Fight for Lillico Rd

Community members are continuing their fight to maintain Lillico Rd, Warragul as a through road.

A former Warragul Shire engineer has produced a proposal that may save a section of Lillico Rd, Warragul from being closed. Community members are continuing their fight to maintain Lillico Rd, Warragul as a through road. One submission, presented to

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Will penalties save lives?

Leading senior constable Grant Phillips conducts a breath test as the Gazette asked local emergency services workers their views on Victoria’s drink driving penalties.

Victoria now has the harshest drink driving penalties of any state in Australia.  The result is now a loss of licence for at least three months, and a compulsory interlock device for six months for drivers who register a blood

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Rotary art show returns

Drouin West artist Gary Miles won the Best Gippsland Artist award at last year’s Art Gippsland for his entry “Silver Gums, Arkaroola Series”.

Rotary’s Art Gippsland has been the district’s premier annual art event for more than 40 years. This year’s art show will be held from Friday to Sunday with opening times from 10am to 5pm. Once again, the show will be

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Uniting for Liza

Catching up at the fashion parade are (from left): Bronwyn Meggetto, Mikaela Meggetto, Chelsea Commadeur and Vicki Commadeur.

A total of $12,127 was raised at special fashion show held in Warragul last week to raise funds for Pharoah’s Secret Angels. The group will participate in the Peter Mac Cancer Centre Unite to Fight Cancer charity walk, run or

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Simon is Barcelona bound

Drouin tennis player Simon Young is congratulated on his efforts in taking his tennis exploits to Spain by Drouin Tennis Club president Glenn Awty.

Spain will be the next stop on the tennis journey of young Drouin tennis star Simon Young. The GippSport tennis academy program member will head over to Barcelona next month to start an intensive training program which will see his

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Athletes out in force

Nate McCorey shows an effective style while clearing the bar with this leap in the high jump.

Another day of great weather prevailed for week two of the Little Athletics season. Results: 6F: 100m Imogen Lyons 29.86, Jasmina Evans 43.39. 6M: 100m Spencer McAuley 23.28, Joshua Robertson 27.86, Jobe Garratt 32.75. 7F: 100m Xanthe Dalton 20.24, Ellie

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Groups receive $200,000

Baw Baw Shire councillor Michael Leaney (left) presents a community development grant to Rudi Paoletti (centre) and Simon Carter of West Gippsland Relic, Minding and Heritage Protection.

Almost $205,000 has been spread across 48 not-for-profit groups by Baw Baw Shire Council in this year’s Community Development Grants. Representatives of the successful applications were informed that they’d received grants at a function in Warragul last Tuesday night. The

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Kinder celebrates 50 years

Cousins Jack Wilson and George Wilson spend time in the pre-school’s bush tucker garden ahead of the 50th anniversary.

Poowong Pre-School is hoping to attract a large crowd for its 50th anniversary celebrations later this month. Event organiser Jenny Watson said all current and past students, parents, family members, teachers and other people who had been involved with the

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Gardivalia returns

At the launch of the Gardivalia Festival of Gardens are committee members (from left): Rosalie Snoxall, Olivia Mioch, Dawn Gough, Linda Filsell, Loris Goodfellow, Ann Keating and Jill Fidler.

The popular open garden festival Gardivalia was launched in perfect spring sunshine at Parnassus Restaurant on Sunday. The expo has returned after a year’s break with 18 open gardens and some 20 events on offer for garden lovers over the

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Join Walk for Prems

Rallying the Gippsland community together for the second Walk for Prems in Warragul are (from left) David, 10-year-old Thomas and Serena Arnold of Warragul. 

“You don’t know it’s going to happen, until it then happens.” These are the words of Warragul mother Serena Arnold upon reflecting on the birth of her now 10-year-old son Thomas. Serena was just 32 weeks pregnant when she was

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