Archive for January, 2018

Gurneys Cider – the taste of South Gippsland

IT’S been years in the making and well worth the wait. Brothers James and Tom Gurnett have done something very special indeed up on top of a hill at 343 […]

Local author takes out World Fantasy Award

JACK DANN’S anthology Dreaming in the Dark has just won the World Fantasy Award.  It is just one of over seventy-five books either written or edited by Dann. “The stories in this […]

Locals support development of the Hoddle Mountain Trail

A meeting in Fish Creek last week to support the development of the Hoddle Mountain Trail attracted more than 20 locals, with another 15 sending their apologies. Many of the […]

Patients breathe easier thanks to Esso/BHP Billiton

WITH the generous support of joint venturers, Esso/BHP Billiton, South Gippsland Hospital has been able to purchase a new Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) machine for use in the Urgent […]

Paula Calafiore wins South Gippsland Citizen Of The Year

CLOSE to 300 people turned up to the Australia Day Awards Ceremony held at the Memorial Hall in Leongatha on Wednesday night, January 17 to celebrate all those nominated for […]

Prom Coast Film Society

2017 was another great year for cinema and the Prom Coast Film Society, with numbers remaining consistently high throughout the year. The Committee would like to thank all our members […]

Proposed Port Welshpool marina in the wrong place

OVER 100 people turned up to voice their concerns about the draft proposal to build a Marina on the west end of Port Welshpool next to the Long Jetty. The […]

Summer book sale raises $3,142.50

FRIENDS of Corner Inlet Libraries drew good crowds to their summer book sale on Friday. On Saturday five or six hundred people usually turn up, but this was down to […]

Why did the chicken cross the road?

BECAUSE it was safe to do so. The streetscape in Foster is complete and the final flourish was the addition of paved crossings throughout the main street. The problem is […]


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