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Sunset Strip works back on the agenda

BASS Coast Shire Council is likely to face another fight with Sunset Strip residents after it voted to table another report into a special charge scheme for the area. The issue of substandard roads and poor drainage systems in Sunset Strip has been on

Shing stands with Wonthaggi Secondary, not against it

THE campaign to get funding for a new senior campus for the Wonthaggi Secondary College is back on track. State MP for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing, put her personal disappointment aside last Monday to pay the school a visit and catch up with Acting

Detectives in town about Goodwin case

DETECTIVES from the South Australia Police Major Crime Investigation Branch will be in the Wonthaggi area later this week taking statements from local residents in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Susan Goodwin in 2002. Last week police announced the formation of

Rate cap hits libraries

THOUGHT those library fines would never add up to anything? The West Gippsland Regional Library Corporation, which operates libraries across the Bass Coast, Baw Baw and South Gippsland shires, is expecting to bring in more than $76,000 from fees and charges next financial year.

Community support boosts Wonthaggi’s school fight

THERE was an outpouring a grief, if you like, after the crushing disappointment of the State Budget. But if the government thinks the Wonthaggi Secondary College and its supporters in the local community are going away, they should think again. “The support we have