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21st century comes to Fish Creek Hotel

THE Fish Creek Hotel recently installed two Tesla electric car recharging points, filling a large gap in the market according to the hotel’s Kevin Peavey. “Our first users, Drs Alan Montague and Maree Mastwyk were absolutely ‘thrilled’ to find the charging station when they

Pre-release SUV in town for testing

WHAT sort of car is it? This SUV style car, an eight seater, was spotted in Korumburra recently, in Kelly’s Bakery no less, parked while the driver and engineer called in for a coffee and lunch along the way. “It’s probably from GM. They’re

Stolen car on fire

POLICE are hunting for the arsonist/s who stole a car and set it alight on West Creek Road, West Creek. The 1998 Holden Commodore sedan was stolen from Lilydale and was discovered on fire at around 12.30am on Sunday, November 12. The Dalyston CFA

Beautifully original FJ Leon’s Aussie dream car

BEST known as ‘Leon from Leongatha’ for his exploits on a bicycle, especially as associated with the annual Leongatha Cycling Carnival and Great Victorian Bike Ride, Leon Watchorn admits to at least one other vice – old cars. Although he won’t hear too much

Obey the limit around schools

POLICE are cracking down on speeding in school zones, with highway patrol and uniform officers enforcing speed limits across Bass Coast and South Gippsland. Operation ‘School’s In’ launched recently and is part of an ongoing local road safety plan. Sergeant Peter Pearce said police