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Welshpool’s garden grows

STUDENTS at Welshpool and District Primary School students were busy right up until the end of term recently. From reading, to practising for the upcoming athletics carnival, there was plenty to do right up until the final bell. The school will send students in grades 3 to 6 to the Foster Secondary College on April […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Shire urged to support Wonthaggi youth

BASS Coast Shire Council was urged to support the Wonthaggi youth hub at Wednesday’s community connection session. In particular, council was asked to continue to fund the employment of a coordinator to guide the development of the project. YMCA youth hub project coordinator Michael Feehan said Wonthaggi’s young people are crying out for their own […]

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Grantville shows adventurous streak

THE horrendous wind, rain and cold weather didn’t stop the Kernot-Grantville Fire Brigade from putting on the Grantville Adventure Expo on Sunday. Around 60 vehicles entered the car show including utes, four wheel drives and vans. The expo was Kernot-Grantville Fire Brigade’s major fundraising event for the year. “It was a bit quieter compared to […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Ladies wow the crowd

THE 64th CWA Gippsland Hills Group exhibition was held in Mirboo North over the weekend, with more than 850 exhibits from 96 members. CWA state branch vice president and Meeniyan branch member Heather Scott said the Gippsland Hills Group exhibition was one of the top group exhibitions in the state. “The exhibition includes knitting, crochet, […]

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Suspense builds for FAMDA’S new thriller

FAMDA is preparing to bring to Foster the exciting contemporary Australian drama, The Web, a suspense thriller by Kate Mulvany. The Web explores the power of the internet, where it takes only a nanosecond to send a compromising photo to thousands and the news, real or fake, can spread in a blink to millions. The […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Leongatha’s Avenue of Honour– growing strong for 100 years

VISITING Leongatha’s Avenue of Honour last Friday that will mark its milestone 100 years in June this year were Vietnam Veterans and Leongatha RSL members Vince Campisi, senior vice president and Colin James, junior vice president. As explained on one of the boards, The Avenue of Honour has been growing and nurtured by the community […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Cosi – madness prevails

MADNESS has always provided good material for theatre and Cosi, Phillip Island’s Offshore Theatre’s latest play, is one mad romp that definitely drew the laughs on opening night in Cowes last Friday. Directed by the talented Amanda Price, Cosi, the darkly funny 1992 play by Louis Nowra, set in Australia in the later days of […]

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More legal costs to sting council

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will pay further legal costs incurred by a neighbour of Bald Hills Wind Farm. The Supreme Court of Victoria last week ordered council to pay the costs of wind farm neighbour John Zakula in relation to a court hearing on January 31, 2018. His solicitor is yet to determine the cost, […]

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Traffic lights to deliver safety

WORKS to install Wonthaggi’s first set of traffic lights are well underway. To be installed at the intersection of Korumburra-Wonthaggi Road and the Bass Highway, the lights will aim to increase traffic flow and improve safety. The $3.76 million project was funded through the Federal and State Governments, as well as Bass Coast Shire Council. […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Reduced rainfall increases stress

FARMERS have been feeling the stress over these past few dry months in South Gippsland. Meeniyan rainfall recorder Lindsay Fromhold has recorded 93.9mm of rain in Meeniyan since the start of January this year, which in comparison to the same time last year is a very poor amount. During the same time in 2017, Mr […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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