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Spicing up Leongatha

STRING and Salt was welcomed to Leongatha by enthusiastic customers on Thursday. String and Salt opened in Lyon Street and is run by Vanessa Watson and Michelle Cann. The store is founded on a love of food and home, great design and sharing with friends and family. “We had a lovely first day,” store owner […]

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Burra supermarket comes closer

THE path continues to be smoothed for the development of a new supermarket in Korumburra. South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday voted to sell land to Michael’s IGA to be included as part of the supermarket and carpark development. The land in question is 155-165 Commercial Street, being the existing the library, art gallery, meeting […]

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Holstein results now in

THE results of the recent South Gippsland Sub Branch , Holsteins, Semex On Farm Judging Competition, saw 150 cows judged by Marcus Young, Tasmania, from 20 exhibitors. Results of first three place getters are as follows – Mature Cow: 1 – View Fort Trekka Stylish – View Fort Holsteins- Matt Templeton (Tarwin) 2 – Calderlea […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Landcare groups share in $100,000

WEST Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) has provided $100,000 in funding split between 24 Landcare groups. Announcing the funding, WGCMA chief executive officer Martin Fuller said Landcare was a long-time partner in the region. “We work with Landcare to help deliver successful and effective natural resource management projects,” he said. “The support grants will help […]

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Beef stays steady

BEEF cattle prices are expected to ease during 2018 before stabilising at a level higher than the five year average, according to Rural Bank’s Australian Cattle Annual Review. Despite the eastern young cattle indicator averaging almost four percent lower than the record high cattle prices in 2016, domestic and export demand for beef remains strong. […]

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Riders rest in Foster

THE RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride is Victoria’s biggest bike riding festival. Cyclists rolled out from Wilsons Promontory on Sunday finishing the day’s ride in Foster. Steve Sinclair from Stony Creek is riding in the Great Victorian Bike Ride for the ninth year in a row this year. “I really enjoyed the ride from Wilsons […]

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Stony Creek launches season ahead

COMING off the back of a highly successful season Stony Creek Racing Club launched season 2017/2018 with a cocktail party last Friday night, November 24. The 70 plus guests immediately noticed some of the changes which have already been made with new air conditioners, windows and doors and carpet in the member’s room with plans […]

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Hoards flock to Woolamai

THE first Woolamai Race of the season attracted big crowds with some 2500 flocking to the course on Saturday. Club secretary Bev Carmichael said it was an excellent day and four of the six races were won by women riders. Courtney Pace won the first race with her horse Frankincense. Caitlin King took three wins […]

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Drafters gather in Dumbalk

RAIN, hail or shine, the 2017 Stony Creek Football Netball Club and Meeniyan Golf Club Campdraft carried on and was an overall successful event with over 900 runs. The draft started on Friday afternoon for the maiden event which was completed on Saturday morning. Charlie Hengstberger from Dumbalk judged the event. Peter Boddy from Woodside […]

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Breakers think big for 2018

THE Bass Coast Breakers women’s football team is excited to announce the reappointment of Steve Kenny as coach in 2018. As the teams inaugural coach, Steve has done a fantastic job establishing the new team and building a supportive culture which saw the group reach the grand final in their very first year. Steve’s efforts […]

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