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DAIRY farmers are hoping to avoid a repeat of the milk price crisis of 2016 by striking a new deal with milk processors. Farmer lobby group United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is developing a new code of practice for contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and processors. UDV representatives were in South Gippsland last week to […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Massive Leongatha sale on now 

THE pre-Easter liquidation sale is on again in Leongatha. Shan’s Lingerie, Panthers Mensland and Sports First have joined forces once again to offer fantastic deals on high quality products from Memorial Hall. The sale began on Sunday and will close on Thursday. Opening hours are between 9am and 5.30pm. This is the second time Sports […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Sweet opening for cake shop

The newest shop in Leongatha opened to enthusiastic customers last Wednesday. Sweet Life Cakes opened in Bair Street, just up from its sister store Sweet Life Cafe. Both stores are run by husband and wife team Jodie and Geoff Clarkson. The speciality cake shop tempted customers with free tastings and a scrumptious spread of cakes […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Horse trials a success

ON Sunday, April 2 Meeniyan Pony Club ran its inaugural horse trials at Stony Creek – an event that tested the skills of horse and rider over the three disciplines of dressage, cross country and showjumping. This was a qualifying event for the State Horse Trials Championships in May, thus the cross country course was […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Pro surfers to compete at Phillip Island

BASS Coast Shire Council have committed to professional surfing with the announcement of the Phillip Island Pro QS1000 event on local shores this October. To be held from October 27 to 31 on Phillip Island, the event will feature a 1000 rated World Surf League Qualifying Series event alongside a State Junior Event and Indigenous […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Chilly end for Stony races

A COLD front affected crowd numbers for the last race meeting for Stony Creek Racing Club on Monday, April10. Rugging up was the order of the day for those who attended but there was plenty on offer for those who made the effort including a return of the very popular Wild Action Zoo, pony rides […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tarwin fight for the win

TARWIN made the most of the home ground advantage with a win against Stony Creek on Saturday. After losing in the first round to Fish Creek, the Sharks’ spirits were lifted after claiming their first win of the round in a turnover. Stony Creek had the upper hand in the first half, inching ahead of […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Roos win in stellar clash

AFTER all the off season hype about the Alberton Football Netball League’s destruction, Toora and Fish Creek put on a football display to rival the new supposed powerhouse WGFL. With a couple of key players missing from both sides and on a balmy South Gippsland day on a pristine Toora Recreation Reserve, the game got […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Solid opening for Parrots

WITH a number of new faces in the line-up, Leongatha opened its 2017 season with a solid 62 point win over a competitive Bairnsdale. Debuting in the seniors, Ryan Olden, Sam Forrester and Harrison McGannon all had their jumpers presented to them by their fathers, Col Olden, Danny Forrester and Darryl McGannon at half time […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Industrial estate booming in Wonthaggi

LOCATED just outside the heart of the town, Wonthaggi’s industrial estate is a highly valued service centre. Providing a multitude of quality services, the industrial estate is situated on the Inverloch Road, including Loughran Drive. The industrial estate features a diverse selection of esteemed local businesses that service Wonthaggi and the wider region. Among those […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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