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Speed kills in Inverloch

A 28 year old Sandy Point man died last Wednesday after losing control of his car on a sweeping right-hand bend on Toorak Road, Inverloch. The man, who was thrown from the car as it rolled down a deep embankment, was witnessed speeding through

Roads horror

Emergency services work at the scene of a horror smash near San Remo last Friday involving three cars and a motorcycle. A Melbourne woman died at the scene and police blocked off Phillip Island Road for more than five hours.  THE spirit of the

Let’s go Dutch, solution for floods

Calls for solution from Bass Coast Shire Council about flooding in Silverleaves, on Phillip Island, surely we don’t need any more investigation(s)? Has anything changed? If not, the same old problem is that, first, the water table is too high because of accumulation of

Dangerous Ground

Much has been written recently on dog walking on Inverloch’s beaches. Last week I was asked to care for a large poodle, Shanty, on Friday night (December 6) and through Saturday, when my wife and the dog’s owner were away. I’m almost 80 but

Library a winner

The opening of the Wonthaggi Library (photo courtesy The heading of Nathan Johnston’s editorial (December 10) ‘Library a great result’ was spot on. Saturday, December 14, 2013, I enjoyed the opening of Bass Coast Principal Library, a.k.a Wonthaggi Library. I never saw the historic