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Mail cut off time changed

AUSTRALIA Post has changed the cut-off times for same-day mail processing at five post boxes in Bass Coast. In the Wonthaggi area, two street posting boxes (SPBs) have had their deadlines for posting mail changed from 3 or 3.30pm to 1pm and three post

Major plans for Miners Rest site

WONTHAGGI could get another service station, an additional three fast food restaurants, a hotel and a drive-through bottle-o. Under a plan submitted to the Bass Coast Shire Council, the Miners Rest Motel at 140 McKenzie Street, Wonthaggi, would be demolished to make way for

Port spinoff from offshore turbines

PORT Welshpool and Barry’s Beach, specifically Port Anthony could be the main staging point for the construction of one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms. That’s the view of Cr Andrew McEwen of the South Gippsland Shire Council. Speaking at a briefing last

Drughouse fire

WONTHAGGI Police got lucky when misfortune struck a group of dope growers in the town last Sunday afternoon. Nearby residents in Broome Crescent Wonthaggi heard a loud bang in the middle of the day on Sunday and came outside to see flashes, sparks and

Hope lives in Wonthaggi

WONTHAGGI will host Relay For Life on Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and 12 at the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi. Relay For Life brings communities together and incorporates fun, dance, activities, laughter, tears and memories. It’s more than an event – it’s an