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Cr Fawcett resigns from council

Councillor Jim Fawcett has just announced his resignation from South Gippsland Shire Council, having just been appointed to the role in November. He is the third councillor to resign from council, in the wake of Meg Edwards and Maxine Kiel stepping down. He issued this statement just now: “It is with regret and some sadness […]

February 28th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Leongatha compete at Country Week

GIPPSLAND cricketers enjoyed another Country Week tournament, with Warragul doing the region proud winning the Division 3 premiership. Sale-Maffra and Traralgon survived relegation whilst the performance of a number of other associations means that next season will feature four Gippsland teams in Division 2, highlighting the depth and quality of players who are making themselves […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Kicking goals

LEONGATHA born and raised Aaron Heppell has been selected 2019 captain of Essendon’s VFL side. “I’m very honoured to be appointed captain. We have some very established players on the team so to be their captain is humbling,” Heppell said. The 24 year old has been a highly respected member of the team with stand […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Powlett campdraft raises $13000

THE annual Powlett River Campdraft was held on the weekend with over 700 runs plus finals. With good prize money and awards to be won, competitors from all over Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales were rolling in with their trucks and floats from early Friday morning. This year marked the 23rd campdraft on the […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony Creek Cup race day boost

STONY Creek’s hottest social event on the calendar is looming, and this year’s Ladbrokes Stony Creek Cup Race Day on Sunday, March 10 promises to be bigger and better than ever. The main race of the day is the 2019 Ladbrokes Stony Creek Cup, run over 2100m, which this year will offer increased prizemoney of […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tim’s wins add a touch of Grace

By Gavin Stubbs IN any sport, it is always enthralling to watch a talented youngster coming through the ranks and leaving an imprint at an early stage of their career and this appears to be the case with rider Tim Grace, who rode a double at Woolamai racecourse on Saturday afternoon. The 18 year old […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Swimming legacy lives on for LPS

LEONGATHA Primary School won the Woorayl District Swimming Carnival for the 13th consecutive year on Friday. Held at the Korumburra pool, nine schools competed on the day. Leongatha was the overall winner with Inverloch/Kongwak Primary School coming in second and St Laurence’s Primary School third. The Ian Brewster Handicap winner was Inverloch/Kongwak Primary School. St […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Antics of Dibley to fill Foster with laughs

THE Vicar arrives in Foster on Friday in a stage play crafted by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter from some of the best loved moments from the popular 1990s British television series, The Vicar of Dibley. A wonderful evening of comedy is in store as the play takes its audience from the time when the […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Young builders shine

MIRBOO North carpenter Ben Austin won the Master Builders’ Gippsland Section Training Provider Apprentice of the Year Award at the Premier Function Centre, Traralgon last Thursday. Ben was among three apprentices from Gippsland to be awarded for their dedication, skill and hard work. The other two winners were carpenter Jackson Harry from Waratah Bay (Employer‐nominated […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Woman inspires businesswomen

EMILY Carter from the Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre in Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, spoke to more than 50 women at the Southern Business Women’s Network dinner at the Inlet Hotel, Inverloch, last Thursday. She spoke of the challenges faced by families living in the remote Kimberley area, as well as the successes she and others […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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