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Franklin wins time trial

SATURDAY was a busy day for Leongatha Cycling Club officials as the club conducted the State Individual Time Trial Titles for seniors and masters riders, as well as running the club time trial titles. The racing was held at Kernot from 12.30pm on a

Loving life on the farm

GROWING up next door to her grandparents’ dairy farm in East Gippsland, the last thing Caitlyn Frecklington wanted to do when she grew up was milk cows. Now in her early 20s, she’s training to become a dairy farm manager. After finishing high school,

Shire grants leverage $1/2 million projects

A FULL-size boxing ring at the Leongatha training gym for the Corner Inlet Boxing Club, valued at $11,853 will go ahead thanks to a South Gippsland Shire Community Grant. So too will the preparation of a $14,000 business development plan by the Leongatha and

Bass Coast’s potential $4.5 million windfall

THE Bass Coast Shire Council is looking at breaking open a $4.5 million piggy bank. The money is stashed in a Long Service Leave Reserve no longer required by council and Cr Les Larke says it’s time to look at unlocking it. At a

Wonthaggi girls do their school proud

THE Wonthaggi Secondary College junior girls’ team made the trek to Sale on Friday, July 21 for a day of football. In perfect conditions with a slight breeze and not a cloud in sight, the trip was worth it. The girls came up against