Archive for January, 2011

Busiest summer ever in Prom district?

VISITORS have flocked to the district in recent weeks, creating new sales records for local businesses, particularly food retailers. “It’s been enormous!” said Joe Bucello, proprietor of Foster Foodworks supermarket. […]

Community Fire Awareness Information

The CFA have released the Township Protection Plans (TPP) for the communities of Sandy Point, Waratah Bay, Walkerville and Venus Bay. These guides can also be provided to friends and […]

District scores highly in sports funding

THE very sporty State Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hugh Delahunty, visited South Gippsland last Wednesday and announced funding for a variety of projects keenly sought by local sporting clubs. […]

Fay is South Gippsland Citizen of the Year

STONY Creek dairy farmer Fay Sinclair is the 2011 South Gippsland Shire Citizen of the Year. The announcement was made at a gala awards ceremony in the Leongatha Memorial Hall […]

Life Aquatic opens with a splash

THE second annual Life Aquatic exhibition opened with a splash last Sunday at Foster’s Stockyard Gallery. The inaugural Life Aquatic exhibition last year was such a success it was held […]

Local face for hospital CEO

ACCOUNTANT Peter Rushen, who has lived in Corner Inlet full time for the last 10 years plus a further 18 years part time before that, has been appointed as South […]

Local students thrilled with tertiary offers

TERTIARY offers were made early last week to many of the thousands of students who sat for their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) last year. The Year 12 class of […]

Police news

Police kept busy as summer population swells POLICE have been kept busy over the summer period with an influx of holidaymakers into the district creating extra traffic on local roads […]

Police news

PENALTIES FOR POOR DRIVING POLICE have continued to be very busy issuing penalty notices to drivers in the district over the holiday period. Penalty notices have been issued for numerous […]

Police report

Firm action on neighbourhood disturbance AT 3.10AM last Sunday police were called to Dutton Street, Toora, in relation to another complaint of a noisy party at this residence. Police have […]

Post-fire Prom looking good

THE walking track to Tongue Point, a popular destination for walkers in Wilsons Promontory National Park, re-opened earlier this month, following reconstruction work in the wake of the massive fire […]

Quieter week for local business

PARTLY due to the wet weather and partly due to more people returning to work after the Christmas-New Year holiday peak, business noticeably quietened down around the district last week. […]

Star studded performance

The annual Foster Football Club’s “Biggest Night Ever” cabaret lived up to expectations on Saturday night with 550 people attending to hear rock legends Wilbur Wilde and Joe Camilleri strut […]