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Paul’s recipe for success

INVERLOCH is serving up success with the local Seniors football team winning its first premiership in 31 years on Saturday and local bakery Paul the Pieman winning a swag of medals in the 2017 Great Aussie Pie Competition, judged last week. Footy finals time is the perfect time to hop into some great Aussie fare […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

High pie recognition

KELLY’S Bakery serves mouth watering pies in Korumburra and their recent award proves that. Bakery owner, Jason Kelly collected a silver medal for his slow cooked pork pie with smoky barbecue flavour at the Great Aussie Pie Competition held in Sydney last week. “It’s good to win an award nationwide,” Mr Kelly said. “Our pork […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Burra Foods praises top farmers

BURRA Foods honoured first class suppliers at an awards ceremony at the Korumburra Showgrounds last Tuesday, September 12. The Korumburra-based milk processor presented Gold Quality Awards to farmers who had produced A Grade milk all season with average bulk milk cell count of less than 100,000, and Silver Quality Awards to farmers whose milk had […]

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Jelbart’s Caldermeade herd to sell

THE Caldermeade Dairy and Cafe, which was owned by the Jelbart family has sold, after around 12 months on the market. The entire milking herd of around 340 Holstein Friesian autumn calvers will be dispersed at a sale on Friday, October 6 at 10.30am at VLE Leongatha. Tim Jelbart said the quality of the herd […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Tim shows his auctioneering flair

TIM Gibson flew the flag for Alex Scott and Staff’s Korumburra office in a recent state-wide auctioneering competition. The livestock agent competed in the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition at the Victorian Livestock Exchange at Pakenham. The event was hosted by the Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association and saw contestants auction three pens […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Expo excitement builds

THE Strzelecki Lions Club is proud to be hosting the South Gippsland Dairy Expo in Korumburra on September 27 and 28. The event will open at 9am and close at 3.30pm on both days. Entry is $10 per person and children under 16 are free. The Dairy Expo started in 2000 with the committee having […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Knights stay strong against Lang Lang

LEONGATHA Knights Reserves took on Lang Lang United in a replay of last year’s Reserves grand final. Knights and United last played out a four all draw. The Knights had regular Reserves keeper Shem Murphy in goal and he was tested early when a clearance ricocheted off a Lang Lang player and looked like going […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Gymnasts shine, both young and old

TERM 3 has been a successful one for Leongatha Gymnastics Club’s competitive gymnasts. Head coach Miranda has competed at two Masters events on the July 8 and August 27. Masters gymnastics is open to anyone over the age of 18. Miranda did an amazing job finishing first on all events and first overall at the […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Swimmers amaze at championships

A DEDICATED team of 18 swimmers from South Gippsland Bass Swimming Club joined the best swimmers from all over country Victoria in Wangaratta for the 2017 Victorian Country Short Course Championships recently. An all round effort across the two days of racing culminated in a sixth place overall finish. This is the club’s best result […]

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Thrilling grand final results on the courts

A Grade WITH Korumburra Bena undefeated all season, accounting for the Dalyston in both home and away game and Dalyston losing the first week of finals, the Giants came in as heavy favourites. However, Dalyston thrive on the underdog status and love nothing more than taking on Korumburra Bena in big finals. The crowd must […]

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