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Getting the jump on cancer

Jumbunna showjumper Tiffany Joyce in action during the Jump for Support with Moody Racing fundraising class for Breast Cancer Network Australia at the Werribee Jeep Australian Show jumping Championships. Photo courtesy of Snaffle-it Snap Shots. MORE than $15,000 has been raised for the Breast

Seniors golf returns

Wonthaggi Seniors Festival of Golf tournament secretary, Don Burke, is looking forward to catching up with mates from all over Victoria at this week’s event. G073914 RETURNING for a ninth consecutive year, the Wonthaggi’s Seniors Festival of Golf tournament has already attracted plenty of

Massive Wonthaggi land sale

Only 20 of the original 50 allotments at Central Walk Estate remain. THE team at PBE Real Estate is excited to announce that Wonthaggi’s Central Walk Estate has only 20 building allotments out of the original 50 still available. The developer has now given

For sale by tender

PBE Real Estate is offering this property, part of two-titles in Wonthaggi’s CBD.  A UNIQUE commercial development opportunity has arisen at 62 and 64 Watt Street, Wonthaggi. Located in the heart of Wonthaggi’s central business precinct is this extremely rare property screaming out for

Unique country retreat goes to auction

At this auction, you’ll have to chance to get two for the price of one, including the charmingly restored Almurta Hall. THIS week’s special property offer comes from LJ Hooker in Wonthaggi which is marketing a unique country retreat at Grantville where you’ll quite

Residents fear Waterline towns may go under

Tide watcher Kevin Chambers highlights further severe erosion in Grantville, along a walking track close to Pier Road. The track has been closed to the public for a month. G103714 HIGH tides coinciding with storm surges have had a significant and noticeable impact on

No middle ground in Burra Foods buffer

The affected Korumburra residents were out in force at last week’s council presentation day, including Samantha Brown, Les and Elizabeth Guilfoyle, Thea Dent, David Amor, Marilyn Roger, Viv Pepper, Lyn Langdon, Glenn Brown, Paul Rothier, Neil Olsson, Alan Roger and Christine McKenzie with Cr

No gas, no problem?

Anti-unconventional gas campaigner, Marg Thomas of Mirboo North, had plenty of support last week when she called on the council to make good on a June 2012 shire policy setting, to keep the community informed about developments. WE’VE heard it mentioned several times in

Wandering wind farm

Bald Hills Wind Farm opponent, Cheryl Wragg, blows the whistle on developers who have admitted to changing the location of 20 of their 52 turbines, some of them up to 250 metres away from their original locations. Ms Wragg address her remarks to the

Scheme debt details wanted

The Sunset Strip Road Watch Collective (SSRWC) welcomes any moves to bring some sense to the aggravating processes involved in forcing through a Special Charge Scheme (SCS) for road and drainage works in Sunset Strip. However, the Bass Coast Shire Council (BCSC) still seems

Council working on pole safety

South Gippsland Shire Council has received calls from residents with concerns about the recent placement of power poles between Bald Hills Road and Tarwin Lower. Over the past four years Bald Hills Wind Farm (BHWF) has investigated several options for the power line route

Time for a new seat

I refer to Liam Charles’ article ‘McMillan opens up old wounds’ in the Sentinel-Times, September 16. I must say that I fully support Sonia Weston’s suggestion that a name change for the McMillan Electorate is long overdue. Angus McMillan and his men were responsible

We don’t need another survey

The Bass Coast Shire Council wishes to have a forum regarding Inverloch dogs. Cr Neil Rankine said “The forum is an opportunity for all community members to provide their views to council about dogs on beaches”. In 2013 the Domestic Animal Management Advisory Committee