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Woolamai’s on a winner! – So why won’t Racing Victoria let them run?

The New Year’s Day race meeting at Woolamai last Thursday was a huge success but if Racing Victoria gets its way, there will be no repeat next year. The scene above, as horses make a start in the 1508 metre George Bass Hotel Maiden

Land grab warning

Eve Hollole at her family property, located just outside of Wonthaggi, where a fierce legal battle is being fought over a disused public road. G165114 FARMERS, be warned. The land on which your livestock is grazing could be taken away from you without notice.

Holiday revolt – Council warned of mass exodus from caravan park

There’ll be precious little Christmas cheer for annual site holders at the shire’s Yanakie Caravan Park, and it’s a similar story at Port Welshpool, where many long-time campers are contemplating their last summer holidays in the area. Last week 20 site holders at Yanakie

Don’t shut us out – give pools a chance

Mothers and their young children hope their message to council is heard. By Ash’lee Charlton A GROUP of Korumburra parents has launched a petition demanding the South Gippsland Shire Council (SGSC) extends the opening hours of its pools and reduce the minimum temperature required

She’s my little hero

Seven year-old hero Alex Beale helped to save the life of her mother, Sara, in an extraordinary act of courage recently. G024914 A BRAVE Wonthaggi girl who rushed to a neighbour for help when her mother started losing consciousness has been awarded a commendation