Archive for November, 2016

6th Prom Coast Seachange Festival

24-26 March & 31 March – 2 April 2017 Join the communities of the Prom Coast in celebrating creativity, culture, lifestyle and landscape. Encompassing two big weekends, the festival offers […]

Berrys Creek Cheese rivals world’s best

BERRYS Creek Cheese has once again shown it has what it takes, taking out a Gold Medal, two Silver and one Bronze Medal on the international stage at the 2016 […]

Coast Guard crew rescue boaties in trouble

PORT Welshpool Coast Guard volunteers had a busy Melbourne Cup Day, with several calls for assistance last Tuesday. Weather conditions were certainly not ideal for boating, in fact they were […]

Commonweath games fish take to a new trail

  TWO of the giant fish involved in Melbourne’s Commonwealth Games of 2006 are now flying as one in Fish Creek, welcoming Rail Trailers as they enter town from the […]

Funding cancer research one swing at a time

    THE Longest Day is an endurance golf challenge designed to test skill, strength and stamina. The challenge is to successfully complete 72 holes of golf on a single […]

Funding sought to improve facilities at Agnes Falls

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has applied to the State Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Fund for the Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve Redevelopment. If the application is successful, Council will allocate […]

New way proposed to manage our coast

THE Victorian Government is proposing a series of reforms to the coastal and marine management system, including a new Marine and Coastal Act. An expert panel identified seven drivers for […]

Prom Country Aged Care pop-up shop needs goods to sell!

Rail Trail celebration

SPRING showers dampened but did not halt the celebrations marking the official relaunch of the Great Southern Rail Trail, complete with signage, at Fish Creek last Saturday. A sizeable crowd […]

Ray Argento is Mayor

COUNCILLOR Ray Argento is the new Mayor of South Gippsland Shire. Cr Argento was elected unopposed to the position at the first meeting of the freshly elected Council last Wednesday. […]

Re-formed council pledges reform

THE newly re-formed South Gippsland Shire Council gathered last Wednesday in the Leongatha Memorial Hall for the official declaration of the election results. Shire CEO Tim Tamlin welcomed the councillors-elect […]

School crossing for Fish Creek

FISH Creek and District Primary School is to get a school crossing, with state and local government funding totalling $120,000 now confirmed. The school has secured $60,000 from the TAC […]

Seachange festival sparkles with platinum and gold sponsors

THE Prom Coast Seachange Festival goes from strength to strength. It grows in size, reputation and participant numbers, and two big weekends are needed to do justice to the diverse […]

Your council reps on committees

NEW South Gippsland Shire Councillor appointments have been made to community committees and reference groups, internal and external. The appointments coincide with the mayoral term of one year. Adopted at […]