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Dairy cows stand out

There were approximately 1700 export and 200 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 340 head week on week. The current regular buying group was present and operating in a slightly cheaper prime market, dearer for dairy cows. Quality was mixed with prime cattle in short supply and dairy lines being heavily represented in the […]

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300 games for Walker

KORUMBURRA BENA Giants, James Walker celebrated his milestone 300th game on Saturday in the Reserves. James played Junior football at Bena and was playing for the Seniors when Bena merged with Korumburra. The Korumburra-Bena Football Netball Club president Ross Beasley said, “He is a great club person, it is good to have him around.” As […]

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Leongatha’s starts dictate game

THE Parrots are starting to make a habit of dominant opening terms; once again on Saturday at Moe, Leongatha held the home side to just two first term goals. In many games this season the Parrot defence has been so powerful the opposition has been allowed only one or two opening quarter goals, putting the […]

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Kangas catch Panthers on the hop

FISH Creek is the real deal and after its Saturday performance, will be renamed The Thumpers. That is the word out of the Alberton Football League after the Kangaroos’ dominant win over the Kilcunda-Bass Panthers on Saturday. Wet and wintry conditions greeted the sides as they ran out for what was billed to be a […]

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Outsiders steal top place

A COLD and showery Saturday was a major change for racing for this road season for the Leongatha Cycling Club. However, there was a good quality field assembled, bolstered by several Warragul Club riders as they tackled the race from Outtrim, Kongwak, Lance Creek, Wattle Bank and back to Outtrim. The course includes just substantial […]

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Tigers tumble down

MORWELL East broke a six year losing streak against Mirboo North in its 13 point victory over the mighty Tigers at Ronald Reserve, Morwell East, on Saturday. The Hawks’ hard fought win sees them climb into second position on the ladder and the Tigers tumble from top to fourth. A minute’s silence was observed before […]

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A fine racing season

STONY Creek Racecourse proved once again that it epitomises country racing after another tremendous season. Around 7000 people attended the five race days over the 2015/16 season, attracting tourists to the region and benefitting local businesses in the process. Club president Paul O’Sullivan highlighted the integral role of the organisation within South Gippsland in his […]

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Supplier trade day packs them in

BJ Bearings in Leongatha held a product awareness day last Friday, May 27, adding value to its customer base. Customers were invited into the store to gain an appreciation of what BJ Bearings has to offer, with the help of product demonstrations and specialists. “The day was successful and effective and exceeded our expectations. We […]

May 31st, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Nyora pharmacy launches

NYORA Pharmacy has been opened just over a month now and everyone is loving it. It’s taken a while to get it right, to stock the shelves and find the right mix of products that the community requires, but pharmacist Sam Chalavi and his partner George Spyropoulos believe they are just about there. To celebrate […]

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Farmers prepare for hard times

GIPPSDAIRY regional manager Allan Cameron told a gathering of farmers at Meeniyan they were being thought of in the wake of the milk price drop. The Meeniyan Bowls Club was close enough to being a full house as farmers received practical advice to prepare for tough times, at the Dairy Australia Tactics for Tight Times […]

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