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Recycling insight: where our waste goes

WHEN Chinese recycling processors restricted their importation of recyclable waste from Australia, the communities of South Gippsland were momentarily uncertain about what that meant for them. Would their recyclables instead be stockpiled or stored in landfill, as some other councils were forced to do? Fortunately the councils of South Gippsland and Bass Coast escaped the […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Fire danger: Venus Bay warned of high risk

Daniel Renfrey   VENUS Bay residents were reminded of the unique fire risks they face at a bushfire exercise on Saturday. The Tarwin Lower CFA ran through plans of action with the community, in the event a bushfire was to start. Venus Bay is at a high risk of bushfire, given it is located on […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

It’s Templeton’s track

Daniel Renfrey   STONY Creek Racing Club has a new track manager for the upcoming season, 48-year-old racing stalwart Michael Templeton of Trafalgar. He has had the role since the start of August, already has the track looking vibrant, and with a renovation to be completed this week, remains proactive. The club is in safe […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News,Sport | Read More »

Belinda takes Landcare message to Africa

THE message of Landcare will travel from the rolling hills of South Gippsland to the plateaus of Uganda in coming weeks as Australian Landcare International (ALI) volunteer Belinda Brennan prepares to address the Uganda National Landcare Conference. Ms Brennan, who is partnerships and engagement team leader with the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority at Leongatha, […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News,Rural News | Read More »

Meeniyan bakery business rises to the top

THEIR new location is bigger and better, but Pandesal Bakery has maintained their small town feel and quality produce. Now located at 96 Whitelaw Street, Meeniyan, the spacious, alluring location – which is a delicate blend of country and industrial – boasts a variety of artesian breads and pastries. Owners Patricia and Stephen Orr vowed […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Business,Community,News | Read More »

Stop and smell the roses at the Leongatha Rose Spectacular

THE sight and scent of hundreds of roses will welcome visitors and exhibitors to the 48th annual Leongatha Rose Spectacular. To be held on Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9, the show promises a great opportunity to view the myriad varieties of roses and to speak with exhibitors and experts alike on all aspects […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Cub anglers catch a big one

BUDDING anglers braved windy conditions to learn how to catch a fish at Inverloch on Sunday – and catch them they did. As part of National Gone Fishing Day, a free fishing clinic was hosted by the Anderson Inlet Angling Club in conjunction with the Victorian Fisheries Authority, and mullet were among the fish landed. […]

October 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Community,News,Sport | Read More »

Nothing plane about gliding in South Gippsland

Grace Griffith   WHILE you might think catching a passenger flight is a thrill, it doesn’t compare to gliding. The ultimate adventure sport requires the pilot to harness the power of nature to stay airborne whether flying long distances or soaring at high altitudes. “It vastly contrasts to being on an airplane – it couldn’t […]

October 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Anyone can save a life

THE average Joe can be the difference between a grandmother seeing her grandchildren again – or not. Everyone is able to save a life was the message delivered in Leongatha and Inverloch last week. Community ambulance officer Steve Burns gave a resuscitation day at the Leongatha RSL for Restart a Heart Day last Wednesday, and […]

October 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Newhaven College parties in style to celebrate 40 years

NEWHAVEN College celebrated 40 years of excellence in education in style at the glamorous 40th Anniversary Ball held at the RACV Inverloch Resort. Parents, staff, alumni, board members and many with connections to the college’s early history enjoyed a fabulous evening to mark this significant occasion for Newhaven College. Dynamic entertainer Paris Zachariou led his […]

October 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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