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Cosi – madness prevails

MADNESS has always provided good material for theatre and Cosi, Phillip Island’s Offshore Theatre’s latest play, is one mad romp that definitely drew the laughs on opening night in Cowes last Friday. Directed by the talented Amanda Price, Cosi, the darkly funny 1992 play by Louis Nowra, set in Australia in the later days of […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

More legal costs to sting council

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will pay further legal costs incurred by a neighbour of Bald Hills Wind Farm. The Supreme Court of Victoria last week ordered council to pay the costs of wind farm neighbour John Zakula in relation to a court hearing on January 31, 2018. His solicitor is yet to determine the cost, […]

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Traffic lights to deliver safety

WORKS to install Wonthaggi’s first set of traffic lights are well underway. To be installed at the intersection of Korumburra-Wonthaggi Road and the Bass Highway, the lights will aim to increase traffic flow and improve safety. The $3.76 million project was funded through the Federal and State Governments, as well as Bass Coast Shire Council. […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Reduced rainfall increases stress

FARMERS have been feeling the stress over these past few dry months in South Gippsland. Meeniyan rainfall recorder Lindsay Fromhold has recorded 93.9mm of rain in Meeniyan since the start of January this year, which in comparison to the same time last year is a very poor amount. During the same time in 2017, Mr […]

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Police assure crash victims

THE Proactive Police Unit (PPU) from Morwell was in Leongatha on Tuesday, April 10 following the terrifying crash on April 9 in McCartin Street. Jesse Proctor, a 21 year old from Moe, crashed a stolen vehicle into two parked cars which burst into flames outside Woorayl Lodge aged care hostel in Leongatha. The PPU was […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Big improvements at Baromi Park

THE Mirboo North Baromi Park draft master plan has been completed. The town received a $400,000 allocation for future capital works and there is currently $300,000 in the Mirboo North and District Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank. The draft master plan suggests how that $300,000 should be spent. The plan states $18,800 will go […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Councillors frustrated by round table push

AN urgent meeting held by South Gippsland Shire Council to reconsider establishing a peak group in Leongatha similar to the successful Korumburra Round Table has been labelled a waste of time. At the March council meeting, Cr Don Hill asked council to see if the community wanted a round table, but his motion was not […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Back on track

THE Leongatha Cycling Carnival could roll back into town next year with the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce and Industry leading the charge and meeting next Monday, April 23 to further discuss this plan. Chamber vice president Anthony Walls said the team was working towards bringing back the once iconic cycling carnival that attracted huge crowds […]

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New life for video network owner

LEONGATHA mourns its video store. After seven years of effective and loyal services, one of the last Network video owners of the region, Julie Grant, said she had no other choice than to shut the front door for good. While for the new generation to pay for a movie seems unreal, the others who still […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Martins see benefits in red

A PASSION for dairying and a love of the Aussie Red breed has helped Korumburra sharefarmers Dave and Amanda Martin produce a championship winning cow. In the recent Australian Red Dairy Breed on Farm Challenge, the Martins’ cow Glenroy Waratah was crowned overall champion, beating 200 other entries. Glenroy Waratah was also named best cow […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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