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Cater for your wedding wherever you want

WHETHER your dream wedding is in a beautiful rural location, by the foreshore or in the backyard of your family home, catering is no hassle with the Feast On Us catering truck. Owned by Brent Sinclair Catering – known for providing delicious high quality food and fantastic dining experiences – the food truck is a […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Quality homes built by locals

SOUTH Gippsland Homes strives to make the big step of building your new home as easy as possible. Based in Leongatha, South Gippsland Homes offers 30 standard designs as a starting to point to help its clients choose and modify their new home. South Gippsland Homes focuses on using local trade, employing local contractors and […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Council, RSL sign off on plan to swap land

LEONGATHA is closer to receiving a new look entertainment precinct and council offices after a groundbreaking decision by South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday. Council unanimously voted to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Returned and Services League of Australia (Victoria branch) to start investigating a land swap. The arrangement would see council […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Stony could reap expo benefits

ANOTHER International Dairy Week has just wrapped up at Tatura Park, near Shepparton, with many local dairy producers coming home from the event winners. The Kuhne family’s Jersey cow, Bushlea Van Fernleaf 10 was named Australia’s grand champion exhibit, while a calf owned by Callum Moscript smashed the Australian record when it sold for $251,000. […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Floating our boat

SIX years after the devastating fire which burnt down Knight’s Garage housing Henrietta’s cafe and gift  store in Bair Street Leongatha, the large floor space is about to be rented out again. Hobie Kayaks, water sports and lifestyle equipment will be showcased when Rod Bending’s World comes to fill a big gap in Bair Street. […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Shopping locally creates spin-offs

LOCAL support for the Leongatha Newsagency has kept the business open for over 20 years. “We like to see people shop locally. That’s a win-win situation for everyone,” Peter Watchorn of Leongatha Nextra Newsagency said. “We support lots of local groups in the community. We probably support 15 groups all up including the local schools, […]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Gecko celebrates 10 years

GECKO Studio Gallery opened its doors in Fish Creek on January 8, 2007 after five months of preparation. Founded by Kerry Spokes and Michael Lester, Gecko is now a thriving business in a still relatively small but very much a bustling town. The business started because Kerry found out that John Koenders of Studio Reflections […]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Round table raves over Korumburra

PRESIDENT of the Korumburra Round Table Pee-Wee Lewis is bubbling over with enthusiasm for the future of the town. She said Korumburra’s future has “never looked brighter”. Ms Lewis points to general trends such as growing community participation on the Korumburra Arts Committee, the Station Redevelopment Committee and the Korumburra Business Association, as among the […]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Tourism boost

SOUTH Gippsland’s reputation as a tourism destination is growing rapidly, boosted by iconic  attractions such as Wilsons Promontory. Destination towns such as Fish Creek, Meeniyan and Loch have benefitted from rising tourism, Neil Travers of Waratah Hills Winery, Fish Creek, said provide an alternative experience for visitors. “The towns of Tarwin Valley are all experiencing […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Save our town

LEONGATHA’S ailing central business district could be boosted by festivals and the promotion of the town beyond South Gippsland. There are now 19 empty shops within the CBD, with a florist the most recent business to close and some shops remaining empty since being built. The town lost long time home appliance retailer Bi-Rite Electrical […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,News | Read More »

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