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LOCAL plumber Wayne Hynes snapped this cute photo in Cape Paterson yesterday (Wednesday, November 25). The koala and joey were more than happy to pose for a quick snap before continuing on their search for eucalyptus leaves.

Foster draft hopeful his dream will come true

DESPITE only playing two games this year, Foster AFL hopeful Ryan Angwin is in top shape for draft night, set to be held on Monday, December 7.

Get ready for outside dining in Inverloch

INVERLOCH’S A’Beckett Street will be transformed into a hub of entertainment when the south side of the road is blocked to traffic to allow for outdoor dining ‘parklets’ in December.

Goods Shed fire mystery solved

EVIDENCE of a historic fire was uncovered in the early stages of the Wonthaggi Goods Shed renovation, when pegboard was removed from one wall. Members of the Bass Coast Artists Society, who are getting the place ready for a COVID-compliant opening, had no idea

Poppy runs miles for cancer research

By Tom McNish POPPY Miles is well on her way to completing her 120km goal and $1000 fundraising target raising funds for this November’s ‘Tour de Cure’ cancer research. At the time of writing (Tuesday, November 17) she had completed 87kms of running and

Proud to be a GP in Wonthaggi

By Shelby Brooks A WONTHAGGI doctor who has spent 40 years caring for the community has been honoured at the 2020 Victorian Rural Health Awards. Dr William Howson of the Wonthaggi Medical Group was awarded a Length of Service award in a virtual ceremony

Showtime! Cinema screens set to light up again

LEONGATHA’S Stadium 4 Cinema will be reopening this month, with plans to operate seven days a week over the summer holidays...

Honoured for service to animal science

RECENTLY awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of New England, Alan Bell – who hails from Kongwak - credits his agriculturally rich childhood for his eventual career pathway which took him all the way to Cornell University in the USA.

Australia’s best pie and sausage roll could be on our doorstep

IF there was ever a year that we needed a truly great meat pie or sausage roll to help us eat our feelings, 2020 is it.

Noni the pony leads new campaign to keep us COVID-safe

A NEW local COVID-19 campaign for South Gippsland is being led by one of the region’s most recognised identities, Noni the pony.

Farewell to a ‘Lady’ of the canine kind

PHILLIP Island Nature Parks is proud to acknowledge the well-deserved retirement of one of its beloved conservation detection dogs, Lady, after 10 years of service of fox detection. Lady has worked as a valuable member of two successful fox eradication programs in Tasmania and

Sewing for the community

A LEONGATHA South woman has made close to 900 masks to hand out for free to people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Big win for Berrys Creek Gourmet Cheese

BERRYS Creek Gourmet Cheese has been honoured with seven awards for its Tarwin Blue cheese in the 2020 Australian Dairy Product Competition.