Archive for March, 2018

A typical country Show

THE  111th Foster & District Agricultural Show was held last Saturday with the threat of rain for most of the day, which in the end no doubt kept some people […]

Action packed long weekend

PEOPLE were out in force over the long weekend with myriad events on offer including the 7th Pear Party in Toora, the Ladbrokes Cup at Stony Creek, Pink Stumps Day at […]

Allies go into recession

– Only six teams left in AFNL THE news quickly got around late Friday afternoon when the Devon Welshpool Won Wron Woodside Football Netball Club contacted the Alberton Football Netball […]

Black Spur realignment a work in progress

DAVID GELLION, Project Delivery Manager at Vic Roads, told a Public Presentation Meeting held on February 21 at South Gippsland Shire Council offices that the realignment of the South Gippsland […]

Busy long weekend

  NEXT weekend is the Labour Day long weekend which sees plenty of activities going on around Corner Inlet. THE Welshpool Flower Show will be held on Friday, March 9 […]

Flooding of Stockyard Creek a difficult and complex issue

ON Thursday evening a meeting was held at the Community Centre in Foster where concerned locals met with Geoff Davis from the Council and Engineer Nick Andrewes from the consulting […]

Meeniyan is going plastic bag free

WE are all familiar with the images of plastic in our oceans and waterways, and the negative effect it has on sea creatures and the wider environment. But sometimes it […]

Passing law enforcement and emergency vehicles

FROM July 1, 2017 a new road rule has been introduced to improve safety for our emergency and enforcement workers. You must slow down to a speed that would enable […]

Rates affect everyone: council maintains the status quo

AT a Special Meeting at Council Chambers on Wednesday March 21 Council voted to keep rates as they are. Five out of the seven councillors present voted together to ensure […]

Recycling – a volatile situation

WASTE Management Supervisor at the South Gippsland Shire Council, Peter Roberts, said that they don’t want to see all the good work done in educating people about recycling, undone. “It […]

Sensational news for SG Hospital

$1.65 MILLION to upgrade the operating theatre and birthing suite has been secured for  South Gippsland Hospital in Foster. On behalf of the Board, patients and staff, South Gippsland Hospital […]

Stunning Mosaics unveiled at Prom Country Aged Care

A VERY special event took place at PCAC on Monday March 5 when not just one, but two large mosaics were unveiled. It was the culmination of a wonderful collaboration […]

Time to Target Your Water Use

WITH South Gippsland Water activating Stage 2 “Save” Water Restrictions for Korumburra, water efficiency across the region is top of mind.  All customers are encouraged to be conscious of their […]

Very moving and solemn service at Fish Creek RSL

ON Wednesday March 14, Edward O’Donohue, Shadow Minister for Police and Corrections, officially dedicated a Memorial Garden in memory of the 100 years of the Light Horse. “We gathered at […]

We need a logo!

WITH  Foster’s 150th birthday planned for 2020, we need to create a brand for our celebration. Submissions are open to anyone within South Gippsland to give us a name, a logo […]