Archive for July, 2022

End of Toora newspaper round for Allan and Irene 

THE end of a newspaper round that has lasted some 36 years is now only a matter of days away for Toora Newsagency proprietors Allan and Irene Spooner. Technically the […]

Auxiliary buys new equipment for SGH

THREE new pieces of medical equipment with a combined worth of $25,300 have just arrived at the South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster, bought with some of the funds generated by […]

Celebrating NAIDOC in Foster

Last Wednesday members of the Corner Inlet community celebrated NAIDOC Week at Manna Gum Community House with a sand art workshop, Welcome to Country and Johnny cakes cooked on the […]

Fish Creek’s HandMakers Store offers brilliant recycling solutions

Foster man dies after street incident

A 39-year-old Foster man suffered a medical episode and died outside the Foster IGA Supermarket on the corner of Main Street and Station Road late on Wednesday afternoon July 20, […]

Foster stadium now officially open to all

A length of red ribbon cut simultaneously by four pairs of matt-silver scissors marked the official opening of the Foster Showgrounds’ almost entirely rebuilt indoor sports and activity stadium on […]

Manna Gum receives third Gardiner Foundation grant

MANNA Gum Community House in Foster has received its third Gardiner Dairy Foundation Community Grant of $5000, which will go towards completing another stage of the Community House’s outdoor Gathering Place […]

Port Adelaide drafts Yasmin Duursma

The one-year deal will see Yasmin focus on developing her game and trying to be the best player she can be. PORT Adelaide’s AFLW side drafted Foster’s Yasmin Duursma with pick […]

Project comes to Foster

MARK McManus is General Manager of Operations of a local disability employment provider in Gippsland. He runs his own successful business and is currently participating in the Gippsland Community Leadership […]

Shire wants views on draft public health plan

LOCAL people’s views are wanted on the South Gippsland Shire’s draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2022 – 2025 by Wednesday August 3, 2022. Councillors voted unanimously to endorse the […]

South Gippsland’s own are Rail Trail gems

South Gippsland’s own natural environment, its scenic townships, and especially the people and their community spirit have been identified as the real gems in the final version of a plan […]