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‘Ring of Steel’ comes down

IT was an emotional Premier Daniel Andrews who announced at 3.30pm today that the so-called ‘Ring of Steel’ between metro Melbourne and regional Victoria will

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Self-contained holidays a hit

REGIONAL Victorians and others outside Stage Four lockdown zones are hitting the road in unprecedented numbers for their end of year holidays, prompting a surge in sales of Australian made caravans.

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King of the road

• Obituary: Tom Harley (August 1, 1928 – October 3, 2020) Happy days! Korumburra’s Tom Harley liked nothing more than taking friends, family, school kids

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City folks rush to claim travel permits

BASS Coast Shire Council has been flooded with phone calls from metropolitan Melburnians eager to take advantage of changes to COVID-19 restrictions that allow them to travel to regional areas to reduce the risk of bushfires at their holiday properties.

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Top water operators

GIPPSLAND Water has taken out key Victorian Water Industry Operators Association (WIOA) awards. Gippsland Water’s senior water treatment technician Dion Bull was awarded WIOA Operator

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Sport

‘Spic’ declared LDCA life member

LEONGATHA and District Cricket Association welcomed Geoff ‘Spic’ Wyatt as a life member last week. LDCA president John Schelling announced Geoff’s induction at the annual general meeting on Sunday, October 11.

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State role for Gary Adams

LOCAL cricketing legend and administrator Gary Adams has been appointed secretary of Veterans Cricket Victoria which involves players in three age groups, over 50s, 60, and 70s. Competition takes place

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Let us open!

BASS Coast fitness providers believe their services have a crucial benefit to mental health and are certain they can operate safely. Local facilities including gyms, boxing, yoga, gymnastics, swimming, CrossFit

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Let us open!

BASS Coast fitness providers believe their services have a crucial benefit to mental health and are certain they can operate

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Real Estate

Light-filled with panoramic views

SITTING high on the hill, this is a unique coastal opportunity on a large approximately 884sqm block with uninterrupted views across farmland, Western Port Bay and the Bass Valley landscape

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Town and country living

THIS property is a delight and will most certainly tick all the boxes for families and retirees. And it’s positioned in arguably one of the best locations in the heart

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On The Land

Landcare has rabbits and foxes on the run

THERE is little doubt that foxes and rabbits are two of Australia’s worst invasive pests. Foxes cause livestock and economic losses for farmers and are a major threat to native species. Rabbits detrimentally impact landscapes

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Rural life in the spotlight

#SNAPSHOTRURALVIC, an initiative of the National Centre for Farmer Health, is bringing country Victorians together to tell a unique story of rural life during the second wave of COVID-19 lockdown. Since launching over seven weeks

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Landcare has rabbits and foxes on the run

THERE is little doubt that foxes and rabbits are two of Australia’s worst invasive pests. Foxes cause livestock and economic losses for farmers and are a major threat to native species. Rabbits detrimentally impact landscapes

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