Archive for December, 2011

7 ways to keep your pets safe from snakes

Summer is when snakes become active and are more likely to come into contact with your pet.  Murdoch University vet, Dr Katrin Swindells has issued some valuable tips on how […]

Community grant windfall from shire council

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is distributing a total of $186,650 in community grants in the first round of the 2011-12 program. Chief Executive Officer Tim Tamlin looked out over a […]

Down and out

FURIOUS Foster business owners are vowing to seek compensation from Telstra following the sudden and prolonged loss of their internet service. The internet went down without warning at about two […]

FAMDA wins Gippsland Theatre Awards

Congratulations to the Foster Amateur Music & Drama Association (FAMDA) team who scored six nominations and three actual awards in this year’s Gippsland Associated Theatre awards, which were announced at Trafalgar on […]

Foster Pool opening times

The summer swimming season has officially begun at Foster Swimming Pool – so here’s hoping for some summer weather!  All this week Foster Primary School is running water safety classes […]

Funding to secure Stony Creek Racecourse

DEPUTY Premier and Member for Gippsland South this week announced $55,000 in funding to improve safety at Stony Creek Racecourse. The funding includes $27,500 from the state government with the […]

Local RSL membership marching on towards 150

THE Foster sub-branch of the RSL reached the membership figure of 147 last Friday. This is a massive and relatively sudden increase since January 1 of this year, which at […]

Prom Coast Film Society

Prom Coast Film Society logo

We operate under the rules of the Victorian Film Society and attendees at films must be subscribers. Annual subscriptions are $75, quarterly subscriptions $28. Screenings 8:00pm on the first Friday of […]

Rotary clearing sale needs goods.

Can you help? The Rotary Club of Foster is calling on local residents to donate (or offer for sale on commission) as-new electrical equipment, surplus but saleable machinery, implements and […]

Schools proud of hardworking VCE students

HARD work has paid off for local students who studied the VCE this year, with some excellent results in the mix. Results, including an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) for […]

Wilsons Prom visitor update

From 26 December 2011 onwards, visitors will now be able to explore the following walking tracks near Tidal River: Norman Beach. South Norman / Biddy’s Track / Norman Pt. Squeaky Beach. Squeaky […]