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Where to catch the fireworks

FIREWORKS displays will be held in coastal towns around the Bass Coast on New Year’s Eve. New Year’s Eve goers will treated to a display at the Inverloch Recreation Reserve at 9.30pm, coinciding with the carnival action. For those in Waterline towns, Coronet Bay

No to dual occupancy for now in Venus Bay

ANYTHING that increases the density of residential development in Venus Bay will be referred to the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and in all likelihood will be rejected due to the potential for inundation (flooding) affecting the only road into town. That goes for

‘Devastated’ by theft, thrilled by response

THE community has rallied around Poowong Consolidated School after the recent theft of 29 laptops. In the days following the December 17 burglary, hundreds of community members expressed their desire to help, and last week, a Maffra based company donated 20 laptops to the

RSCPA warns pet owners of New Year’s fireworks

As the year comes to a close, RSPCA Victoria is asking pet owners to ensure their pet’s identification details are up to date in the event they become lost during New Year’s Eve fireworks. RSPCA Victoria CEO Dr Liz Walker said even the most

Sweet Shepherds need a helping hand

By Matt Male CHRISTMAS is a popular time for German Shepherds to be disowned. Sweet Shepherd Rescue Australia, a home for abandoned German Shepherds based in Wattle Bank, is launching an urgent appeal to raise funds to help look after the dogs. Taking care