News Archive

New bridge on the way

OLD and tired timber along the Kilcunda trestle bridge has been replaced with stainless steel, as part of an $867,000 makeover. The upgrade, funded by the Bass Coast Shire Council, has seen the replacement of the upper decking, including handrails, and structural improvements at

Drug den discovered at former childcare centre

DISTURBING photographs have emerged revealing that the home of a former Korumburra childcare centre is being used as a site for illicit drug use. Photos sent to the Sentinel-Times by a concerned Korumburra resident last week show the interior of the former Birralee Childcare

Council gets a new CEO

THE Bass Coast Shire Council has a new boss – and she’s bringing a wealth of experience to the organisation. Ali Wastie started as the shire’s chief executive officer yesterday (Monday, February 18). But that’s her official start date. Ms Wastie’s been spotted attending

A garden for all at Coronet Bay

THE Coronet Bay Community Garden was born at a recent meeting of 20 people (plus six apologies) in the Fred Gration Community Hall at Coronet Bay. The purpose of the meeting was to ascertain if there was an interest in establishing a community garden

Library petition’s 2435 signatures

THE Save our Mobile Library Group has submitted a petition with 2435 signatures and background information to Bass Coast, South Gippsland and Baw Baw councils, members of the West Gippsland Regional Library Corporation. Spokesperson, Libby Skidmore, believes this indicates extensive community support to retain