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Leongatha Subaru’s four-day sale event

DON’T miss Leongatha Subaru’s Massive End of Financial Year 4 Day Sale event this week. According to Leongatha Subaru general manager Russell Hemming, if you’re in the market for a new vehicle, now is the time to purchase. In addition to great drive away

Lovely street, pity about the potholes

KORUMBURRA’S Elmores Road is not the quiet bush track it used to be. It’s on the edge of town and it’s been opened up for lifestyle living. Beautiful big homes and gardens feature along its length. The only problem is the road itself. It’s

Dangerous road needs sealing

A SAN Remo couple is calling for Potters Hill Road to be sealed before a tragic accident happens at the corner of Potters Hill and Shetland Heights roads. Hoons regularly drift around the corner on the gravel road and has Jake and Erika Wright

Landowner told to clean up car wrecks

THE owners of a rural property at Wattlebank near Wonthaggi have been told to clean up their act by the Bass Coast Shire Council. This directive came after complaints were made about the extraordinary build up in the number car wrecks being ‘warehoused’ at

Speed the killer on country roads

YOU’RE damned if you do and damned if you don’t. Cutting the maximum speed on country roads is seen by the Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police in Victoria, Doug Fryer, as a way to have an instant impact on road deaths and serious injury.

Reduce the Punch

SAN REMO residents on Punchbowl Road are pleading to the Bass Coast Shire Council to reduce the speed limit along the dirt road, which links two key walkways. Resident Paula Davidson last week requested Bass Coast Shire Council applies to VicRoads to reduce the

Driver Reviver in Leongatha

SES volunteers were out in large numbers over the Easter long weekend, volunteering at Driver Reviver stops across Victoria, including in Leongatha. Between handing out free hot drinks, Tony Lindhard said Driver Reviver sites gives people time to relax and regain their energy. “It

Patient drivers earn police praise

LOCAL police officers were heaving a big sigh of relief on Monday this week as holiday crowds headed back home after a mercifully safe Easter break. But it wasn’t without trying on the part of the police, and also the motorists. “Thankfully we haven’t

Wrong-way GPS drivers annoying Fish Creekers

AN ANOMALY with in-car GPS units is driving Fish Creek residents mad and directing motorists, travelling to and from Wilsons Prom and Waratah Bay, up Old Waratah Road, Fish Creek, much to the chagrin of the people who live on the road. They should

Calls for a Poowong bus stop

GIPPSLAND South MP Danny O’Brien is urging the State Government to improve public transport for Poowong and surrounds. Mr O’Brien met with locals, including Poowong publican Fiona Cox, who is asking for the town to be included on V/Line services between Melbourne and Leongatha.

Bass Coast’s long list of dangerous streets

A RESIDENTIAL street where a 78 year old woman was recently struck by a car and left with serious injuries had been identified as a priority area in need of updating by the Bass Coast Shire Council. The woman was using a wheeled walking

Bugattis shine at State Coal Mine

WITH bonnets shining brightly in the autumn sun, dozens of immaculate vintage Bugatti cars rolled into Bass Coast over the weekend of March 11 and 12. As part of the Alternate GABR rally, the Bugatti Club of Australia headed down to Bass Coast for

Lack of footpath key to serious accident

THE lack of footpaths along many of the streets in south Wonthaggi was an urgent talking point yesterday after a 78 year old local woman was knocked over while walking along Edgar Street. In an incident which occurred at around 8.10am on Tuesday morning,