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Show delights in Wonthaggi

THE bad weather mostly stayed away to make for an enjoyable Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show on Saturday. A large crowd gathered at the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve to enjoy the competitions, displays, activities, and of course, sideshow alley. Among the highlights this year was the dog scramble – which was back after four years –, […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Music attracts crowd to Lyon Street

THE rain could not spoil a day of live entertainment at Leongatha’s Live On Lyon on Saturday. The event has faced struggles, having been forced to cancel its original date at the start of December due to heavy rainfall. However, the support of the community won out and the event was successful. “Despite the weather, […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Great turn out to ‘Burra swap meet

A MASSIVE crowd turned out to the Korumburra swap meet on Sunday. After battling through the summer heat last year, swap meet goers were blessed with perfect conditions at the Korumburra Showgrounds. The gates opened at 6am. The event was organised by the South Gippsland branch of the Gippsland Historical Automobile Club. Treasurer Ian Nicholas […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Party time at Korumburra pool

ALTHOUGH the weather was dark and gloomy, the vibe was colourful and bright at the Korumburra Outdoor Swimming Pool on Saturday. The pool hosted a Hawaiian Luau as part of its holiday program. Although it might’ve been too cold to hop in the pool, there was still plenty to do, including games like jumbo connect […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Galleries to dazzle towns

A GALLERY of lights may become a fixture in the Waterline communities. Co-creative director of The Edge of Us – a team of local artists in Bass Coast – Jessica Wilson presented Bass Coast Shire Council with the concept of an art project called Luminous Galleries recently. Luminous Galleries is the follow on project from […]

January 9th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Sea Days Festival soldiers on

ATTENDANCE at the Port Welshpool Sea Days Festival was severely affected by the heat on Saturday, but Sunday was a different story. While the heat even kept some exhibitors away on the first day of the festival, Sunday’s cooler conditions saw them return to a huge audience. Run by the Port Welshpool Working Group, the […]

January 9th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Market hard to resist

THE Koonwarra Farmers Market is held, rain hail or shine and last Saturday was no exception, despite soaring temperatures before midday. People did their shopping early to escape the heat and enjoyed a cool treat to help keep the summer warmth at bay. The next Koonwarra Farmers Market will be on Saturday, February 3.

January 9th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Volunteers welcome emergency donations

VICTORIAN State Emergency Service (VICSES) units at Leongatha and Foster received new equipment as part of the annual AAMI equipment grants program. VICSES volunteers from the units attended an equipment presentation evening as part of the partnership with insurance company AAMI. Val Bremner from Leongatha VICSES said the new equipment the unit received would help […]

January 9th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Farmers market meets shopping needs

THE Leongatha Farmers Market pre Christmas event on Saturday, December 23 was a popular place to be for all that last minute shopping. Visitors were able to enjoy a visit from Santa himself, as well as plenty of local stalls, live music, face painting, and some were lucky enough to give baby goat Melly a […]

January 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Foster parties

  THE recent Foster street party not only commemorated the festive season, but also the opening of the town’s streetscape works. The party was held by the Foster Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, December 23 to thank people who shop in the town. Many stories extended trading hours for the event and there was a […]

January 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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