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MacKillop 500 GP was the way to go

WHAT a day it was today for the annual Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College’s fundraising grand prix today! The charity event marketed as ‘The MacKillop 500’, based on the Phillip Island V8 Supercars and organised as part of the school’s Walkathon fundraising by the

Mandy’s Stroke of luck

WONTHAGGI’S Mandy Bowler was two hours away from being permanently paralysed. Nine years ago, she was smoking 45 cigarettes a day, until she lost control of the right side of her body. She couldn’t speak. She couldn’t write. She couldn’t tell anyone, during a

Voyage team makes light work of a million kilos

IT TOOK a team at Voyage Fitness Leongatha five hours and 27 minutes to smash their goal of lifting one million kilograms on Sunday. The motto was “every kg counts” in a challenge designed to raise funds and awareness for veterans’ charity Solider On,

Boy from Oz a bewdy, mate!

THE Boy From Oz, the Peter Allen musical, opened in the refurbished Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre last weekend to ‘sold out’ houses and rave reviews. The latest installment from this award-winning local company featured a simply stunning performance by one of South Gippsland’s

Drum kit found

THE stolen drum kit, owned by Phillip Island’s Youki Innes, has been found and returned. His drum kit was returned to him last Thursday, following a strong community campaign to find the drums and raise funds for Youki, a young man with cerebral palsy.