Home » July 19th, 2016 Entries posted on “July, 2016”

Hanging up the hard hat

LEONGATHA SES Unit’s trusty controller Tony Lindhard retired from the role this month after leading the group’s operations for almost 13 years. Mr Lindhard first joined Leongatha SES on December 9, 1977 after he moved to town a year prior. “I was originally with the Apex club and we had a guest speaker from Ambulance […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Beef back to the top

BEEF prices have rebounded after they slipped slightly last week as demand for good quality, finished cattle continues to increase. Last Wednesday’s prime sale at VLE Leongatha saw prices jump by up to 25 cent per kilogram with competition increasing as the sale progressed. There was a full field of buyers present, competing in a […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Free movie for farmers

STADIUM 4 Cinema and The Great Southern Star are hosting a free screening of new film Hunt for the Wildepeople for the farming community this Sunday. Both organisations got together and decided a free film on a Sunday afternoon would be just the thing to divert farmer’s attention away from the farm for a couple […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Quality counts for Zuidemas

YANAKIE dairy farmers Ashley and Deidre Zuidema have been recognised in the Dairy Australia milk quality awards for the sixth year in a row. The awards recognise farms that have the achieved the best milk quality in Australia based on their annual average bulk milk cell count (BMCC). This year, the Zuidema’s received a gold […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Maffra claims the round

THE only game of Round 12 that Leongatha and Maffra ended up playing was a win for Maffra. Efforts by AFL Gippsland to reschedule the fixture by rearranging the split round at the end of the month failed and left the clubs’ Girls’ teams solely in charge of recording a win. Leongatha lost the match […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Driving junior members

LEONGATHA Golf Club has embarked on a massive recruitment campaign for junior golfers, realising these youngsters are the club’s future. The club has 40 Junior members, mostly under 10 years old, three of whom play regularly. One of the keenest is 15 year old Ryan Thomas. In Year 9 at Mary MacKillop College, Ryan has […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

IK step it up against Allies

INVERLOCH-Kongwak showed why they are the 2016 flag favourites with a brilliant display of disciplined football against Allies on Saturday. IK stormed to a 13 goal win. The Allies travelled to Inverloch knowing they had a big job on their hands. Inverloch sitting on top of the AFL ladder produced a very convincing style of […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Riders chase the trophies

CLUB racing was held on Sunday morning from Pound Creek with a 9.30 start to racing. For those riding to the start it meant a warm up ride across frosty country side with the thermometer at around zero degrees. The morning did warm up to be pleasantly sunny and race conditions were pretty good. The […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Close contest for seniors

IN the absence of the usual Under 13 baseball match, it was left to the senior teams to bring it home for the Miners; unfortunately both teams fell just short. Under 13’s No local game took place this week as seven of our super talented team took part in the State Winter Championships representing the […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Regatta plans underway for 2017

THE South Gippsland Yacht Club is planning what it believes will be an outstanding fourth annual Inverloch Classic Wooden Dinghy Regatta event on the Australia Day long weekend in January next year. Along with the support of local businesses, the yachting industry, Bass Coast Shire Council, Inverloch Historical Society and local Rotary and Lions clubs the […]

July 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Recently Commented

  • 01jk: Just wondering what sort of chicken do little warriors eat? Straight from their own coop? Or those which...
  • juliec: I hope the community can change the plan to log state forest in the Strzeleckis. The Strzelecki forests are...
  • russell: As usual Vicroads ignore their own guidelines… This from their own “Road Guide Notes”...
  • gatha4: Thankyou to The Star for your interest in and support for Aaron and his family. Trista’s Kitchen is...
  • gigamax1: Truth is,most of these jobs will be taken by overseas labour,just like the other horticulture in this and...