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Moresco’s brigade life membership

THE Wonthaggi Fire Brigade held its annual presentation dinner recently when ex-brigade captain Jamie Moresco was honoured with life membership. A key member of the brigade for 25 years, the award was very well deserved. “I’m truly honoured to receive this. It’s all a

Calm before the conflict

– Cr Rich’s moment of truth looms THERE are some sticking points with the South Gippsland Shire Council’s planning opus, the Housing and Settlement strategy, known as Amendment C90. And some of them are bound to be discussed on Wednesday, July 25 when the

The case of the dead Turtons Creek wombats

THREE of the five people charged with various offences, including taking and possessing protected wildlife at Turtons Creek in June last year, have now faced court. Last month, 24 year old Narre Warren carpenter Jamie Cox received a $2000 fine, with conviction, in the

Suppliers love Saputo

THE opening milk price for Saputo, the global company that took over Murray Goulburn, may not have been as high as first hoped, but suppliers are backing CEO Lino Saputo Jr to deliver the goods. Mr Saputo Jr was in Leongatha last week for

$497,000 grants windfall for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland residents are the winners, by almost $1/2 million in extra Victorian Grants Commission funding, and Bass Coast is the loser. They’re likely to get only $20,000 more this year than they got last year, despite a concerted lobbying effort; a total of