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Parks essential for tourism

I read with interest the letter to the editor ‘Caravan parks are a protected species’ in your Tuesday March 18 edition. In response I would like to make a couple of comments. Caravan park owners are local ratepayers and employers of local people and

Roads a ‘bloody disgrace’

It was no surprise to read in the Weekly Times (9/04/14) that the Traffic Accident Commission had provided statistics that the roads in Gippsland had very high fatalities and injuries. The state of the roads, particularly the South Gippsland Highway from Tooradin to Leongatha,

Silver surfer Joe

Joe Van Dijk (left) on the dais with his silver medal from the 2014 World Junior Surfing Championship. Image Credit: ISA/Gonzales/Tweddle. JOE Van Dijk has claimed a silver medal at the International Surfing Association 2014 World Junior Surfing Championship held over the past week

Night footy a success

The Korumburra Showgrounds was bathed in artificial light for the first-ever night game last Saturday night and with a big crowd in to witness a thrilling game between Korumburra-Bena and Dalyston, the whole project was judged to be a major success. THE celebrations for

They’re off to Japan for cricket tournament

Leongatha cricketer Maddison Cavigan of Nyora and Morwell player Ryley Reid of Traralgon enjoyed a training day at Koonwarra last weekend attended by, right, former Australian player Bryce McGain and, left, Gippsland cricket manager, Rob Wood. CRICKET Victoria and its ‘Cricket Without Borders’ program