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Fatal crash

A MAN died after a single car collision in Tarwin Lower on Saturday night. The 66 year old Wyndham Vale man died after the vehicle he was driving on Walkerville Road, Tarwin Lower left the road and collided with a tree shortly after 10pm. Investigators believe the driver of the south-bound car failed to negotiate […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

New mayor calls for unity

  THE new mayor of South Gippsland Shire Council, Cr Lorraine Brunt, has called for “good working relations” among councillors. Her call came after a turbulent year for the new council, with claims of bullying and in-fighting among councillors. “All councillors will have a voice, an equal voice that will be respected and listened to,” […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Burra family cops the lot

KORUMBURRA’S Cleveland family will struggle to settle down in their newly purchased home while it remains an option for the Korumburra Community Hub site. Chris and Julie Cleveland voluntarily sold their former home, which was located on the proposed site of the new IGA supermarket site on King Street, to avoid the stress of being […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Toxic times

CR MAXINE Kiel blew up at her fellow councillors when she revealed acts of harassment, disrespect, poor behaviour, tantrums and attacking of free speech by her colleagues. She gave a speech to remember when ending her term as deputy mayor of South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday. Cr Kiel, of Mirboo North, revealed tantrums by […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Meeniyan school unearths memories

  A TIME capsule buried 25 years ago at Tarwin Valley Primary School was unearthed and opened last Wednesday. It was a trip down memory lane for the past students who attended. The time capsule was buried in the school grounds when the school was Meeniyan Primary School. Before the opening, Prep students helped principal […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Wonthaggi’s first Halloween frighteningly successful

THERE was a spooky atmosphere on Saturday as Wonthaggi hosted its first Halloween Fun Day in Apex Park. Unfortunately, the Zombie Fun Run aspect of the day had to be cancelled due to recent weather conditions and risk to public safety but – as this is likely to become an annual event – it will […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Carnival excites market-goers

LEONGATHA enjoyed a special twist on the town’s farmers market on Saturday. A carnival theme brought in a crowd, and children enjoyed a jumping castle, face painting, and an egg and spoon race. Farmers market organiser Julie Curtis said the egg and spoon race was a hit, and may run again at future markets. Music […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Spooky milestone for Coal Creek

COAL Creek celebrated its 10th annual Halloween spectacular on Saturday night. The park was abundant with spooky and scary costumes with more than 4000 people through the gate. Children were enthralled by Count Von Boogie’s performances, and all three shows were sold out. There was a great response from children leaving the show with fits […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Audition for Annie

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre is excited to bring iconic musical Annie back to the town. The 2018 production will be directed by the talented Kerryn Lockhart, who brought beloved character Mary Poppins to life in 2016. Lisa Pellin will once again lend her talents as choreographer and Daniel Moldrich will be the musical director. An extremely […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

School’s out at Leongatha

YEAR 12 students at Leongatha Secondary College commemorated their last day of school last Thursday by donning fancy dress. With their first exam only a week away, the students blew off some steam as they paraded through the school grounds in their costumes. They enjoyed an egg and bacon breakfast, a humorous awards ceremony and […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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