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Still a trap

LEONGATHA North residents urge drivers to slow down on Crightons Hill. Though works have been done to improve the road, including new signs and patchwork to the road’s surface, residents still feel drivers could do more to stay safe on the notorious bends, the scene of a number of tragic fatalities. Leongatha North’s Chris Howard […]

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End is near for sewerage

  SINCE construction of the Poowong, Loch and Nyora Sewerage Scheme began in July 2014 the three towns have been a hive of activity. The pressure system, a joint arrangement between South Gippsland Water and South East Water, will connect the three towns to South East Water’s Lang Lang water recycling plant to address public […]

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Chiropractors can get you back on track

SPINAL Health Week 2015 runs from May 25 to 31, and this year the chiropractors at Todd Clinics are encouraging you to ‘Get Your Happy Back’. “Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life,” chiropractor Dr […]

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Duplicate or slow down

RESIDENTS are fighting for a dual highway from Leongatha to Lang Lang along the South Gippsland Highway. Many locals are fed up with impatient drivers speeding along the highway and compromising the safety of fellow motorists. “They go through the highway like it’s a speedway,” Lang Lang’s Laura Ellett said. Ms Ellett is particularly fearful […]

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Small businesses ‘having a go’

GIPPSLAND South MLA Danny O’Brien told State Parliament small businesses were the heart of local economies when he delivered a member’s statement recently. Speaking about Korumburra Business Association’s (KBA) recent Community Connect event, Mr O’Brien said having 120 business owners in attendance was a show of faith for the local business sector. “I am a […]

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Celebrating women in construction

LEADING local business women gathered together for a three day Women in Business Conference in May, aimed at improving the skillset of women in a male dominated industry. Held at Lancefield, approximately 60 minutes north of Melbourne, Hotondo Homes gave women the opportunity to network and learn from each other and inspiring speakers. Caroline Allen […]

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Leongatha businesses brace for massive disruption

BUSINESS owners near the intersection of the Strzelecki Highway and Long Street, Leongatha are alarmed at the impact the Heavy Vehicle Alternate Route will inflict on their viability. The Leongatha Heavy Vehicle Alternate Route has been planned over an extended period of time in consultation with the community and business owners. Darryl McGannon the principal […]

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LSC house cross country

Well done to everyone who participated in the Leongatha Secondary College cross country. After a wet week the back of the course was a little damp. Luckily most students and staff remembered to bring a change of clothes and shoes. On Tuesday, May 19, Leongatha Secondary College held the annual cross country. Although the weather […]

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Golden day at Inverloch Primary

INVERLOCH Primary School held its Cross Country at ‘The Glade’ in Inverloch on Wednesday. On a fantastic day when the weather held, students were able to enjoy great running conditions. More than 200 students from Grades 3 to 6 competed. The top six placegetters continue on to the Division Cross Country at the Stony Creek […]

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Chris Rowe outfoxes scratch riders

SATURDAY’S racing was held from Tarwin Lower with the Senior field racing out to Walkerville and back. Weather conditions were fine and cool with a light wind. With 17 riders in the field and strong backmarker numbers it was set up for them to dominate. The race involved the climb up the hill to the […]

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