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New rail trail shelter unveiled »

10:51 am | THE Lions Club of Leongatha officially unveiled new shelter for the Leongatha to Koonwarra section of the Great Southern Rail Trail, last Sunday afternoon. It was officially opened by president of the Lions…

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Safer Internet Day spreads message »

10:39 am | NEWHAVEN College students took time to reflect on their online presence to connect with ‘Safer Internet Day’ on February…

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Remarkable art at Inverloch »

10:37 am | ART EXHIBITION, Monday Exhibitionists, at The Inverloch Community Hub is showcasing the superb works of six remarkably talented, local ladies. …

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Mary MacKillop to host open mornings »

10:35 am | ENROLMENTS for 2010 are now open at Mary MacKillop College in Leongatha. This year the school welcomed 118 eager…

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Golden night of theatre »

10:31 am | WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group launched the first show of its 50th anniversary concert in spectacular display last Friday evening at…

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Remarkable art at Inverloch »

10:37 am | ART EXHIBITION, Monday Exhibitionists, at The Inverloch Community Hub is showcasing the superb works of six remarkably talented, local ladies.  One artist, Karen Chugg, even sold a few of her paintings before she’d even finished hanging them. The women behind these captivating works comprise Anne McRae, Hazell Ray-Billington, Margaret Rickard, Mahnua Fletcher, Karen Chugg and Christine…

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Prices continue to ease »

11:00 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association AGENTS yarded a reduced yarding of 1650 cattle, consisting 1085 steers, 535 heifers, 25 cows and calves. The quality of the yarding was generally good with some annual feature drafts of weaners being offered. Prices improved across the board for most grades of cattle by $30 to $50 and…

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New rail trail shelter unveiled »

10:51 am | THE Lions Club of Leongatha officially unveiled new shelter for the Leongatha to Koonwarra section of the Great Southern Rail Trail, last Sunday afternoon. It was officially opened by president of the Lions Club of Leongatha, Mike Touzel, and Lions district governor Mike Payne, followed by speeches from both. The shelter is the work of…

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Outstanding results at campdraft »

11:30 am | THE Meeniyan Football/Netball club ran its annual Campdraft on the weekend of February 2 and 3. With a lot of local riders away at the big Landmark Classic held in Tamworth, it gave the opportunity for a lot of people to attend from further afield. It was great to meet some of the interesting characters…

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Prices continue to ease »

11:00 am | By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association AGENTS yarded a reduced yarding of 1650 cattle, consisting 1085 steers, 535 heifers, 25 cows and calves. The quality of the yarding was generally…

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Canberra to hear of mastitis reduction »

10:58 am | A LEONGATHA vet and a Stony Creek dairy farmer are heading to the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra later this month. Dr…

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Sage tastes Dairy Week success »

10:34 am | A LEONGATHA girl has succeeded at International Dairy Week at Tatura. Sage Deenen won four first place ribbons, with two in the…

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Price rises buoy dairying » Heifer sale defies expectations » Farmer chosen for leadership program » Farmers deserve greater chance » Prices ease for the first sale of the year »

Business

Record year for tourism »

10:28 am | RECORD visitor numbers and the appointment of two new directors to the board were the highlights of Destination Gippsland’s annual general meeting…

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Sureway gives to Lifeline »

12:19 pm | Major donation: Sureway Employment and Training Gippsland area managers Darren Beggs and Jacinta Muhovics presented a cheque for $2620 to Michelle Possingham…

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Expo attracts tradies » Round Table serves a treat » Knitters get a challenge » Time to buoy business » Employers urged to look beyond disabilities »

Much to like at Bairs »

11:04 am | BAIRS Hotel in Leongatha has been an icon of the town since the hotel opened in 1890 and now there is even more to like. The hotel’s new beer garden…

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