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Service department reaps rewards

NICK McRae accepted the Service Manager of the Year award for Hyundai recently. Nick is the service manager for Edney’s Leongatha, and attributed the award to the hard work of the entire service department at the dealership. “Although the award was accepted by one person, it comes back to everyone who has worked in the […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Emma wins apprentice of the year

EMMA Wilson is a woman leading the way in what is typically a field dominated by men. She was named automotive parts apprentice of the year at Kangan Institute, a TAFE college based in Melbourne at Docklands. The Leongatha resident is the spare parts apprentice at Wonthaggi Motorcycles and Power Equipment, and her colleagues are […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hospital receives $10,000 grant

IN celebration of a 100 year legacy of giving, Commonwealth Bank donated $10,000 to Gippsland Southern Health Service for its oncology unit last Wednesday. Commonwealth Bank employees will give $10 million to community organisations this summer, with 1000 Centenary Grants valued at $10,000 being distributed from February 21. Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) received a […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Leongatha CBD properties up for grabs

TWO major Leongatha commercial properties are going under the hammer next Wednesday, February 28. To be auctioned at Crown Casino, the properties are the National Australia Bank building at 23 McCartin Street and the building housing the iconic Henriettas business at 46 Bair Street. The agents in conjunction for the sale are Burgess Rawson and […]

February 20th, 2018 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

New owner plans expansion

NEW owner of Leongatha Ford, Leongatha Mitsubishi, Leongatha Honda and Leongatha Toyota, Warren Stewart, aims to grow the business during his time. Mr Stewart purchased Wonthaggi Toyota and Holden in August, and since then has kept all current staff and employed five new staff. “We’re planning on growing Leongatha but also keeping all of the […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Edney’s has a deal for you

IF you are in the market for a new vehicle, then Edney’s Leongatha has some great deals on offer. The reputable dealership is offering significant savings on all 2017 plated vehicles from Hyundai and Nissan, with a variety of quality new and demo models on offer for February only. Just look for vehicles with a […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Marty’s successful hospitality journey

MEENIYAN’S Marty Thomas has made a huge impact on the small county down since opening Moo’s at Meeniyan nine years ago. Mr Thomas’s journey started in Melbourne when originally, his dream was to become a chef. “I wanted to become a chef because my mum was one, but then I decided I wanted to be […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Your help is needed

SOUTH Gippsland Citizens Advice Bureau is on the lookout for new volunteers. Now, 27 people volunteer at the Leongatha centre. “We’re always looking for new volunteers to join our nice little family of people here,” volunteer Jan Byrne said. “You don’t have to be from Leongatha to volunteer. You can be from anywhere in South […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Volunteers make a difference

VOLUNTEERING makes a difference, not only to the local community but also for the person volunteering. Research by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners reports that people who volunteer their time and energy to help others themselves experience greater happiness and better health than people who do not volunteer. If you like helping others […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Better mobile coverage coming

MIRBOO’S mobile phone coverage could soon improve once a new mobile base station being constructed in the region is switched on, which is expected to happen in coming months. Telstra area general manager Loretta Willaton said Telstra had built nine base stations so far in South Gippsland as part of the Federal Government’s mobile black […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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