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Into final stages for Bass Valley Children’s Centre

CONSTRUCTION of the new Bass Valley Children’s Centre is nearing completion and work is now gearing up for the facility to commence operation in early 2018. Bass Coast Shire Council Mayor, Cr Pamela Rothfield, explained that the Children’s Centre will bring significant benefits for

Korumburra a surprise finalist in Tidy Towns

COAL Creek has a fine record of participation in the annual Tidy Towns’ awards, especially in specific areas of its work where recognition at a state and national level can only help its profile. But so broad have its submissions been to Tidy Towns

Consultation cop out for Cowes car ferry

A THREE hour community meeting on a proposal for a car ferry between Cowes, French Island and Stony Point failed to address key community safety, transport and environmental concerns. And tourism advisory group EarthCheck, who hosted the meeting, will pocket its $250,000 for preparing

Agnes Falls to be ‘world class’ attraction

THERE’S no denying Toora’s Kathy Whelan, Secretary of the Friends of Agnes Falls, and the other members of her committee, including Vice President Peter Lee. They’ve made pitch after pitch after pitch for improvements to the visitor experience at the “Highest Single Span Falls

Newhaven College girl on top of the world

PHILLIP Island surfer and former Newhaven College girl, Nikki van Dijk, is on top of the world today after claiming her maiden World Surf League event in Portugal on Wednesday Nikki says she’s achieved a lifelong dream by winning the event, taking out former