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Grassroots calendar project all about the kindness pandemic

By Shelby Brooks A CREATIVE Inverloch local is going to be featured in a crowd-funded kindness pandemic 2021 calendar. Sue Macknamara has been entertaining everyone on the Facebook page, Kindness Pandemic Inverloch, with her artistic photoshoots of her taking her weekly bin out. Creator

Off with their locks!

By Shelby Brooks TWO 14-year-old girls will be shaving their heads this weekend in support of a beloved Wonthaggi grandmother, with more than $5400 already raised for the Cancer Council. Immy Lindsay knew she had to do something to support her grandma, Helen Lindsay,

Surgeries resume at reduced capacity

SURGERIES resumed at Bass Coast Health (BCH) this week, as the health service slowly returns to normal operations. Wonthaggi Hospital’s theatres were this week used for endoscopy, urology and general surgery procedures. Approximately five surgeries are being conducted each day as BCH’s theatres operate

St Joseph’s keeps students engaged during remote schooling

RAHNI is one of more than 100 students from St Joseph’s Primary School in Korumburra who has embarked on a more independent learning journey this term. While away from her regular classroom, Rahni has been able to spend quality time with her family, working

More nurses care for elderly during pandemic

BASS Coast Health (BCH) has expanded a program that helps people in residential care avoid coming to hospital. BCH’s Residential In Reach program sees BCH senior clinical nurses provide support for aged care residents in facilities across the Bass Coast to ensure they receive

Eddie shells out on his lifelong collection

AS a youngster, Eddie Beulke would do what children have done for time immemorial and pick up shells during family holidays to the beach. Unlike most kids, Eddie’s collections weren’t left to gather dust until they were quietly lost or thrown away. In fact,

Hallston farmer launches exclusive sheep podcast

By Shelby Brooks FROM a kitchen table in Hallston, Jill Noble records the world’s first and only podcast exclusively about farming sheep. A successful first-generation sheep farmer herself at Hallston Valley Farm, Jill saw a gap in the podcast world and decided to fill

New disability projects could house 200

A FORMER Bass Coast local is targeting 50 new disability housing projects over the next three years which have the potential to assist up to 200 people in need of a housing solution in Victoria. Owen Jourdian, who hails from Grantville, is the managing

Social distancing won’t stop Biggest Morning Tea

LOCAL ladies aren’t letting COVID-19 restrictions stop them hosting Biggest Morning Tea events for the Cancer Council this year, coming up with creative solutions to continue their fundraising efforts while complying with social distancing rules. With physical gatherings off the cards this year, several