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Bowls club searches for new home options

WONTHAGGI Bowls Club is seeking a new home. With some 130 members and big tournaments played at the current site on Billson Street, the club needs room to grow. Its biggest issue is the parking situation. Sharing the parking with local businesses, members are often forced to park in two hour zones or lug their […]

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sheep-dogging trials return

The dogs were out with herders on-field for the annual sheep dog trials at the Korumburra Show Grounds, November 12-14. The handlers competed in five categories of increasing and varied difficulty, starting from farmers progressing in difficulty to encourage, novice, improver and open levels. Judge Barry McKenzie explained the scoring process and provided observations. “Handlers, […]

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

I-K wins cricket title

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK Primary School won the regional cricket championship at the Traralgon West sporting complex recently. Inverloch/Kongwak’s girls team competed in three games throughout the day and won all three. They played St Mary’s Newborough, winning 203–96; Newhaven College, winning 203–93; and Maffra, winning 147–80. They then played Woodside Primary School in the final. I-K batted […]

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Stony Creek season set to kick off with a cocktail

Leading Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent will join members and friends of the Stony Creek Racing Club for the launch of the 2018/19 season racing season at Stony Creek this Friday, November 23. Club president Michael Darmanin said the night was always a terrific launch for the coming season, and this year, a great opportunity for […]

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Girls’ social footy underway

GIRLS’ social footy kick started at Wonthaggi’s Butch West Oval last Wednesday. Thirty four girls and women – aged between 13 through to 40s plus – took part, allowing two games to be played. As well as representatives from the Bass Coast Breakers, participants also came from the Nyora Women’s Football Team, Dalyston Netball Club […]

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Horses on course for Burra classic

IT was a sea of horse floats in Korumburra on the weekend for the Agricultural and Pastoral Society’s prestigious Kiernan Plant Hire Korumburra Show Jumping Classic. With more than 250 rounds of competition there were classes catering from the more professional to the amateur rider at the Korumburra Showgrounds over the weekend. Korumburra society member […]

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Woorayl’s monster fundraiser fete

LEONGATHA’S Woorayl Lodge opens its doors to the local community and welcomes all to attend its annual fete at the lodge, next Saturday, November 24, from 9am to 1pm. Cakes, produce, plants, crafts, a white elephant stall and books are all on offer. Scrumptious delights include Dutch favourites Olie Bollen donuts, together with a Devonshire […]

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Author wins $60,000 prize

SOUTH Gippsland author and illustrator Alison Lester has won a $60,000 prize for her remarkable contribution to literature. Ms Lester, who has a shop and gallery at Fish Creek, was awarded the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 and is the first children’s author to win it. The award recognises a Victorian author whose body of […]

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Moustaches back men’s health

BASS Coast Health (BCH) is joining the ranks of supporters raising money for men’s health by participating in Movember this November. The ‘Basstaches’, a team of BCH male staff, are competing to have the bragging rights for the best moustache by the end of the month and are seeking donations for their team. Team captain […]

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Couple to conquer 297m tower

A LEONGATHA couple will race to the top of the Melbourne’s tallest building. Scott Hillis and Tiffany Van Horick will take part in the 11th annual Eureka Stair Climb on Sunday, November 25. They will scale 1642 steps, or 88 floors, to the Eureka Skydeck at the top of the 297m Eureka Tower, and raise […]

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