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Island rehab centre canned

PHILLIP Island has been left without a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre that would process up to 58 patients at any one time. The development, proposed for the old Warley Hospital site, was voted down 5-4 on Wednesday night by councillors. The proposal had

Murray Goulburn slashes 52 Leongatha jobs

MURRAY Goulburn’s hammer has hit hard today and it has hit hardest in Leongatha where 52 jobs have been cut from the local factory workforce. Local MG employees have been fearing the worst in recent weeks and finally the announcement has been made; 73

‘Bastards’ target Good Samaritan

BRAZEN opportunist thieves have stolen the car of Korumburra woman, Jennifer Enright, after she stopped by the side of the highway near town last Sunday to render assistance to another motorist. The incident left the local Good Samaritan shaken and upset, without a car

It’s never too early to help

COWES teenager Asta White has raised more than $700 to support ‘Survivors of Suicide’, the organisation working to banish the horrors of suicide from the Bass Coast. Asta, whose parents, Ben and Tanja, own the popular Cowes eatery ‘Nordic Kantine’, ran a waffle food

Supermarket plan coming to a head

THE new Korumburra supermarket and community hub proposal is coming to a head. And there’s a lot riding on it. On the one hand, you’ve got the $13 million new Michael’s Supa IGA Supermarket project and upwards of $10 million in other developments to