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Korumburra info centre under cloud

CLOSING the Korumburra Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is one of the options to be explored in a review of information services throughout the region. Other options include maintaining the current operating model with increased volunteer support, closing all centres and increasing the digital service, an integrated model, even a new centre location. All options will […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lance Creek road pain

THE Lance Creek intersection is still causing distress for local motorists. Residents called for a roundabout to be constructed following several car accidents and near misses at the intersection. Many were thrilled when Bass Coast Shire Council and VicRoads announced a $3.4 million roundabout would be built last year. Construction began in February, but the […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Reduce the speed on Punchbowl Road

RESIDENTS on San Remo’s Punchbowl Road have called for the speed limit to be lowered to 20km/h. Punchbowl Road is the gateway to Bass Coast’s iconic George Bass Coastal Walk. The cliff top walk – stretching from San Remo to Kilcunda – attracts many visitors during peak holiday periods. Residents are feeling unsafe during these […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Bashing mars Easter break

COUNSELLING for McDonald’s staff is expected to be offered in the wake of a vicious assault inside the Leongatha family restaurant early on Easter Sunday morning. The violent assault of a young Inverloch man at 2.10am on the Sunday in the toilets of McDonald’s has shocked the town. A teenager from Outtrim was arrested and […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Children hunt for fossils

  POWLETT River Primary School had a fantastic day exploring the coastal environment of Inverloch last week. After a visit to the Bunurong Environment Centre to see the shell museum and dinosaur exhibits, the school explored the rock platforms at Flat Rocks. The junior school – led by marine biologist Tabitha and former teacher Val […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Theatre teaches bushfire safety

CHILDREN at Toora Primary School have slipped on their dancing shoes in the name of bushfire safety. The Bolder Bush Beats program, which took place at Toora primary, teaches children about bushfire safety and readiness skills through drama, music, comedy and of course fun. The program invited children from grades 3 to 6 to participate […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Garage sale helps the local hospitals

  A TOTAL of $1026.10 was raised for local hospitals following a Leongatha garage sale on Saturday. The Lyrebird Ladies Auxiliary kicked off the garage sale – and sausage sizzle – at 8am at Leongatha’s Lamont House, and was pleased by the constant string of customers right though to mid-afternoon. A range of items – […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Tractors traverse Bass Coast

SOME 20 tractors journeyed around Bass Coast on Sunday morning. Despite inclement weather, the Harry Ferguson Tractor Club rally went ahead, starting from the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve. From Wonthaggi, the rally could be seen travelling through Glen Forbes, Kernot, Krowera and Glen Alvie. Glen Alvie opened its hall for the tractor drivers, where a lunch […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Easter magic comes to life at Coal Creek

EASTER is a special time of the year and none more so than at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum in Korumburra. The historical village will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 16, from 10am to 1.30pm. Come along and hunt for three gold blocks to exchange for Easter eggs. Hunting licences […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Massive Leongatha sale on now

THE pre-Easter liquidation sale is on again in Leongatha. Shan’s Lingerie, Panthers Mensland and Sports First have joined forces once again to offer fantastic deals on high quality products from Memorial Hall. The sale began on Sunday and will close on Thursday. Opening hours are between 9am and 5.30pm. This is the second time Sports […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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