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Santa delights at Capeview Mitre10

WHILE some of the younger visitors to Santa Claus at Capeview Mitre10 Leongatha found the experience a little terrifying, most children were delighted to see him. HitFM Gippsland’s Santa On Tour program was in Leongatha on Saturday and will continue on to various locations across the region to celebrate Christmas. Visitors came to have their […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Christmas cheer in Korumburra

THE Korumburra community is set to celebrate the Christmas season during the town’s annual celebration Christmas In Korumburra on its main street on Saturday, December 15. An initiative of members of the Korumburra Business Association (KBA) and supported by the Koringal Women’s Service, Lions and Rotary clubs of Korumburra, the event caters for families and […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Former MG chief Gary Helou to pay $200,000 penalty

THE Federal Court has ordered former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou to pay $200,000 in penalties for being knowingly concerned in Murray Goulburn’s false or misleading claims about the farmgate milk price it expected to pay dairy farmers during the 2015-16 milk season. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission deputy chair Mick Keogh said, “The […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Leongatha turns on Christmas spirit

By Trudy Murphy   OH, what a night! Saturday night’s Carols in the Drome in Leongatha was a carols to remember with amazing performances from local bands, Leongatha Children’s Centre, local schools, Lisa Pellin Dancers, Combined Church Choir, South Gippsland Brass Band and drummers, Ashley Geary, Jackson Patterson, Adrian Darakai, Kiarna Smith, Britt Lewis, Kerryn […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Concert impresses

STUDENTS at St Joseph’s Primary School, Wonthaggi, wowed their friends and family with their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 6. The Christmas concert was based on John Burland’s Christmas Star. Christmas Star is a collection of songs and narration that retells the events leading up to and including the birth of Jesus Christ. The […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Santa spreads joy to the world

IF ever there was a more important job than spreading joy to children the world over, Santa Claus is yet to have discovered it. Mr Claus hails from the Nordic, snowy regions of the North Pole. Each year on Christmas Eve and early Christmas Day, he delivers toys, with the help of his faithful team […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Colours explode at school

LEONGATHA Primary School participated in its first School Run 4 Fun Colour Explosion last Friday, raising $13,000 so far towards new shade sails for playgrounds. The entire school and parents were involved in the day of colourful fun. As children navigated obstacle courses to test their skills of evasion, teachers sprayed them with colourful fluorescent […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Expo attracts tradies

TRADIES gathered at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Thursday afternoon. The Capeview Mitre 10 Tradies Expo was on again with more innovative products to discover. Forty-three Mitre 10 suppliers set up shop at the Workmen’s Club and introduced local tradies to the latest market. “Innovation takes place all the time, but not necessarily in the […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Jelbart joins DataGene

LEONGATHA South dairy farmer Tim Jelbart has been appointed to the board of DataGene, the dairy industry’s organisation to drive herd improvement. He was appointed at DataGene’s recent annual general meeting at which Simone Jolliffe, dairy farmer from Wagga Wagga and Graeme Gillan, Holstein Australia CEO were re-appointed to the board. Mr Jelbart is general […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Trauma Teddies comfort children

HANDKNITTED teddies, having become known as Trauma Teddies, have proved a great comfort for young children in times of stress. The Probus Club of Inverloch Knitters Group has added these teddies to their efforts for organisations such as the Salvation Army and Mission Without Limits for children in stressful situations. The immense value of these […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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