Bunyip children lend a hand

Jennifer Cunneen holds open the bag for Beau Fielden from Bunyip Childcare Centre

Every Thursday throughout October, the Bunyip Childcare Centre are helping keep their environment clean. It’s all a part of Environmental October which will see around 20 students each week head down to the local Koolangatta Park on Hope Street to

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RDA receives generous donation

L/R - Lyn Link (Coach), Maureen Cogo, Barbara Vogler, Hanah Sempel on "Barney", Les Davidson (President RDA), Jenny Smith, Bernard Doherty (Volunteer), Geoff Osborne (Volunteer)

Warragul’s Riding for the Disabled has been gifted a donation of $5000 thanks to long-time supporter Barbara Vogler and the Warragul Downtowner. Barbara, a member of the Downtowner, swiped her card and found a promotion was on offer. She was

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Yarragon CFA celebrates 75 years

At the Yarragon CFA 75th celebrations are (from left): captain Ashley Smith, 3rd lieutenant Kris Hopkins, 1st lieutenant Michael O'Toole, 2nd lieutenant Melinda Kemp, 4th lieutenant Colin Lackman. 

Yarragon CFA has celebrated 75 years of operation, with many volunteers joined by senior CFA staff to help commemorate the landmark occasion at the annual brigade dinner last Saturday night. Commencing in 1944, the fire brigade has been serving Yarragon

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Former Yarragon Primary School site retained

Yarragon residents rejoice as the decision to purchase the land for community use was announced this week.

The former Yarragon Primary School site will be retained for community use, but Baw Baw Shire does not know at what cost. Council has agreed to purchase the Rollo St property “at a price to be negotiated with the valuer

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Cameron to join the likes of Tiger, Rory and Adam for a fifth time

Cameron and his son, Liam, during one of their many rounds together.

Former Warragul golfer Cameron Percy recently qualified for the 2019-20 USPGA Tour – his fifth time on the world’s best and most lucrative tour. Following an injury affected 2019, Cameron stormed home late in the year on the secondary “Korn

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Catani makes mark in first WDCA matches

Catani are teaming up with Longwarry and Bunyip  to field junior WDCA sides.

Keen eyed watchers of the WDCA may have noticed a new name pop up over the weekend, as Catani kicked off their inaugural Warragul and District Cricket Association season. After spending much of their 70-year existence in the West Gippsland

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VLE defends Warragul Saleyards imminent closure

Farmers from around the region said they will be impacted by the closure.

Issues with the sale of chopper cows, dairy cows and calves was the focus of a meeting called to discuss the imminent closure of the Warragul Saleyards. Nearly 300 people packed into the Darnum Hall on Thursday night for the

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Western Park overcomes dogged Yarragon outfit

Danny Sheehan bowled a lengthy spell for Western Park in the D1 game against Yarragon

Western Park kicked off their season with a win in the game of the round, narrowly overcoming a dogged Yarragon outfit. Losing the toss and being sent in, the Warriors lost the dangerous opening pair of Asa Singappuli (2) and

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Warragul Walters wins state title

Warragul resident Jason Walters has turned a passion for the gym into an ANB Victorian Title.

After a four-year hiatus, local Warragul resident Jason Walters returned to the bodybuilding stage to take out the over 50s ANB Victorian titles last Sunday. Walters also placed first in the over 90kg grand master category and second in his

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Thomas is inspiration for local Walk for Prems

Thomas Arnold, 11 (centre) was 1200 grams when he was born at 30 weeks gestation and is the inspiration for his parents organising a Walk for Prems event in Warragul.

When David and Serena Arnold’s son Thomas arrived at 30 weeks gestation, their expectations of parenthood were thrown into disarray. Serena was unable to give birth at West Gippsland Hospital and was admitted to Monash Medical Centre, Clayton so their

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