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Locals dominate stormy Cowes Classic

STORMY weather last Sunday turned the venue for the annual Cowes Classic Aquathon, the Cowes’ front beach, into a washing machine, forcing organisers to shorten the swim leg, by eliminating the jetty from the course. However, even though the swim went for little more

Food for thought

GIPPSLAND veggie growers are being encouraged to learn the latest about the industry locally with two upcoming events. The East Gippsland Food Cluster’s VegNET Gippland program commences its third and final project year with two events in Lindenow and Maffra, which have something for

Renee’s ready to ride

Fundraising auction for her 1110km Tour de Cure campaign INVERLOCH’S Renee McLennan is riding 300km a week as she prepares for the gruelling Tour de Cure that will take participants from Mackay to Cape Tribulation and back to Cairns. All up, she’ll ride 1110km

Pool, path highlights of $67m shire budget

AN allocation of $3.8 million to the Mirboo North Swimming Pool and $923,000 to upgrade the Jumbunna Road pathway, through to the Korumburra Secondary College, are standout highlights of the South Gippsland Shire Council’s proposed $67.3 million budget to be tabled at a council

New home for boxing club

THE Wonthaggi Boxing Club has secured its new home, with the official paperwork for the old Wonthaggi CFA building being signed on Friday at the Bass Coast Shire Council. The new look committee headed up by president Taryn DeMunk was thrilled to finally have