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Flower show celebrates 30 years

  THE Australian Native Plant Sale and Flower Show was held in Leongatha over the weekend with a huge array of native plants and flowers on display and for sale. This year also included a special display of a birthday party, made nearly entirely of native plants, to celebrate the show’s 30th year. Run by […]

October 17th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Seniors value Leongatha’s history

A LARGE group of seniors spent Wednesday morning appreciating Leongatha’s history as part of Seniors Week. The group explored the architecture of Leongatha Memorial Hall and then made their way to the post office and court house. Later, they visited Bairs Otago Hotel and McCartin’s Hotel, the two oldest restaurants in Leongatha. “We need to […]

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Ruby CFA opens doors

  FIRE trucks, face paint and craft activities were as popular as always with the many children who accompanied their parents to the Ruby CFA Open Day on Sunday. Many volunteer members were on hand to answer questions and the CFA member Darren Hardacre said he was very happy with the turnout. “It was really […]

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Spring on show at Fish Creek

THE Buckley Park Community Farm Spring Farm Fair was held in Fish Creek on Saturday, with a little bit of everything for everyone. The event was presented by the Fish Creek Community Garden, which auspices the community farm, along with South Gippsland Landcare Network. Juneen Schulz from the Buckley Park Community Farm said the day […]

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Concerts showcase classical music

SOUTH Gippsland flautist Christine Ross is hosting a series of three concerts for music fans to enjoy. The first will be held Saturday, October 21 at Scot’s Pioneer Church, Mardan at 2pm. The second will be at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Warragul on Sunday, October 22 at 2pm. The third will be at Richmond Uniting […]

October 17th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Seals draw a crowd

SEALS have become a local attraction at Inverloch’s boat ramp, with families bringing children to see the intriguing creatures last week. Three seals, including a pup, have been basking in the sun on rocks near the boat ramp. Parks Victoria is urging visitors not to feed the seals for fear they could bite humans or […]

October 17th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Renee conquers cancer

  CANCER survivor of four years, Renee McLennan of Leongatha has committed to ride 1059 kilometres in the 2018 Signature Tour DeCure to raise money for cancer research, support and prevention projects around Australia. The ride in Queensland will start in Mackay on April 27 and finish in Cairns on May 5. Renee was diagnosed […]

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Film stars congratulated

BASS Coast Specialist School is still on top of the world after winning the people’s choice award in the international Focus on Ability Short Film Festival recently. To show its appreciation, the school presented a certificate to Bass Coast Shire Council at council’s Community Connection session on Wednesday. Council helped the young filmmakers’ dreams become […]

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Safety fears

    WONTHAGGI residents are opposing a new development for the former Miners Rest hotel site, concerned about the risk of a traffic accident. The development includes a service station, fast food outlets and a hotel, but residents are worried traffic flow issues pose a risk to public safety. Wonthaggi resident Irene Williams said the […]

October 17th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Burra labelled a Tidy Town finalist

COAL Creek Community Park and Museum has been named a finalist in the Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Towns competition. Korumburra is in the running for Tidy Town of the year due to Coal Creek Community Park and Museum’s strong community activity and range of projects. The points awarded identified Korumburra as a finalist. Tidy Towns’ […]

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