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MP: chance to grow horticulture

HORTICULTURE could be expanded in South Gippsland if redundant water reservoirs are used for irrigation, Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said. He has called on the State Government to consider the future irrigation needs of South Gippsland as the government ponders future use of redundant water supply dams. South Gippsland Water is undertaking consultation on […]

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Tidy win for Coal Creek’s Rowena

ROWENA Ashley has won the Dame Phyllis Award in the 2018 Tidy Towns Awards run by Keep Victoria Beautiful. The award recognises her contribution to Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra, where she is park coordinator. She developed a passion for history, tourism and the community after moving to Korumburra in 2000. Ms […]

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Literary festival inspires

THE 11th annual Coal Creek Literary Festival held at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra last Sunday showcased nine speakers and inspired audiences with the festival catch phrase “the magic of words.” In conjunction with speakers, the literary festival includes the Bert Van Bedaf Short Story and Open Poetry prizes. This year’s winner […]

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Community banking comes to Meeniyan

THE Meeniyan Bendigo Bank branch officially opened inside Michael’s IGA supermarket last Friday, celebrating the town’s first bank with the bank’s mascot Piggy and a sausage sizzle from local CFA volunteers. “Four staff members will look after local banking needs where customers can open accounts, make deposits, conduct general transactions with the bank and also […]

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100 years of Armistice

THE Inverloch Community Hub hosted a living tribute performance by Cultural Infusion and the Wonthaggi Citizens Band to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, last Saturday. The tribute began at 10am at Inverloch Community Hub with about 20 spectators absorbing cheeky theatrics and brass band music. There were two further performances held for the celebration […]

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Crowds enjoy Meeniyan Farmers Market

MEENIYAN Square hosted its first Farmers Market last Sunday, with stunning weather and scrumptious produce. Regional Farmers Markets have given quality local producers a chance to meet the public since 1999. The popularity of the events is emphasised by great crowds who enjoy the community market feel. On show for Meeniyan’s first market were many […]

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Flower show celebrates 31 years

THE Leongatha Recreation Reserve hosted the annual Native Flower Show last weekend, October 13-14, inside the South Gippsland Historical Automobile Clubrooms. The Australian Plants Society hosted the sunny weekend, perfect for the saturated floral displays. Plentiful crowds attended on the Saturday although numbers were a little lower the following day. Many local nurseries provided native […]

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Store market rebounds

By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A yarding of 1600 cattle came forward at last week’s store sale, consisting of 1080 steers, 320 heifers, 160 cows and calves and 40 springers. Cattle came from the local area and once again from East Gippsland . The market was strong for all classes of cattle and prices […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

South Gippsland promoted to Division 2

THE Country Week Golf Competition took place on metropolitan golf courses for teams from all over Victoria on October 1 to 3. The South Gippsland men’s team competed in the Bowl section – or Division 3. After wins on the first day of seven nil over Northern, a six to one over Wimmera at The […]

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Outstanding service honour awarded to Wonthaggi Pony Club members

WONTHAGGI Pony Club associate members Emily Davey, Ryanston and Madeline Chalmers, Fish Creek received prestigious awards during the Pony Club Association of Victoria- West Gippsland Zone Annual General Meeting at Leongatha RSL on September 26.. A highlight of the evening Emily and Madeline were awarded the prestigious Pony Club Association of Victoria “Award of Merit” […]

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