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New life for video network owner

LEONGATHA mourns its video store. After seven years of effective and loyal services, one of the last Network video owners of the region, Julie Grant, said she had no other choice than to shut the front door for good. While for the new generation to pay for a movie seems unreal, the others who still […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Martins see benefits in red

A PASSION for dairying and a love of the Aussie Red breed has helped Korumburra sharefarmers Dave and Amanda Martin produce a championship winning cow. In the recent Australian Red Dairy Breed on Farm Challenge, the Martins’ cow Glenroy Waratah was crowned overall champion, beating 200 other entries. Glenroy Waratah was also named best cow […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

So much to see at Farm World

FARM World attracts more than 55,000 visitors and 850 exhibitors over four days to Lardner Park near Warragul. The event from Thursday, April 12 to Sunday, April 15 offers the latest in technology, equipment and information, and an opportunity to chat with the experts. There’s plenty for professional and lifestyle farmers interested in equipment, livestock, […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Equestrian Expo to excite

FARM World is held in conjunction with the Equestrian Expo, which now in its third year, offers a program that will excite both professional and equine enthusiasts. Held from April 12 to 15, this year’s event will feature some of Australia’s finest competitors who will compete across a four-day program, which kicks off on Thursday […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Weather shines on memorial ride

THE 11th annual John Sauvarin Memorial Ride was held at the Koonwarra Recreation Reserve on Sunday, an event organised by Tony Smith from the Leongatha Cycling Club. Mr Smith said the event not only honours the memory of friend and club member John, but also acts as a fundraiser for the Heart Foundation. “Participants vary […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Jack does it again

THIRTEEN year old Wonthaggi Table Tennis Association player Jack Duff accomplished his aim last week when he continued his winning streak at Victorian Junior Table Tennis Championships. He won Division 5 at the Mornington Junior State Championships, taking home a $50 cash prize. Jack is off to Geelong next week along with Ashley Hewlett, Poppy […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Gymkhana a success

THE annual Corner Inlet Pony Club Labour Day gymkhana was another successful one. The weather was kind, plenty of ribbons to be won and an added freshman’s showjumping course was set up. The attendance was perhaps a little less on last year (due to the weather threatening to rain) but it didn’t dampen the great […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Team event raises money

SOUTH Gippsland Team Penning handed more than $12,800 to the Vanderland family of Leongatha on Sunday, in support of their son Elliot. Club treasurer Anna Holwerda said the fundraising auction held on Saturday night raised around $9000 for the cause. “We sold 10 hectares of oversowing for $1000, two Angus steer calves for $520 and […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Mirboo North beaten by Yinnar

YINNAR ruthlessly extracted sweet revenge for its heartbreaking two point 2017 grand final loss to Mirboo North, when it outran and overpowered the reigning Mid Gippsland premier by 44 points at Tigerland on Saturday. To go with its comfortable first game of the 2018 season victory, Yinnar also regained the annually contested Vin Kallady Memorial […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Panthers bring it home

KILCUNDA-Bass has got its 2018 campaign off to a great start after defeating Dalyston by 27 points at Bass. With the Panthers keeping Dalyston goalless in their 107-point victory in the Reserves, the Senior side was hoping to continue a dominant day of footy over their rivals. The Seniors were off to a good start […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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