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Miners’ Dispensary is your partner in health

THE Miners’ Dispensary in Wonthaggi is more than just a pharmacy. It is your partner in health, with a focused and trained team of professionals who can improve your health and wellbeing in many different ways. With summer coming up it is appropriate we consider the damage the sun can do to our skin. We are […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Tourism mentees announced for South Gippsland

THE future of the tourism industry in South Gippsland is in good hands. The 2017-18 participants in the Ken Hore Tourism Mentoring Program were announced recently. The program promotes skills and excellence among young people and new entrants into the tourism industry, extends their tourism networks, and provides a broader understanding of the industry, while […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Galloping in for horse expo

THE inaugural Gippsland Horse Expo was held at the Mirboo North Shire Hall recently.THE inaugural Gippsland Horse Expo was held at the Mirboo North Shire Hall recently.Horse lovers from as far away as Bairnsdale, Melbourne and even Tasmania flocked to the hall to check out the many stalls inside. Local businesses, as well as many from […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Three new faces join GippsDairy board

THREE new directors were appointed to the GippsDairy Board at last Thursday’s annual general meeting. Korumburra’s Michelle Axford, Glen Alvie dairy farmer Shiona Berry and Neerim South’s David Johnson were formally announced in their new roles at the AGM in Traralgon. The meeting also saw Grant Williams, a dairy farmer from Hallora, and Lauren Finger, […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Burra Foods cut costs

BURRA Foods is moving forward, turning sustainable and cost efficient by installing 100 kilowatts of solar energy to the front warehouse roof at its Korumburra site. “Like the everyday household, Burra Foods is struggling with the ever increasing costs of energy and must do something about it,” Glenn Falcke of Burra Foods said. “Our energy […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Balers pose fire danger

EACH year we hear about hay stack fires in sheds and in paddocks and the financial loss of outside haystacks, sheds and unfortunately, equipment. However, not so commonly known is that there are also many baler fires that start while baling, many of which could have been avoided or at least, with much reduced damage. […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Race president reflects on great year

STONY Creek Racing Club held its 2017 annual general meeting to report on its activities over the preceding 12 months. Those members attending the dinner meeting at the Meeniyan Hotel also heard an entertaining talk from Dr Michael Bourke, a highly respected club life member. It was also confirmed that retired champion jockey Peter Hutchinson […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

AFL 9’s hits Wonthaggi

FOOTBALL season is officially over but why not keep active with AFL 9’s in Wonthaggi? GippSport have partnered with Wonthaggi Power Football Netball Club, Bass Coast Breakers Women’s AFL team and AFL Gippsland to offer a six week social AFL 9’s program at Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve every Monday from November 13 to December 18. AFL […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Knights celebrate amazing season

LEONGATHA Knights Football Club players and supporters gathered on October 14 to celebrate another wonderful season. The juniors enjoyed a short presentation followed by the traditional barbecue and parents vs. players match. The Seniors presentation night was held at the Daker Centre with decorations by Jess Odgers, lights by Chris Gale, beautiful tunes from Marty […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Town, Glen Alvie on the board

LEONGATHA Town and Glen Alvie have broken through to claim first wins of the season after claiming Round Three one day matches in A1 cricket on Saturday. Town secured its win with a lively innings by Matt Davies with 91 not out coming after losing his opening partner Jack Hume LBW for a duck. Davies […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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