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Meeniyan reveals a rich history

LYN SKILLERN   The picturesque township of Meeniyan is located approximately halfway between Leongatha and Foster and is the focus of an active community.  During the second half of the 19th century the colonial government of Victoria put much effort and funds into the construction of railways. These were seen as essential for development of […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Sunday drivers cheat death at Poowong

POLICE are warning motorists to drive to the conditions after two accidents on Sunday in which drivers were lucky to escape with their lives. Both involved drivers who had failed to take note of the condition of the roads, Senior Sergeant Brad Steer told The Star. The first involved a roll-over at a notorious bend […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

ViPlus Dairy company honoured for exporting achievement

  TOORA’S ViPlus Dairy has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to Victorian agriculture at the Food and Fibre 2019 Agribusiness awards. ViPlus was awarded the Excellence in Exporting award and was a finalist in the food manufacturing category. These achievements highlight the successful expansion of the Toora facility, as well as its value to […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

South Gippsland roads are crumbling

MATT DUNN   SOUTH Gippsland Shire ratepayers will fork out more than $1 million for roads repairs, in the wake of storms that caused landslides and flooding.  But the recent assault on our crumbling roads system is something planners expect to see far more often, with the State Government and local councils preparing the local […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Foster and Stony Creek set to clash in Alberton grand final

The two best teams on the ladder, the Best and Fairest winner up against the league’s top goal kicker, and a rematch of the second semi-final, what’s not to love about this year’s Alberton footy grand final? Foster vs Stony Creek has provided some entertaining bouts through the year, but none are more important than […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Winery crowned top business again

HARMAN Wines continues to be the best business in the Bass Coast. The Wattle Bank winery and cellar door was crowned Business of the Year for the second year running in Bass Coast Shire Council’s annual Business Awards, announced last Friday. Harman Wines also won the Environment and Sustainability Award, as well as the Hospitality […]

August 26th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Diamond in the Rough

In 1999, a brash teenager from Leongatha told his teacher he didn’t need to do any homework because he was going to be a champion footballer. If you talk the talk you have to back it up by walking the walk and that’s exactly what Jarryd Roughead did. His retirement from the AFL was played […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Foster Tigers grand final bound

IN a game which went right down to the last 10 minutes, Foster managed to stay composed and oust Stony Creek on Saturday, booking a spot in the grand final. The Tigers came from behind in the last term to kick five goals to one and win by 27 points. Player-coach Brad Rooney was more […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Inverloch-Kongwak rue misses in elimination

IT was a game of missed opportunities for Inverloch-Kongwak on Sunday, paying the price for squandered shots on goal in their elimination final against Koo Wee Rup. The Sea Eagles kicked 3.11 in the first half to the Demons’ 5.3, eventually losing momentum and going down 76-47, bowing out of this year’s finals. “We kicked […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Poowong Magpies fly home

Poowong used strong third and fourth quarters to outlast Nilma Darnum on Saturday. The away side overwhelmed the Bombers with their ball pressure and presence in the contest, racing home to record a 29-point victory and book a qualifying final with Longwarry this week. It was Nilma Darnum who started the most effectively, taking advantage […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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