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St Laurence’s explore books

SAINT Laurence’s Primary School, Leongatha marked Book Week with a dress up day at the school last Friday. There was a lot of thought and effort put into costume selection and the students obviously see the benefits of making reading a part of every day. Harry Potter characters were popular whilst there were a few […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Artists of all abilities on show

  TWO groups of budding artists from Leongatha’s Yooralla and Federation Training were thrilled to enter their works of art in the Leongatha Rotary Art Show. Yooralla is proud to support its clients in entering the all abilities category. The art show is also a fun step forward, with around 15 Yooralla customers and two […]

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Bushfire message spread to the world

STUDENTS and teachers from Leongatha Primary School attended a week-long Natural Disaster Youth Summit in Niigata, Japan recently. Students Molly-Mae Nicols, Courtney Embury, Jacob Stewart and Josh Allen, and teachers Megan Holland and Leonnie McCluskey were invited to attend the summit as a result of an earlier global project the school had been involved with, […]

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McLarens win business award

LEONGATHA based CPK McLaren MotorBody is the premier vehicle body repair business in Gippsland. Backed by its recent award as finalist in the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), Best Body Repairer and only Gippsland finalist, the business is now the winner of Services – Trade and Construction category in the Bendigo Bank Gippsland Business […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Snag a great prize

WANT to win a great supply of meat or would you like to have some earthmoving work done around your place. After the success of last year’s Father’s Day promotion the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce is offering these prizes once again. Customers who make a purchase in a participating shop this week can enter the […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Businesses awarded

BASS Coast Shire Council held its prestigious business awards presentation night on Friday, August 19. Held at Silverwater Resort, popular Phillip Island tourist destination A Maze’N Things took out the Business of the Year Award for the second year in a row. More than 160 business owners and friends attended the evening, along with mayor […]

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IGA backs farmers

THE owner of Michael’s SUPA IGA in Leongatha, Michael Lorenz donated $80,000 to the Rural Financial Counselling Service to support local dairy farmers recently. The money was raised through the IGA Community Chest, which raises funds to support local charities, across Victoria. Approximately 1300 IGA store owners across Australia collect funds through the sale of […]

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Iconic show returns

A MAN eating plant, innocent heroine, misguided hero and a trio of wise-cracking, all knowing skid row inhabitants are just the tip of the iceberg in the iconic Little Shop of Horrors. The show will be staged by the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group at its new home at State Coal Mine, in the September school holidays. […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Art show lures interstate entries

THIS year the Leongatha Rotary Art and Photography Show was held in Mesley Hall to coincide with The Leongatha Daffodil Festival. The venue was generously provided by Leongatha Secondary College. Harry Leggett, coordinator of the Leongatha Art and Photography Show, said that while there were entries from NSW and as far north as Queensland, 60 percent of artists were […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Finished cattle hard to find

There were approximately 1080 export and 100 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 270 head week on week. There was a full field of buyers present and operating in a mixed market as last sales absentee returned to the gallery. Quality was good in the grown steers and bullocks however it was more limited […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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