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Keep fireworks legal this NYE

INVERLOCH, Coronet Bay and Cowes will have fireworks on New Year’s Eve. Inverloch’s fireworks will be held at the recreation reserve at 9.30pm. Coronet Bay’s fireworks will be held at 9.30pm at 39A Gellibrand Street. At Cowes Jetty, fireworks will be held from 9.30pm to 9.40pm. At San Remo, a candlelight labyrinth walk will be […]

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School goes sustainable

SOUTH Gippsland Specialist School’s focus for 2017 was sustainability. Students designed reusable Boomerang Bags during term four to donate to Leongatha Health Foods store. Boomerang Bags is a community driven movement tackling plastic pollution. Not only have the students designed bags, but they also raised more than $350 to buy gifts for Oxfam, a global […]

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

LSC students achieve excellence

LEONGATHA Secondary College held its excellence awards presentation ceremony last Tuesday, December 19, where around 150 certificates were presented to students at Mesley Hall. Sarah Bouquet was awarded the senior principal’s award and Angus Ritchie was awarded the junior principal’s award. Awards ranged from individual subject awards to whole school sponsored awards. The Arts Megan […]

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School’s out in Leongatha

  LEONGATHA Primary School (LPS) celebrated the year with a final assembly and awards ceremony in Mesley Hall recently. The hall was filled with excitement as the 2018 school captains, house captains and specialist leaders were announced. Students were acknowledged for excellence with certificates and special awards. These special awards included academic, citizenship, music, physical […]

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Welshpool students graduate

  THE Welshpool and District Primary School held its Grade 6 graduation ceremony recently, to congratulate and farewell students heading off to secondary school in 2018. Sofie Platt and Elsa Gallagher received the Toora Lions Club award, while Gloria Gordon received the Ella Hendrie Memorial Award. School will resume for most students on Wednesday, January […]

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Young women grow

  THE young women who completed the Enabling Young Women Leadership program were acknowledged and celebrated at a special graduation in Leongatha Memorial Hall on Monday, December 18. The program involved eight young women who came together over the last six weeks to build their knowledge, connections and skills around advocacy and leadership. The program […]

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Taylor to train the Tigers

PREMIERSHIP player Josh Taylor has stepped up and taken over the role of Seniors coach at the Mirboo North Football Netball Club. Former coach Clancy Bennett – who led the Tigers to an incredible and unprecedented premiership victory in the 2017 season – passed over the role due to work commitments, giving Taylor the opportunity […]

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

Fish Creek to strive for third premiership flag

  SENIORS coach Greg Hoskin is on his way to a premiership hat trick with Fish Creek Football Netball Club. Hoskin began his coaching campaigning in 2016, which saw the Kangaroos take down Inverloch Kongwak in the final showdown. Fish Creek made it two for two under Hoskin’s leadership last season, defeating Toora in the […]

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Colourful end to school year

WONTHAGGI North Primary School saw the school year out in a flurry of colour recently. The school’s colour run was previously postponed due to severe storm warnings earlier this month, but turned out to be a memorable last day of school for 2017. Through the colour run, $4000 was donated to the school by the […]

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Highway under pressure

  THE Bass Highway is feeling the pressure of population growth. To plan for a growing future, VicRoads received $500,000 to do a planning study and assess the safety challenges from Anderson to Leongatha. The planning study is part of the State Government’s Planning for our Future program that began in 2016-17. There are pressure […]

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