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Santa delights at Capeview Mitre10

WHILE some of the younger visitors to Santa Claus at Capeview Mitre10 Leongatha found the experience a little terrifying, most children were delighted to see him. HitFM Gippsland’s Santa On Tour program was in Leongatha on Saturday and will continue on to various locations across the region to celebrate Christmas. Visitors came to have their […]

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Christmas cheer in Korumburra

THE Korumburra community is set to celebrate the Christmas season during the town’s annual celebration Christmas In Korumburra on its main street on Saturday, December 15. An initiative of members of the Korumburra Business Association (KBA) and supported by the Koringal Women’s Service, Lions and Rotary clubs of Korumburra, the event caters for families and […]

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Former MG chief Gary Helou to pay $200,000 penalty

THE Federal Court has ordered former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou to pay $200,000 in penalties for being knowingly concerned in Murray Goulburn’s false or misleading claims about the farmgate milk price it expected to pay dairy farmers during the 2015-16 milk season. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission deputy chair Mick Keogh said, “The […]

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Leongatha turns on Christmas spirit

By Trudy Murphy   OH, what a night! Saturday night’s Carols in the Drome in Leongatha was a carols to remember with amazing performances from local bands, Leongatha Children’s Centre, local schools, Lisa Pellin Dancers, Combined Church Choir, South Gippsland Brass Band and drummers, Ashley Geary, Jackson Patterson, Adrian Darakai, Kiarna Smith, Britt Lewis, Kerryn […]

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Concert impresses

STUDENTS at St Joseph’s Primary School, Wonthaggi, wowed their friends and family with their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 6. The Christmas concert was based on John Burland’s Christmas Star. Christmas Star is a collection of songs and narration that retells the events leading up to and including the birth of Jesus Christ. The […]

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Santa spreads joy to the world

IF ever there was a more important job than spreading joy to children the world over, Santa Claus is yet to have discovered it. Mr Claus hails from the Nordic, snowy regions of the North Pole. Each year on Christmas Eve and early Christmas Day, he delivers toys, with the help of his faithful team […]

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Gippsland preps for 2019 footy season

GIPPSLAND Football Netball League released its 2019 fixture last week. Round one will kick off on April 6. Leongatha and Wonthaggi will both host home games in round one against Maffra and Warragul respectively. The first local derby will be battled out at Wonthaggi’s home ground in round three on April 19. They will meet […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tough conditions for parkrunners

WITH the mercury already exceeding 20 degrees by the 8am start time, it was shorts and singlet tops all round at Koonwarra parkrun. Sultry conditions saw 53 participants form a steamy train of colour along the Great Southern Rail Trail for the 59th event and regular local Leo Argento summed it up nicely; “The going was tough, […]

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Summer fun at the velodrome

IT was a great summer Friday night for racing and the riders had a fun night of competition. Zoe Reiter had her first night of racing and Tom Fitzgerald had a night where his casual job enabled him to have a race. In the first event of the night – the one lap time trial […]

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Town hits crushing 255 run partnership

FINE centuries to Sahan Perera and Amila Ratnaike have put Leongatha Town in a commanding position against Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL after day one. The pair added 255 runs for the second wicket with opener Perera powering his way to 170 runs which included 22 fours. His partner Ratnaike has now reached almost peak form and scored […]

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