Archive for February, 2018

Bring back the beach

PORT WELSHPOOL’s Roger Harvey said that re-establishing a recreational sandy beach between the rock wall and Long Jetty at Port Welshpool has broad community consensus and would be a fine […]

Celebrating our love of Foster

IN the year 2020 we are celebrating 150 years of a continuous community at Foster. It’s a great excuse for a party and one we will make span the whole […]

Foster rated the most welcoming town … again

EIGHTY six per cent of riders on the Great Victorian Bike Ride voted for Foster as the most welcoming town. “How good are these stats!” said one of the many […]

Foster’s 111th Show is all about fun and community

IT’S all going on at the Foster Show this coming Saturday with live music, Miss Showgirl and MasterTot, the Victorian Sheaf Tossing Championships, the popular Dog High Jump, Children’s Dog […]

I am, you are, we are Australian

AS the classic Australian song written by Bruce Woodley of the Seekers and Dobe Newton of The Bushwackers played in the background people from all over Corner Inlet and beyond […]

Magical Meeniyan does it again!

On Saturday Meeniyan delivered perfect weather and a happy crowd of 6–7000 to enjoy the colourful second Garlic Festival with its wide range of entertainment for all ages. Attendance statistics […]

They’ll bring you the world on a plate!

THE world of South Gippsland’s freshly harvested garlic is going to get a whole lot sexier on Saturday, February 17 when two of Melbourne’s hottest chefs demonstrate their superlative culinary […]

Wind wreaks havoc

ON a wild and windy Wednesday last week Foster Primary School had no power from 12:15pm when a tree took down power lines. It soon became obvious that the police, […]

Yanakie Camp Draft donates $8,500 to community

PRESIDENT of the Yanakie Camp Draft, Marni Hamilton, presented cheques to Prom Coast Centre for Children, the Foster Historical Society, Prom Country Aged Care, the Youth Assist Clinic and Fish […]