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Leongatha turns on Christmas spirit

By Trudy Murphy   OH, what a night! Saturday night’s Carols in the Drome in Leongatha was a carols to remember with amazing performances from local bands, Leongatha Children’s Centre, local schools, Lisa Pellin Dancers, Combined Church Choir, South Gippsland Brass Band and drummers, Ashley Geary, Jackson Patterson, Adrian Darakai, Kiarna Smith, Britt Lewis, Kerryn […]

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Unwanted signs help SES

STATE Emergency Service (SES) units in the electorate of Gippsland South are the beneficiaries of the end of the state election campaign, receiving used election signs from Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien. He has donated the signs to the Leongatha unit of the SES after the end of campaign activities. The large election corflute signs […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Lennie’s story rides again

AGE is no barrier to the energy and vitality of Beryl Ferrier who launched her book Encore Lennie – the story behind the statue at Leongatha RSL Sub-branch on Saturday. Launched to a full house of close and distant relatives of the famous Lennie Gwyther, Beryl Ferrier said she was overwhelmed and pleased to be […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

New centre eight years in the making

THE new Integrated Primary Care Centre (IPCC) has now been officially opened at the Leongatha Hospital. The initial application for funding was made to the Commonwealth Government back in 2011. This new centre is now home to Leongatha Healthcare’s second premises with its other building in Koonwarra Road remaining as a clinic but the Jeffery […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Library decision sparks concern

MEMBERS of Save Our Mobile Library (SOML) pleaded their case to the board of the West Gippsland Regional Library Corporation (WGRLC) at its ordinary board meeting, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra, last Friday. About nine members from SOML attended, with Veronica Dowman and Peter Granger putting their main grievances to the board for […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Labor’s Bass win confirmed

IT’S official: Jordan Crugnale is now the new member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for the District of Bass after a declaration by the Victorian Electoral Commission. On Thursday, District of Bass electorate manager David Wall declared the seat for Ms Crugnale by official writ of the Governor General of Victoria Linda Dessau AC to […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Supermarket stalled

  KORUMBURRA will miss out on a new Michael’s IGA supermarket on the site of the former council offices for now, after a deal between Michael’s IGA and South Gippsland Shire Council collapsed. Michael’s IGA has been negotiating with council to buy the site on the corner of King and Commercial streets from council, and […]

December 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Colours explode at school

LEONGATHA Primary School participated in its first School Run 4 Fun Colour Explosion last Friday, raising $13,000 so far towards new shade sails for playgrounds. The entire school and parents were involved in the day of colourful fun. As children navigated obstacle courses to test their skills of evasion, teachers sprayed them with colourful fluorescent […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Health service reports on a busy year

GIPPSLAND Southern Health Service (GSHS) held its 26th annual general meeting in Korumburra, last Thursday. The GSHS board was proud to announce the “on-time and on-budget” completion of the $4.1 million Leongatha Integrated Primary Health Care Centre (LIPHCC) and investment in almost $700,000 worth of new equipment. Since completion of the LIPHCC, Leongatha Healthcare has […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

All we want for Christmas…

  SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has promised to deliver Leongatha a $1.15 million Christmas present if the Federal Government backs council’s application for a grant to redevelop Bair Street. Council last Wednesday voted to allocate the extra funding to the project, conditional on the grant being successful, bringing council’s total commitment to Bair Street to […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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