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Support high for Leongatha’s Olympian Eleanor Patterson

THE support in Leongatha for local Olympic high jumper Eleanor Patterson is building as the day for lift-off in Tokyo draws closer.

Ellinbank expecting to return next Saturday

THE Ellinbank and District Football League is expecting its senior competition to return next Saturday.

How the shire plans to build on 11,000 jobs

IT’S easy enough to say you’ve got a new Economic Development Strategy that’s going to create “a thriving, diverse and sustainable local economy built on our region’s natural advantages”.

Mid Gippy back on track

THE MID Gippsland Football Netball League will return for the last two games of the home and away season on August 7.

Privacy on picturesque land

FOLLOW the meandering driveway into the picture-perfect location to find this well-built 14-year-old JG King home.

Supporting women on farms

BASS Coast Landcare Network has held its first Women on Farms discussion group workshop, offering women an opportunity to learn and improve their skills.

Government doesn’t value country footy and netball enough

  HOW important are country football-netball clubs to the fabric of country communities? Those involved know they are absolutely fundamental. But according to Gippsland South MP Danny O’Brien, he doesn’t believe the state government and the health authorities value country football and netball enough.

Positive COVID-19 case in Bass Coast

THERE is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Bass Coast.

Gippy League gets ready for return next Saturday

CLUBS in the Gippsland League have unanimously voted to restart their season on August 7.

Kilcunda community fed up with recurring thefts

THE Kilcunda Community Association (KCA) has been left frustrated and fed up after being targeted multiple times by heartless thieves.

It’s bloomin’ great for business in Bair Street

THE 70 trees that have just been installed in Bair Street Leongatha is one thing but what’s even better news for the town and the local community is the number of businesses, new businesses that have been attracted back to the street.

West Gippy waits two more weeks for return

CLUBS in the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition have voted to wait until August 14 to resume their competition, leaving just one home and away game to be played.

Stolen bells bound for China

WONTHAGGI police have pulled off an incredible feat after recovering Cowes’ ‘Harmony Bells’ from a shipping container destined for China.