Mirror news

Mirror News logo

The Mirror
72 Main St, Foster, Vic 3960
Ph. 03 5682 2205
The Mirror is available at the usual outlets every Wednesday.
The Mirror reserves the right to not supply images for online use.

There are 1180 articles
Click the title for full article

– Cal Park and Ben Wells tie on 25 votes – Fish Creek’s Abbey Shaw top netballer THE Alberton Football Netball League held their vote count and presentation night last […]

What’s the future of the Alberton Football Netball League?

THIS Saturday’s grand final between Fish Creek and Toora could be the last game played in the Alberton Football Netball League as we now know it. The season was difficult […]

Long Jetty works on track

  SMC Marine’s Project Manager for the Rehabilitation of the Port Welshpool Long Jetty, Wes Cahill, says things are going really well at Long Jetty.  “We’re half way through the […]

Join The Party to Welcome the Great Victorian Bike Ride

Preparations for the Great Victoria Bike Ride’s arrival to the Prom Country are well on the way to creating an action packed program which will welcome riders to the region. Local […]

A long standing contentious issue

ACROSS the Shire there are numerous old and inappropriate subdivisions related to historic activity such as mining or transport (rail and boat) that in the late 1800s were anticipated to […]

Fishy Bricks

FISH Creek kindergarten has created a wonderful opportunity for each and every individual who has been involved with and influenced by this special place to be recognised and remembered. It […]

Land changes for Moyes Road

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is proposing to re-align part of Moyes Road, Stony Creek to clarify land boundaries with an adjoining landowner. The owner of the adjoining property has made […]

Prom Country Cheese Star in Federation Business Awards

BRONWYN and Burke Brandon from Prom Country Cheese Moyarra took out the Food and Wine Production Award at the Federation Business Awards held in Traralgon on Friday, August 25. Businesses […]

Caught in a canyon

ON Thursday August 17, a Welshpool man was taken to La Trobe Hospital after surviving a horror crash. Sergeant Barrie McCoy was on the scene for several hours and explained […]

Community plans not being recognised

CLIVE Hope and Sally Hoskings from the Meeniyan Progress Association went to the Public Presentation Day at South Gippsland Shire Council Chambers on Wednesday August 16 to let Council know […]

It’s a mess Telstra

SARAH Reeves is understandably peeved with Telstra. She owns Latte Dah Café in Toora and first complained to Telstra about a dangerous Telstra slab outside her café back in January […]

The cat curfew – good for cats, their owners and our wildlife!

THE Australian government named domestic cats as one of the major threats to its unique wildlife. It is of such great concern that wildlife carer Kylie Laing was compelled to […]

Dorovitch Voted Worst Employer of the Year

FIONA Duncan and Ann-Maree O’Sullivan usually turn up for work at Dorovitch in Foster. But they’re on strike and have been locked out. “We feel really bad,” Fiona said. “We […]

Australia Day Award nominations – now open

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 […]

Meeniyan Commons Project kicking off

South Gippsland Shire Council expects redevelopment works to begin on the Meeniyan Commons project on Tompkins Road, Meeniyan next week. Works will be undertaken by the successful contractor South Gippsland […]

One act plays this weekend

AT a one act play festival audience members are offered a great variety of relatively short plays. Festival rules state that each company has a maximum of ten minutes to […]

BLACK SPUR REALIGNMENT, A LONG TIME COMING

THE Australian and Victorian Governments have jointly funded $50 million for the realignment of the section of the South Gippsland Highway known as ‘Black Spur’. “This has been around since […]

FIRE AT YANAKIE CARAVAN PARK

YANAKIE and Fish Creek CFA were called out at 2:30am on Wednesday August 2 to a fire in a caravan and annex in Foleys Road, Yanakie. The male occupant self […]

Leongatha Traffic Lights: Changes to signal operation

IN response to ongoing concerns, VicRoads and South Gippsland Shire Council will introduce changes later this month to the traffic light sequencing at the intersection of South Gippsland Highway and […]

Foster CFA & Bendigo Bank insurance information day

THE local community has a great opportunity to come and talk to our local Fire Brigade Members and Bendigo Branch Team on Thursday 17th August at the Foster IGA supermarket […]

NEW DOCTOR AT FOSTER MEDICAL CLINIC

DOCTOR Nicolas Smoll was born in Switzerland and is half Belgian and American. He was in New York for 9 years while he was growing up then lived for 8 […]

LISTEN TO THE COMMUNITY

New 5 year lease for Waratah Bay caravan park AFTER a very tense time for annual and long-term site holders, South Gippsland Shire Council have unanimously voted to extend the […]

COULD THIS BE AUSTRALIA’S FIRST OFFSHORE WIND FARM?

