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Amy Burgess will chop her hair for charity

KORUMBURRA’S Amy Burgess is an inspiration to as all as she prepares to give her locks the chop for charity. This will be the second time the 17 year old has donated her hair while raising funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity’s Hair with Heart initiative. This Friday at 4pm will be when Amy […]

July 31st, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Inverloch-Kongwak ‘Sea Eagles’ stun Cora Lynn ‘Cobras’ during football match

DOWN 27 points at quarter-time, it took a dramatic turnaround in the second term for Inverloch-Kongwak to come from behind and defeat second spot Cora Lynn on Saturday. The home side put together a strong team performance in the last three quarters to achieve a 122-79 upset and keep themselves in the top four at […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Foster takes a win against Fish Creek football team

Fish Creek were at home against Foster on Saturday and after another tense struggle between the two sides it was the Tigers that prevailed, solidifying their tag as the flag favourites. It was a very even start to the match with the intensity high. The Roos got the opening goal through Shaw after he took […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Dalyston ‘Magpies’ fly past Korumburra-Bena ‘Giants’ for a second football win

PRIDE was on the line when Dalyston and Korumburra-Bena faced off at Dalyston on Saturday with neither team in finals contention. What played out was an entertaining, competitive affair but with both teams having the same problem, being unable to take good opportunities in front of goal after good work downfield. In the end, they […]

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Phillip Island ‘Dogs’ football team take a stand against domestic violence

  PHILLIP Island held their ‘Orange Round’ at the weekend, a Gippsland initiative being used to raise awareness about domestic violence against women and children and to also support the ‘Change for Sam’ initiative. The Bulldogs obliterated their Warragul Industrials opponents on the day, holding the visitors goalless until the last term to secure a […]

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Leongatha Gymnastics Club wants more local gymnasts

DO your kids like tumbling, climbing, flying through the air and trying out ninja moves? The Leongatha Gymnastics Club is putting the call out for new members. The call comes at a time when the sport is very much in the news, with researchers at Victoria University calling for gymnastics to be taught at all […]

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Koonwarra parkrun driven by volunteers

IT was Langstaff Day at Koonwarra parkrun last Saturday with six family members among the day’s volunteers: Alanna, Bailey, Harley, Ethan, Judy and Joel Langstaff. While in the five kilometre run or walk, Zac Langstaff finished seventh in a time of 24.42 and Neil Langstaff participated as well. It was quite the turnout but not […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha Travel and Cruise staff train for a holiday

IT’S one of those trips everyone should go on at least once in their lifetime: a train journey into Australia’s red heart. “There’s a wealth of opportunities on these rail journeys,” Leongtha Travel and Cruise’s Jill Carmody said.  “They really do represent good value, when you consider the price of the trips includes your transportation, […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Equestrian and exhibition centre for South Gippsland looks to clear final hurdles

A MULTI-MILLION dollar equestrian and exhibition centre in South Gippsland could finally happen. The latest plan for the project – possibly to be at Stony Creek – is nearing completion. The indoor horse arena and show space could bring hundreds of thousands of dollars into the region’s economy each year, with the potential to host […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Ken Ricardo presented with award for living with diabetes

KEN Ricardo has been presented with the Kellion Victory Medal for his remarkable perseverance in living with diabetes for 50 years. The Dumbalk North resident received the award from Diabetes Victoria during National Diabetes Week. As a young dad, Mr Ricardo remembers driving down the Hume Highway from Sydney with his wife Valerie and their […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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