Dusties do it hard

Dustieswomen2 -- Teagen Hume clears the ball from the backline for Dusties.

Sunday was a hard day on the ground for the Warragul Industrials women footballers who played Karingal in a round 11 clash. With only three games left in the season and some big outs due to injury, Dusties were looking

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No business like snow business

Korumburra’s Lyla Martin revelled in the excitement of making snowballs at Friday night’s Gippsland Snowfest celebrations in the Warragul CBD.

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the happy families who turned out for the Gippsland Snowfest celebrations in the Warragul CBD last Friday night. With the snow making machines in full production, the kids enjoyed all the seasonal highlights: a

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Defibrillator for Darnum

From  left: Ambulance Victoria community support co-ordinator Ross Salathiel, Darnum Team Room’s proprietor Alice Cao, Darnum Progress Association members Rhonda Deppeler and Irene Broadbent and Ambulance Victoria representative Mitch James.

Darnum residents now have convenient access to an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) thanks to a grant from the Trafalgar branch of the Bendigo Community Bank. The Darnum Progress association was instrumental in facilitating the grant and last Tuesday with the

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Civic makeover

Baw Baw Shire Council will proceed with a master plan for Warragul’s Civic Precinct with the aim of establishing the town as a regional capital.

Preparation of concepts and designs for further redevelopment of the Warragul Civic Precinct at an estimated cost of almost $7 million have been given the green light. A broad scope of what a master plan for the precinct could include

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Axford heads north

Liam Axford will miss the rest of the Drouin season.

Drouin will be without rover Liam Axford for the rest of the season. But Axford is going with the full blessing and best wishes of his team mates at the club. He is heading off next Friday to Nepal where

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Pleased to be of service

Trafalgar 11-year-old Ethan Hornsby collected donations of food for homeless people and presented them to Quantum’s Lindsay Jarvis at Warragul for distribution last week.

Few 11 year-olds would think too much about the difficulties homeless people face. But grade five Trafalgar primary school student Ethan Hornsby does. And his thoughts are not just whether they have a roof over their heads but also if

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Walhalla finally gets mobile coverage

Telstra’s Loretta Willaton, left, McMillan MP Russell Broadbent and Baw Baw Mayor Mikaela Power celebrate the commissioning of the Walhalla mobile phone tower.

Ringtones filled the air in Walhalla for the first time on Tuesday as Member for Monash Russell Broadbent, Baw Baw Shire mayor Mikaela Power, Baw Baw Shire Councillors, Telstra executive and the community gathered to celebrate the town finally having

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Community plea for bushland reserve

The site of the old Buln Buln East School has become the haunt of rubbish dumpers, vandals and hoons.

The trashing of a patch of bushland in Buln Buln East last week has led to renewed calls for the site to be handed over to the local community for a park and recreation area. The Buln Buln East Community

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Hospital ‘on cards’, says Treasurer

State Treasurer Tim Pallas responds to questions from Committee for Gippsland members.

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas offered a morsel of optimism about action on the West Gippsland Hospital during a Q&A session with Committee for Gippsland members in Warragul on Friday. While there has been limited funding for the hospital in recent

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10 marathons in 10 days

Trafalgar resident Jason Rantall predicts tears and pain.

For most people, the idea of running just one marathon is daunting, so spare a thought for Jason Rantall, who next month will run 10 marathons in 10 days. Jason’s run, dubbed “Bipolar Warrior 10 in 10 4 Mental Health”,

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