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Crowds trot in for Woolamai picnic races

SOME 2000 racing fans attended Saturday’s Woolamai Picnic Races and enjoyed a relaxed day of fun and racing. The self-described laid back, family event attracts strong crowds locally and from afar. A 21st birthday celebration also brought in 100 people for the day. Race club secretary Bev Carmichael was pleased with the day’s proceedings and […]

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

Harpist to feature at Christmas concert

THE South Gippsland Singers are delighted to announce this year’s offering, titled Our Christmas Concert, will once again feature the group’s much-loved harpist, Pietra Dekker. She will accompany the choir when they sing three songs from Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, then play a segment of solo pieces – an experience to savour. Pietra […]

November 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Foster show takes recess for 2019

THE 2019 Foster and District Agricultural Show will prepare for a bigger and better return in 2020, with new secretary Denia Gilheany elected to bring out its best. The show committee agreed for a recess next year due to the ill health of one of its key team members. “We thought it was prudent not […]

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

Mos back men’s health

MOVEMBER is upon us and Wonthaggi’s Josh Plumb has decided to sport the “Chopper” look to mark the month long fundraising event for men’s health. Whilst Josh loves to have a bit of a laugh, his participation in Movember carries with it an extremely important message. Josh was twice diagnosed with testicular cancer over the […]

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ABC’s Back Roads reveals Fish Creek

FISH Creek welcomed ABC television’s highly acclaimed program Back Roads last week. Presenter Heather Ewart made her traditional entrance into town with her brown leather bag, this time atop an old jinker cart belonging to Fiona Mottram and local penny farthing rider Ross West. The Fish Creek and surrounding areas are slated for a mid-2019 […]

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

Ayr Creek a health hazard

AYR Creek is believed to be causing health risks to Inverloch residents and visitors. The information was presented to Bass Coast Shire Council at the Community Connection Session recently. Toxic blue green algae blooms formed in the lagoon last summer. Although blue green algae has not reappeared yet, high temperatures during the summer months cause […]

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

Rain relief

SOUTH Gippsland Water managing director Philippe du Plessis said the past week has seen welcome spring rainfall across all catchments and reservoir levels remain high. Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from November 17 to 23 was Lance Creek 56mm, Ruby Creek 38mm, Deep Creek 43mm, Little Bass 17mm and Battery Creek 56mm. Water […]

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Storm sparks record cleanup

A STORM hit South Gippsland with increased intensity across the Loch and Poowong areas last Tuesday, November 13, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake and local cleanup crews run off their feet. Starting in Melbourne and travelling towards the eastern region, the storm reached the Loch-Poowong area at about 5pm, stalling motorists’ journeys […]

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

Mayor to rule with “tough love”

THE new mayor of South Gippsland Shire Council, Cr Don Hill, has promised “tough love” to unite the conflict-riddled council. He said he would wield a firm hand in the council chamber to ensure minor disputes do not fester into major divisions. The head maths teacher at Drouin Secondary College said he would enforce discipline […]

November 27th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Former mayor tipped to be new MP

INVERLOCH’s Jordan Crugnale is looking likely to lead the Australian Labor Party to victory in Bass, while Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien has been returned with an increased margin, following Saturday’s state election. While the outcome of the election may not be known until later this week, Ms Crugnale, the former Bass Coast Shire Council […]

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

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