean

FRIENDS of the Prom recently spent a productive Saturday removing Sea Spurge weeds from the southern end of Squeaky Beach in Wilsons Promontory National Park. Twenty-five volunteers, from juniors to seniors, spent six hours finding and pulling out the invasive pest. After a grand total of 150 working hours in temperatures of 25 to 30 […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Ian treasured by all

LEONGATHA’S Ian Rasmussen was honoured with a life membership to the Berrys Creek Hall recently, after 33 years of service to the committee. He is the only person to receive the award. In April 1981, Mr Rasmussen and his wife Dawn, who is also heavily involved in the committee, moved to Berrys Creek. By October […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Holiday raffled to rebuild Filipino village

WIN two nights’ accommodation in a gorgeous seaside home in Inverloch and help save the Philippines. After a typhoon devastated the village Jaganya, Inverloch resident Joy McKaige is raffling the chance to win a two night stay in her home Elouera in Western Street. Before Christmas, typhoon Ruby struck the Philippines and many houses in […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Shop for a cause

  ONLY one in 50,000 children is struck by the medical disorder Congenital Hyperinsulinism. Unfortunately for Marlee Greaves of Korumburra, her number came up. At just 18 months old, the toddler must take medication every eight hours in an attempt to avoid suffering life-threatening seizures and other complications. Her little body produces excessive insulin and […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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