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Noise complaints are up in the air

THE Minister responsible for the operation of wind farms in Victoria, Lily D’Ambrosio, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change flew into a storm of concern last Tuesday about the noise emanating from the Bald Hills Wind Farm. Visiting South Gippsland to support

Saputo seeks buyer for MG Trading stores

FOLLOWING Saputo’s takeover of dairy processor Murray Goulburn, the company has confirmed it’s looking to sell the network of 25 MG Trading stores in Victoria, including stores at Foster, Leongatha and Korumburra. A spokesperson for Saputo Dairy Australia said last week there was a

‘Disgraceful’ dumping at cemetery

UNMARKED graves were driven over before a large pile of rubble was dumped at the Wonthaggi Cemetery recently. Volunteers from the Friends of the Wonthaggi Cemetery group made the discovery on Thursday, September 6. They arrived in the morning to see tyre marks across

Works to cause holiday chaos in Cowes

RETAIL pain and community frustration have been the hallmarks of the Jetty Triangle project in Cowes to date. And the barriers and half-road closure is set to be in place right through the coming school holidays. But according to the Bass Coast Shire’s Acting

Young leader up for state award

A LEONGATHA Secondary College student has been recognised for leading change in her community with a nomination for a state award. Year 11 student Lizzie Harms was last week announced as a finalist in the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria’s inaugural ‘Rural Youth Awards’