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Mid Gippsland down by a kick

MID Gippsland football League was beaten by five points in a game that was close all day, never more than two goals difference at any stage. The game was played in good spirits but in cold and windy conditions. Mid Gippsland had its chances to win but inability to convert good play into goals was […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Bringing the cup home to Gippsland

TRFM Gippsland League has officially launched its campaign to climb back up the AFL Victoria Country Championships ladder. Steve Hazelman’s side defeated Yarra Valley Mountain District Football Netball League by 71 points at Drouin Recreation Reserve on Saturday to return to eighth on the championship rankings. The all-star team was slow off the mark, with […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Accolades for Alberton win

ALL involved with the Alberton Interleague team which travelled to Bendigo for the match against the Loddon Valley Football League were full of praise for the players. Alberton FNL president John Schelling said, “Each of them was there to make a contribution. “It was a pleasure to take them all away and the idea of […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Food glorious food forest

DURING the past nine years, Di Tod has converted 15 acres in Koorooman into a food forest, with more than 500 trees including 100 avocado trees, 40 carob trees, 30 fig trees and many more. Di was a professional musician for 30 years, playing flute and clarinet in the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. “I […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Powlett River ecology at risk

EARLY in March the mouth of the Powlett River closed up due to a buildup of sand caused by low river flows and ocean swells. The sand has stopped the usual flow of river water reaching the ocean. The closure of the estuary has resulted in flooding of a significant amount of farmland as well […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Be cowful on the roads!

WANDERING livestock can create a serious public safety risk, more so as we come into winter when available feed in paddocks is reduced and the ground is moist and soft. Stock lean against fences whilst trying to access feed on road reserves and paddocksand this can cause fences to fall and animals to escape, according […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Surprise celebration

GIL and Karen Trease from Meeniyan’s Trease Builders were surprised by family and friends recently, with a party to celebrate 30 years in the building industry. They arrived at their Sandy Point beach home to what they thought was going to be a Mother’s Day dinner, but instead 25 family and staff surprised them with […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Time to thank doctors

WORLD Family Doctor Day is celebrated today, Tuesday, May 19 and it is a time to recognise and praise doctors for the work they do in everyone’s lives. May 19 was first declared World Family Doctor Day by the World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) in 2010 and it has become a day to highlight […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Confidence can be found in a new smile

IT SEEMS successful people smile a lot. Smiles demonstrate confidence and self-esteem, so healthy and attractive teeth are so important in conveying a vitality that glows. Nowadays it is possible to create precise, beautiful, tooth ‘sculptures’ using the latest in dental computer technology from Sirona, a company based in Germany. This technology has now been […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Compost improves water retention

AUSSIE Compost and NutriTech Solutions held a seminar and demonstration day at Paul and Tanya Eygenraam’s Koonwarra property last Tuesday, to inform local farmers of the benefits of composting. Guest speaker, NutriTech Solutions chief executive officer Graeme Sait spoke about how farmers can create soils that are alive and produce better quality food. “The most […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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