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Leongatha legend now lives forever

AN ESTIMATED 600 people watched members of the Gwyther family unveil an incredible tribute of one of their own – the statue of Lennie Gwyther and his pony Ginger Mick now welcomes all who arrive in Leongatha. For too long it was a story

Energy forum discusses Gippsland’s power

THE Victorian Liberals and energy company AGL teamed up last week to host an energy forum in Kernot on the future of renewables and electricity prices. Held at the Kernot Hall on Friday, there was discussion on the future of energy sources and AGL’s

Work begins on Lance Creek water connection

SOUTH Gippsland Water announced last week that preliminary work for the region’s most significant water security project, the $43 million Lance Creek Water Connection pipeline, has commenced. Pump station construction is underway at the Lance Creek Water Treatment Plant with Simpson Construction currently focusing

Between a rock wall and a hard place

THEY’VE cried foul, the recreational fishermen who use the beach-based boat ramp at Walkerville North. Members of the Walkerville Bluewater Boat and Angling Club have accused the Walkerville Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management of accepting a $133,000 grant from the State Government’s ‘Target One

$1.17m funding boost after ‘extraordinary’ flu season

CEO of Bass Coast Health Jan Child has welcomed a $1.17 million funding boost from the State Government, after an “extraordinary” flu season saw a dramatic increase in presentations to Wonthaggi Hospital’s Emergency Department. The funding comes as part of a $4.8 million package