Archive for January, 2012

District alert for fire

A GRASS fire on a property between Foster and Fish Creek last Friday served as a timely warning of the especial danger posed this summer by fires of this nature. […]

Foster’s Australia Day celebrations

LOCAL history will play a large part in this year’s Australia Day celebrations on Thursday in Foster. A display of books depicting and detailing the history of towns around the […]

From the Valley to the Sea exhibition

From the valley to the sea

A group exhibition featuring the Traralgon Artists’ Society. 2 – 21 February 2012 Meet the artists at the opening: Saturday 4 February 2-4pm Open 10am – 4pm daily Closed Wednesday

Hard waste collection for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is introducing an annual hard waste collection service for residential properties, following requests from the community. “The process will differ from what many might consider a […]

Holidaymakers flock to Prom district

RAIN or shine, business has been booming across the Promontory district this summer, with food outlets doing particularly well. Rick Bromley of Bromleys on Main Café in Main Street, Foster, […]

Sandy Point community website live

Sandy Point beach

On 23 December the Sandy Point Community Group launched the Sandy Point Community website. There you will find news and descriptions of local projects.

Sandy Point developer’s proposal provokes protest

Opinion is divided on the appropriateness of a townhouse development proposed for the popular local seaside resort of Sandy Point. The owner of the local caravan park, Chris Cope, is […]

Summer by the Sea 2012

THE annual festival of all things marine and coastal, ‘Summer by the Sea,’ began at the start of January and continues until January 22. Run by the Department of Sustainability […]