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Notification of planned burn at Kongwak

FOREST Fire Management Victoria and the CFA have advised that a planned burn will be carried out in the Kongwak area today, Friday, April 20, 2018. The notice carries a “weather p;ermitting” provision with it, however, while the morning started with heavy fog blanketing

Four locals in Strzelecki bowls region team

THE Ladies regional sides championships were held at Murray Downs Country club, Swan Hill from April 6–8. The ladies team comprised of seven players from West Gippsland and five players plus one emergency from South Gippsland. They did well winning three of the seven

Mustering up cattle genes

LEONGATHA South will host an event next month on the findings of the ImProving Herds project, which investigated the contribution of herd data and genetics to dairy farm businesses. The free ‘National Muster’ event at Jelbart Dairy will showcase the findings, woven with the

Skull Fork debut album launched at Westernport

SCOPE band Skull Fork launched their debut album ‘Thought Cloud’ at The Westernport Hotel on Friday night supporting headlining act Boxthorn. Skull Fork were supported by an eager crowd of locals, friends and families, all eager to witness the final result of the band’s

Vote flip leaves shire, ’Gatha chamber at odds

AN EXASPERATED Leongatha Chamber of Commerce and Industry President, Brenton Williams, has thrown up his hands after the latest Cr Don Hill inspired manoeuvre by the South Gippsland Shire Council. It’s all to do with the setting up of a new ‘Korumburra Round Table’