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Well-fought volleyball matches

THE South Gippsland Volleyball Women’s Division 2 team played in the Grand Final of the 2019 Volleyball Victoria State League competition, losing narrowly to Monash University in a 4-set match at the State Volleyball Centre, Dandenong. Captain Kristen Sanders won Most Valuable Player of

New Grantville quarry will create 20 jobs

THERE will soon be a new sand quarry at Grantville to help deliver new homes, roads, rail and schools, Bass MP Jordan Crugnale announced last week. On Friday morning, Ms Crugnale visited the site of the new quarry on the Bass Coast, where 20

Adapted cat Maple calls Carinya Lodge home

THE newest resident of Korumburra’s Carinya Lodge is without a doubt their most popular yet. Her cuddles are unrivalled; her energy is infectious; her many quirks provide endless entertainment. She’s got the run of the place, roaming the halls and popping in and out

Saints’ final prayers answered

IN a tidal turn of conditions, Nyora have taken Saturday’s sun to toast the Lang Lang Tigers – launching them into a slightly lucky finals campaign. Following last week’s mud-slog against Poowong, Nyora are now feeling hopeful coming into finals with a classy defeat

Bargains in Gippsland market

By Gil King, REIV THE Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV)’s latest median house price release for the March to June quarter has Barwon Heads once again sitting on the top of the list for the most expensive property market in Regional Victoria. Barwon

Well-grown is ideal

By Dr Sarah Chaplin, Agriculture Victoria Development Specialist WELL-grown heifers are more likely to reach their full potential for milk production and recover their rearing costs earlier, therefore it is key to have a management plan for your heifers and not neglect them. The

Grant ensures pro-active approach to road safety

LEONGATHA and District Community Foundation Ltd has donated $5000 to Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV) to assist it to develop and deliver road safety programs specifically within the Leongatha District. The donation follows a presentation by Lyn Bennett, Gippsland Coordinator of RTSSV to

Bass Coast Shire continue their advocacy campaign

EARLIER this month, Bass Coast Shire Councillors and selected staff visited Melbourne Town Hall for a day of collaboration and sharing with councillors and staff from the City of Melbourne. Despite the obvious major differences between metropolitan and regional councils (City of Melbourne’s budget

Lions help detect eyesight issues in Korumburra kids

KORUMBURRA kids are some of the first in Australia to benefit from a new Lions Club initiative providing free vision screenings in primary schools. Trained volunteers from local Lions clubs including Korumburra, Leongatha, Wonthaggi and San Remo conducted screenings at Korumburra Primary School last

Sea Eagles blown over by Demons

STARTING strong but defensively denied, I-K struggled to make the most of fair weather and a good start as the finals fever of Koo Wee Rup took the heat up a notch. Taking on a Demon side with sights set on grand final redemption

Plenty of familiar faces as Roughead bows out

THERE’S little doubt that the TV footage of Hawthorn great Jarryd Roughead wheeling around on to his left boot to snap the sixth and final goal of his “farewell match” on Sunday will be included in any highlight reel of his stellar career. It

Bass Coast Climate emergency say local youth

BASS Coast Shire councillors are fast running out of time to deal with the impacts of climate change, including unprecedent erosion along coastlines at Inverloch and Phillip Island, according to youth. And it’s all set to come to a head at this week’s council

Nyora teenager Teisha Howarth missing

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Nyora girl, 13-year-old Teisha Howarth. Teisha was last seen at an address in Cardinal Court, Narre Warren. Police and family have concerns for her welfare due to her age. Teisha was last seen wearing