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Flying start for Wonthaggi theatre

  IT’S back again for 2017, Bend It Like Broadway, Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s annual foray into the world of revue. The concert is in February with a gender swapping theme and light entertainment. Performances that are just that bit different but always top notch and something special. Now in its fifth year, ‘Bend it Like Broadway’ showcases […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Baking couple back cancer research

A DRINK of Frangelico, Baileys and Kahlúa goes down well on balmy summer nights, but perhaps even more so when the liqueurs are the flavours of cupcakes bought for a cause that touches many South Gippslanders. Sheila and Andrew Downey are making cupcakes for cancer research again this summer, continuing a tradition that has spanned […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Forget your shopping bags? No problem!

BOOMERANG Bags works to reduce the use of plastic bags by engaging local communities in the making of Boomerang Bags. Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags provide a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags. By getting involved with Boomerang Bags, you are participating in a national movement that celebrates a local grassroots initiative, community […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Geeks go wild at Coal Creek

THE Gippsland Geekfest was held at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum in Korumburra on Saturday and Sunday, drawing hundreds of visitors. Best dressed competitions, medieval displays, workshops and guest speakers, Minecraft sessions, role-playing sessions, gaming and Steam Punk demonstrations were just some of the day’s highlights. The turnout was great with lots of locals […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fine food lures market-goers

UP TO 4000 people enjoyed the smells, sights and sounds of the Inverloch Lions Club’s Twilight Community Farmers Market last Wednesday. Held in The Glade, the market featured food, drinks, plants, knife sharpening, a jumping castle and teas, among other delights. The market was the second twilight market held by Lions in a week, as […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Swap meet success in Korumburra

  THE Korumburra swap meet and vintage car display was held for the 34th time on Sunday, and despite the heat, was a success. “The turnout is pretty good today and the sites are almost full,” event organiser Lynne Nicholas said. With numbers slightly down on previous years due to heatwave over the weekend, plenty […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fans chill to summer soul

SUMMER of Soul music festival was filled with relaxing beats under the shade of the old trees at Mossvale Park, Berrys Creek, on Saturday. The festival was a family-friendly affair that attracted many tourists to the local area, as well as some who live closer to home. The headliner of the night, Felix Riebl, front […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Farmers’ market a feast of local goods

KOONWARRA held the first of its acclaimed farmers’ markets of the new year on Saturday to the delight of local producers. The market is run every first Saturday of the month from 8.30am to 12.30pm and 2017 sees the continuation of this tradition. There was plenty of shade provided to keep the harsh sun from […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Christmas comes to Korumburra

  THERE was lots of fun for all in Korumburra last Saturday. Korumburra Business Association hosted the Korumburra street party on Commercial Street Korumburra last Saturday. Free photos with Santa were captured by Korumburra Photographics. There was free balloon twisting thanks to Luke and Kim’s face painting and balloon twisting, along with live music performed […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Popular teacher farewelled

THE last assembly for long time teacher and assistant principal of Korumburra Primary School, David Gray, was held on Friday morning. Full of appreciation, surprises, and plenty of tears, the assembly farewelled Mr Gray and acknowledged his decades of service to the school and community. The Grade 6 class of 2016 were also farewelled and […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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