Tree crushes home

Cockatoo was one of the harder hit communities by the weekend’s storms. Two homes were crushed by trees during the high winds on Friday morning. One house, on Maurice Street, was completely demolished after a giant tree fell through the centre of it. The owners of the house were on holidays in the Northern Territory […]

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Region’s foods on the map

Cardinia’s boutique food and beverage producers and sellers have the opportunity to put the region on the map – literally – as a quality food producing region to rival Sunraysia, the Yarra Valley and even the Mornington Peninsula. The call has gone out for locally-based producers to get behind a new online directory to promote […]

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It’s a home for everyone

“Everyone has a different journey – it’s how you travel along your journey that counts.” For Lado Alphonse, and more than a dozen other young Sudanese-Australians who call Cora Lynn their footballing home, footy is so much more than a game. The Gazette first spoke with Lado in mid-2014, after he’d embarked on a sporting […]

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Top sides fail to disappoint

OUTER EAST NETBALL REVIEW – ROUND 15 PREMIER The much anticipated top-of-the-table clash between Olinda Ferny Creek and Beaconsfield didn’t disappoint – and it wasn’t even the high-quality netball that stole the show. A heavy dumping of snow at Olinda Recreation Reserve overnight and on Saturday morning meant it was initially unsure if play would […]

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Sea Eagles left shattered

WEST GIPPSLAND FOOTBALL NETBALL COMPETITION REVIEW – ROUND 18 The home and away season came to a thrilling end this weekend, with gut-wrenching results, upsets delivered and finals matchups decided. By far the biggest shock was displayed by Inverloch Kongwak, which robbed Tooradin-Dalmore of the perfect season with a 48-48 draw. It was a must-win […]

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Finals are back with a bang in the South East Juniors

SOUTH EAST JUNIORS SEMI FINALS – UNDER 11s, UNDER 12s, UNDER 13s, UNDER 14s, UNDER 15s UNDER 13s, 14s, 15s It’s that time of the year again, with the South East Juniors finals series officially getting underway on Sunday, and once again, the youngsters across the region get their chance to shine on the big […]

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