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Parrots held accountable

THE traffic was certainly not one way as Leongatha had to fight all the way to overcome Drouin. Close for the first three quarters Leongatha went away in the last to record a 35 point win. Chris Dunne had a day out for the Parrots bagging eight goals for the match in a best on […]

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Croquet club celebrates milestone

THE Wonthaggi Croquet Club, located within the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve, welcomed some 150 people to its 25th birthday celebrations on Saturday. The event saw past and present Wonthaggi members, as well as croquet enthusiasts from clubs across Gippsland join in the fun. Federal member for McMillan Russell Broadbent and Bass Coast Shire Council deputy mayor […]

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Market moves forward

AFTER a successful first 12 months, the Leongatha Farmers’ Market is looking for a community based committee to continue it into the future. The market, which celebrated its first birthday on Saturday, is currently managed by Community College Gippsland. Tracel Devereux from CCG said they are looking at the next stage of the market’s development. […]

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Donate blood this week

THE Australian Red Cross Blood Service would like to remind donors the mobile donor centre is now in Leongatha and will be until Friday, June 1. The mobile donor centre is located at Gippsland Southern Health Service on Koonwarra Road. There are still appointments available during this visit for people to book to donate. The […]

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Children celebrate Book Week

ST LAURENCE Primary School students and some teachers participated in Book Week with the theme ‘Find your Treasure’ on Tuesday, May 22, at the Leongatha school. “The theme was set by Book Council and usually I pick my own theme but I liked this one,” library teacher Margaret Gatehouse said. “I chose to go with […]

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School upgrades on the way

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK Primary School’s Kongwak campus will be upgraded thanks to a $100,000 allocation from the State Government’s capital works program. The school’s teaching and learning spaces will be replaced or upgraded, to provide modern teaching spaces for the school’s students and staff. Principal Brett Smith said the school is currently undergoing a consultation process with […]

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Acting up over death

CONVERSATIONS about death and the end of life are not ordinary subject matter for a play but on Wednesday they were part of an enlightening show at the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre. Performed by roving theatre troupe Born In A Taxi, Unspoken – what will become of me? sometimes comically, sometimes sadly, followed the […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Railyards plan to be unveiled

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is waiting for draft plans of the rail crossing over South Gippsland Highway in Leongatha to be completed before presenting them to the community. An initial meeting has been held on site to familiarise consultants with the site and community expectations. VicTrack has engaged a construction firm to build the new […]

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Training tests CFA crews

THE South Gippsland Group of Brigades held a training day on Sunday in the Inverloch area, to help volunteers develop their skills. Volunteers from Inverloch, Pound Creek, Tarwin Lower, Meeniyan, Dumbalk, Yanakie, Foster, Toora and Welshpool CFA brigades were involved. The group holds training days twice a year, not only for skills maintenance, but also […]

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Boy, oh boy, what a show!

THERE was plenty of razzle dazzle on opening night of The Boy From Oz in Wonthaggi on Saturday night. Leading man Josh Gardiner as Peter Allen was sensational, from the opening song The Lives of Me right through to the outlandish I Still Call Australia Home in his full sequinned, sparkling Australia flag shirt and […]

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