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Eleanor jumps into the final

Leongatha’s Eleanor Patterson has become the first Australian in 24 years to reach the final of the Women’s High Jump at the World Athletics Championships. Competing in Beijing, Patterson cleared 1.92m to advance to Saturday night’s final along with 12 others from a starting

Site chosen for Phillip Island Aquatic Centre

PART of the Cowes Cultural and Civic Precinct has been selected as the suitable site for the Phillip Island Aquatic Centre. The Bass Coast Shire Council-owned land was identified in the Cowes Activity Centre Plan adopted in June, and was then selected by the

Councillors told to cool jets in tip fight

By Danika Dent WHILE South Gippsland Mayor Jeanette Harding has come out swinging against French multinational Veolia’s proposal to turn the Leongatha South quarry into a dump for south east Melbourne’s waste, officers have said it’s too early to get riled up. “I’m looking

Brave little twins slowly catching up

By Danika Dent WHEN Eli and Luca were born at just 748gms and 1150gms respectively, doctors warned parents Ashlee and Nick Durand there was a high likelihood the twins wouldn’t survive, but at almost 11 months, they continue to improve. However, they are by

Welcome to Leongatha, Melbourne’s preferred…. DUMP SITE

Leongatha chosen for Melbourne’s waste By Nathan Johnston   AN exhausted bluestone quarry, just four kilometres from Leongatha, has been recommended to the State Government as the preferred location to dump southeast Melbourne’s domestic and commercial industry waste. The proposed site, on Whitelaws Track,