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Hospital receives $10,000 grant

IN celebration of a 100 year legacy of giving, Commonwealth Bank donated $10,000 to Gippsland Southern Health Service for its oncology unit last Wednesday. Commonwealth Bank employees will give $10 million to community organisations this summer, with 1000 Centenary Grants valued at $10,000 being distributed from February 21. Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) received a […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Finns delight Meeniyan

THE posters mentioned two Finns. Yet on Tuesday and Wednesday night Meeniyan got a full reunion of New Zealand’s first musical family, as Neil and eldest son Liam were joined by mum Sharon on bass and backing vocals, and youngest Elroy on drums. Lyrebird Arts Council have had a handful of shows that have sold […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate The Hills Are Alive’s 10th anniversary

GRASSROOTS Victorian music festival mainstay The Hills Are Alive is blowing out 10 candles in 2018 and the venue, The Farm at Krowera, is once again set to become the heart of Australian music come March. The three day music festival will be held from Friday, March 23 through to Sunday, March 25 at The […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

North meets south for dairy discussion

THE Biogipps Discussion Group recently hosted a group of dairy farmers from northern Victoria during one of its regular meetings. Krowera farmers Sean and Lisa Monson were the host farmers, welcoming the Murray Dairy region farmers on an unseasonably wet and windy summer’s day. The Murray Dairy farmers were keen to come down and see […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Strong field contests Inverloch triathlon

JUST over 80 people took on the Bass Coast Barracudas Twilight Triathlon in Inverloch on Saturday. Participants completed a 500 metre swim at the Inverloch Inlet, a 25 kilometre bike ride to Cape Paterson and a five kilometre run. Wonthaggi’s Matt Sullivan placed first with a ripper time of one hour, five minutes and 14 […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha takes out district swim sports

LEONGATHA Primary School with 186 points won the 2018 Woorayl District Swimming Sports last Friday, February 23 at Korumburra. In second place came Inverloch Kongwak with 123, then followed Korumburra 72, St Laurence’s 66, Mirboo North 53, St Joseph’s/Chairo 31 and Karmai 19. In the Ian Brewster handicap shield winning was St Laurence’s narrowly from […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Schools compete in the pool

SOUTH Gippsland secondary colleges went head to head in the Interschool Swimming Carnival at the Korumburra Outdoor Pool last Tuesday (February 20). The competing schools were Leongatha Secondary College, Korumburra Secondary College, Mirboo North Secondary College, Foster Secondary College, Wonthaggi Secondary College and Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College. Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College went home […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Island favourite pipped on the line

By Tom Hertig THE World Superbike Championship has something authentic. Of course, we come for the beauty of the race and for the noise of engines that give you goose bumps. But the riders are not the only stars of the weekend! The real star is the bike. Ours, that of others, that of the […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Channel Challenge honours inaugural winner

SOME 470 San Remo Channel Challenge competitors and hundreds of spectators honoured the 1986 inaugural winner of the event, the late Michael Gordon, on Saturday with a minute’s silence before the race started at 2.05pm. Federal Member for McMillan Russell McMillan paid tribute to his good mate who died on February 3 after he suffered […]

February 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Pink Stumps raises $10,000

OUTTRIM Moyarra Kongwak Cricket Club more than doubled its fundraising goal for the McGrath Foundation at its Pink Stumps Day event over the weekend. The Club raised $10,400 when 105 ladies attended the luncheon event on Saturday. “The initial aim was to raise $5000. We are overwhelmed by the generosity and support of the local […]

February 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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