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Family pays tribute to a treasured son

JARROD Davies, the Leongatha man whose body was discovered in Hobart’s Derwent River last week, was “tragically taken”, his family say. Father Rob Davies, who was in Tasmania for the weekend to visit his 27 year old son, says he has lost his best mate in the tragedy. Jarrod was in the Apple Isle on […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Ex-AFL players to play for Inverloch-Kongwak Football Club

AFTER retiring from the AFL just last year and joining the St Kilda coaching staff, football legend and Leongatha icon Jarryd Roughead will return to South Gippsland and play the first three 2020 season games for Inverloch-Kongwak. The star player will have the opportunity to play with mates at the club, and will also play […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Legacy marks 70th changeover

A PILGRIMAGE to the Allied cemeteries of Europe gave former Korumburra resident Greg Leighton the chance to pay tribute to five forebears who gave their lives during World War One. With his partner Jan Millington, Greg laid a remembrance poppy at each headstone, thus fulfilling an undertaking he had promised himself he would make. Greg […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Community | Read More »

New kinder unveiled

THE renovated Fish Creek Kindergarten was unveiled in grand fashion on Friday. Eastern Victoria Region MLC Jane Garrett performed the opening, watched by kindergarten staff and families, and South Gippsland Shire Council officials. The $367,155 renovation saw the bathroom relocated next to the outdoor area to improve supervision of children, and also included a new […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Meeniyan Garlic Festival tantalises foodies

THOUSANDS of people from around Victoria enjoyed the food, drink, games, entertainment and positive atmosphere at the fourth annual Meeniyan Garlic Festival on Saturday. Countless stalls were set up throughout the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve showing off some of Gippsland’s finest garlic and garlic-themed foods, while kids were entertained by various games including mini golf and […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Feast has tastebuds tingling

A MEAL fit for a king had guests blown away at the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve on Sunday, as top chefs dished up for the Meeniyan Garlic Festival’s Garlic Feast. Chefs Antony Ellis, Trevor Perkins, both based in Gippsland, and Alejandro Saravia, Gippsland food and beverage ambassador, cooked a delicious lunch of three entrees, a main […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Hospital growth plans inspire confidence

THE community gained an insight into the future of healthcare in South Gippsland last week, when plans for the new $115 million Wonthaggi Hospital expansion project were on show. Bass Coast Health (BCH) held community information sessions last week, at the Phillip Island RSL and Wonthaggi Golf Club. On show were the detailed plans of […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Farmers bat for cancer patients at Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club

FARMERS have opened up their paddocks to help raise funds to support breast cancer patients. Every year, the Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club holds its annual Pink Stumps Day event to raise money for breast cancer initiatives. The day, on Saturday, was a success and as part of that, the cricketers sold steers at the VLE Leongatha […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Motorbikes gathering prompt ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ at South Gippsland Historical Automobile Club

CREATIVITY is creeping into the design of makes of modern motorbikes which was evident at a display at the South Gippsland Historical Automobile Club’s February meeting. Leon Watchorn out did himself by organising the largest display to date and the meeting also attracted a full house. Members and their bikes to attend were: Ray Pearson, […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Miss Fisher film comes to Leongatha

FILM and TV producer Fiona Eagger is ready to make a welcome return to the town and the people she loves. In her kitbag she’ll be carrying a very special gift: an advanced screening of Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears. The big screen debut of the popular TV series will come to Leongatha […]

February 11th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

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