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Meeniyan gardens draw a crowd

THE Meeniyan Progress Association’s annual open garden day saw five local gardens opened up on Saturday, attracting hundreds of people. Progress association open garden coordinator Peter Twigg said it was a great day, which exceeded all expectations. “We had record numbers; we were up on last year by about 10, with around 220 maps sold,” […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fishy show a big hit

THE Fish Creek Primary School whole school production of Fishers was played to huge audiences last Thursday, much to the delight of the students. The play had a Trolls theme with a distinct Fishy twist, and students were all excited to show their families and friends the show. All students learned two dances for the […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Market makes an impact

THE monthly Koonwarra Farmers Market was held on Saturday, with plenty of locals and visitors attending to purchase wonderful South Gippsland produce. Held at Koonwarra’s Memorial Park and hall, the market featured around 20 seasonal stalls, with an enticing assortment of produce. Products not available in supermarkets are always a feature, with many unique items. […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Challenge set for local ambo

THE 10th anniversary of the Eureka Climb will see participants from all over Australia and overseas race to the top of Melbourne’s tallest building on November 19. The emergency services challenge will be even more competitive this year with the Ambulance Services, SES and Victoria Police teams even more committed to catching Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Lyric life membership for Heather

KEEPING a watchful eye on Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s costume wardrobe, making hundreds of costumes for all of the company’s shows since 2003 and serving on committee for some 12 years has meant a lot of hard work for Heather Drury. For Heather, making costumes for Lyric’s many shows has been a labour of love and […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Meeniyan school unearths memories

  A TIME capsule buried 25 years ago at Tarwin Valley Primary School was unearthed and opened last Wednesday. It was a trip down memory lane for the past students who attended. The time capsule was buried in the school grounds when the school was Meeniyan Primary School. Before the opening, Prep students helped principal […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Wonthaggi’s first Halloween frighteningly successful

THERE was a spooky atmosphere on Saturday as Wonthaggi hosted its first Halloween Fun Day in Apex Park. Unfortunately, the Zombie Fun Run aspect of the day had to be cancelled due to recent weather conditions and risk to public safety but – as this is likely to become an annual event – it will […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Carnival excites market-goers

LEONGATHA enjoyed a special twist on the town’s farmers market on Saturday. A carnival theme brought in a crowd, and children enjoyed a jumping castle, face painting, and an egg and spoon race. Farmers market organiser Julie Curtis said the egg and spoon race was a hit, and may run again at future markets. Music […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Spooky milestone for Coal Creek

COAL Creek celebrated its 10th annual Halloween spectacular on Saturday night. The park was abundant with spooky and scary costumes with more than 4000 people through the gate. Children were enthralled by Count Von Boogie’s performances, and all three shows were sold out. There was a great response from children leaving the show with fits […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fashion for a cause

A CAPACITY crowd filled the Cape Paterson room at Inverloch’s RACV Resort for the Inverloch Pink Ribbon Fashion Parade last Thursday, October 19. An enthusiastic audience looked on as six local women modelled clothing, jewellery and accessories from Bliss in Inverloch. Outfits ranged from casual and beachy through to day wear, race wear and after […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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