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Market success in Inverloch

INVERLOCH was alive with activity over the long weekend and a huge crowd turned out to the Inverloch Lions Community Farmers’ Market on Sunday. Rain threatened the market early in the piece, but the weather held for an enjoyable event. After a day of footy on Saturday, many took the opportunity to take a stroll […]

October 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Car show backs children

WONTHAGGI’S inaugural car show attracted around 300 car owners to the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve on Sunday. All proceeds from the event will go towards Bass Coast Specialist School. Car clubs from as far as Caroline Springs supported the show. The local CFA, police and SES also donated their services to give demonstrations throughout the day. […]

October 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Market fun for everyone

THE Leongatha Community Farmers’ Market attracted people searching for fresh produce on Saturday. Dedicated to supporting local growers and producers, the market was buzzing with people all morning. “The morning went pretty well considering it was competing with quite a few other events which were on at the same time,” Leongatha Community Garden coordinator Rogan […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mirboo North rallies for farmers

Gration Transport hosted a Fill a Truck fundraising event on behalf of Aussie Helpers and Gippsland Farmer Relief at Baromi Park in Mirboo North on Saturday. Mirboo East residents Kat and Brenton Gration organised the huge event with the help of the communities support. Farmers are still in need so Mr and Mrs Gration asked […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Angels deliver rain

LEONGATHA is doing its bit for farmers with Michael’s IGA teaming up with The Drought Angels to provide welcome financial support to farmers doing it tough during the drought, particularly in Victoria’s east. The Drought Angels, a not-for-profit charity, assist farmers with day-to-day living expenses, utility bills and stockfeed. Michael’s IGA Manager Chris O’Leary is […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Korumburra students give back to school

THIS year’s class of Year 12 students at Korumburra Secondary College showed their appreciation for the school’s community by holding a fete last Tuesday. The fete aimed to give thanks to fellow students for the curtsey extended to Year 12 students during a stressful few months while also highlighting the work done by teachers. Numerous […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Interest boom in sustainable living

AROUND 1000 people visited Cape Paterson’s eco village ‘The Cape’ on Sunday. Five homes were opened to the public as part of Sustainable House Day. Two stages amounting to 66 lots have already been completed and the lots are almost entirely sold. Stage three is on the way, anticipated for summer. The homes in the […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Community to honour Noah

IN a show of incredible community spirit, local businesses have rallied around the Noah’s Gift Charity Ball. The ball will honour the memory of Noah Jones, whose first birthday is on October 1. He died due to a cardiology condition, aged less than a month. Parents Emma and Nathan of Cape Paterson organised the charity […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Matilda gives to hospital

MATILDA Abraham is a little girl with a big heart. A Year 4 student at Newhaven College, Matilda recently raised $67.80 for the Bass Coast Health Ladies Auxiliary. An enterprising young lady who was born at Wonthaggi Hospital, Matilda designed her own donation box and appealed to the public to support our local health service. […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Green day a big hit at Inverloch Primary

ENGAGING with others and learning how to be more environmentally friendly were at the heart of Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School’s Green Day last Tuesday, September 11. The multi age day program was put together by the Kids Matter Student Action Team and Green Team with a focus on teaching students the importance of being sustainable and […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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