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Water war

LEONGATHA Secondary College Year 12s relished an opportunity to get back at their teachers for giving them homework and detentions over the years. The graduating class versed senior teachers in the inaugural water fight armed with water pistols and balloons. The battle took place last Wednesday prior to celebration day activities for the Year 12s’ […]

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Salvos thank generous school

    LEONGATHA Secondary College raised the second highest amount of money for the Salvos’ Red Shield Appeal in Victoria. The school was runners up to Bendigo’s Girton Grammar, which raised the most money for the Salvation Army through the Salvos’ School Challenge. Open to both primary and secondary schools, the Salvos’ School Challenge is […]

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Children on show

FAMILIES made the most of Saturday’s sunshine at the 2015 Children’s Expo at Wonthaggi. Held at the State Coal Mine, children and parents enjoyed a day of fun activities hosted by Bass Coast Health in association with community organisations. The event showcased the many activities available for children in the shire. Coordinator Trish Scanlon said […]

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Skate park looks gnarly

THE skating community of Inverloch came together with a group of local artists on Saturday for a mural jam. Artist Mary Sullivan said the event was a success, bringing out the talents of professional and amateur local artists. “We invited heaps of local artists to help children make artworks for the park,” she said. “We […]

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Casting call for super show

  LEONGATHA’S Lyric Theatre is the first amateur theatre company in Gippsland to be given the opportunity to perform Mary Poppins on stage. The musical has only been available to amateur groups for two years. An information session on the production will be held at Memorial Hall in Leongatha on Sunday, November 1 from 4pm. […]

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Ice forum moves to Mirboo North

ORGANISERS of a drug forum on ice to be held in Mirboo North next week are expecting upwards of 150 people to attend. The forum will be held next Wednesday, November 4 at 7pm at the Walter J Tuck Reserve and is being run through the generous support of the Commonwealth Lodge (and Freemasons Victoria) […]

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Zambians touch teacher’s life

ONLY a rock stopped Stephanie McDonald from tumbling over the edge of the 400m high Victoria Falls in Africa. The Tarwin Lower Primary School teacher was sitting in Devils Pool, a natural pool at the top of the falls, right at the edge before the water plummeted below. “It was incredible,” she said of the […]

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Trek to the top

WHEN the summit of Africa’s highest mountain seems impossible to reach, Belle Witchell will turn her mind to her father Brian. The Inverloch Primary School teacher will recall the time she learnt he had oesophageal cancer, the 31 days he spent in intensive care and the five times he nearly died. This Sunday, November 1, […]

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Snake bites boy

A BOY survived being bitten by a snake in Leongatha last week. Leongatha’s Jaiden Beasley, 17, was bitten by a snake in Parr Street on Monday (October 19). Although he did not see the snake, Jaiden felt something hit the inside of his right ankle and realised what had happened when he discovered two puncture […]

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Cows put down after crash

MORE than 20 cows were put down after a B-double truck tipped on its side at Leongatha South on Wednesday. The crash occurred on the Koonwarra-Inverloch Road near Millars Road at 7.30am. Of the 60 cattle on board the truck, around 37 survived. The 49 year old truck driver from Koo Wee Rup suffered minor […]

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