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Author kicks a goal with gripping read »

04:44 pm | A FOOTBALL story with a twist will be launched by a Leongatha author in May. Feather Knight Books is ready to release Matt Dunn’s Red Time. He described the novel as a “country…

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Dr Pern one of our true heroes »

12:27 pm | The founding president of the Leongatha RSL was Dr Horace Pern a larger than life character who epitomised the…

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Cat lovers chance for special memoir »

12:21 pm | LOCAL artist, Jenny Chitty, has been drawn to her favourite pet as her latest inspiration. A cat lover and…

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Festival attracts 6000 »

12:19 pm | THE 2019 Wonthaggi Street Festival once again attracted a big crowd. With live music, carnival rides, food and a…

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New look for Bass Coast Children’s Centre »

12:09 pm | FAMILIES are enjoying the benefits of a bright new learning space as part of the new look Bass Coast…

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Easter parade – artists’ showcase »

12:43 pm | EASTER is almost here and leaves are turning russet tones of gold and red, and every shade in between. The fresh, new grass is springing up everywhere, and long autumn shadows play across our beautiful South Gippsland hills. To celebrate this lovely time of year, Di and John Koenders will be holding an exhibition of…

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Aaron inspires farmers through hardship »

12:02 pm | AARON Thomas reckons he wouldn’t be here today if he wasn’t a dairy farmer. Having suffered a serious mental health breakdown and endured the ravages of alcoholism, Aaron is now back on his feet and keen to share his story with other farmers who may be struggling through difficult times. “It’s about one person reading…

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Author kicks a goal with gripping read »

04:44 pm | A FOOTBALL story with a twist will be launched by a Leongatha author in May. Feather Knight Books is ready to release Matt Dunn’s Red Time. He described the novel as a “country footballer’s quest to avenge his mother’s murder, find a missing woman and help an unsuccessful club finally find the road to premiership…

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Bulldogs bite and defeat Garfield »

12:52 pm | PHILLIP Island looked every bit the reigning premier on Saturday on its home ground in Cowes defeating Garfield 83 to 29. Following the unfurling of the 2018 Seniors premiership flag by president Chris Ross and 2018 co-president Casey Cleveland with the guard of honour by both teams and the umpires, it was quickly down to…

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Rural News

Aaron inspires farmers through hardship »

12:02 pm | AARON Thomas reckons he wouldn’t be here today if he wasn’t a dairy farmer. Having suffered a serious mental health breakdown and endured the ravages of alcoholism, Aaron is now…

Apr 16 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Control of wild dogs and foxes helped by bounty »

11:59 am | The Victorian Government’s fox and wild dog bounty will continue to run throughout winter. THE Victorian Government’s fox and wild dog bounty…

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Exhibitors report strong interest »

11:53 am | DRY and challenging conditions for many South Gippsland farmers did not damper their spirits or interest at this year’s Farm World, with…

Apr 16 2019 / No Comment / Read More »
Silage wrap recycling blitz » Draft code to increase fairness » ACM offers minimum price » Dairy data revolution » Germano steps up as VFF deputy »

Business

TAXI ISSUES GETS RSL CLUB ROLLING »

12:14 pm | THE increasing problem surrounding hiring a taxi in the region has triggered a major investment by Leongatha RSL Club.  The club has…

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Chapman carves a successful future »

12:05 pm | MARK Chapman, owner of Chapman’s Free Range Butchery, is ‘carving it up’ when it comes to successful business. Located in the industrial…

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Hobby becomes a business » ViPlus growth backs community » Going the extra mile » Phone outages stress businesses » Excitement builds in Korumburra »

Taking all the pain out of life »

12:38 pm | NAGGING aches and pains are a fast way to take the joy out of the life. South Gippsland Therapy Centre cares about preventing your ongoing pains. Osteopath Dr Lachlan Chisholm…

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