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Dealership reaps rewards

Top gear team: from left, Edney’s Leongatha staff Ash Norman, Nick McRae, Darryl McGannon and Nissan regional sales manager Matthew Bailey proudly display the Nissan Dealer Excellence trophy and plaque in recognition of outstanding results across the business.

EDNEY’S Leongatha has long offered the best all round service in the business and it has the awards to show for it. Recipient of the Nissan Dealer Excellence award, Edney’s Leongatha has once again proven its worth in all aspects of car dealership. Nissan regional sales manager Matthew Bailey said the Leongatha business was especially […]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Callout for future leaders


THE Gippsland Community Leadership Program (GCLP) is looking for the next generation of community and business leaders to take on the program for 2016. Now in its twentieth year, the GCLP has produced almost 500 leaders including Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie from Leongatha, and Victoria Police Commissioner Ken Lay, originally from Korumburra. GCLP lead facilitator […]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

A Maze ‘N Things wins title

Shield bearer: first placed Henry Turner and third placed Alex Krausz with the Year 8 shield. The pair are from Mirboo North Secondary College.

A MAZE ‘N Things was crowned Bass Coast Business of the Year following a presentation dinner on Friday night (August 21). The business also took home the Business Excellence 6+ Employees award. Bass Coast Shire Council mayor Cr Kimberley Brown said judges were impressed with A Maze ‘N Things’ comprehensive marketing strategy plan, commitment to […]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Korumburra embraces the net

Social media: from left, guest speakers at the recent Korumburra Business Association meeting were Tamara French from CBA, Simone Short from Short and Sweet Media, Lynda Western from Glentress farm Retreat and Joanne Jones from Green Frog Media and Design.

MORE than 65 business people from the Korumburra attended the Korumburra Business Association’s second community connect event at the Korumburra Railway Station recently. The topic for the night was technology – the new shop front. The first half of the program provided a snapshot of three local businesses embracing the use of technology and social […]

August 11th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Prom Meats snags gold

What a sausage: Prom Meats’ butchers Todd Rowley, left and John Davies with the sausages that won  them a gold medal in the Australian Meat Industry Council 2015 Sausage King Competition.

PROM Meats in Foster was recently awarded a gold medal for its traditional sausages in the Australian Meat Industry Council 2015 regional Sausage King Competition. John Davies owns and operates the butcher shop which has been in Foster for more than 30 years. “We have always had a good reputation for our home made sausages […]

August 4th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Dentures offer an alternative

Long term interest: Leongatha Dentures owner and prosthetist Colin King has more than 20 years’ experience in the business.

IF your pearly whites are not looking so pearly a trip to Leongatha Dentures might be on the cards. Leongatha Dentures prosthetist Colin King is one of the best in the industry. Your teeth can be assessed knowing you are in the trusted hands knowing Mr King has more than 20 years’ experience in the […]

August 4th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Striving for excellence

Winning team: from left, Russell Hemming, Simon Lawson and Jeff Margrie from Leongatha Holden have years of knowledge and expertise in the industry.

CUSTOMERS of Leongatha Holden can rest assured knowing they are dealing with the best in the business. Having been awarded the highest accolade in Holden motor servicing, motor vehicle technician and foreman Simon Lawson can ensure each customer’s needs are met with exceptional service. Mr Lawson received a Gold Level Certification Workshop Foreman certificate from […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Get in touch with Greg’s team

New headquarters: from left, HiTech Connections’ employee Rhys Hanks, store owner Greg Carruthers and employee Nick Meadows stand proudly outside the new shop front on McCartin Street, Leongatha.

THE telecommunications industry is booming with new products every day, so Greg Carruthers opened up a big, new place that has it all. Mr Carruthers put up the sign for his new shopfront at HiTech Connections in Leongatha on Monday. Formerly Leading Edge Telecoms, the new space offers the same exceptional service with a new […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Noise complaints blow in


BALD Hills Wind Farm has received 15 complaints about excessive noise from the wind farm since it began operating near Tarwin Lower. Wind farm general manager Matthew Croome said those concerns were now being investigated by “a fully accredited acoustic consultant in accordance with the requirements of condition 21 of the permit”. “The noise complaints […]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Industry stifled


BURRA Foods is being hindered from expanding operations at its Korumburra factory by lack of water security. Ongoing uncertainty surrounding the future of water supplies to Korumburra, Nyora, Poowong and Loch has left Burra Foods urging the State Government to support South Gippsland Water’s proposal to link those towns with the Lance Creek reservoir. That […]

July 14th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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