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Show delights in Wonthaggi

THE bad weather mostly stayed away to make for an enjoyable Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show on Saturday. A large crowd gathered at the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve to enjoy the competitions, displays, activities, and of course, sideshow alley. Among the highlights this year was the dog scramble – which was back after four years –, […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Music attracts crowd to Lyon Street

THE rain could not spoil a day of live entertainment at Leongatha’s Live On Lyon on Saturday. The event has faced struggles, having been forced to cancel its original date at the start of December due to heavy rainfall. However, the support of the community won out and the event was successful. “Despite the weather, […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Great turn out to ‘Burra swap meet

A MASSIVE crowd turned out to the Korumburra swap meet on Sunday. After battling through the summer heat last year, swap meet goers were blessed with perfect conditions at the Korumburra Showgrounds. The gates opened at 6am. The event was organised by the South Gippsland branch of the Gippsland Historical Automobile Club. Treasurer Ian Nicholas […]

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Party time at Korumburra pool

ALTHOUGH the weather was dark and gloomy, the vibe was colourful and bright at the Korumburra Outdoor Swimming Pool on Saturday. The pool hosted a Hawaiian Luau as part of its holiday program. Although it might’ve been too cold to hop in the pool, there was still plenty to do, including games like jumbo connect […]

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Music fans unified at Tarwin Lower

  MORE than 7500 heavy music lovers gathered in Tarwin Lower over the weekend for the fourth sold out Unify gathering festival which was once again a huge success. Those lucky enough to attend were treated to two nights and three days of some of the best heavy bands in the world, including sets from […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Major works continue at Newhaven College

  SCHOOL may be out for students and teachers, but at Newhaven College there has been a flurry of activity. There is just over two weeks to go until the new school year starts, and a massive amount of road and landscaping work is to be completed. A large team of contractors has been working […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Nerrena Hall is calling

MORE people are discovering the beauty of Nerrena. It’s tranquil countryside, pleasant community and proximity to the services, schools and jobs in Leongatha entice local town dwellers seeking a rural life, as well as newcomers to South Gippsland. At the centre of this charming rural district on the way to Dumbalk is the Nerrena Hall, […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Champion of the arts

“THE arts are a place for people to express themselves and connect with other people.” That is the view of Mary Sullivan, the newly appointed arts development officer of South Gippsland Shire Council. “In rural communities, there is an enormous emphasis on sport and sport plays a role in bringing people together and feeling connected, […]

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Emergency rush

PARAMEDICS were busy across South Gippsland last week, with the Air Ambulance called to numerous incidents. A man was flown by air ambulance to The Alfred Hospital from Mirboo North in a serious condition with a leg injury, on Thursday. A young woman was taken by Air Ambulance to The Alfred Hospital in a serious […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rail trail ready to roll

  THE members of the new Great Southern Rail Trail Committee of Management met last week to discuss their plans for the region’s iconic tourism attraction. New chairman Ken Myors of Korumburra said the committee would continue to ensure the trail meets the region’s recreation and economic needs. “The amount of people who go in […]

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