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Cross country off and running

SCHOOL students have been out and about running cross country events throughout South Gippsland’s schools. Last Tuesday, May 23 it was the turn of St Laurence’s, Leongatha, St Joseph’s Korumburra, Chairo Christian College in the morning and in the afternoon Mary MacKillop held its events. All races were run around the Mary MacKillop course in […]

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Franklin wins trophy race

THERE was fine weather and a good turnout of riders for the George Martin Trophy race – a handicap race around the testing Mardan circuit, starting at the Leongatha Secondary College. It was good to see a couple of visitors, Brian Sing and Jason Strickland there for racing with Austin Timmins back for his first […]

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Great win for Panthers in Indigenous Round

A PLEASING team effort resulted in a big win for Kilcunda Bass over Bunyip on the weekend. An excellent crowd gathered to watch the Seniors match, having just taken in the smoking ceremony for the Indigenous round. The Indigenous round was a success, with Bunyip joining in and celebrating the culture. Kilcunda Bass had three […]

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Where’s Wally in Wonthaggi

EVERY child’s favourite book character came to life at Wonthaggi Primary School last Thursday. Students donned the familiar red and white strips to celebrate 30 years of Where’s Wally? Where’s Wally? was first published in 1987, and has continued to engage children ever since. The dress up day was an initiative of Wonthaggi Primary School’s […]

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Colour fun run raises funds

LOCH Primary School had its annual cross country and colour fun run to raise funds for the school library last Thursday. The school is using crowd funding to improve the school library resources and by raising money, the school can buy books at cheaper rates. The books were sourced through Dymocks Children’s Charities, an Australian […]

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Market showcases talent

  LEONGATHA enjoyed its first Makers market on Saturday morning, showcasing local talent and the wonderful community garden in conjunction with the first farmers market. Everything on sale was handmade, including clothing, jewellery and artwork. Market coordinator Vivian Carroll said there was a good flow of market-goers throughout the morning. “The site was a good […]

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Inaugural market delivers the goods

WITH more than 20 stalls, Leongatha’s first farmer’s market was an impressive success. Held at Community College Gippsland, the market showcased the best in local produce. Stalls included an organic meats producer to promote clean eating and a specialty pumpkin stall that was popular. Following the incredible outcome on Saturday, the coordinators of the farmers […]

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Miss Saigon takes flight in Wonthaggi

    CHOPPER blades whirred as the brilliant cast lit up the Wonthaggi stage for the Miss Saigon musical that dazzled the sold out opening night audience last Saturday night, May 27. As the hot-blooded opening number “The Heat Is On” would have it, this is one musical that sets the stage on fire with […]

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School yard declared safe

ASBESTOS at Inverloch Primary School has been removed from the school yard and the affected area declared safe. Contractors from Melbourne visited the school last Wednesday and after four walk overs searching for cement sheeting and any other asbestos type material in the soil, the site has been declared clear. The site will be rehabilitated […]

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50 years of achievements

MEENIYAN couple Marilyn and John Mackie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently, with a kitchen tea at the Meeniyan Hall. The event was also a fundraiser for Red Cross. After meeting through friends at a Young Farmers meeting in Koonwarra in 1965, Marilyn and John were married in Meeniyan on May 6, 1967. Their reception […]

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