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Rotary’s McBride Market could be here to stay

THERE has been plenty of very positive feedback about the Wonthaggi Rotary Club’s first Sunday Market in McBride Avenue last Sunday. Moved up from Apex Park, initially to allow market stallholders and patrons to get away from the waterlogged park grounds, the choice of

Silence is deafening on agriculture

THE first week of the election campaign has been a puff fest from the two main combatants, Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott, and we’ve heard precious little about the more substantial issues, like agriculture. At the Koonwarra saleyards last Thursday, the ‘Sentinel-Times’ asked several

Band’s new building reaches a crescendo

IT’S a busy and exciting time at the moment for the Wonthaggi Citizens Band with two of the group’s biggest performance dates of the year looming and work progressing at-a-pace on the new clubrooms. The attractive shell of the new band headquarters in Billson

Magistrate warns of Ice epidemic

THE horrific impact of the highly purified form of methamphetamine known as ‘Ice’ or ‘Crystal Meth’ is at epidemic proportions in some parts of the region at the moment and Gippsland’s most senior Magistrate, Clive Allsop, is fearful it could soon be the case

The place to be in September

One day in September. Acting Premier Peter Ryan and his wife Trish were out on the centre of the MCG last Saturday after hosting a reception for members of the Australian Paralympics Team. GIPPSLAND South MP Peter Ryan had his own moment on the