Home » March 28th, 2017 Entries posted on “March, 2017”

Inverloch crushed by Workmens

INVERLOCH suffered a crushing defeat in the A Grade Division One grand final over the weekend being completely outclassed by the mighty Wonthaggi Workmen’s Cricket Club. In fact if you’d slept in on Sunday morning expecting to get to the cricket at lunchtime to watch the finale you would have probably missed the end of […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Rotarians cycle for charity

ROTARIANS from South Gippsland cycled 600km to the annual Rotary District 9820 Conference on Friday. Members of Leongatha, Korumburra and Phillip Island clubs rode to the conference of a district spanning Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula. Fifty cyclists spent six days on their bikes before arriving at a reception in Hobart for the start of the conference. […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Vision Australia thanks Rose Show

THE volunteers behind the Leongatha Rose Spectacular from 1970 to 2016 have been thanked by Vision Australia. Regional manager for Gippsland, Beryl Raufer, thanked the 12 current and former members of the rose show committee recently. Last year, the committee’s diminishing and aging members were forced to choose between  full scale fundraising and saving the […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Indonesian teachers inspire Leongatha

  LEONGATHA Secondary College last week hosted two teachers from Indonesia as part of the program Australia Awards in Indonesia. The program is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and coordinated through the Asia Education Foundation. It has supported more than 130 Indonesian education professionals and future leaders to visit Victoria […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Sun shines on Seachange Festival

  THE turnout and weather could not have been better for the Prom Coast Seachange Festival Fun Food Fair in Foster’s Main Street on Saturday. Food trucks, live music, entertainment and children’s activities drew people from all over Gippsland and further. There was a diverse program of events, with something for everyone, from food and […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Jack to dance on city stage

A LEONGATHA teenager will perform in Melbourne after being chosen to be part of a prestigious performance. Jack McDonald will dance and silent act in the ensemble of Lord of the Flies at Arts Centre Melbourne from April 5-9. The Newhaven College student was one of 23 boys from across Victoria chosen after an extensive […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Tour De Cure rolls into town

A TEAM of 120 riders, 35 support crew and Channel 7 staff are now riding from Hotham to Hobart. Along the way they made a pit stop for lunch at Leongatha Primary School yesterday (Monday). The riders gave a short presentation on the importance of staying fit, healthy and happy. Former Inverloch athlete Drew Ginn […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Handstands for Hayden

RHYLL’S Hayden Marshall was involved in a horrific accident in September last year. The Newhaven College Year 11 student was practising gymnastics on his trampoline at home when he lost control and landed awkwardly on his neck. He fractured four neck bones, damaging his spinal cord. The 17 year old was immediately airlifted to the […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

CFA honours firefighter turned soldier

WONTHAGGI CFA has received replica wartime medals commemorating a former firefighter killed in World War One. Relatives of Corporal John Sparks presented the Wonthaggi brigade with replica wartime medals on Sunday. A photo of Corporal Sparks hangs on the wall of the Wonthaggi fire station, more than 100 years after he was killed in France. […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Watch council online

  SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council meetings will be streamed live via the internet to give more people the chance to see how council makes decisions. Council last Wednesday adopted the Live Streaming of Council Meetings Policy to guide the live streaming, recording and publishing of council meetings. Live streaming will enable people to watch council […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in News | 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...