Neerim South looking forward to 2021 debut of new ground

The fence and new retaining wall are now nearly complete, with the sowing of the ground to be undertaken in September.

This year was shaping up to be a tough one for the football and netball sides at Neerim South, with a new ground development getting underway leaving them without a place to call home this year. However, things changed when

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A decade of dominance for Neerim’s netball stars

A Grade netball coach Harry Wood stands with Jenny Muir (left) and Vicky Ballantyne (best and fairest winner) during one of the six consecutive flags for the township.

In the sporting world, the word ‘dynasty’ is thrown around more often than not when a team wins two, or even three titles in a row. So, finding a word to describe the Neerim South A Grade netball side that

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Neerim Rodeo another huge success

Local residents L/R - Ella Hurst, Georgie Snell, Jess Gilbertson, Lily Muratore got right into the spirit of the Neerim Rodeo on a perfect day

The Neerim Rodeo was held on Saturday night, with a huge turnout enjoying many different activities throughout the evening. With many events in the ring on offer, outside the complex the patrons could enjoy woodcarving, lawn mower racing, laser skirmish

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Fire devastates Neerim South home

Over 50 firefighters attended the house fire that caused extensive damage to the home.

A Neerim South house, known to most locals as the former medical clinic, was destroyed by fire on Thursday. The fire was discovered by owner Steve Jedynak when he returned home from the hospital at about 11am. Dr Jedynak was

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Paramedic provides support

Ross Salathiel started work at Neerim South last Monday in the new role of paramedic community support coordinator – one of only 12 announced across the state.

Neerim South has dedicated paramedic support for the first time after MICA paramedic Ross Salathiel started work in the town last week. Mr Salathiel is one of six new paramedic community support coordinators – professional paramedics whose work goes beyond

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French passion

A bare paddock amongst Neerim South’s rolling hills was the blank canvas Marian and Bryce Somes searched for to bring their passion for all things French to life.

A bare paddock amongst Neerim South’s rolling hills was the blank canvas Marian and Bryce Somes searched for to bring their passion for all things French to life. Twenty-five years later, their “French folly” has become more than a retirement

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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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