Archive for October, 2020

Breast cancer silhouettes show support and pay tribute

A FIELD of pink and blue silhouettes has been established in front of the South Gippsland Hospital Community Health Centre in Foster to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October. The silhouettes […]

CEO movements at Prom Country Aged Care

Announcement of Resignation of PCAC CEO It is with regret that the Board of Management of Prom Country Aged Care (PCAC) wishes to announce the resignation of Justin Wightman, our […]

Glad-hearted queue outside Foster’s reopened Little Opp Shop

KEEN browsers and prospective customers had formed a glad-hearted queue even before the front door of Foster’s Little Opp Shop at the Pearl Park end of Main Street reopened for […]

John’s service recognised …

TO coincide with his milestone birthday last week, Foster Cemetery Trust took the opportunity to show Volunteer John Taylor their appreciation for his extraordinary contribution to the workings of the […]

Larger than Life

 YARRAM has another wonderful mural to add to the other 17 works already completed by Mongolian born, Melbourne based street artist, Heesco Khosnaran. The larger than life portrait on the […]

Medical Precinct Coronavirus update

Foster and Toora Medical Centres THE numbers are coming down and the restrictions are finally being relaxed. It has been a long hard lockdown which we know our city friends […]

Petition to call for shire action on climate change

A PETITION with more than 2000 signatures calling on South Gippsland Shire Council for urgent action on climate change will be presented to the municipality’s administration panel at its ordinary meeting on […]

Shire to start Toora boat ramp jetty repairs next week

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council plans to start repairs to the jetty beside theToora boat ramp on Corner Inlet next week. The jetty and its associated pontoon is currently closed to […]

The Show Must Go On … Line

IT is with great disappointment that we announce that the 2021 Foster & District Show planned for Saturday, February 27 will not go ahead as a normal show. Concerns about […]

Vale Paddy Broberg

Foster Amateur Music & Drama Association’s esteemed Life Member, musical director, friend and mentor Paddy Broberg passed away 1 October 2020 following a long battle with cancer. Paddy died peacefully […]