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Port fight endures

THE Bass Coast Shire Council and community continue to join forces in the fight against a proposed container expansion at Hastings. Whilst the issue has seemingly disappeared from headlines since the last year’s State Election, campaign collective Preserve Western Port Action Group says it’s

Rippleside to go to make way for units

ONE of Inverloch’s most recognisable foreshore buildings will be knocked down and turned into modern units and a shop, with the developer confirming construction will begin next year. Councillors last week approved a permit for the redevelopment of the ‘outdated’ restaurant/kiosk known as the

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