OFFSHORE Energy Chairman, Terry Kallis and Managing Director, Andy Evans have all the credentials to make it so. Terry was the CEO of SECV and has been in the renewables […]

MASSIVE ACHIEVEMENT FOR SMALL COMMUNITY

$406,554.00 has been poured back in to the community through the Meeniyan Area Community Shop (MACS). Each two months the sales are totalled and the hours worked divided into the […]

Long Jetty project update

THE long wait for the return of the Long Jetty is almost at an end. The Long Jetty Project Control Group (PCG) is pleased to announce that SMC Marine Pty […]

POSITIVE VIBES ALL ROUND AT AWARDS CEREMONY

COUNCIL chambers were packed to the rafters as thirty-eight successful applicants were acknowledged at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 19. $188,140 was awarded to community groups across South Gippsland […]

Guidance for South Gippsland’s Rural Residents

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has introduced its Rural Resident’s Guide to provide advice for those looking to live in rural locations. Living in rural areas in South Gippsland is an […]

NEW PRINCIPAL STOKED TO BE AT TOORA PRIMARY SCHOOL

TARA Hollier, the School Council President at Toora Primary School, said that the school is incredibly relieved and also excited to have someone who is keen, vibrant and ready to […]

STREETSCAPE ALMOST THERE

  “THEY are most of the way there,” said President of Chamber of Commerce, John Davies. By the end of the month they will have finished all the street work […]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT VITAL

LAST week, outside IGA, in Foster there was a Seeing Eye Dog fundraising stand set up. It’s been more than 55 years since the first school for training seeing eye […]

WALKING THE TALK AT MEENIYAN ART GALLERY

KRISTY Wilson and Malcolm Beasley are both art teachers at Wonthaggi Secondary College. When Kristy asked Malcolm if he knew anyone who would share the exhibition space with her he […]

Local Producer Wins Gold

Gippsland producer Prom Coast Ice Cream and Sorbet are honoured to have their products awarded two gold and four silver medals at this year’s Australian Food Awards. Their Passionfruit Coco […]

IT WON’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT BUT IT WILL HAPPEN

AROUND 20 people turned out on Tuesday, July 4 for a session held at The Foster Community Health Centre. The point of the exercise was to gather information from Foster […]

Foster offering free mammograms

BREASTSCREEN Victoria’s Mobile Screening Service will be returning to Foster next month to provide free breast screens to local women. BreastScreen Victoria’s bright pink van, known as ‘Nina’, will be […]

Step up as others step down

THE beautiful Foster War Memorial Art Centre is looking for volunteers. “Not much is required of the committee members,” said long time committee Treasurer, Rob Paragreen. “We only meet six […]

FARMER’S MARKET ON SATURDAY

Winter is a time for many of us to slow down, but now that the shortest day has passed some people have a spring in their step already. We have […]

BANG FOR OUR BUCK

Support for Foster VIC AFTER a very stressful process there is some good news for VIC’s in Foster and Korumburra. South Gippsland Shire Council will support the Foster Visitor Information […]

BEST IN THE WORLD – IT’S OFFICIAL

Grassy Spur Grove of Stony Creek have been awarded Gold for their Picholine and Silver for their Picual in the “world’s best olive oil” competition in New York. There were […]

PROMONTORY VINEYARD, CAFÉ, RESTAURANT AND CELLAR DOOR OPENING SOON

Up on O’Grady’s Ridge Road in Foster North preparations are under way for a 75 seater restaurant. The concrete slab is being poured on Friday June 30, all 180 squares […]

GET READY FOR THE RACV GREAT VICTORIAN BIKE RIDE 2017

BICYCLE Network presented to around 30 people at a community information night held at the football/netball club social room on Wednesday June 14. It was an extremely informative session and […]

Categories

Coming events