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Lifeline for pools

POOL supporters are breathing a sigh of relief with the promise local outdoor pools will remain open. Public consultations and online forums have proven to South Gippsland Shire Council pools are important to local communities. Council moved to adopt a new aquatic strategy for the next five years and will continue to work alongside pool […]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Host farm green light

THE future looks bright for the proponents of the Wild Dog Valley host farm. Though South Gippsland Shire Council was presented with 117 people objecting the development, council moved to issue a notice of decision to grant a permit on Wednesday, July 22. Deputy mayor Cr Nigel Hutchinson-Brooks said this has been a contentious issue […]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Charge on Church Street

A ROUTINE vehicle intercept in Leongatha quickly turned sour last Tuesday where a police officer was allegedly assaulted. Members of the Bass Coast Highway Patrol intercepted a vehicle for traffic offences on Church Street, Leongatha at approximately 2.55pm on Tuesday. The vehicle was carrying two local men aged 35 and 36. When approached during the […]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Land locked

BRENTON Williams who operates his business BJ’s Earthmoving from a shed he rents on a farm at Leongatha North has called the South Gippsland Shire ‘anti-business’and wants to see more industrial land opened up to attract new business. He says that a lack of suitable industrial land available in Leongatha is turning businesses to other […]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Children’s art inspires in Hong Kong

THE art program at Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School is so advanced, teacher Sarah Reark thought she would share it with the world. She recently presented at the 6th conference of the Art in Early Childhood organisation in Hong Kong, discussing an innovative mural exhibition students staged at the Inverloch Community Hub. “After attending a world congress […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Modern library opens at Newhaven College

NEWHAVEN College’s new library and administration complex at the Phillip Island Road campus opened its doors for the first time to welcome students and staff back to term three. Costing $3.4 million, Newhaven received $500,000 in Federal Government funding towards the project. The learning common encompasses the ICT department, a Senior and Junior School reading […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Gypsy goes out on a high

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre closed shows of its production Gypsy on the weekend with sellout performances. Following success of past productions, Lyric promised to satisfy audiences with Gypsy and in its milestone 50th year didn’t disappoint. Ticket sales were steady, with a number of shows selling out, including the closing weekend. Lyric has been recently asked […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Hot Shots a hit at Leongatha RSL

LADIES flocked to the Leongatha RSL for the Sydney Hotshots show on Saturday night. Each performer agreed they love putting on shows in small country towns and having the opportunity to meet the locals. “It’s good to give back and meet people just so they realise we are just ordinary people,” performer Adam “Axe” Hendrix […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Krokodiloes perform to perfection

THE Harvard Krokodiloes performed to a sell-out crowd who willingly braved the ‘arctic blast’ to attend Newhaven College’s inaugural performance on Tuesday, July 14. In the midst of their 18 country world tour, The Kroks delighted an audience of all ages with a polished and professional a cappella performance featuring solo performances that showcased each […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Striving for excellence

CUSTOMERS of Leongatha Holden can rest assured knowing they are dealing with the best in the business. Having been awarded the highest accolade in Holden motor servicing, motor vehicle technician and foreman Simon Lawson can ensure each customer’s needs are met with exceptional service. Mr Lawson received a Gold Level Certification Workshop Foreman certificate from […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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