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Author kicks a goal with gripping read

A FOOTBALL story with a twist will be launched by a Leongatha author in May. Feather Knight Books is ready to release Matt Dunn’s Red Time. He described the novel as a “country footballer’s quest to avenge his mother’s murder, find a missing woman and help an unsuccessful club finally find the road to premiership […]

April 18th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Councillor Jeremy Rich charged with drugs, firearms offences

THE turmoil engrossing South Gippsland Shire Council has deepened, after Cr Jeremy Rich was charged with drug trafficking and possession, and firearm offences. At a file hearing at the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday), Cr Rich was charged with cultivating and trafficking cannabis of a commercial quantity, possessing cannabis, possessing cocaine, and trafficking and […]

April 17th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Bulldogs bite and defeat Garfield

PHILLIP Island looked every bit the reigning premier on Saturday on its home ground in Cowes defeating Garfield 83 to 29. Following the unfurling of the 2018 Seniors premiership flag by president Chris Ross and 2018 co-president Casey Cleveland with the guard of honour by both teams and the umpires, it was quickly down to […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Breakers welcome new players

COMING off the back of a thrilling premiership win, the Bass Coast Breakers are excited for what’s ahead in the 2019 season. For the past two seasons, the team has been led by coach Steve Kenny, who was an integral part of the Breakers’ success. Steve has stepped down this year and the team has […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Get into badminton

THE Leongatha Badminton Club has started its 2019 season with a number of practice nights. These nights are quite casual affairs and allow new players the opportunity to have a few sets and learn the rules and etiquette of this marvellous game. Badminton requires good hand eye coordination, fitness and touch. It is a sport […]

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Locals shine in surf trials

DAY one of the Rip Curl Pro Victorian Trials kicked off at Winki Pop in tricky 1-2ft waves with light onshore breezes. The event includes the main trials event that will crown the Victorian who will earn a spot in the main event of the Rip Curl Pro as well as the Victorian Junior Challenge. […]

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Pound Creek circuit excites

THE 2019 road racing season kicked off with racing at Pound Creek on Saturday. It was a great autumn afternoon – minimal wind and pleasant temperatures – as the senior riders were split into A and B grade for the two laps of the 24 kilometre circuit. The club welcomed new riders Jesse Riley and […]

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Panthers ready to play

THE Kilcunda Bass Netball Club is ready to pounce and aim for premiership glory. Bass MLA Jordan Crugnale and Bass Coast deputy mayor Bruce Kent officially opened two new netball courts at Bass Recreation Reserve, made possible by joint funding from the State Government’s Country Football and Netball Program and Bass Coast Shire Council. “I’m […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Easter parade – artists’ showcase

EASTER is almost here and leaves are turning russet tones of gold and red, and every shade in between. The fresh, new grass is springing up everywhere, and long autumn shadows play across our beautiful South Gippsland hills. To celebrate this lovely time of year, Di and John Koenders will be holding an exhibition of […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »


THE Inverloch anglers club usually reverberates to the sounds of people telling yarns about the ones that got away and the ones that they landed in the boat. The other week friends of the club and members told no stories; instead they just listened and enjoyed the enchanting music of Australian renowned folk songstress, Kavisha. […]

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