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‘Free camping’ under review

SHOULD visitors be able to camp for free in Bass Coast? Councillors aren’t sure and the commercial operators of caravan parks aren’t keen on the idea, for fears they’ll lose business. So is it fair if councils take money from the operators to lease

Sounds Of Summer tickets selling fast

IF YOU are planning to attend Inverloch’s Sounds of Summer music festival, don’t delay in buying tickets. Only limited tickets will be available on the day for the family friendly music festival on Friday, December 29, at the Inverloch Recreation Reserve, and tickets are

Right to farm no walk in the park

A BATTLE royal is brewing at the South Gippsland Shire Council table this Wednesday and this time the councillors may have bitten off more than they can chew. At the heart of the looming dispute is a classic ‘right to farm’ standoff between farmers

Chicken off the menu for Christmas

CONCERNED residents of Leongatha-Yarragon Road at Wooreen and worried neighbours of a proposed 400,000-chicken broiler farm have received the best possible Christmas present. They’ve just heard that the multi-million dollar project will not be going ahead after all. In fact, after the sale of

St Joseph’s to receive 21st century makeover

THE St Joseph’s Primary School community in Korumburra is celebrating the news it has received a $780,000 Federal Government grant for a highly anticipated upgrade. The school will add to that grant to complete a huge project that could start as early as March