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MPs put Buffalo on the map

EFFORTS to better highlight Buffalo on the tourist map will be increased after a discussion between local businesses in the village and local Nationals state MPs. The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien and The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria, Melina Bath, recently met with Anthony Thornton from the Buffalo Emporium and John Lockwood […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Donation supports patient care

Kind donation: back from left, Leongatha and Korumburra paramedics Doug Foster, Sam Burton and James Bailey were thrilled to receive a new vacuum mattress from Heart Support Australia South Gippsland Branch’s John Kurle, Janne Grenon, John Grenon and Mary Fields.

A THIRD $1500 vacuum mattress was donated to the Leongatha Ambulance Service on Thursday morning, November 3. Presented at the Korumburra Ambulance Station, the vacuum mattress was gifted to the service by Heart Support Australia. Like a bean bag, the mattress is enclosed with polystyrene beads. Once in use and the air is sucked out, […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

50 years on St Vincent’s still gives

FOR half a century, the volunteers of St Vincent de Paul Society have been making life easier for South Gippslanders in need. The St Laurence O’Toole Conference of the society marked its 50th anniversary recently. This same year, the society’s centre (opportunity shop) celebrated its 40th anniversary and 20 years of its current location in […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Governor welcomed by Nature Parks

Official visit: Anthony Howard and Governor Linda Dessau meet penguins at Phillip Island.

IT’S a long way from Government House to Antarctica, however The Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC enjoyed a virtual journey to the remote continent as they experienced the exciting new Antarctic Journey attraction at the Nobbies on Tuesday evening (October 17). Phillip Island Nature Parks chair Jeff Floyd […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Halloween fun at Coal Creek

Dazzling entertainment: see fire twirler Aleisha Manion and other attractions at the Halloween celebration at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra, this Saturday, October 29.

BE ready for spooky fun at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra, this Saturday, October 29. Ghouls, monsters and things creepy crawly will take over the park for the annual Halloween event from 5.30pm to 10.30pm. Be impressed by free activities, including a fire twirler, Disney villains, Spooktacular, apple bobbing, snake busters, monster bash […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Teens run pop-up shop

Creative trio: from left, among the Education Centre Gippsland students selling goods in the pop-up shop in Leongatha were Corrine Garton, Rose Dittrich and Elizabeth Hatherley.

THERE was a new shop in Leongatha but only for last week. Students at Education Centre Gippsland ran a pop-up shop in the former surfwear store at the corner of Peart and Bruce streets, with proceeds going to youth homelessness. Boys and girls sold artwork, upcycled furniture, screenprinted t-shirts and picture frames they have made […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Snag a great prize

Make Father’s Day sizzle: Leongatha Chamber of Commerce president Brenton Williams, left, is offering a $300 earthmoving prize while Kodie Spokes of Leongatha Fresh Meat and Fish said there was $200 worth of meat up for grabs.

WANT to win a great supply of meat or would you like to have some earthmoving work done around your place. After the success of last year’s Father’s Day promotion the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce is offering these prizes once again. Customers who make a purchase in a participating shop this week can enter the […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Businesses awarded

Two for two: A Maze’N Things was once again judged Bass Coast Business of the Year at the awards presentation dinner at Silverwater Resort on Friday, August 19.

BASS Coast Shire Council held its prestigious business awards presentation night on Friday, August 19. Held at Silverwater Resort, popular Phillip Island tourist destination A Maze’N Things took out the Business of the Year Award for the second year in a row. More than 160 business owners and friends attended the evening, along with mayor […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Strong competition for Bass Coast Business Awards

Friendly team: Pete Flocas and proprietor Trudy Banks of newsXpress Inverloch, a finalist in the Bass Coast Business Awards.

FOR the eighth year running, Bass Coast businesses will be recognised for excellence at the 2016 Bass Coast Business Awards. Entries closed last month and the 19 finalists have been announced. This year’s finalists are A Maze’N Things, Bass Strait Direct, Cheeky Goose Cafe, Coast Magazine, Diverse Auto Electrics, Grantville Pharmacy, Inverloch Views, Island Whole […]

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Come and discover

Quality fare: Mark Chapman and the friendly staff at Chapman’s Butchery look forward to seeing you and making the most of the Super Thursday specials.
Don’t forget to take your coupon in to receive the great discount offer at 32 Bear Street.

INVERLOCH’S industrial estate is like no other. There is a mix of businesses meeting the community’s everyday needs and of the variety one would expect to find in a typical industrial estate. There are also businesses one would not expect to find there and that’s what makes a trip to the estate so satisfying. Inverloch […]

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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