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We’re gonna need a bigger bin

DESPITE the Bass Coast Shire Council previously promising to fix the waste issues over the peak December/January period, some councillors fear we’re going to see a repeat of last summer. Cr Stephen Fullarton labelled the summer issues a “disaster and a disgrace”, when the

Erosion batters Cowes

WHILE bureaucrats continue to debate whether climate change is real, the effects are being seen at Cowes, with the local yacht club’s fence just metres from being swallowed up by the ocean. And after the fence will be the clubrooms. Ronnie Bauer, who’s standing

Kids need to be uni-ready

By Matt Male CONFUSING public transport timetables, cooking, budgeting and shocking power bills. These are just some of the problems regional students face when packing up their belongings and moving to the city to study. But Wonthaggi’s Josh Baker is on a mission to

Mystery why Bald Hills’ turbines stopped spinning

ALL 52 wind turbines at the Bald Hills Wind Farm, between Tarwin Lower and Walkerville, have stopped spinning. And it made quite an eerie sight there last Friday as storm-force winds whipped through the area, bringing down trees and scattering branches, but not managing

Drinks at the Burra

THIS is exactly what Korumburra needed. Burra Brewing Co opened on Saturday at noon, followed by hundreds of people passing through the doors all afternoon and into the night. It was a brilliant turnout from locals and those outside the region, supporting a new