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Amazing Inverloch home a grand design

A RECENTLY constructed Inverloch home was the feature property on the LifeStyle Channel’s program, Grand Designs Australia, last week. The Inverloch ‘Sand Dune House’, located along the Inverloch-Cape Paterson Road, belongs to Glen and Kate Morris and was constructed by local builder, Martin Builders. 

Bingo! Phyllis hits 100

PHYLLIS Holyoake celebrated her 100th birthday in style last week, marking the occasion with two separate celebrations. Ms Holyoake turned 100 on Saturday, but kicked off the festivities at the weekly 3MFM Bingo at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Wednesday. The Inverloch resident has

You could get lucky with ‘loyalty card’

WONTHAGGI businesses are aiming to reward their loyal customers with prizes at Christmas simply for shopping locally. Under the auspices of the Bass Coast Business and Tourism Partnership and the Wonthaggi Business Association, they are offering customers and loyalty card program that operates pretty

Island car ferry gets a boost

GIPPSLAND’S $2.8 billion tourism sector has thrown its full weight behind the establishment of a car ferry service between Stony Point and Cowes as its number one ‘regional priority project with high tourism potential’. The controversial project is listed among four regional priorities in

What’s the shire planning for your town?

IT’S a weighty document, the new South Gippsland Housing and Settlement Strategy, adopted in full last week by the South Gippsland Shire Council. And it might well be months, if not years, before people living in and around the 36 towns and settlements covered