Val volunteers to visit

MS community volunteers scheme team leader Rosemary Joiner (right) is hoping to recruit more volunteers to the scheme like Val Goombridge of Neerim South.

A cup of tea, a chat, a game of scrabble – it may not sound much but a weekly visit to an elderly person is sometimes the friendship they need to brighten their day. Val Goombridge of Neerim South admits

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Dusties topple Cats

Josh Peterson takes a mark in Warragul Industrials win over Neerim-Neerim South to progress into the EDFL grand final.

Warragul Industrials (Ellinbank and district), Mirboo North (Mid Gippsland) and Inverloch-Kongwak (West Gippsland) booked grand final spots with their wins at the weekend. The biggest shock of the finals was Yallourn Yallourn North’s “straight sets” exit from the Mid Gippsland

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Cats remain undefeated

Ellinbank’s Rick Johnson and Neerim-Neerim South’s Jack Erikson get set to contest in the top of the table EDFL clash on Saturday.

Neerim Neerim South’s claim to early premiership favouritism in the Ellinbank and District League and two one-point results in Mid Gippsland League that could be telling at the end of the season highlighted district football on Saturday. There was also

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Eagles and Cats lead EDFL

Neerim-Neerim South’s Chris Urie marks on the lead against Warragul Industrials.

Ellinbank, along with Neerim Neerim South, retained the lead in the Ellinbank and District league; Warragul moved into the Gippsland League “five”; surprise packet Thorpdale continued its unbeaten run in Mid Gippsland, and West Gippsland League produced the “thrillers” of

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Time out for farmers

Rhonda Skews of Neerim South, Brett Bransgrove of Neerim East and Michael Perry of Neerim South took some time out from the farm

  The local community banded together to show support for dairy farmers during a lunch held at the Neerim South Hotel last week. Neerim District Financial Service arranged the “day off the farm” event to show support for local dairy

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Crossover bus stop dangerous

Timber trucks travel at up to 100 km/hour along Bloomfield Rd which parents say is an unsafe environment for their children Ky and Marcus Jagielka and Gordon Cook to have to walk to a bus stop.

Two Neerim South families are angry that a school bus stop on Bloomfield Rd will be relocated because of safety reasons. Candice Randall is the first to admit the bus stop near their property is on a dangerous strip of

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