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Is it the end for Tour de Tarwin?

TEN years of Tour de Tarwin fun may have come to an end. The onerous workload that goes into its organisation has worn the volunteer team down. Easter will still be big in the Tarwin Lower and Venus Bay area with many events, but

Old Coles store to host Wonthaggi Cup

A DISUSED Wonthaggi supermarket is being transformed into a pool hall with 20 tables, to host more than 280 people for a weekend long tournament. The old Coles supermarket off Watt Street will be brought to life for the annual Wonthaggi Cup in April.

Celia celebrated on stamps

FIVE paintings by celebrated Australian botanical artist Celia Rosser feature in Australia Post’s latest stamp issue. Now based in Fish Creek, where the Celia Rosser Gallery displays prints of her work, Ms Rosser was Monash University’s botanical artist from 1974 to 1999. Working alongside

Car ferry details released

Dredging unlikely, no land acquisition A DRAFT of the business case for a car ferry between Cowes and Stony Point has been released, working to resolve concerns around the location of the terminal on Phillip Island and the environment. The draft states a ferry

Threatened species in endangered forests

THREATENED species have been found in the forests earmarked for logging near Mirboo North. Greater Gliders and Powerful Owls, both threatened, call the coupes homes, while the genetically distinct Strzelecki koala thrives in the area. Since October, after the State Government-owned logging company VicForests