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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Emotional scenes in upcoming play

With one room set, a breadth of emotions and a rapid-fire dialogue script Lyric Theatre’s upcoming production of Death and the Maiden is an intimate and challenging piece for its cast of three. Actor Melita Tough, who plays the repressed Paulina said she wanted to play the character as able to have a voice and […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Family honour their brave Military Medallist

AT midday on Wednesday, October, 3 some 30 grandchildren, partners and family of Frederick Norris Hanks will meet for lunch at the Leongatha R.S.L. to commemorate one hundred years since he won the Military Medal for displaying bravery in the field in France. After lunch the gathering intends to visit Mr Hanks’ grave at the […]

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

Local students discuss future careers

YEAR 10 students at Leongatha Secondary College gained an insight into future careers when they heard from a range of South Gippsland businesses last Wednesday, September 19. The Industry Presentation Day featured a range of businesses involved in fields of automotive, arts/media, education, health, sport and recreation, law enforcement, construction and hair and beauty to […]

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

Pool reopening set for term four

THE Wonthaggi Primary School pool’s refurbishment is anticipated to be complete by term four. After 15 years of use without a revamp and damage caused by vandals, the school launched into redevelop works. A school council meeting will be held today (September 18) to decide what repairs will be prioritised and undertaken. The quote to […]

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

Tender process goes swimmingly

THE Mirboo North Pool redevelopment is no longer a pipedream for its supporters as the South Gippsland Shire Council has released the project out to tender for construction. The pool which has a long, rich history of providing community recreation for more than 110 years has reached the end of its serviceable life. The $3.5 […]

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

Hospital on track for upgrade

A POPULATION explosion, geography and an ageing community has pushed Wonthaggi Hospital to become the ideal location for massive redevelopment. In a meeting last week hosted by Inverloch Men’s Shed, Bass Coast Health chief executive Jan Child outlined the project, set in four stages with the first funded by the State Government’s $115m boost announced […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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