Archive for July, 2017

BANG FOR OUR BUCK

Support for Foster VIC AFTER a very stressful process there is some good news for VIC’s in Foster and Korumburra. South Gippsland Shire Council will support the Foster Visitor Information […]

BEST IN THE WORLD – IT’S OFFICIAL

Grassy Spur Grove of Stony Creek have been awarded Gold for their Picholine and Silver for their Picual in the “world’s best olive oil” competition in New York. There were […]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT VITAL

LAST week, outside IGA, in Foster there was a Seeing Eye Dog fundraising stand set up. It’s been more than 55 years since the first school for training seeing eye […]

FARMER’S MARKET ON SATURDAY

Winter is a time for many of us to slow down, but now that the shortest day has passed some people have a spring in their step already. We have […]

Foster offering free mammograms

BREASTSCREEN Victoria’s Mobile Screening Service will be returning to Foster next month to provide free breast screens to local women. BreastScreen Victoria’s bright pink van, known as ‘Nina’, will be […]

Guidance for South Gippsland’s Rural Residents

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has introduced its Rural Resident’s Guide to provide advice for those looking to live in rural locations. Living in rural areas in South Gippsland is an […]

IGA GIVING BACK

JUST under $10,000 was given out to nine community groups on Thursday June 29. It is all part of a program that allows customers, using a MyIGA Card, to accumulate […]

IT WON’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT BUT IT WILL HAPPEN

AROUND 20 people turned out on Tuesday, July 4 for a session held at The Foster Community Health Centre. The point of the exercise was to gather information from Foster […]

Let’s Welcome the Great Victorian Bike Ride to Prom Country

The count down is on, with only four months to go, before the 3,500 riders of the Great Victorian Bike Ride come to Foster for the first night of their […]

Local Producer Wins Gold

Gippsland producer Prom Coast Ice Cream and Sorbet are honoured to have their products awarded two gold and four silver medals at this year’s Australian Food Awards. Their Passionfruit Coco […]

Long Jetty project update

THE long wait for the return of the Long Jetty is almost at an end. The Long Jetty Project Control Group (PCG) is pleased to announce that SMC Marine Pty […]

NEW PRINCIPAL STOKED TO BE AT TOORA PRIMARY SCHOOL

TARA Hollier, the School Council President at Toora Primary School, said that the school is incredibly relieved and also excited to have someone who is keen, vibrant and ready to […]

POSITIVE VIBES ALL ROUND AT AWARDS CEREMONY

COUNCIL chambers were packed to the rafters as thirty-eight successful applicants were acknowledged at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 19. $188,140 was awarded to community groups across South Gippsland […]

PROMONTORY VINEYARD, CAFÉ, RESTAURANT AND CELLAR DOOR OPENING SOON

Up on O’Grady’s Ridge Road in Foster North preparations are under way for a 75 seater restaurant. The concrete slab is being poured on Friday June 30, all 180 squares […]

Step up as others step down

THE beautiful Foster War Memorial Art Centre is looking for volunteers. “Not much is required of the committee members,” said long time committee Treasurer, Rob Paragreen. “We only meet six […]

STREETSCAPE ALMOST THERE

  “THEY are most of the way there,” said President of Chamber of Commerce, John Davies. By the end of the month they will have finished all the street work […]

WALKING THE TALK AT MEENIYAN ART GALLERY

KRISTY Wilson and Malcolm Beasley are both art teachers at Wonthaggi Secondary College. When Kristy asked Malcolm if he knew anyone who would share the exhibition space with her he […]

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