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Crash and roll

A KONGWAK man landed his vehicle on its roof in Wattle Bank on Friday. The 59 year old single occupant driver was travelling south on Inverloch-Kongwak Road when he veered off the road into a drain around 8am. The vehicle travelled between 20 and 30 metres before it rolled and landed on its roof. The […]

July 31st, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Council overturns planners on race proposal

A MAJOR motorcycling event will be held at Leongatha South, after South Gippsland Shire councillors backed the proposal and overturned a recommendation by council planners not to, due to excessive noise. Leongatha Motorcycle Club is likely to be granted a permit to use private land at 85 Merricks Track and 945 Koonwarra-Inverloch Road, Leongatha South […]

July 31st, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Cowes death rocks community

HOMICIDE Squad detectives have taken over the investigation into the suspected murder of Samantha Fraser in Cowes on Monday, July 23. Police were initially called to conduct a welfare check on the 38 year old Cowes woman at a property on Seagrove Way on July 23. The alarm was raised after Samantha failed to pick […]

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Kids at risk

THE desperate need for a new school crossing and school speed zone in Williams Street, Inverloch will be brought to the attention of the State Government. The campaign comes after an Inverloch Primary School student was hit by a car while crossing Williams Street recently. The girl, Celeste Petracca, is a Grade One student and […]

July 31st, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Hay feeding – is it enough?

HAY alone may not always be the best feed for livestock when there is a heavy reliance on supplementary feed. Whether it is sufficient in meeting the requirements of animals depends on the levels of energy, protein and fibre in the hay. Agriculture Victoria Livestock Extension Officer Fiona Baker said the protein requirements of livestock […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Prices increase for trade cattle

There were approximately 1000 export and 350 young cattle penned, representing an increase of 28 head week on week. A new order joined the regular buying group but not all were operating fully in a dearer market. Quality improved in the trade run, while the bullocks were fairly mixed and there were fewer cows on […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Leongatha tournament a success

LEONGATHA and District Netball Association held its annual netball tournament on Sunday, July 22. Forty three teams from across Gippsland and the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne enjoyed the sunny skies and the challenges of a long day of netball. Twelve teams in the U15 section were divided into two pools. Open and reserve sections […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Top three spot in the bag

LEONGATHA has guaranteed a top three spot and the double chance after a comfortable win over Moe on Saturday. The Parrots sit second and just percentage behind Maffra but will have to rely on the Eagles stumbling in one of the last four rounds and probably win all four in order to get top spot […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Demons run over the Giants

KORUMBURRA-Bena faced a massive task when it played third placed Koo Wee Rup at home on Saturday. The Giants were still depleted by injury and several young Thirds players had to step up to fill the gaps left. The Giants won the toss and kicked to the town end, favoured by a slight breeze. It […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Kangaroos crush the Demons

FISH Creek was at home to MDU on Saturday, and after plenty of rain in the days leading up the ground was heavy and the conditions not ideal for either players or supporters. The Combine have struggled over the last couple of years at the Senior level but with Stevie Wright coming onboard as the […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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