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Outrider scrapes home

LEONGATHA Cycling Club members had a taste of cold winter weather as they rode the new course from Hallston. The extra elevation at Hallston meant the riders had only eight degrees at the top of the climb at Trida. The riders also had to contend with a shower as they raced down the hill towards […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Adventure wins at lapathon

THE children of St Laurences were out in force with the annual Adventure Lapathon. Obstacles, muddy knees and dirty hands were everywhere you looked. Every single student had their turn at running the course and seeing how many laps they could complete in 30 minutes. For the third year now the students have had new […]

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Teens to connect with Poland

ELEVEN students of Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College have been selected alongside two teachers to explore their journey of faith in Poland. These students include, Danielle Martin, Chelsea Tuckett, Ciara Ryan, Jennifer Bals, Hannah Charlton, Lisa Mildenhall, Julia Enter, Ziara Condoluci, Harry McNeil, Kate Brennan and Molly Clark. The European country is home to Saint […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Young actors take spotlight

THE Wonthaggi Theatrical Group is holding its beneficial WTGlee Young Actors Studio soon. School students from years 5 to12 are urged to get involved to learn how to express themselves, be creative and learn useful life skills. The program explores the roles involved in producing live performances to allow the expression of new ideas. This […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Go live, council

  WATTLE Bank’s Geoff Ellis believes live streaming Bass Coast Shire Council meetings may be the key to improved community engagement. Mr Ellis said it was difficult for many residents in the shire to go to Wonthaggi – and in some instances Cowes – each month to be involved in council’s decisions, which leads to […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Hair cut for a cause

A BRAVE decision by Maddi Campbell will make a difference to the lives of sick children across Australia. The Leongatha Primary School student shaved her head at a school assembly on Friday to raise money for Kids with Cancer. The nine year old raised a whopping $5058 for the foundation through fundraising initiatives over the […]

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Diamond year for daffodils

SET to celebrate a momentous milestone this August, the Leongatha Daffodil and Floral Show is sure to be in full bloom once again. Now in its 60th year, the show is rated amongst some of the best horticultural events in the state and further afield on a national plain, drawing visitors to South Gippsland from […]

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Spotlight on Foster’s future

A COMMUNITY hub in Foster could be overhauled. The building now occupied by Stockyard Gallery, visitor information centre, Foster library and Parks Victoria could be redesigned or the tenants could find alternative accommodation. The tenants’ future needs will be investigated as part of the Foster Community Infrastructure Plan 2016 adopted by South Gippsland Shire Council […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Budget backs community projects

AFTER an extensive consultation process, Bass Coast Shire Council adopted its 2016/17 budget last Wednesday (June 22). The budget was developed with clear direction from community feedback received during the rate cap consultation sessions – most notably asking council to achieve the State Government set rate cap of 2.5 per cent by making operational efficiencies […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Dumbalk gets mobile green light

  DUMBALK residents enjoyed a celebratory morning tea yesterday (Monday) as the town awaits the activation of its mobile tower later this week. The Telstra tower is set to be switched on this Thursday at the same time as a tower at Sandy Point. Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent joined in the celebrations with […]

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