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Cervus serves up fun of the farm

THE Leongatha South branch of Cervus Equipment Australia held a free Kids and Family Day at its Hogans Road premises last Saturday. The event attracted more than 300 people, with Santa Claus making a special appearance to the delight of children for photo opportunities. A sausage sizzle, generously provided the Leongatha Lions Club, sold out […]

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Leongatha filled with tunes

LEONGATHA’S streets and empty stores were filled with the sounds of music last week as students gathered for the inaugural Camp Bravo music camp. Developed by Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College music teacher Elly Poletti, the daytime camp program ran over three days last week, culminating in a finale concert last Thursday. About 145 students […]

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Welshpool’s garden tops Victoria

WELSHPOOL and District Primary School has won a state-wide gardening award. The school won the Best School Garden Exhibiting Biodiversity Award, presented at the Victorian School Garden Awards at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne on November 15. Nominated for their bush tucker garden development project which began 12 months ago, the school received a […]

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Year 12s celebrate with class

LEONGATHA Secondary College Year 12 students celebrated a night to remember last Friday at the annual Year 12 Formal at Leongatha Memorial Hall. It was a night of celebration to mark the end of secondary school for students. Memorial Hall was decorated for a night of class and indulgence by Shelley Williams. Parents/guardians, students and […]

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Citizen science only a snap away

A QUICK photo on a smartphone could help capture valuable information on the local environment and contribute to a decade-long database of visual monitoring. Fluker Posts first appeared in 2008, encouraging bushwalkers, local residents and visitors to take photos of particular locations, as part of a research program through Victoria University. The Powlett River Mouth […]

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Storm on the move

GIPPSLAND Storm Elite Development Netball Club has just recently completed its 2019 try-outs. With some of the largest numbers taking part, the club will increase to 10 teams for next year. The Storm has been pushing further into the Gippsland region with netball clinics held with Nyora and more recently Moe and now the whole […]

November 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boxing bonanza in Leongatha

LEONGATHA is set to host a huge boxing event in the town with fighters coming from Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia to compete. The boxing event, called the Corner Inlet Cup, is being presented by the Corner Inlet Boxing Club and takes place on Sunday, December 9 at Leongatha Memorial Hall from 12noon. “This should […]

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Alberton looks to 2020

ALBERTON Football Netball League has conceded to being a six team competition in 2019. A meeting on November 22 saw teams elect not to disband the league, but rather look to the future and plan for an improved 2020. League president Barry Stride said teams were disappointed with the outcome but had accepted there was […]

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Stony Creek’s season off and racing

MORE than 80 members, supporters and sponsors helped launch the Stony Creek Racing Club’s 2018/19 season with a cocktail evening on Friday, November 23. Club president Michael Darmanin said it was a terrific night with guests enjoying a relaxed evening, hearing about the exciting season ahead and listening to guest speaker Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent. […]

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Saputo back Leongatha netball courts

LEONGATHA Football Netball Club was thrilled to receive $10,000 from Saputo to go towards its two outdoor netball courts. Club members, Saputo Dairy Australia staff and the local dairy farming community gathered at the club on Friday to celebrate the completion of the building phase. “It was such a great gesture from Saputo to help […]

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