Archive for September, 2018

AFNL – Fish Creek and Foster prevail

WITH the draft recommendations coming out on Friday night prior to Saturday’s grand finals at Meeniyan, the gloss was taken off what could have been the last grand finals ever […]

Cash splash at Toora

THE Toora Swimming Pool will receive Stage 2 Development funding of $250,000 from the State Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Fund.  The news came via Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet […]

Ethan and Jesse share top award

– Life membership to Ralph Hubbert THE Alberton Football Netball League held their  vote count and presentation night last Saturday night at the Toora Hall with the Toora Football Netball […]

Finishing touches on PCAC extension

LAST week saw Prom Country Aged Care put the finishing touches to its extension, which has added an extra seven rooms to the facility. Six are two-bedroom sized, while the […]

First report for SGSC monitor

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s Municipal Monitor Peter Stephenson has delivered the first of a series of reports to Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz. Mr Stephenson, who was appointed to […]

Locals lead drought relief

LOCALS are being called on to help farmers battling the worst drought in a century. South Gippsland Lions clubs and the Fish Creek based charity ‘Truckin’ Feed a Farmer’ are […]

More people needed: CEO

PROM Country Aged Care CEO Rhett McLennan is urging more people to put their hand up for a spot on the not-for-profit’s board.  “We, as an organisation, are always looking […]

New drilling operation for Esso

ESSODeepwater Gippsland has commenced an offshore exploration drilling program in the Gippsland Basin to search for new sources of gas. The company is drilling two exploration wells, known as Baldfish and […]

Reprieve for Welshpool kinder

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will spend $30,000 on a feasibility study into the viability of placing kindergartens on primary school sites at Toora and Welshpool. Cr Ray Argento made an […]

Show could be cancelled

THE coming Foster & District Agricultural Show may not be staged, as the committee struggles to secure the services of a secretary. Speaking to The Mirror, show committee president Noel Afflitto said […]

South Gippsland Midweek Tennis

Last Tuesday was lovely sunny weather for the 6thnround of the Spring Season and no wind. LADDERS AFTER ROUND 6 SECTION 1 Inverloch Rubies               27.5 Inverloch Diamonds     […]

South Gippsland Midweek Tennis: Round 7

Nearly half way through the season and ladders are very close. Ladders after Round 7 played on 4th September a beautiful Spring Day. SECTION 1 Inverloch Sapphires                          35 Inverloch Rubies […]

Top marks for Kerri

POPULAR Fish Creek Primary School teacher Kerri Smith has been shortlisted for the Victorian public school “teacher of the year” award. The Outstanding Primary Teacher honour is among the most […]

Watershed moment – SGW looks at move away from Foster

SOUTH Gippsland Water managing director Philippe du Plessis would not say whether the corporation would move its Foster headquarters to another town.  A move to Leongatha has been rumoured. Essential […]