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Inverloch CFA opens for all to see

  THE open day at Inverloch Fire Brigade on Sunday was a success according to captain Allan Williamson said. “We had a lot of kids come through which is good,” he said. Mr Williamson said the Inverloch area was looking green at the moment and there was a greater chance of grassfires than bushfires this […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Homes may go

THREE Korumburra homes or one business shed could potentially be demolished by South Gippsland Shire Council and replaced with a community hub. Korumburra residents had the opportunity to speak up about the Korumburra Community Hub plan at a pop in information session hosted by council in the Korumburra Meeting Room last Thursday. Council’s manager of […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Service station excitement builds

THE new Evans Petroleum Westside service station in Leongatha should be open for business by mid December. The project was setback due to wet weather throughout winter. “It’s been a bit of a hit or miss with the weather,” Evans Petroleum managing director Stuart Evans said. “We closed the site down at the end of […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

New school building worth the wait at Burra

IT’S the beginning of a new chapter for Korumburra Secondary College with students finally settling into the new building. The building accommodates subjects such as art, food technology, wood and metal work. Inside has been designed with a central open space for shared learning, with individual classrooms that can be isolated for private lessons surrounding. […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Art to feed the hungry

ST LAURENCE Primary School, Leongatha students have started collecting canned goods to donate to people in need over the Christmas period. The school is hoping to collect around 500 cans before November 20 when each class will create a mural using the donated cans. All cans will be donated to St Vinnies, but first the […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Annie selection down to the wire

SOME 116 people turned up for Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Annie auditions that started on Friday evening and went all weekend through till about 5.30pm on Sunday. As for the title role of Anni,e 26 young girls auditioned and now there is a nervous wait this week with the selection down to the last four. Lyric […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Newhaven College’s new $10M Senior centre nears completion

EMERGING from the dust and ready to soar in 2018 is the latest addition to Newhaven College, the awe-inspiring $10 million Senior School, Science, Art and Technology centre, due for completion this year. The state of the art learning centre exudes style, commands an elevated position and is a credit to the Melbourne architect firm, […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sarah leads call to hook into fishing fun

SARAH Van Stokrom has always enjoyed the outdoors, from fishing to camping, and is now sharing her passion with the rest of Victoria. The Inverloch woman is the state coordinator of Fishcare Victoria, a program that encourages responsible fishing and stewardship of the state’s fresh and salt waterways. The community operated, not for profit group […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Stolen car set alight

POLICE are seeking the public’s help after a stolen car was set alight at West Creek near Wonthaggi on Sunday morning. The gold Holden Commodore was stolen from Lilydale on Saturday and was found ablaze at 12.30am Sunday on West Creek Road. CFA attended and extinguished the blaze. Surrounding grass was burnt. Bass Coast Criminal […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Prestigious role for Inverloch’s Ken Lay

INVERLOCH’S Ken Lay AO APM is the 14th Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria. He was sworn in to the role last Thursday by Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, at a ceremony at Government House, Melbourne. Mr Lay has a distinguished career in public service, including as Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police from […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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