Archive for August, 2018

Call to arms

Brigade asks for more volunteers FOSTER Fire Brigade captain David Jones is relieved a recent call out to fight a blaze at South Gippsland Hospital proved to be a false […]

Emergency call on ACO’s

AMBULANCE Victoria Team Manager Leigh Nichols-Thompson is calling on more volunteers to bolster the service’s ranks. “We’re looking for more people to become ACO’s (Ambulance Community Officers). The training is […]

Fighting local poverty

FOSTER’S frontline soldiers in the fight against poverty were gathered in town last week, receiving some tips from an expert in the field. Manna Gum Community House’s Community Development Coordinator […]

Kinder move fears for Welshpool

BUSINESSMAN Eddie Fowler fears that any push to move Welshpool’s kinder could mean “another nail” in the town’s coffin. Today (Wednesday, August 22), South Gippsland Shire Council will vote on […]

More Prom Coast Festival News

THE Prom Coast Festival provides a focus for community engagement and for showcasing the exciting opportunities available in the shire for both locals and tourists. The biennial Festival, now in […]

Nominate an Aussie champ

NOMINATIONS are now open for the South Gippsland Australia Day Awards. The awards provide an opportunity to recognise people in our community who go above and beyond. Awards are now […]

Planning for the best

THERE’S a rumbling discontent in the Mount Best community, as people consider the future for a plan that doesn’t fit an easy planning mould. A recent town hall meeting attended […]

Thieves target Port Franklin

THERE’S a group of angry fishermen in Port Franklin searching for two thieves.  And God help the pair if the townspeople ever discover their identities. The opportunistic duo raided 20 […]

Welshpool & District Horticultural Society

The Spring Flower Show held by the Welshpool & Dist Horticultural Soc will be held on Friday Nov 2nd (1.30pm – 5pm), and Saturday Nov 3rd (10am -4.30). Also a […]