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Both sides back new Island school

IT MIGHT have been only an election promise last Friday, when the Premier Daniel Andrews came to Phillip Island to announce $24.7 million for a brand-new state junior secondary campus on the Island and a competition-grade gymnasium at the Cowes Primary School. In so

Turbine bombshell

– Noise ‘detrimental and unreasonable’ THE investigation commissioned by the South Gippsland Shire Council, at a cost of $33,600, into Noise Complaint Notifications by residents living near the Bald Hills Wind Farm is complete. And two and a half years after they first made

Sausages for farmers

CONTINUING a tradition, a Bunnings sausage sizzle in Wonthaggi last week raised vital funds, this time for farmers. And aside from the generous donations by people entering the warehouse to get last minute Fathers’ Day gifts, the barbecue encouraged conversations around the struggles of

$350,000 up in flames

A LEONGATHA restaurant was gutted by fire last week, caused by an electrical fault, and resulting in $350,000 worth of damage. Leongatha and Ruby Fire Brigades attended the blaze at the Leongatha Indian Restaurant on Roughead Street at 11.30pm on Thursday, August 30, after

Fire destroys family home

THE CAUSE of a fire that “totally destroyed” a family home in Nyora on Monday is yet to be determined by police and CFA investigators. Fire crews from Loch, Nyora, Lang Lang, Poowong, Heath Hill and Korumburra attended the residence on Davis Street after