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School recognises leaders

LEONGATHA Primary School’s captains and leadership students were presented with their official badges at assembly on Friday. The students were honoured in a special presentation with guest speaker Tim Furlong visiting the campus for the occasion. A former Leongatha Primary School student, Mr Furlong now works as a general and transplant surgeon at the Royal […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Students to learn cyber safety

MARY MacKillop Catholic Regional College is taking steps to ensure its students are safe online by educating all year levels and parents on cyber-bullying this term. Author of Sexts, Texts and Selfies and public speaker, Susan McLean, will be visiting the Horn Street campus next Wednesday (February 21) to present a workshop to the senior […]

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Italian Festa draws crowds

UP TO 13,000 people gathered in Mirboo North for the Italian Festa on Sunday. More than 40 food stalls offered a tremendous variety of cuisine and there were some 70 market and produce stores for people to enjoy. Event organiser Rosie Romano said the day was fantastic. “We were absolutely overwhelmed with the crowd. It […]

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Council inspires future leaders

BASS Coast’s brightest young leaders met with council’s top representatives to discuss their future ambitions at the annual Young Leaders Workshop last Tuesday, February 6. Twenty-four students, two representatives from Grade 6 and two from Year 12, were elected from schools across Bass Coast as delegates at the Wonthaggi workshop in collaboration with YLab. “At […]

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Korumburra Show results

EXHIBIT PAVILION    2018   TROPHIES/AWARDS/PRIZES  SECTION  T.          FARM and GARDEN PRODUCE MOST SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITOR TROPHY donated by Mr Frank Kurrle Max Griggs BEST EXHIBIT from Classes 1 – 29. Vegetables. Trophy donated by Rick’s Hairdressers, Korumburra Krista Evans BEST EXHIBIT from Classes 30 – 43. Fruit. Trophy donated by Rick’s Hairdressers, Korumburra Geoff Trease Class […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

New owner plans expansion

NEW owner of Leongatha Ford, Leongatha Mitsubishi, Leongatha Honda and Leongatha Toyota, Warren Stewart, aims to grow the business during his time. Mr Stewart purchased Wonthaggi Toyota and Holden in August, and since then has kept all current staff and employed five new staff. “We’re planning on growing Leongatha but also keeping all of the […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Edney’s has a deal for you

IF you are in the market for a new vehicle, then Edney’s Leongatha has some great deals on offer. The reputable dealership is offering significant savings on all 2017 plated vehicles from Hyundai and Nissan, with a variety of quality new and demo models on offer for February only. Just look for vehicles with a […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Marty’s successful hospitality journey

MEENIYAN’S Marty Thomas has made a huge impact on the small county down since opening Moo’s at Meeniyan nine years ago. Mr Thomas’s journey started in Melbourne when originally, his dream was to become a chef. “I wanted to become a chef because my mum was one, but then I decided I wanted to be […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Your help is needed

SOUTH Gippsland Citizens Advice Bureau is on the lookout for new volunteers. Now, 27 people volunteer at the Leongatha centre. “We’re always looking for new volunteers to join our nice little family of people here,” volunteer Jan Byrne said. “You don’t have to be from Leongatha to volunteer. You can be from anywhere in South […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Facial eczema warning

SOUTH Gippsland farmers are being urged to consider zinc oxide supplements with reports of alarmingly high spore counts that could quickly lead to facial eczema outbreaks. One farmer in the Macalister Irrigation District reported 55,000 spores per gram of pasture – a number that should have every farmer across Gippsland talking to their vet or […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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