Archive for December, 2014

$146,465 funding boost for community projects

THERE were smiles all around in South Gippsland Shire Council Chambers last Wednesday evening for the 2014/2015 Community Grants Round One Presentation. CEO Tim Tamlin and mayor Cr Jeanette Harding […]

A vision for the Foster Swimming Pool

MANAGEMENT of the Foster Pool should be handed back to the community. That is a key point in the newly released document, ‘A Vision for the Foster Swimming Pool 2014.’ […]

Caravan park compliance juggernaut rolls on

IT IS proving a rocky road at times, but the upgrade to the Yanakie and Long Jetty Caravan Parks to meet multiple compliance requirements is rolling on, with South Gippsland […]

Fire Danger Period

THE Fire Danger Period begins next week. It will run from 1am on Monday, December 8, until 1am on May 1, 2015 – unless stated otherwise. During the Fire Danger […]

Foster Pool opens for summer season

FOSTER Swimming Pool opened for the 2014-15 summer season last Saturday, the pool waters at their sparkling blue best. In honour of the occasion, pool managers YMCA had the giant […]

Foster Swimming Pool Opens Saturday 20 December!!!

Open 20 December 2014 to 9 March 2015 Open on days where the forecast for Leongatha is 26degrees or higher. School days: 3pm to 7pm Weekends, School Holidays & Public […]

Marketing the Rail Trail moves forward

THE appeal and attraction of the Great Southern Rail Trail took a giant leap towards being acknowledged by a far greater audience following the recent unveiling of the draft marketing […]

No high jump facility for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland Shire will not be getting a high jump facility any time soon. With the construction cost estimated at a prohibitive $180,000, Council voted unanimously at the meeting last […]

OurSay Budget building proves popular

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council appears to be onto a winner in partnering with online engagement provider OurSay to improve community engagement with its ratepayers. An informal survey of people attending […]

Sarah is Foster’s Firefighter of the Year

FIREFIGHTER of the Year for the Foster Brigade this year is Sarah Midwinter. Sarah was presented with her award at the brigade’s Christmas party last Sunday. Not even the constant […]

Sculpture in the bush: a strong year for the McLelland Prize

In Australia’s somewhat subdued public sculpture scene, the McClelland Sculpture Survey – which runs until July 19, 2015 – provides a rare opportunity for witnessing contemporary public sculpture. This year […]

Season’s Greetings from The Mirror

THE compliments of the season to all our readers! Christmas is almost upon us and a new year just around the corner. This is the last issue of The Mirror […]

South Gippsland training future doctors

It has taken a while for the Monash School of Rural Health (SRH) South Gippsland to settle into its new home but after six months, its presence is being felt. […]

Start saving now for 50 Cent Challenge!

START collecting your fifty cent pieces now for the 50 Cent Challenge which will take place on Sunday April 26 as one of the many events planned during the Prom […]

Tree removal at caravan park proving contentious

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will determine at the council meeting today (Wednesday) whether or not to permit the removal of trees from the caravan park in Foley Road, Yanakie, which […]

Trees to go at Yanakie Caravan Park

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will press on with its plans to remove some large Monterey Cypress trees from Yanakie Caravan Park, despite strong opposition from some of the park’s regular […]

Your hospital, now and in the future

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital is a great resource for the local community and the many thousands of visitors to the Corner Inlet region. In any year it assists more than 1500 […]