Archive for November, 2012

5th birthday celebrations for farmers’ market this Saturday

THE Prom Country Farmers’ Market will be celebrating its fifth birthday this Saturday, November 17 – and you are invited! Come along to the lawns beside the Foster War Memorial […]

Celebrate the new Community Lounge and Shop

EVERYONE is invited to come along and join in the celebrations at the launch of an exciting new venture at the Foster Community House on ‘Luggage Rummage Day’ – Saturday […]

Community welcomes opening of Sandy Point Community Centre

MUCH to the delight of the local community, the Sandy Point Community Centre is now open for business.  The new building, which was constructed to replace the ageing and much […]

Councillor Kennedy is new mayor

SOUTH Gippsland Shire councillors have elected Coastal-Promontory ward councillor Kieran Kennedy as the new mayor of South Gippsland. The Venus Bay resident has notched up around ten years as a […]

Foster community invited to have its say

THE community members of Foster and district have a unique opportunity to have their say on their health and wellbeing. A consultation forum is being held at the Foster Community […]

Foster Traders’ December in Foster calendar

Click image for larger version… Calendar supplied by Foster Chamber of Commerce

Friends of Agnes Falls committee formed

The “Friends of Agnes Falls” is delighte to announce that a full committee has been formed and the group is now up and running. Two well-attended Working Bees have already […]

Our water bills to remain among state’s lowest

THE Essential Services Commission (ESC) has begun their consultation phase following the submission of final Water Plans from the twelve regional water corporations across Victoria. This is the third major […]

Poles the price of progress

AT LEAST thirteen new poles measuring upwards of 30 metres (about nine storeys) are expected to be constructed across the local landscape in the next year or so in order […]

Politicians argue over coal seam gas

DEPUTY Premier and Member for Gippsland South Peter Ryan has come out swinging against Labor’s Matt Viney and his suggestion that the Nationals are not acting in the best interests […]

Stony Creek’s first race meeting cancelled

STONY Creek Racing Club’s season opening race meeting on Saturday, December 8, has been cancelled after official trials scheduled for last Thursday were unable to proceed due to insufficient nominations. Stony […]

The future use of Gippsland’s energy resources – panel discussions

Regional Development Australia (Gippsland) recently staged panel discussions on the future of Gippsland’s energy resources. Hosted by media personality James O’Loghlin and Regional Development Australia Gippsland, it was a forum for the […]

Tourist season races away

BALMY summer weather on Saturday and Sunday at least ensured the district was packed with holidaymakers for what was for many a long weekend culminating in yesterday’s Melbourne Cup Day. […]

Transportable Bag Radio rollout has begun

MEMBERS of CFA’s South Gippsland (District 9) personnel undertook a familiarisation and training session last Wednesday at the Toora CFA Station in preparation for the use of the brand new […]