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LDNA moves forward

LEONGATHA and District Netball Association received a $10,000 community grant from the South Gippsland Shire to create a business plan. The association plan to expand the courts run off zone to fit the Netball Victoria compliant court specifications. Currently, there are eight courts in total, the association plan on eliminating one of the courts to […]

August 30th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Students show off gym talent

ST LAURENCE’S Primary School in partnership with Leongatha Gymnastics Club (LGC) and Sporting Schools Victoria offers students the opportunity to take part in a developmental gymnastics program each year. During term two and three students participate in weekly lessons developing their acrobatic and floor skills on a variety of apparatus. With expert assistance from Miranda […]

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Teens learn Indigenous culture

KORUMBURRA Secondary College has this year facilitated a whole school Indigenous experience with a focus on the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In the past, students have enjoyed excursions to Melbourne to visit museums and various sights and talk about indigenous culture. “This year we thought we would try something […]

August 29th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

SES celebrates volunteers

VICTORIA State Emergency Service (VICSES) volunteers were honoured during the VICSES East Region Awards ceremony at the Leongatha RSL recently. Twenty-one recipients were presented with awards recognising more than 200 years of service to the community. Over the coming months, a further 76 volunteers will be recognised for their service to the community through a […]

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Toora’s weekend of history

THE Toora and District Family History Group presented a fantastic display for the community and interested visitors who travelled from Phillip Island, Neerim South, Leongatha, Wonthaggi, Dumbalk, Ringwood, Mooroolbark and other local towns on Saturday. The Toora Hall looked amazing with old photos of local happenings on the paper clippings from 1914 to 1980 around the walls. The tables were covered […]

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Korumburra greets Chinese visitors

KORUMBURRA Secondary College recently embraced the chance to share Australian life with six visitors from the college’s sister school in Changshu, China. The visit was the second made by the sister school – Changshu Foreign Language School – in as many years and the hospitality shared by KSC’s community was inspiring. The Chinese visitors experienced […]

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Floral delight at Wonthaggi

  GARDENERS and admirers of all things floral should not miss the South Gippsland Orchid Society Orchid Show. The show presents spectacular displays of orchids and other flowers at the 2017 show in the Wonthaggi Town Hall, Baillieu Street. The show will be held on Friday, September 8, 9.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday, September 9, 9.30am […]

August 29th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Don’t miss Chicago

  THERE are only a handful of shows to go before Wonthaggi Theatrical Group closes its season of Chicago. Ticket sales have gone through the roof since an utterly successful opening night on August 19, so get in quick to book your seat. After a sell out opening night, fantastic numbers are anticipated for closing […]

August 29th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Fish Creek eyes new look kinder

FISH Creek is on the way to receiving a $230,000 upgrade of the town’s kindergarten that will service the community for 15 years. South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday voted to apply to the State Government for a grant to undertake major works. The project will entail constructing a new compliant access ramp and new […]

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Peter Pan is coming to Leongatha

  PRIMARY and secondary students at Chairo Christian School’s Leongatha campus, together with staff members and families, are excited to be presenting the musical Disney’s Peter Pan Junior this week. “Our productions are always combined primary and secondary events because they build community and provide opportunities for everyone to use their different gifts as they […]

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