The festive season has been the time to be jolly and have lots of sweet foods and goodies to eat. January is, therefore, a timely month to review our oral and dental health care. It is well-documented that good oral health is essential for general health and wellbeing, and is therefore, essential for healthy ageing. Oral and dental health is important whether people have their own, natural teeth, partial dentures or full... Read More
You will find, says Russell Williams, that every third person on the street in Cardiff, Wales, is a Williams. Not all the Williamses stayed in Wales, however, and that is just as well for Foster. It just wouldn’t be the same without the Williams clan who have made it their home over the last sixty-odd years and contributed so much to the community, especially the local fire brigade... Read More
“So much for my name being ‘Win,’ I never win anything!” laughs Win Osborne, who was born Winifred Cook nearly 90 years ago.
Win’s parents and three brothers came out from Scotland in 1921. She was born 12 months later... Read More
A framed display of life membership medals for three different Welshpool sporting clubs – football, cricket and golf – bears witness to the sporting prowess of Mick Platt. Such all-round sporting ability and involvement is a rare distinction, but Mick is modest about the achievement... Read More
He has been such a major player in the life of the Corner Inlet community for so many years, it is perhaps surprising to learn that Max Mortlock is not a born and bred South Gippslander.
Nearly 80 years ago Max was born in Dunolly, near Maryborough in northwestern Victoria. He moved to Melbourne with his family as a young child at the start of the... Read More
There is proof that Kathleen has reached her century, however, in the large collection of messages of congratulation that adorn her room at Prom View Lodge – from the Queen, the Governor-General, the Prime Minister, the Premier, the Victorian Governor, the Deputy Premier and Member for Gippsland South Peter Ryan, and federal member Russell Broadbent... Read More
You would be hard pressed to find a greater fan of Fish Creek than Maudi Thomson. She has even written several books about the picturesque district in which she grew up and where she lived until moving into Banksia Lodge a few years ago.
Now that her home is in Foster, however, the traditional rivalry between Fishy and Foster has Maudi torn... Read More