Archive for January, 2015

Adopt a greyhound

Boaties to the rescue

AN afternoon boat trip around the islands of the Glennie Group could easily have turned to tragedy last Wednesday had it not been for the fortuitous sighting by a passing […]

Buoyant beef prices

IN GREAT news for farmers and the local economy in general, cattle prices at recent markets have soared to some of the highest levels in years. Stock agent David Phelan […]

Corner Inlet celebrates Australia Day

THERE was fun in the sun for all at the delightfully informal – thanks to chief organiser Marg Haycroft – Corner Inlet Australia Day celebrations in Foster on Monday. There […]

Donkeys return to the Foster Show

IT HAS been two years since donkeys have featured at the Foster Show, so it will be exciting to welcome them again at this year’s show, which is due to […]

Foster 3 Hour Mountain Bike Enduro

It’s been a few years but the Foster race is back. This year also includes a kids event which will start at 11:00am and run for 30 minutes on the […]

Meeniyan celebrates Australia Day

AUSTRALIA Day celebrations in Meeniyan began on Monday just before 8am with the raising of the flag by Tarwin Valley Primary School captain Niamh Martin and principal Brett Smith. A […]

OAM for Olive Worboys

OLIVE Worboys’ lifetime of service to the community has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours List with the awarding of a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) to […]

OurSay proves effective way to engage the community

THE innovative ‘OurSay’ community engagement process, held for the first time by South Gippsland Shire Council late last year, has proved to be one of the most effective ways in […]

Shire-wide Australia Day award winners to be named tonight

POPULAR local group ‘Beggs to Differ’ will entertain the crowd during the Australia Day awards ceremony to be hosted by South Gippsland Shire Council in the Leongatha Memorial Hall tonight […]

South Gippsland Shire Council Australia Day Awards

THERE was barely a chair to spare in the Leongatha Memorial Hall last Wednesday as locals, visitors, Shire councillors and special guests gathered to witness the announcements and presentations of […]

Summer trading bonanza

BOOMING business this summer has local shop proprietors beaming. Rick Bromley, who with wife Sharron runs Bromleys on Main Cafe in the centre of Foster, spoke for many when he […]

What’s on over the Australia Day long weekend

HOWEVER you choose to celebrate Australia Day on Monday January 26, there are plenty of options to keep you entertained throughout the entire long weekend. Here are just a sampling […]