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Pipi protest not racist, they say

  By Danika Dent Residents and regular visitors to Venus Bay staged a peaceful protest at No 5 beach on New Year’s Day; they are calling for a closed pipi harvesting season over summer to allow the pipis to reach maturity, ease congestion and

‘Blackmail’ in the centre of town

By Michael Giles Traders and shoppers have been inconvenienced while work on this commercial premises in the centre of Wonthaggi was delayed by a planning dispute. THE Bass Coast Shire Council’s planning department has picked the most public place in the shire to play

Roads horror

Emergency services work at the scene of a horror smash near San Remo last Friday involving three cars and a motorcycle. A Melbourne woman died at the scene and police blocked off Phillip Island Road for more than five hours.  THE spirit of the

South Gippsland’s jobs ship comes in

Port Anthony Managing Director, John Anthony, joins South Gippsland Shire Council Deputy Mayor Cr Jeanette Harding welcoming  the 84 metre ‘Far Supplier’ into Port Anthony, the first commercial vessel to tie up at the port following the completion of the $20 million stage one

Buildings fail kids at Wonthaggi secondary

Workmen remove the brick parapet above the entrance to the Wonthaggi Secondary College’s senior campus after it was discovered they might have fallen on students and passing members of the public.  GREAT school, pity about the buildings. That’s pretty much how Wonthaggi Secondary College