Demolition appeal

The validity of orders relating to the demolition of buildings on the former Bonlac milk factory site in Warragul came under scrutiny during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court on Friday.

The validity of orders relating to the demolition of buildings on the former Bonlac milk factory site in Warragul came under scrutiny during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court on Friday. Justice Joanne Cameron has reserved judgment on the

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End family violence

Warragul Rotarians (from left) Peter Dell, Ian Holdsworth and Chris Morris serve a barbecue sausage to Baw Baw Shire strategic planner Luke Cervi.

Wet weather did not deter the enthusiasm of people attending the White Ribbon barbecue in Warragul last month. About 40 people attended the event which was transferred from Civic Park Warragul to the West Gippsland Arts Centre. White Ribbon Day

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Kmart for Christmas

A major new retail development planned for Warragul is targeting having its door open in time for next year’s Christmas shopping.

A major new retail development planned for Warragul is targeting having its door open in time for next year’s Christmas shopping. A Bunnings retail and trade hardware store of more than 11,100 square metres of floor space, a Kmart department

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Summer heat arrives

Swimming was a hit as the first hot spell of summer came last week, with temperatures reaching mid-30s on Thursday and Friday.

Warragul experienced above average rainfall for the month of November, but it comes ahead of an anticipated warmer than usual summer. Despite the long-range prediction, Gippsland Water don’t expect to impose water restrictions because of good local water supplies. The

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Oskar sets record

Oskar Wilson proudly shows his certificate acknowledging his Australian record in discus.

Oskar Wilson has returned from the School Sports Australian Championships as an Australian record holder. The 11-year-old St Joseph’s Primary School student threw a personal best of 7.01 metres in the discus to finish second overall and set an Australian

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Triathlon festivities

Zara McNair well deserving winner of best dressed bike.

Saturday afternoon’s Wild Dog Triathlon was the last event for 2018, with the club holding its annual Christmas break-up. Yet again WDTC saw an enthusiastic turn out for both junior and senior events, with a great show from members of

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Kmart development

A major new retail development planned for Warragul is targeting having its door open in time for next year’s Christmas shopping.

The $25 million retail development incorporating Kmart and Bunnings could be approved by Baw Baw Shire within the next two weeks. Planners are in the final stages of assessing the planning application The application seeks the approval for the development

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Blackwood withstands backlash

Electoral returning officer for Narracan Phillip Robinson congratulates Gary Blackwood as the successful candidate at Friday’s poll declaration, that also was attended by independent candidate Carlo Ierfone.

Incumbent Gary Blackwood was officially declared winner of the state seat of Narracan at Friday’s poll declaration, making Narracan the safest Liberal held seat in the state. In an election that saw a significant backlash against the Liberal Party across

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Delight in lights

To make it easy for the community to follow a Christmas lights trail, The Gazette is featuring a list each week until Christmas of residential and business addresses with Christmas lights displays.

The magic of Christmas is upon us and community members will again delight in the lighting displays put together by residents across the shire. To make it easy for the community to follow a Christmas lights trail, The Gazette is

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Touching night for TIMP

At the recent awareness night and fundraiser for The Ice Meltdown Project are (from left) Cory O'Brien, Megan Waddell, Chris Williams, Janice Ablett, Gary Ablett Jnr, Cherie Lardner, Christine McBain and Esava Ratugolea.

The raw emotion and reality of substance abuse and mental health left people numb in their seats at a recent awareness night organised by The Ice Meltdown Project. TIMP founder Janice Ablett said about 170 people attended the recent awareness

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