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Notification of planned burn at Kongwak

FOREST Fire Management Victoria and the CFA have advised that a planned burn will be carried out in the Kongwak area today, Friday, April 20, 2018. The notice carries a “weather p;ermitting” provision with it, however, while the morning started with heavy fog blanketing

Skull Fork debut album launched at Westernport

SCOPE band Skull Fork launched their debut album ‘Thought Cloud’ at The Westernport Hotel on Friday night supporting headlining act Boxthorn. Skull Fork were supported by an eager crowd of locals, friends and families, all eager to witness the final result of the band’s

Council jumps on jetty as best car-ferry option

THE Bass Coast Shire Council wants the State Government to pay for another study into feasibility of the Cowes to Stony Point Car Ferry, one that specifically looks at using the existing Cowes Jetty location as the site for the ferry terminal. It follows

Swap $1million to missing rail trail link

IT’S a no brainer, according to rail trail enthusiast John Kennedy of Korumburra. And thousands of people have signed a petition in support. The first extension of the Great Southern Rail Trail that should be funded, the one that will benefit the lives of

Give us ‘sub-regional, not sub-standard’: Crugnale

LABOR candidate for Bass, Jordan Crugnale, is raising the profile of the Wonthaggi Hospital and its need for an upgrade within State Government departments. The masterplan for the hospital has been completed and the detailed costings will be finalised in the coming weeks. Wonthaggi