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Time out – The curious case of Bass’ time capsule

By Gav Ross PLANS to unearth a 50-year old time capsule as part of a massive community celebration in Bass next March have hit a snag. The container – which was always believed to have been concealed in one of the brick pillars built

Local beef sells for how much?!

BEEF sourced from a Glen Alvie property is selling interstate for a record $220 per kilogram. What’s even more remarkable is that it comes from a Fullblood Japanese Wagyu steer that was grass fed over four years. Normally, Wagyu beef with marbling scores of

Monster Trucks roar into town

THE Korumburra Showgrounds will be transformed next Saturday night into an amazing arena of thrills and spills when the Monster Truck Spectacular rolls into town. The event will feature a huge display of American imported monster trucks plus performances from Australia’s leading freestyle motocross

Bair Street revival on council agenda

By Nathan Johnston THE main benefit of Leongatha’s heavy vehicle town centre bypass will be the reinvigorated Bair Street, with more parking, greenery and public spaces. The bypass is set to be completed within 12 months, and work on a new Bair Street, worth

Dust woes after council rips up another road

RESIDENTS situated along one of Phillip Island’s most popular tourist thoroughfares are calling on Bass Coast Shire Council to address the plumes of dust caused by traffic. Stretching from Surf Beach into Sunderland Bay, parts of The Esplanade were treated with a dust suppression