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Collect firewood legally and avoid fines burning a hole in your pocket

A MAN has been fined for illegally taking wood from the New Zealand Hill Nature Conservation Reserve in Foster. Acting on information supplied by members of the public, Parks Victoria […]


POLICE have issued several penalty notices in recent days for drivers caught exceeding the speed limit on the district’s roads. At 11.38am last Saturday police intercepted a 43-year-old woman from […]

Speeding drivers not getting the message

POLICE are disappointed with the continued disregard by many drivers for speed limits in the district and urge locals and visitors to the area to drive within the speed limit […]

Triple car collision

POLICE from the Bass Coast Highway Patrol are keen to hear from witnesses to a serious accident which occurred on the South Gippsland Highway just west of Meeniyan (between the […]

Watch out in school zones

DRIVERS are reminded to abide by the speed restrictions in school zones – or face stiff fines. Two drivers were intercepted in separate incidents near Welshpool and District Primary School […]

P-Plate drivers not getting the message

AT 1.45PM on Saturday police intercepted a 20-year-old probationary driver from Leongatha driving at 123 km/h on the South Gippsland Highway at Agnes. He was fined $289 and three demerit […]

Two burglaries at Foster

OVERNIGHT on Sunday – some time between 9.30pm on Sunday and 8am Monday – there was a burglary at a takeaway food shop in Main Street, Foster. The unknown offenders […]

Too many driving irresponsibly

IN RECENT days police at Foster have issued at least five penalty notices for drivers caught speeding in the local district. Other irresponsible drivers have also copped fines for a […]

Theft of log splitter

Logsplitter - Redgum

A fire wood splitter was stolen from a farm shed on a rural property in Nerrena Road, Meeniyan, between 21/02/2013 and 24/02/2013. Offenders cut the lock on the shed to […]