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Island racing ignites fans

FANS roared off Phillip Island and back through San Remo, Wonthaggi, Inverloch, Leongatha and Mirboo North and South Gippsland late Sunday afternoon and Monday morning after a thrilling weekend of racing at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix that saw British Honda rider Cal Crutchlow the winner from Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales and Aussie Jack […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Young sport idol inspires

WEST Creek’s Grace McRae is a superstar out on the court. Whether she’s playing basketball or netball, or even refereeing McRae is known for her talent and sportsmanship. She has been playing basketball since she was seven years old. Now at 14, McRae has played in a number of Victorian Junior Basketball League teams – […]

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Healthy hearts at Wonthaggi North

WONTHAGGI North Primary School recently participated in Jump Rope for Heart 2016. The school’s physical education program incorporated skipping skills and how to keep hearts healthy into its program for a number of weeks prior to the jump off. The jump off was held on Friday, October 7, and saw the whole school participate. Family […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

School fete beats weather

NOTHING was going to dampen the heart and spirit of this school community; the show must go on as they say. The St Laurence O’Toole Primary School fete was held on Saturday and in among the showers, plenty of fun was had by the hundreds in attendance. After a year’s hiatus, the key fundraising activity […]

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South Gippsland’s Year 12 celebrations

LAST week was a time for South Gippsland’s Year 12 students to let their hair down briefly to mark the end of school classes forever! Dressing up, an early breakfast and a procession to school was the order of the day which meant students replaced books for fun for a change. The celebrations (don’t mention […]

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Fashion raises awareness

STUNNING fashion from Inverloch boutique Bliss was put on show last week. The fashion showcase proved to be a fantastic success, and could’ve sold out twice. Organised by local ladies Debbie Kilpatrick, Rosemary Perry and Helen Arnold in collaboration with Bliss’ Sharon Bennetts and Maree Bannister, the event raised awareness for Pink Ribbon Day. “It […]

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Cancer fundraising goal reached

THE Australian Grand Prix Corporation is thrilled to announce the long-standing charity partner of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, the You Are My Sunshine Foundation (YAMS), has reached its fundraising target of $1 million dollars with the help of generous motorsport fans over five years. The Phillip Island not for profit charity, which has been […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

School brings Lennie legend to life

  THE story of a young boy and his horse accomplishing a phenomenal feat touched Australians in 1932. Last Tuesday and Thursday, the same story moved South Gippslanders again when Leongatha Primary School performed the musical production, Lennie The Legend: 600 Miles to Sydney in Leongatha’s Mesley Hall. Written by Roz Girvan and Janie Humphreys […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Top award for Alex

  LEONGATHA’S  Alex Swan, Newhaven College captain was awarded the prestigious Principal’s Prize during a special day last Thursday to celebrate the completion of 13 years of school for the Class of 2016.   Ninety students and their families enjoyed a family breakfast before attending their final House assemblies. Heads of the college’s four Houses […]

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College dedicates school buildings

ONE of the highlights of Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College’s 30th anniversary celebrations over the weekend was the dedication and official naming of two school buildings. At Sunday’s Mass former parish priest and former president of canonical administrators, Father Peter Kooloos dedicated Pioneer Hall, formerly known as the multi-purpose hall, in memory of all those […]

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