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Proof is in the pork

DANIEL and Amelia Bright raise pigs on their 67 hectare Fish Creek property Amber Creek Farm, working with the environment to produce the best quality pork. They have restored around half the property with native vegetation and have planted around 17,000 trees since purchasing the block. Amelia said anything too steep to be safely farmed, […]

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Leongatha golf

FIFTY three golfers took part in last Tuesday’s Stableford competition with Dave Vorwerg (15) leading the way in A Grade with 36 points. B Grade was taken out by Kevin Scott (32) with 40 points. NTP: seventh Ed Poole, 14th Geoff McDonald and on the 16th David Forbes. DTL: balls went down to 32 points […]

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Alberton sets up for 2016

EASTER is early in 2016 with Good Friday falling on March 25. Easter will bring more than a proliferation of rabbits in South Gippsland; it also marks the opening round of matches in the Alberton Football Netball League. With the grand final replay between 2015 premiers Dalyston and Fish Creek played in Round Three, the […]

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Inverloch bowls

COMPETITION bowls is in recess over the Christmas / New Year break but Inverloch Bowling Club is catering to the needs of holidaymakers with a Summer Bowling Program, opening the greens to barefoot bowlers, many of whom have never set foot on a bowling green before. Barefoot bowling is available to any visitor over 12 years […]

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Sisters top the class

ALLAMBEE South sisters Jess and Riona Beyer were thrilled when they were both announced dux of their year at Mirboo North Secondary College. Jess, 18, finished Year 12 with an amazing Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 91.2, while Riona, 17, finished Year 11 with the highest grade average in her year level. The girls […]

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Triple the monthly cheer

POST Christmas and it is almost like mid winter at the local bowling clubs when the mass exodus to warmer places north of the border leaves numbers on the lean side. This hardly seems an appropriate expression for the post Christmas recess, however, with most people still feeling the results of the largesse of the […]

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Race day win

THE opening of Stony Creek’s 2015/16 race season proved to be a success on Boxing Day (Saturday). Though the weather forecast gave a threatening prediction, a large crowd dressed in anticipation of chilly weather and still turned out to watch the starting six races and meet local author Alison Lester with her character Noni the […]

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Fireworks warning

POLICE have warned New Year’s Eve revellers against lighting illegal fireworks tomorrow evening (Thursday). Every year police are baffled by people igniting illegal fireworks in their backyards. “It is illegal to purchase, possess or detonate fireworks,” Senior Sergeant Steve Gibson said. “While it’s fun to have them at parties, fireworks startle pets, can annoy the […]

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Rates sting hurts

  BASS Coast Shire Council will consider reducing services or maintenance of assets to cope with the financial pressures of rate capping. The State Government last week revealed rates would be limited at 2.5 per cent – more than half of council’s forecast rate increase for 2016-17 of 4.7 per cent. Council will consult the […]

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Fire sparks rumours

  POLICE quashed rumours about an arrest being made following a house fire in Cape Paterson on Monday. The Wheeler Road house was still standing when the fire was extinguished, but was completely gutted by the flames. CFA units were called from Wonthaggi and Inverloch at 5pm, but the house could not be saved. However, […]

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