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Luke sets sights on grand slam

A GRAND slam title is the goal for Leongatha tennis player Luke Marshman. Luke began his tennis career at just seven years old. Now 13, he has stepped up to play pennant for Leongatha. Pennant has proven to be a challenge for Luke, who said he enjoyed the experience and having a good hit. As […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Heat fails to deter parkrunners

INVERLOCH was both hot and humid for parkrun this week, especially after the clouds burnt off and the sun came out. Well done to everyone who came out to have a run, jog, walk or skip at Inverloch. Organisers noticed a higher number than normal head straight down the beach for a refreshing dip after […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletes excel at state level

LOCAL athletes competed in state competitions on the weekend. Seven competitors from Wonthaggi Little Athletics competed in the State Multi Championship in Cranbourne. Despite the heat, they performed extremely well and posted 21 personal bests. All competitors took part in five events during the championship – hurdles, 100m, 800m, long jump, discus for boys, and […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Juliet backs women’s footy

GIRLS across South Gippsland and Bass Coast are getting fired up for the upcoming footy season. Among them is Inverloch’s Juliette Townsend, who is keen to see how women’s sport will continue to grow in 2018. Women’s sport had come leaps and bounds in the past 12 months, and Juliette hopes 2018 will bring more […]

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Regatta sailing strong

BOATING enthusiasts descended on Gippsland over the weekend for Inverloch’s fifth annual Wooden Dinghy Regatta. The event saw a record 58 wooden dinghies race in Anderson Inlet with sailors travelling from Tasmania and Queensland to participate. Regatta Commodore Rob McNair said the event got off to a flying start on Friday, with almost all entrants […]

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Locals flock to build scarecrows

MEENIYAN Community Garden is gearing up for its annual Australia Day Scarecrow Competition this Friday. Community members are invited bring along their best scarecrows or get together to build along with the group. The basic scarecrow necessities will be suplied but participants are encouraged to bring along something special to make their scarecrow a winner. […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Geeks gather at Coal Creek

GEEKS from across the region and beyond enjoyed a fun filled day at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum’s annual GeekFest in Korumburra on Sunday. Guests came decked out in full costume with many in medieval, cosplay or steampunk attire. Coal Creek par coordinator Rowena Ashley said the day was a huge success. “This year’s […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Family fun in the sun

THE Cape Family Festival was a fun family day open to the community to celebrate Cape Paterson’s rich culture, environment, music and diverse food, with fun in the sun on Saturday. Festivalgoers travelled from all over the region to also celebrate the Wonthaggi Surf Life Saving Club’s 80th anniversary. The annual event is the club’s […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Quality mixed in cheaper market

There were approximately 1200 export and 230 young cattle penned, representing an increase of 124 head week on week. The usual buying group was present, but not all operating fully in a cheaper market with one interstate exporter re-entering the sale after a short absence. Quality was mixed with a lot of weight in the […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Powerful women unite

  WOMAN from across the region united at the Inverloch Community Hub on Friday for a day of empowerment. The I Am Woman event was held to inspire women to strive for the best and surround themselves with like minded beautiful women. The event had five key note speakers and five amazing ladies from the […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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