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Near misses near school not enough for VicRoads

PARENTS with young children are pleading with VicRoads to reduce the speed limit outside the Bass Valley primary schools and children’s centre. Motorists can drive at up to 80km/h while Bass Valley Primary School students are playing just metres from the road. The limit

Join in the Relay for a very worthy cause

SOUTH Gippsland Relay for Life is fast approaching but there’s still time to get involved by starting or joining a team or simply making a donation to the Cancer Council. As well as raising vital funds for cancer research, prevention and support services, Relay

Ice effects are reversible

THE methamphetamine ice has devastating impacts on regional communities, where people are twice as likely to use drugs as in metropolitan areas, with small towns being hit the hardest. It’s a flow-on effect where one person’s addiction impacts their immediate family, friends, and their

Huge boost for Foster hospital

THE South Gippsland Hospital at Foster has secured $1.65 million in funding to upgrade its operating theatre and birthing suite. Speaking on behalf of the board, patients and staff, South Gippsland Hospital CEO Chris Trotman said she was delighted the hospital’s submission to the

Wonthaggi residents have had enough of dirt roads, open drains

Done and dusted BASS Coast Shire residents are sick of the dirt streets, and many are looking to multi-million dollar Special Charge Schemes to seal the roads, fix the drainage and have footpaths. But of all the dirt roads in the shire, there are