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Surfside safety fears

  INVERLOCH residents claim having chicanes along their popular coastal road will not help slow down traffic. Residents along Surf Parade had hoped the chicanes would be removed before summer hits. Bass Coast Shire Council has voted to keep the chicanes and speed humps, but a few adjustments will be made, as advised by an […]

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Men scare girls

POLICE are looking for two men who frightened two girls by following them in Wonthaggi. The 13 year old girls were walking near Chisholm TAFE, west along Bass Highway at 3pm on Saturday, November 14 when a white sedan pulled over nearby. A man on the passenger side of the car got out and appeared […]

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New look for beach icon

INVERLOCH’S Beach Hut Cafe is set to be revamped. Bass Coast Shire Council approved a planning permit to develop the Cuttriss Street kiosk into a multi storey tourist hub. The current kiosk is no longer operating, and the new design will include a redeveloped restaurant as well as four living areas. The contemporary design includes […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

“Scum bag” flogs flag

THE thief who stole an Australian flag from the house of a patriotic Leongatha man has been accused of treason. Ray Pearson was furious when he discovered his beloved flag had been taken from his carport overnight on November 16. “I hope the wind blows hard and wraps the flag around your neck and chokes […]

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Dry conditions will persist

SOUTH Gippsland can expect lower rainfall and warmer temperatures this summer, with El Niño likely to persist into early 2016. Bureau of Meteorology climatologist Jonathan Pollock said the outlook for November to January showed drier than normal conditions were likely for parts of South Gippsland. Mr Pollock said the outlook reflects a combination of a […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Jersey club recognises top cows

THE South Gippsland Jersey Breeders Club hosted its annual On Farm Challenge competition recently. Judge Amy Wright from World Wide Sires had the challenging job of placing 188 head over three days of judging across 22 studs. The presentation dinner was held at the Leongatha RSL on November 4, where a large room full of […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Snake attacks man

  A LEONGATHA resident was admitted to hospital in Traralgon after he was bitten by a snake on his property on Thursday. Neil Arthur was in the backyard of his Silverback Place home when he realised he was bitten by a snake. The 53 year old attended Leongatha Healthcare where he was referred to Latrobe […]

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Disease control vital

FOOT and mouth disease could cost the Australian beef market billions of dollars if an outbreak was allowed to spread due to poor biosecurity. That was the message heard at the Agricultural Climate Resilience Project’s biosecurity information session at Inverloch last Thursday. Participants heard from Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources biosecurity officer […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Leongatha family saved from blaze

AN eight year old male Persian cat named ‘Shadow’ came to the rescue of a family of four and saved their lives, after fire almost engulfed their home in Leongatha’s Worthy Street early on Sunday morning. The house was occupied by Sharon Hollier, her friend Gary Ponder, and children Kiara Hollier, 12, and Emily Hollier, […]

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Korumburra hosts jumpers

HUNDREDS of horses and riders travelled to Korumburra on the weekend, to compete in the annual 2015 Holden Show Jumping Classic. Held on Saturday and Sunday, nearly 20 classes were held from 75cm to 130cms.

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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