Archive for June, 2018

$1200 a day for SGSC investigation

RATYEPAYERS will fork out $1200 a day for the cost of an investigation into governance issues at South Gippsland Shire Council. The stipulation that ratepayers foot the bill is outlined […]

42nd Annual Arts Prom Country, Art & Photography Show

Brought you by Rotary Club of Leongatha The Annual Arts Prom Country Art and Photography Show is being held this year from 31st Aug to 2nd September at Mesley Hall, […]

A grand plan for Toora

THE Toora Lions have levelled a block on Harriet Street in readiness for the construction of three aged care units. It’s part of an expansive plan. There are already three […]

Calling all community groups

The Prom Coast Festival Needs You!! The Prom Coast Festival – formerly the Prom Coast Seachange Festival – will be held on the weekend of March 16 and 17, 2019. […]

Council slammed in survey 

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has a “moderate to weak” reputation amongst ratepayers – with the latest annual survey rating its performance at 46 out of a possible 100. Of the […]

Fish Creek Community Garden needs shredded paper!

Fish Creek Community Garden is looking at purchasing a large composter. To make good compost you need the right ratio of carbon and nitrogen. We are looking for partners in […]

Foster’s Marg receives OAM

FOR Margaret Haycroft the news that she was to be awarded an order of Australia was hard to come to terms with. Speaking on the phone from France, the former […]

Friends of Agnes Falls need your help

Don’t let the cooler weather deter you from visiting Agnes Falls! When the sun is shining, what a perfect place to relax and enjoy breathing in the fresh air, and […]

Lane comes to life

IT was a marvel to behold. Under the watchful eye of designer and primary artist David Bell, the laneway between Foster Foodworks and Foster Sea- foods, made a remarkable transformation […]

Leongatha Lyric Theatre – ANNIE

“Annie”, the Broadway Musical, touches the hearts of all ages – the score brims over with some of the most memorable songs performed on the musical stage and the production […]

Lifesaver comes to Foster

FOSTER now has a lifesaving public access defibrillator in Main Street, right outside the RSL. The collaboration between Ambulance Victoria Team Manager Leigh Nichols-Thompson, the Foster RSL and Foster Rotary […]

Mirboo North & District Community Bank Tournament

Each year South Gippsland Indoor Bias Bowls Association (SGIBBA) has a sponsorship Tournament, this year’s tournament is on Sunday, 8th of July at Dumbalk Hall. This year we welcome a […]

New Show secretary required

THE Foster & District Agricultural Show Society is once again in need of a Show Secretary.  After a couple of years in the job Roger Nicholson has had to resign […]

Rage on rates

FOSTER’S Ralph Gallagher and Meg Knight believe item 5.1.1 (Ratings Strategy 2018/19) is one of the most important things on South Gippsland Shire Council’s agenda. The pair were passionate advocates […]

Road plans at Mt Best

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is planning to open a section of government road reserve off the Foster Mount Best Road in Mount Best. The move is designed to allow reasonable […]

Transparency vote fails

CR DON Hill failed in his bid to allow ratepayers more opportunities to speak at South Gippsland Shire Council meetings. Cr Hill’s motion to allow “questions in the open council […]

Warnings on zebra crossing

MOTORISTS are being urged to slow down and be mindful of pedestrians, as stories emerge of near misses on Foster’s new zebra crossing on Main Street. South Gippsland Shire Council’s […]

Winter bounty

WHILE many of us are winding down in the garden or kitchen due to a lack of produce, there are some jobs that need to be left until the winter. […]

Zebra’s new stripes

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council contractors were busy at work this week, marking lines on Foster’s new zebra crossing on Main Street. The Mirrorcalled VicRoads after letter write Georgia Wilson raised […]