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Sophie follows racing dreams

FORMER Leongatha local Sophie Herrald-Logan is making waves in the racing world. Most recently, Sophie was proud to win the Port Lincoln Cup in South Australia on March 1. “It was one of the biggest thrills of my career. It was quite a significant race and I was thrilled to win it for the trainers […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Daly Youth Girls are back

DALYSTON Football Netball Club will reintroduce its Youth Girls team this season. For the first time, Dalyston will compete for the flag in the Southern Gippsland Junior Football Competition. Coach Rohan McRae said the newly formed squad had greatly improved over its five weeks of training so far and all were enjoying the experience. “They […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Glenn tackles Ironman challenge

WHILE it proved to be a gruelling course both mentally and physically, Glenn Smith was all smiles as he crossed the finish line for the Ironman 70.3 challenge in Geelong on February 17. The event was his first ever attempt at the race and was part of a larger journey for the Leongatha local who, […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stunning end to race season

WOOLAMAI Racing Club held its final meet for the season on Sunday, March 17. Club secretary Bev Carmichael said the club was thrilled with the turnout and the quality of the races. “Each race was extremely competitive. We had a good crowd and the weather was perfect for racing. It was a terrific end to […]

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Black Dog ride hits Leongatha

RAISING awareness of depression and suicide prevention is the aim of the organisation Black Dog Ride. The motorcycle ride is named in memory of Anna Michael, a vibrant woman with a bright smile, a wife and a mother of two. Her sudden and tragic suicide following a silent struggle with depression was the catalyst for […]

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Korumburra claim U16s flag

KORUMBURRA won the Leongatha and District Cricket Association U16 grand final at Leongatha Recreation Reserve against Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak (OMK) on Sunday. The two sides were evenly balanced with good batsmen and bowlers. An intriguing match was on the cards, with the game depending on a couple of good performances from the top guns of […]

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Teens act scary

REHEARSALS are ramping up for Mary MacKillop College students performing in their upcoming production of The Addams Family. Despite still being in school uniform at their rehearsals, cast members were in full character and putting on a convincing and comical show recently – so much so that director Bron Kalos and music director Elly Poletti […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

CEO to guide council vision

NEW CEO Ali Wastie has jumped on board with Bass Coast Shire Council’s advocacy strategy and is committed to seeing key projects come to fruition. Ms Wastie stepped into the role following the retirement of Paul Buckley PSM in February. Formerly, Ms Wastie was the director city communities at City of Melbourne. The portfolio included […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Lija helps to bring about Change for Sam

FOLLOWING the tragic death of Phillip Island resident and psychologist Samantha Fraser in July 2018, a group of passionate community members and service providers have been working to develop a strong family violence strategy to prevent such tragedies in the future in Bass Coast. The Change for Sam strategy is led by a steering group […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

New species of dinosaur discovered

A NEW small bodied dinosaur that existed more than 125 million years ago has been discovered at the Flat Rocks site at Inverloch – the first new dinosaur found in the Gippsland area for 20 years. Approximately the size of a wallaby, the herbivorous dinosaur named Galleonosaurus dorisae was identified via ancient jaw bones unearthed […]

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