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’Burra info centre faces shorter season

KORUMBURRA’S visitor information centre will only open from December 1 to the week after Easter under a proposal by South Gippsland Council. Council officers have recommended the centre become seasonal, while council will maintain a fully accredited centre in Foster. That is the recommendation before council’s meeting tomorrow (Wednesday). On June 28, 2017, council voted […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Committed to carbon reduction

SOUTH Gippsland Water is committed to greenhouse gas emissions reduction and in 2017 pledged a reduction of 15 percent by July 1, 2025. The pledge is the first step on the road to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, as per the Victorian Government’s water plan, Water for Victoria. South Gippsland Water managing director Philippe […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

CPK McLaren MotorBody named a national finalist

CPK McLaren MotorBody is a 2018 finalist in the 100th Anniversary Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce VACC Industry Awards. The business was also back to back finalists in 2016 and 2017. CPK McLaren MotorBody, 17-19 Roughead Street, Leongatha, is a finalist in the Best Body Repairer – Passenger Vehicle – Large Business Category. It is […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

New life for video network owner

LEONGATHA mourns its video store. After seven years of effective and loyal services, one of the last Network video owners of the region, Julie Grant, said she had no other choice than to shut the front door for good. While for the new generation to pay for a movie seems unreal, the others who still […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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 »

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