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Joan’s legacy continues at Bass Coast College

THE Bass Coast Community Foundation is thrilled to introduce the Joan Eltringham Memorial Fund to the community. This fund, which launched last week, is accepting public donations to improve well-being, inclusiveness and literacy for disadvantaged and vulnerable children attending Bass Coast College. Set up

Sold out: Wiggles tix sell like hot potatoes!!

ICONIC children’s group, The Wiggles are set to bring their Superhero Tour to Wonthaggi. Tickets for their Wonthaggi show, to be staged on Saturday, June 18, 2022 go on sale tomorrow Friday, May 13 at 10am.

Australian Navy submarine back in Westernport

THE Department of Defence is typically tight-lipped about a submarine which sailed back into Westernport this morning and has stopped off the boat ramp at Cowes where defence reportedly has a mooring.

Live comedy special at Archies Creek

But how many of us can say we were in the audience when one was filmed? Wonthaggi’s Marcus Ryan has spent most of his career touring the world performing stand-up comedy.

Mrs Brown is a new cosy in Fish Creek

MRS Brown is in town for the Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival starting this weekend, and she’s just one of a tremendous display of tea cosies that will feature, ranging from crazy to stylish.

Driver allegedly collides with police vehicle

Police allege the male proceeded to drive towards police members and collided with the police vehicle.

Fonterra announces step-up

  FONTERRA Australia has announced a step-up of 10 cents per kgMS, taking its 2021/22 average price to $7.40/kgMS, and an opening weighted average farmgate milk price of $8.25/kgMS for the 2022/23 season. Fonterra Australia managing director René Dedoncker said the latest price increase

$6m to serve up more jobs

THE state government is set to spend $6 million to provide 240 jobseekers with hospitality and tourism traineeships in regional Victoria, including in Gippsland.

Shrek the Musical comes to Wonthaggi

NEWHAVEN College’s production of ‘Shrek the Musical’ over four shows at the weekend delighted crowds at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre.

Saints take a win at home

NYORA recorded its second win for the season at the weekend.

Uncertainty shrouds PICAL

PHILLIP Island and Community Learning Centre (PICAL) continues to hold concerns regarding the relocation of their facilities and new site.

Bulldogs roar home

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK looked to defend top spot on the West Gippsland League ladder when they travelled across the bridge to face familiar foe Phillip Island.

Hill End made to work for victory

WHILE Hill End entered its contest with Toora as an unbackable favourite, with the unbeaten Rovers taking on a winless opponent, Toora made the fancied side work for its five-goal victory.