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Leongatha named region champion

FOLLOWING on from its South Gippsland Bowls Division 1 victory on March 5, the Leongatha Bowls Club became the Strzelecki Bowls Region Division 1 champions last Tuesday, March 19. The team of 12 ladies competed against Drouin – the winners of the West Gippsland Division 1 competition. The final was played at Tarwin Lower Bowls […]

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Lap-a-thon raises money for national swimmers

SOUTH Gippsland Bass swimmers staged a highly successful lap-a-thon at SG Splash pool in Leongatha last Friday evening. With swimmers including Sophie McKenzie and Trinity O’Keefe achieving their goals to go to the National Age Championships in Adelaide, the lap-a-thon was a fundraiser to help send them and head coach Dylan Muir and a parent […]

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400 compete in challenging race

SOME 400 competitors took to the water for the 2019 San Remo Channel Challenge last Saturday at 3.15pm and hundreds of spectators lined the shore. Organisers commented that it was great to see so many competitors turn up for the second running of the event after the February 9 event had to be cancelled due […]

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Combined athletics day

SAINT Laurence’s Leongatha, Chairo Christian College and St Joseph’s Korumburra held its combined athletics sports at Mary MacKillop College oval last Thursday. In humid conditions students competed in high jump, shot put, discus, long jump, hurdles, sprints and long distance races the 800 and 1500 metres.

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500 games up for Moore

SHANE Moore brought up his 500th LDCA game on the weekend and the captain of C2 side Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL Gold was delighted to be able to see his charges through to the grand final. For his 500th game personally it wasn’t spectacular, he made five before being trapped LBW. Maybe he’s waiting to do his […]

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Celtic band to launch album

FOLLOWING a hugely successful concert here in 2018, the Celtic band John John Festival returns to launch its 2019 tour and brand new album in Wonthaggi this Saturday, March 30. Arguably Japan’s most popular Celtic band, John John Festival has continued to delight and thrill audiences around the globe with its exuberant and joyful Celtic […]

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Gym opens and arts centre shovel ready

HOT on the heels of the official opening of the awe inspiring gymnasium at Phillip Island’s Newhaven College last Thursday, news broke of a new performing arts centre, ready to start. No sooner had Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent officially opened the college’s “world class” $7 million gymnasium than principal Gea Lovell announced a new performing […]

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Turbines spin up cash

WHILE the Bald Hills Wind Farm has sparked considerable angst within the community, there is one positive to come out of the 52 turbine complex: $625,000 for the community over 25 years. Bald Hills Wind Farm has pledged to give $25,000 a year over 25 years to projects in Walkerville, Tarwin Lower and Venus Bay, […]

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Headspace officially opens

COINCIDING with Harmony Day, Wonthaggi’s headspace centre was officially launched on Thursday. The launch was well attended and officials including McMillan MP Russell Broadbent, representatives from centre operator Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) and the centre’s consortium organisations, staff from contract manager Gippsland Primary Health Network (PHN) and other service providers were welcomed. Wonthaggi’s headspace began […]

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New chapter for library service

ALTHOUGH the South Coast Mobile Library has reached the end of its life, Bass Coast Shire Council is adamant the community will not go without a library service. Currently, council is working through service model options for each of the five locations the mobile library once stopped at: Grantville, Corinella, Coronet Bay, Kilcunda and San […]

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