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Speed kills in Inverloch

A 28 year old Sandy Point man died last Wednesday after losing control of his car on a sweeping right-hand bend on Toorak Road, Inverloch. The man, who was thrown from the car as it rolled down a deep embankment, was witnessed speeding through

All-star Christmas at Nyora

The Rosedale All-Star winner Matthew Reed and series points leader will be in action on Friday night. Photo’s courtesy of Inaction Photos ( THE All-Star Sprintcars will blast into town for the annual big bash at Nyora Raceway on Friday, December 27. And while

Le Serve’s road rescue blocked

An ominous sign of times to come – a sign located near the top of Kallay Drive, close to the entry of Bass Highway.   By Gav Ross COUNCILLOR Clare Le Serve’s attempt to save Pioneer Bay’s only sealed road from being ripped up

South Gippy Highway ‘bloody appalling’

The South Gippsland Highway is a disgrace, according to Meeniyan Progress Association president Clive Hope who took his group’s concerns to the South Gippsland Shire Council last week. BUSINESS people, transport operators, local farmers and others who have suffered delays and costs because of

Political pot-holes

Shadow Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan said Labor would commit to fixing the state of South Gippsland’s roads during a visit to Korumburra last week. THE Victorian Opposition has described South Gippsland’s roads as “incredibly dangerous” during an attack on the State Government last

Two air-lifted after crash at Moyarra

The jaws of life were used to cut free the male driver of this car after it left the road and hit a tree near Korumburra last Tuesday night. A 55 YEAR-OLD Melbourne man and his passenger were airlifted to hospital last Tuesday night

New push to save Pioneer Bay road

LEADBEATER Ward councillor Clare Le Serve will push to have the controversial decision that will see Kallay Drive in Pioneer Bay turned back into an unsealed road reversed at tomorrow’s council meeting in Cowes. Cr Le Serve told the Sentinel-Times last week that she

Bass Coast L2P leading the way

Learner driver Tamara Walkerden, middle, is booked in for a licence test before Christmas thanks to the fantastic L2P program in Wonthaggi. Also pictured, from left to right, are mentors Alan Wilson and Mike Wellings, chair of Bass Coast Community Foundation Martin Keogh and

Road to ruin – Wonthaggi business calls for relaunch funding

THE long-awaited opening of the ‘New Link Road’ to Phillip Island yesterday might be good news for those going to the Island but it could be bad news for business and tourism operators south of the new interchange on the Bass Highway. That’s the

Dangerous drivers a risk to us all

I am constantly disgusted by the dangerous habits of local drivers. It is bad enough avoiding the many big potholes on the road and constant speed changes they cause but irresponsible, impatient drivers make it much more dangerous. Both myself and friends have been

Show and shine bigger and better

Coordinator of Rotary Club of Leongatha’s annual Show’n’Shine and Swap Meet on Sunday, March 10 of the Labour Day Long Weekend, John O’Connor with a placard promoting one of the event’s major sponsors. WELL over 300 cars, boats and caravans will descend on the

Take a drive at Wonthaggi Toyota and get $20

Sales manager at Wonthaggi Toyota, Sarah Cuzzupi, says the three-day Hybrid drive day this weekend is the perfect opportunity for people to gain a better understanding of the benefits of hybrid vehicles – and collect a $20 gift voucher to shop at Capeview Mitre

New Corolla coming to Wonthaggi

The new Corolla will make its first public appearance in the southern hemisphere at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney, October 10 to 28. And it won’t be long before it’s on the showroom floor at Wonthaggi Toyota. Toyota Australia recently announced the