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Arts centre dream

PERFORMING arts in Leongatha is scaling new heights with Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s show Mary Poppins being hailed as the best ever show performed by the group following its finale on Saturday. No sooner has the curtain come down on this blockbuster than Lyric has announced it will stage the big hit American musical, Hairspray in […]

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Desal water never needed

WONTHAGGI’S Aileen Vening has told The Star the State Government’s order of 50 gigalitres from the Wonthaggi desalination plant was not justified. Aileen has even gone a step further saying it may never be needed. Melbourne’s water capacity is currently at 60.9 percent – 7.5 percent lower than the same time last year. The State […]

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Fired up for change

A LACK of leadership stemming from the current Bass Coast Shire Council has brought a Bunurong candidate to the forefront. Fed up with rate hikes and community projects going by the wayside, Inverloch’s Mohan de Run will stand in this October’s council election. Living permanently in Inverloch for the past six years – and spending […]

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Tip produces more of the same

DISGRUNTLED residents converged for Bass Coast Shire Council’s second information session on Friday at Inverloch to discuss the proposed closure of the Inverloch Transfer Station. Ratepayers were fed more of the same with the meeting part of the night wound up at 5.20pm with a number of questions still needing to be answered. The meeting […]

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Stop the squabble

STOP the infighting and get on with the job of running the shire, South Gippsland Shire mayor Cr Bob Newton has urged his fellow councillors. This comes after a councillor conduct panel decision found Cr Jim Fawcett had breached the code when he told Cr Jeanette Harding in mid- 2015 he would not support her […]

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Fire causes devastating loss

A HOUSE fire in Inverloch resulted in the devastating loss of a home and a family pet last Tuesday. Inverloch, Pound Creek and Wonthaggi CFA units attended the blaze on Inverloch-Kongwak Road at 5.28pm; however by the time emergency services arrived a majority of the house was destroyed. Inverloch captain Allan Williamson said 30 firefighters […]

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Hall full of laughs

RESIDENTS gathered for a night of fun at Meeniyan Stony Creek CFA’s annual comedy night on Friday. With all funds going to assist the fire fighting unit the town came out in full support to see a big program of comedy. “There were plenty of laughs to be had over two hours packed of comedy […]

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Fishy welcomes new faces

FISH Creek and District Primary School welcomed a new acting principal Dale Banks in May, a former student of the school. Mr Banks comes to the school with a background of working with disengaged youth. “I was working in the Latrobe Valley with students going through the court system and helping them to re-engage with […]

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Weighing in for Korumburra Hospital

KORUMBURRA Hospital patients will benefit from a new weighing chair, donated last week by Heart Support Australia. The South Gippsland branch of Heart Support Australia purchased the $1600 chair and presented it to the Bridge Street hospital on Thursday. “The chair is donated in memory of our late former president Bill Chivers. Bill was in […]

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Knitting for a cause

CLICKETY Click crafters from Tarwin Lower and Venus Bay have just sent off a beautiful array of hand crafted scarves, beanies, throw rugs, footy socks, baby jackets, small jumpers and sleeping bags to the new Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre this month. The Clickety Click knitting and crocheting group was formed by Joan Harloff who started […]

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