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Sureway gives to Lifeline

Major donation: Sureway Employment and Training Gippsland area managers Darren Beggs and Jacinta Muhovics presented a cheque for $2620 to Michelle Possingham from Lifeline Gippsland Telephone Crisis Centre on December 19. From November 12 to December 7, Sureway held a fundraising appeal across the company and gave money to a charity in each region for […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Business,Community | Read More »

Long Jetty’s opening success

IT has been just over eight years in the making but finally the $10.85 million restoration of the Port Welshpool Long Jetty has been realised. Hundreds of people walked on the jetty on the weekend before Christmas, when the jetty first opened unofficially, in time for the summer holiday season South Gippsland Shire Council mayor […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Lyrics win entry into country music awards

A SOUTH Gippsland band is a finalist in a songwriting competition in the heart of country music in Australia: Tamworth in New South Wales. Souly Us – the group of Kate Appleyard and Ben Mawdsley – is a finalist in two categories of the Tamworth Songwriters Association (TSA) Songwriting Competition every year. The group is […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

A step in the right direction

WHETHER you’re new to the dairy industry or have seen it all and are looking to move away from the daily grind, GippsDairy has a course to help you step along the right path. OMJ consultant John Mulvany will present three courses in the first half of 2019 – Stepping Up, Stepping Back and Taking […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

New wheels for first aid crew

A NEW vehicle is rushing first aid responders to emergencies in the Venus Bay district. The Venus Bay Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) has taken delivery of a Nissan X-Trail, supplied by Ambulance Victoria and the third vehicle the CERT has had since starting. The old CERT signage was green, including on volunteer first aiders’ […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Surfer assaulted

A MAN suffered concussion after being assaulted by young men who broke into his car at Kilcunda on Thursday. The man returned to his vehicle after surfing for several hours to find a man in the front seat of his car and another man standing beside him. The victim approached the offenders and punches were […]

December 28th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Commodore’s Cup excites the sailors

RACING on December 16 for the yacht club’s Commodore’s Cup race three and four had something for everyone. Race three consisted of two triangles and a windward return, with shifty wind coming out of the north west. With 15 boats on the water the race started on time at 11 in the morning and consisted […]

December 18th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Vu makes Victoria proud

WONTHAGGI athlete Tevuro Ihomana Montgomery competed at Cairns last weekend in the Australian All Schools Track and Field Championships. Tevuro competed in the U14 age group in both the 80 metre hurdles event and the javelin. She ran well in the qualifying heat of the hurdles to make the final later in the day where […]

December 18th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

South Gippsland Midweek Ladies Tennis

LAST Tuesday, the grand finals in all sections were played in glorious conditions at Wonthaggi. All sections had very close games. Congratulations to all the players and of course the umpires. The next season of tennis begins in early February. If you would like a game or can enter a team, please let your local […]

December 18th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony Creek hosts season opening trials

GROUP 1 winning trainer Peter Gelagotis and his brother Manny sent horses around the track at Stony Creek at last week’s official trials. Stony Creek Racing Club president Michael Darmanin said it was a terrific opportunity to test out the track with nearly 50 horses making the trip down to Stony Creek for the trials. “The […]

December 18th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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