News Archive

Inverloch path finally getting somewhere

HOW far can you go with $408,000? If you’re the Bass Coast Shire Council, and you’re building a 2.5 metre wide ‘shared pathway’ along the Inverloch foreshore, you can go approximately 500 metres. That’s $816 a metre, which does sound like a helleva lot

Wonthaggi Hospital’s $10 million emergency

THE Wonthaggi Hospital is seeking $10 million to kick-start works on a new emergency department. And that’s not to renovate the existing one, consisting of a waiting room with no more than a dozen seats. It’s to build a ground-level emergency department from scratch

Unveiling the Lennie statue

THE Lennie Gwyther on Ginger Mick Statue is set to be unveiled at 2pm on Saturday, October 14 in Centenary Park, Leongatha. The South Gippsland community has worked tirelessly in the past 18 months to raise money for a life-sized bronze statue of Lennie

Christmas appeal lights up Korumburra

EVERYONE loves a big Christmas tree in the centre of town and that’s exactly what the Korumburra Business Association (KBA) has in mind for this year’s festive season. And they’re not about to take the disappointment of missing out on a community grant from

Will they ‘ride like the wind’ at Leongatha again?

THE Leongatha Velodrome may not return to its former glory, when it hosted the world’s best track riders at its annual carnival, but the members of the club are determined to see the facility rejuvenated for a new generation of riders. And who knows,