2017 West Gippsland Music and Drama Eisteddfod Results

Siblings Hugo and Edith Christensen from Buln Buln Primary School display their piano awards.  Hugo won two own choice solos in the eight years and under whilst Edith received an honourable mention in the own choice solo, beginner.  Both also won special awards, Edith gaining the encouragement award and Hugo the musicianship award.

CLASSICAL VOCAL   10 years and under own choice solo: 1st Alexandra Stone, Mount Eliza. 2nd Bonnie Muir, Blairgowrie. 3rd Jack Thompson, Berwick. HM Cooper James, Berwick; Hayden Lang, Berwick; Luke Brown, Berwick; and Maisie Wilksch, Pakenham.   10 years

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Council goes live

Baw Baw Shire has decided to install a camera system to enable live streaming of council meetings in an effort to increase community access to council meetings.

Council meetings will be live streamed to enable people to watch from wherever they choose. Baw Baw Shire has decided to install a camera system to enable live streaming of council meetings in an effort to increase community access to

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Seaview standing ovation

Enjoying the winter sun for the West Gippsland Arts Centre’s “Outside the Walls” performance are (from left) local residents Lynne Hestdal, Robert and Marg Cusworth-Warner with performer Ian Stenlake.

A musical extravaganza saw close to 150 people flock to Seaview Mechanics Institute for the West Gippsland Arts Centre’s concert “Kings of Croon” on Thursday. It was the biggest crowd to attend the hall, built in 1905, for many years.

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L2P need mentors

Long-time L2P mentor David Osterlund, who has provided more than 600 hours to the program, with Jake Anderson who is now a licenced driver.

The successful L2P program is in need of mentors to assist with driver education. The Warragul based program provides driver education for about 30 learner drivers. The program currently has 23 active mentors but would like 10 more. Co-ordinator Beth

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Legacy speaking award

Master of ceremonies John Leviston congratulates St Paul’s participants Mia McCrohan (left) and Tanvi Atla in the regional final of the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award in Warragul.

The regional final of the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award recently attracted seven secondary students to the Warragul RSL Clubrooms. The students, aged 12 to 14 years, represented St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School and Gippsland Grammar. The judges were Rev.

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Colts play grand final

Alicia Clerks, who kicked the Colts only goal, shepherds Leesa Guastella with the ball in the grand final.

Perfect ground conditions and beautiful sunny weather greeted the large crowd of Colts supporters cheering the girls on in the grand final, some girls who had never played football in their lives before this season. The first quarter saw both

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Pain for Bloods

Yarragon’s Sam Mattheson looks to win possession during the reserves match against Mirboo North.

Football is painful at times and there was plenty of pain being felt at Trafalgar on Saturday. One measly behind and a meagre two percentage points have cost the Bloods a spot in the Mid Gippsland league finals that begin

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Colts into grand final

Shanara Notman attempts the bump on Trafalgar’s Kirra Gill.

The Warragul Colts Youth Girls have won through to the Central Gippsland Junior Football League Youth Girls grand final, defeating Trafalgar in the preliminary final. The Colts finished fourth in the competition and travelled to Trafalgar full of confidence in

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Hospital feels pinch

Latest performance data released for the April to June quarter showed the West Gippsland Hospital was feeling the pinch of increasing demand, particularly in emergency.

Increasing demand on the West Gippsland Hospital’s emergency department has increased waiting times and reduced the number of patients being treated within targets. But, a blitz on elective surgery over the past 12 months has paid off, with the hospital

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Schools join Tree Day

Yarragon Primary School students Zara and Jamie Buch plant a tree on the school’s grounds.

Continued beautification of Yarragon Primary School’s grounds provided the impetus for the school’s students taking part in a national tree day planting in drizzling rain on Friday morning. School principal Melissa Rock said students and families had joined to plant

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