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Photos turn heads

MEMBERS of the Phillip Island Camera Club hosted the 5th Gippsland Interclub Photographic Exhibition at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra recently. The show featured entries from the six participating Gippsland camera clubs. Jill Rogers, secretary of The Artists’ Society of Phillip Island Inc, was invited to open proceedings, and entertained the crowd […]

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Dealership reaps rewards

EDNEY’S Leongatha has long offered the best all round service in the business and it has the awards to show for it. Recipient of the Nissan Dealer Excellence award, Edney’s Leongatha has once again proven its worth in all aspects of car dealership. Nissan regional sales manager Matthew Bailey said the Leongatha business was especially […]

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Callout for future leaders

THE Gippsland Community Leadership Program (GCLP) is looking for the next generation of community and business leaders to take on the program for 2016. Now in its twentieth year, the GCLP has produced almost 500 leaders including Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie from Leongatha, and Victoria Police Commissioner Ken Lay, originally from Korumburra. GCLP lead facilitator […]

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German recitals impress

  TWELVE Mirboo North Secondary College students recently headed to Club Astoria in Morwell for the annual regional German poetry competition. The task was to recite a poem that had to be learnt off by heart in German to two judges in a tiny room. All students in years 7-9 were highly commended by judges […]

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A Maze ‘N Things wins title

A MAZE ‘N Things was crowned Bass Coast Business of the Year following a presentation dinner on Friday night (August 21). The business also took home the Business Excellence 6+ Employees award. Bass Coast Shire Council mayor Cr Kimberley Brown said judges were impressed with A Maze ‘N Things’ comprehensive marketing strategy plan, commitment to […]

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Children train to save lives

STUDENTS were given a lesson in life saving at Wonthaggi North Primary School recently. This class was part of the self funded St John Ambulance First Aid in Schools program that teaches first aid, such as calling 000 for an ambulance, treating cuts and burns, and how to do CPR and use a defibrillator. Grade […]

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Croquet and golf – the match is made

FOR the first time in a long time Leongatha Croquet Club has submitted a golf pennant team alongside the association team. We will play 12 games against eight other competing clubs within Gippsland, culminating in finals early December. Leongatha triumphed in its first golf match against Phillip Island this week winning by three hoops on […]

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Charity match raises the bat

MORE than $2000 was raised for the Motor Neurone Disease Foundation Australia on Saturday at a charity cricket match organised by Matt Boswell. The weather was fine and all the players showed up for what was a fun and friendly game of 20/20 cricket. Earlier this year, one of Mr Boswell’s closest friends lost his […]

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A voice to be heard

MARY MacKillop Catholic Regional College students were treated to an inspiring speech and the incredible operatic vocals of Deborah Cheetham recently. Mrs Cheetham, AO, is a world renowned Indigenous Australian soprano, actor, composer and educator who has travelled the world to perform, including France, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Switzerland and Germany. In 2010, Mrs Cheetham […]

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Bowlers keen to try new green

A NEW synthetic green has been installed at the Inverloch Bowling Club thanks to a joint effort by the club, the former state government and Bass Coast Shire Council. With the assistance of council, the club successfully applied for a $50,000 Local Facilities for Local Clubs 2014-15 grant from Sport and Recreation Victoria, with the […]

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