Archive for February, 2016

AFNL turned upside down

Senior Leagues Review draft recommendations released AFL Gippsland has taken the first steps towards addressing issues of competitive imbalance and club sustainability, with the release of the Gippsland Senior Football […]

Aqua Aerobics at Foster Pool – only a few more weeks to go!

Campdraft rounds up lots of money

CONTINUING a long tradition of generosity to the local community, the Yanakie Campdraft Association this week handed out several thousand dollars to representatives of some very appreciative community organisations. The […]

Caravan park deadline

A FINAL deadline for permit payment is looming for annual site holders at the Council-run Yanakie and Long Jetty (Port Welshpool) caravan parks, as the parks are dragged kicking and […]

Caravan parks reported to be making good progress

“I THINK we’re on track,” declared Cr Nigel Hutchinson-Brooks after the latest quarterly report on the council-run caravan parks at Yanakie and Port Welshpool (Long Jetty) was presented to Council […]

Come one, come all to the Foster Show

  ALL roads will lead to Foster this Saturday for the 109th annual Foster & District Show. The event promises to have something of interest for everyone, including a number […]

Corner Inlet celebrates Australia Day

CLOSE TO 200 of Corner Inlet’s residents and visitors descended upon the grounds of the Foster Historical Museum on Australia Day to witness the presentations of awards and to enjoy […]

Critical shortage of junior footballers

WHERE have all the junior footballers gone? Local football clubs are having enormous problems trying to field under 18s and under 16s in the Alberton Football Netball League for the […]

Dahlias feature of the Welshpool Flower Show

SOUTH Gippsland is blessed with a number of clever Dahlia growers who seem to be able to produce the most astonishingly perfect blooms for the Autumn Flower Show in Welshpool. […]

Farmers’ market welcomes back Mirboo Farm garlic

MAKING a welcome return to the Prom Country Farmers’ Market in Foster this Saturday, February 20, after an absence of several months, is Mirboo Farm Garlic. Mirboo Farm is situated […]

Flash flood for Foster

A DRAMATIC thunderstorm dumped as much as 27mm of rain (more than an inch in the old scale) on Foster in a matter of minutes last Sunday afternoon. Accompanied by […]

Have your say on waste management

INDUSTRY and business representatives and members of the general public will have a chance to have their say on the waste management and resource recovery needs of Gippsland at local […]

Land sale dispute: people power wins

IN WHAT many are hailing as a victory for the Foster community, South Gippsland Shire Council has resolved not to go ahead with its controversial proposal to sell a block […]

Nurse on Call – 1300 60 60 24

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital has moved to the Nurse on Call system to provide members of the public with medical or nursing advice if they ring the hospital. This service has […]

Thorburns thanked for services to campdrafting

KEVIN and Sue Thorburn responded to an invitation to morning tea at Bromley’s Café on Main last Friday thinking it was an opportunity to catch up with a few members […]

Welshpool Flower Show coming soon

The next Welshpool Flower Show is on Friday March 11th (1.30-5.00 pm) and Saturday March 12th (10 am-4.30 pm). Featured will be Dahlias, general cut flowers, floral art, veggies, pot […]