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‘VENTNOR Park’ is a property everyone dreams of owning one day.

‘Tomorrow Women’ turn out in clear voice and strong numbers at Wonthaggi

  The impossible-to-achieve ideals women have struggled to live up to for decades have now been amplified by our wired and overly connected world. It was the pitch to local women by workshops and events provider Hello Business that really struck a chord. Promoting

Salvos’ work more crucial than ever

THE Red Shield Appeal in the Bass Coast and South Gippsland region is well underway.

Gippsland a winner: MP

THE federal government’s 2021 budget has wrapped the Gippsland region in enough winter warmth to accelerate our region’s revival and sustain us through coming seasons, federal MP for Monash, Russell Broadbent, said last week.

Full time or fun time!

CLOSE enough to hear the sea and surrounded by magnificent native gardens, 18-20 Park Avenue is the perfect escape.

Successful open days

THE not-for-profit Wonthaggi Seed Bank and Nursery held two open days last week.

Shire should forget the ‘Caretaker Period’

SENTINEL-TIMES COMMENT THE South Gippsland Shire Council should apply for a special dispensation from the traditional ‘Caretaker Period’ before the October 23 election this year because there simply aren’t any elected councillors who might be compromised by the decisions of the government-appointed administrators. They

He lives on in spirit

In response to Pastor Brendan Smith and Father Darren Howie. In reply to comments, I would like to add my own comments based on ‘The King James Bible’. In 3:16-17 – For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son

Fish Creek’s silent sentinel and public treasure

Driving on the road from Fish Creek towards the Prom, a large, square-topped hill rears up from the surrounding farmland. This is Lavers Hill, clothed in ancient forest, parts of which have remained untouched for centuries. Its trees stand on the steep slopes surrounding

Anzac Day thank you

The committee and membership of the Wonthaggi RSL sub-branch would like to express its thanks to the community of Wonthaggi and the surrounding regions for their generous support of veterans by purchasing an Anzac Day badge. Sales this year have been excellent, and we

On the right track at North Western cluster meeting

COMMUNITY ‘cluster’ meetings. You may not remember, dear reader, but there was a major fight over the concept while the disgraced former South Gippsland Shire Council was in office.

Are you ready for the rail trail extension?

SOUTH Gippsland Shire road safety officer John Ernst has predicted the towns located along the western extension of the Great Southern Rail Trail will see significant increases in riders and pedestrians when the trail opens later this year.

Preview: Key clashes a test for Mid Gippsland contenders

THE top four in Mid Gippsland football is starting to take shape, or is it? Hillend 24, Foster 20, Mirboo North 20 and Morwell East 20 have all come through testing contests in the opening six rounds but this Saturday could tell us a lot