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Michael’s SUPA IGA donates $100,000 to the community

LOCAL schools, farmers, and other various clubs and organisations were gifted $100,000 from Michael’s SUPA IGA thanks to the supermarket’s ongoing Community Rewards program on Tuesday, August 21. Speaking during the presentation ceremony at the Leongatha RSL, store owner Michael Lorenz applauded locals for taking part in the program and continued to stress the importance […]

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National cancer program visits Leongatha

A NATIONAL program set up to improve the confidence and wellbeing of those living with cancer visited the Leongatha Hospital on Friday. An initiative of the Cancer Patients Foundation, the Look Good, Feel Better program aims to teach individuals how to overcome the appearance related side effects that can be caused as a result of […]

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Chairo treasures books

THE staff and students at Leongatha’s Chairo Christian School campus went all out last Thursday, showing up to school in their best Book Week costumes. Held annually by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, this year the theme for the event was ‘find your treasure’. Deputy principal Christine Hibma said it was great to see […]

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Kids turn French

ST LAURENCE’S Primary School in Leongatha was awash with blue, white and red on Monday, August 20 as the school celebrated its annual French day. With creative and colourful costumes aplenty, the day began with sparklers and the singing of the French national anthem. Gathered parents and onlookers were treated to a parade that featured […]

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Seussical Jr dazzles crowds

LEONGATHA Primary School’s production of the musical Seussical Jr has been a resounding success, with sell out crowds, lots of smiles and wonderful performances all in abundance. Performing six shows across four days last week, more than 650 students took to the stage at Mesley Hall in Leongatha to act, dance and sing in front […]

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Dancers’ delight

DANCERS impressed with a diverse routine and many skills when Lisa Pellin Dancers held its annual concert at Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre on Sunday. The youngsters adorned elegant costumes to perform dances from across many disciplines to an appreciative audience, showcasing their work from throughout the year.

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Leongatha on show this week

WITH blossoming daffodils lining the streets of Leongatha, the town is looking perfectly picturesque as it prepares to host the annual Leongatha Daffodil and Dairy Street Festival this week. Under the guidance of the Leongatha Business Association for the second straight year, the festival promises to act as a street party in celebration of local […]

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Market backs a family in need

MORE than $11,000 was raised at a market held at the St Peter’s Anglican Church Hall in Leongatha on Saturday, to help Montanah Dubignon and her family. Montanah was recently diagnosed with a Glioma brain tumour and requires extensive treatment and support. Her family, originally from Korumburra and now from Beaufort, has been spending most […]

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Jetty to go

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will seek funding to replace the Venus Bay jetty. The jetty was deemed unsafe and closed, and will be demolished. Council’s manager infrastructure planning Tony Peterson said, “A level three inspection was undertaken (incorporating a full structural analysis) which recommended that the jetty be closed to the public and demolished as […]

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Council bids to protect the coast

TWELVE minutes is the average time a person uses a single use plastic bag and that is one of the reasons Bass Coast Shire Council will develop a policy to eradicate plastic bags. Although used for a short time, plastic bags can cause a lifetime of damage for the marine environment. A War on Waste […]

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