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Here’s to 90 years of CWA

MEMBERS and friends of the Kardella and Leongatha Twilight branches of Country Women’s Association (CWA) gathered at the Ruby Hall last week to celebrate CWA Victoria’s 90th birthday. Volunteers from the Ruby Fire Brigade, Leongatha SES and the Red Cross were invited to join

Korumburra’s first Relay for Life raised $43,500

WALKING around the Korumburra Showgrounds oval last Saturday, and right through the night into Sunday morning, were many inspiring, emotional, courageous, and it must be said, tragic stories of individual, family and community battles with cancer. It was Korumburra’s chance to host its first

Six gold medals for South Coast athletes

THIRTEEN South Coast athletes proudly representing their club returned with six gold medals from the State Championships held recently at Albert Park. The Victorian Junior Track & Field Championships were held on February 23 to 25, followed by the Victorian Open Track & Field

Parks under pressure to sort coal mine café

A NEW operator of the State Coal Mine’s cafe is ready to start, but Parks Victoria hasn’t sorted the lease agreement, meaning valuable custom was lost at the long weekend. There’s no guarantee it will be sorted by Easter, either, infuriating volunteers at the

Road so bad it broke a bus

THE corrugated condition of a Korumburra road is causing damage to school buses and leaving residents fearful a fatal crash is just around the corner. People living along Clancys Road on the outskirts of Korumburra are so sick of the dirt road’s corrugation and