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Test yourself before you drive

Phil Hewlett from Wonthaggi’s Capital Nightclub and Saloon Bar says the Breathometers have been well received since their installation a month ago. J031114. BREATH testing units will be installed in licensed premises around Wonthaggi and Inverloch as part of a TAC and Rotary Club

Drivers direct fury at Vicroads

Vicroads and their road maintenance contractors were the subject of social media derision last week after repairs to this huge pothole near Kongwak broke up within hours of it being ‘repaired’. SOCIAL media went into over-drive last week after Vicroads’ maintenance contractors ‘repaired’ a

You’ll do a good deal better at Wonthaggi Holden

Wonthaggi Holden salesman Daniel Smith has a full book of special offers for Holden buyers, over and above any deal they are able to negotiate, including $1000 worth of free accessories on the range SUVs including the magnificent Colorado 7. TAKE a look inside

New Toyota Corolla packed with value

Wonthaggi Toyota Sales Manager, Sarah Ventura, is delighted with the style and level of appointment on the new Toyota Corolla. m051014 IT’S now easier than ever to buy one of the more highly appointed models in the new Corolla range, according to sales manager

Community mourns a happy, farming family

All but one member of the Beckett family – nine year-old Sam, far right – perished in a horror road accident at Catani, near Koo Wee Rup, late last week. By Gav Ross A POOWONG North dairy farmer who employed members of the family

Back to back Nyora Speedway Moule memorials

Bass residents Stuart Ferguson in car eight and son Luke in car 4 in action at the Nyora Speedway on Friday night. THE Victorian Mini Sprint Club headed to Nyora Raceway for the annual Geoff Moule Memorial where it was Bass racer Stuart Ferguson

TAC backs breath testing winners at Stony Creek

Premier Denis Napthine with TAC CEO Janet Dore gets the message across at the races. PLANNING how you’ll get home from this weekend’s races at Stony Creek could be your key to a winning weekend, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) said. TAC CEO Janet

Horrific crash claims life and injures others

Five people were taken to hospital following the three car collision, with two of the injured being flown to Melbourne hospitals with serious injuries. AN OUTTRIM father and husband has been killed in a tragic multiple car accident near Leongatha on Saturday afternoon. Uwe

Action-packed weekend

The action is fast and furious from the outset. MAKE sure you have the 2014 Wonthaggi Human Powered Grand Prix marked in your diary. It looks a very big weekend on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 when local country, Victorian and interstate

Distraction cause for concern

THERE are more distractions for road users than ever before and in a recent road safety survey, Victorians are concerned about how distractions are affecting their safety on the roads. Any object or activity that takes a person’s attention away from the road whether

Record day for Show ‘n’ Shine

Sam and Paul King with their 1932 Ford Roadster at the Leongatha Show ‘n’ Shine and Swap Meet on Sunday. C500814. PLANS are already underway for next year’s event after the Rotary Club of Leongatha’s hugely successful Show ‘n’ Shine and Swap Meet on

Hyundai brand drives ahead

Darryl McGannon and Heather Walker from Edney’s Leongatha believe Hyundai’s solid start to 2014 is due to the growing reputation of the brand. Check out the range of Hyundais at Edney’s Leongatha today. HYUNDAI Motor Company Australia has finished the first month of 2014

Richards and Bowe at Phillip Island classic

They don’t make ‘em like that anymore. All your favourite makes and models will be doing what they do best at Phillip Island. AUSTRALIAN racing legends Jim Richards and John Bowe head a star and car-studded entry for the 25th Anniversary Phillip Island Classic