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This time, surely for the Parrots

LEONGATHA will face Maffra in this Saturday’s Gippsland League grand final at Moe for the second consecutive year, hoping for redemption. The Parrots finished on top of the ladder again in 2017, after also claiming the minor premiership in 2015 and 2016, but ultimate

Caldermeade Farm Holsteins for sale

CALDERMEADE Farm has long marked the point where the city hits the country. Around 12,000 vehicles pass Caldermeade Farm each day and it has served as the perfect place for overseas tourists to experience a dairy farm. The Jelbarts have grown the business since

Inverloch path finally getting somewhere

HOW far can you go with $408,000? If you’re the Bass Coast Shire Council, and you’re building a 2.5 metre wide ‘shared pathway’ along the Inverloch foreshore, you can go approximately 500 metres. That’s $816 a metre, which does sound like a helleva lot

When $5.6 million college funding wasn’t enough

HOW far does $5.6 million go when you’re building a new secondary college? Not nearly far enough. Which is why the Korumburra Secondary College School Council’ Community Engagement Group has launched a ‘Buy A Plaque’ campaign. At $500 for a Platinum plaque (corporates), $300

Korumburra CWA needs you!

THE Korumburra Branch of the Country Women’s Association (CWA) needs you. And if local woman don’t answer the call, the 86 year old branch, one of the state’s oldest, may have to fold. The handful of stoic women who presently make up the membership