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Pool brings relief from heat

MIRBOO North Pool is making a splash throughout the hot summer months, with plenty of activities to keep children entertained. The idyllic pool grounds were full to the brim during early January scorchers, with some 500 splashers seeking solace during total fire days which saw mercuries reach into the forties. Annual, week long swim classes […]

January 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Prices ease for the first sale of the year

By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association The first store for 2019 drew a very large penning of 3360 for the first sale of the year. There were 2250 steers, 1100 heifers, 30 cows and calves and 25 springers yarded in a mixed quality yarding which once again including a large number of cattle from East […]

January 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Bay Beach hosts massive festival

THE Cape Family Festival was bigger than ever this year with around 2500 people heading down to Bay Beach in Cape Paterson on Saturday. The market stalls were at capacity with 50 stallholders taking part in the event, as well as live entertainment. Children had plenty of fun at the festival with the inclusion of […]

January 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fire warning

FIRE and emergency services are urging the community to exercise caution with extreme heat and elevated fire danger ratings expected ahead of this Australia day long weekend.The landscape across Gippsland is particularly dry and there have been many fires start due to simple oversights.Gippsland regional controller Mike Owen is calling for community awareness.  “Please take […]

January 23rd, 2019 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fletcher wows at Gunnamatta Ocean Beach

SOPHIE Fletcher (Cape Woolamai) and Todd Rosewall (Jan Juc) have started off their Victorian Open Series campaigns on a terrific note taking out the Open Women’s and Open Men’s divisions at Gunnamatta Ocean Beach in challenging conditions.  The combination of a messy 3-4ft groundswell and a very strong rip made it difficult for all surfers […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Juniors give golf a go

WOORAYL Golf Club held a very successful introductory junior golf clinic over four days last week from January 14 to January 17. Children were introduced to the first steps to playing golf.  The two hour sessions over the four days saw a total of 17 children participate all who enjoyed the opportunity to consider a […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Slicing opportunity for martial arts

A RARE opportunity presented itself to two South Gippsland Martial Artists last week with a formal grading and evaluation in the Toyama Ryu Iaido Japanese sword system held at the Qi Martial Fitness Academy located in Brighton, Victoria. Both Renshi Mick Ognenovski founder and head instructor of South Gippsland Freestyle Karate and assistant instructor Dai […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Coaches announced

KORUMBURRA City Soccer Club is pleased to announce its senior coaches for the 2019 season. Returning for another season in charge of the senior women’s team is Andrew Halkett and the senior men’s coach is David Newton. Andrew took the senior women’s team to the finals last year and is looking to further build on […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Outstanding results at Cape Aquathon

THE 2019 Cape Aquathon at Cape Paterson was a major milestone for the Cape Paterson Surf Life Saving Club and for many of its competitors. Mild, cloudy and slightly drizzly weather did not bother the 174 competitors on First Surf Beach Cape Paterson during their 400m swim and 4.4km run through the not so sleepy […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Keenan steals the show

By Gavin Stubbs WOOLAMAI and District Racing Club held its third meeting of the season on Saturday afternoon and once again there were plenty of highlights provided throughout the day. It was however jockey Max Keenan that stole the show with a dashing riding display to land three winners on the six-race card. Confidence was […]

January 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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