Archive for September, 2012

Call for council candidates

NOMINATIONS for eligible candidates considering standing in the South Gippsland Shire Council elections will open tomorrow – Thursday, September 20. Anyone who is interested in representing their community on their […]

Decision on seawall management postponed

FOLLOWING pressure from local landowners, South Gippsland Shire Council has agreed to delay a decision on the management of the seawalls on the Corner Inlet coastline in the vicinity of […]

Flags shared around

FOSTER hosted the 2012 Alberton Football Netball grand finals on Saturday with the four football premierships going to different clubs, with Kilcunda-Bass seniors making it back to back flags by […]

It’s official – work has begun on Bald Hills Wind Farm

THE Bald Hills Wind Farm website paints a glowing picture of a facility which will produce enough clean green energy to meet the electricity requirements of over 62,000 homes. As […]

New Sandy Point centre to be refuge – eventually

THE official opening will take place in November, but the Sandy Point Community Centre is expected to be ready for use any day now. The newly constructed centre has one […]

One shire, two views

LAST Wednesday morning, in a special meeting of South Gippsland Shire Council held to consider Council’s draft Financial Statements and draft Annual Report, the praise – by shire councillors – […]

Prom Country Aged Care signs contract for new building

PROM Country Aged Care Inc. has signed the contract with chosen builder ADCO Constructions for the development of its new 60-bed aged care facility in Foster. Following a very competitive […]

Prom recovery on track with Mt Oberon to reopen by Xmas

COME Christmas, weather providing, popular Mt Oberon in Wilsons Promontory National Park should once again be accessible to the public. Torrential rains in March last year caused untold damage to […]

South Gippsland Secondary College state champions in Tournament of Minds

A TEAM of students from South Gippsland Secondary College in Foster will be winging their way to Perth next month to represent Victoria in the national finals of Tournament of […]

Symbolic sod turning marks start of aged care build

THERE was celebration aplenty, though last Friday’s turning of the sod marking the start of construction of the new Prom Country Aged Care facility in Foster did not go exactly […]

Travis Manne wins AFNL’s b&f

FISH Creek ruckman, 27 year old  Travis Manne has won the Alberton Football Netball League’s 2012 senior best and fairest award when votes were counted at Inverloch last Saturday night. […]