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Making a positive difference

VARIATION in work, the unpredictability of it all and the ability to help people and make a difference is why Leading Senior Constable Rohan Michael dons his Victoria Police uniform every day.  Every shift brings new challenges, making each day unique and jobs diverse. “You respond to the phone or whoever walks through the door. […]

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TLC pays off for local winemaker

A VINEYARD overlooking the picturesque countryside of Loch has been saved from demolition by local man, Mark Heath. The vineyard fell into disrepair when the previous owner passed away around two years ago. Investors from Melbourne then purchased the property with the intention of bulldozing it for farmland. Thankfully, they first approached Mr Heath at […]

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Workmen’s Club backs children

A COLOSSAL $42,295.90 was raised for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal by the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Friday, with more than 300 members and guests in attendance. On offer was an afternoon of entertainment with live auctions and raffles, including face painting and jumping castle for children. Club president Kevin Williams said the […]

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South Coast champs recognised

SOUTH Coast Athletics held its 2018/19 presentation day on Sunday, April 14. Athletes and their families enjoyed some games and a lunch to celebrate a successful season before presentations were made to club champions for Cross Country and Track and Field. Many local meet records and club records were broken during the season and these […]

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Charlie Brown Day a community winner

FINE weather and solid crowds made for a fantastic weekend of events at Waratah Bay over Easter. The annual Charlie Brown Day is a credit to Joan Newman and her band of helpers who year after year dust off and gear up for a wonderful community event, held on Easter Saturday for the last 11 […]

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Imperials celebrate milestones

IMPERIALS Cricket Club held its presentation night and 50 Years of Imperials Reunion at the Daker Centre on April 13. On the night the club inducted two members into its Hall of Fame which was a highlight of the night. Gary Sauvarin was the first member and Rob Fennell was the second member inducted. Imperials […]

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Fun run backs worthy cause

MORE than 300 people took part in the 2019 Leongatha Fun Run and over $13000 raised for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal, going well above the event organisers expectations. In the minds of many runners the day was the story of 17 year old Jack Fisher who was recently admitted to RCH and […]

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Alberton favours Ellinbank

THERE were no takers for the Mid Gippsland Football Netball League, leaving the future of football still up for negotiation. Alberton clubs Fish Creek, Tarwin, Toora and MDU confirmed applications had been submitted to the Ellinbank Football Netball League. Foster chose not to comment at this stage and Stony Creek could not be reached before […]

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Power up over Parrots

WONTHAGGI caused an upset over the reigning premiers Leongatha in the special Good Friday match. The Power ran out narrow winners 9.10.64 to Leongatha 7.8.50 to give its season some early impetus. Wonthaggi had been very disappointing the week before at Morwell but came out with intent this week at home to claim a major […]

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Music honours soldiers

EVERYONE has their own special way of paying tribute to the nation’s brave soldiers. Inverloch artists Kate Appleyard and Ben Mawdsley have shown their gratitude through music, with their latest single My Soldier set to be released at midnight on Anzac Day (April 25). The duo forms the band Souly Us, known for its unique, […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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