Archive for April, 2018

AFNL season nearly off and running

WITH the demise of the DWWWW Football Netball Club and the AFNL now being only six sides, it was decided at a special meeting last Wednesday night that the season […]

Food waste on the agenda

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will decide on whether to upgrade its kerbside rubbish collection to include food scraps. The current contract with Kleenaway will end in January 2020, and talks […]

Foster Laneway construction begins

SOUTHGippsland Shire Council will be commencing works on a new undercover structure in the laneway between the Foster Fish Shop and Foodworks on  April 9, 2018. Considine and Johnston will […]

Foster Skate Park event – Victorian Youth Week

THE Foster Skate Park will be transformed during Victorian Youth Week this April. Manna Gum Community House have organised a project for young people to paint the park in partnership […]

HACC axed by Council

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has unanimously voted to hand over the operation of its Home and Community Care (HACC) services. The emotive decision leaves about 43 workers unsure of their […]

Launching a dream

FRED Weight has a dream. Last Wednesday (April 18) the boating enthusiast and bird watcher shared it at South Gippsland Shire Council’s Public Presentation Day. Mr Weight wants to see […]

Planning for a loss

PORT Welshpool landowner Paul Hamlett believes a planning overlay that will see tighter building restrictions in South Gippsland is a nail in the coffin for coastal communities. Addressing councillors at […]

Prom Coast Festival 2019

IT seems like only yesterday the Committee for the Prom Coast Seachange Festival had laid out a mammoth feast of events for the Festival in 2017.  And yet that’s 12 […]

Truce called on Leongatha plan

COUNCILLOR Ray Argento took a conciliatory approach as another potential conflict flashpoint loomed at last Wednesday’s South Gippsland Shire Council Special Urgent Meeting. On the agenda was the relisting of […]

Water woes evaporate

TWO of Foster’s premier sporting venues will have access to an affordable water supply next summer. Foster Recreation Reserve and Foster Golf Club will see treated wastewater channelled to it, […]