Kumara masterclass sees Panthers past Hawks

Simon Gardiner bowls at Yarragon on Saturday, he took 1/21 from his eight overs.

In a match with potential finals ramifications, Yarragon continued its brilliant form to keep its one-day final chances firmly alive. Winning the toss and batting, the Panthers commenced poorly with Lasi Amaroosyria gone early to leave Yarragon in an early

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Warragul Swimming Club successful at championships

Warragul Swimming Club coach Paul Myers (back left) alongside his team (from left) Anton Risch, Ben Francis, Callum Halloran Lavelle, Coach Andrew Marks, (front left) Izzy Risch, Chelsea Spencer, Jess Emmett, Laticia Tymensen, Mollie Dennis and Mayah Cannon during the state championship swim meet.

Warragul Swimming Club recorded extraordinary results after sending its biggest team in recorded history to the Victorian State Championships. The championships attracted the best swimmers from around Australia as well as teams from New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The

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Lightning, flooding and trees down as storm hits region

The underpass in Warragul was flooded after storms lashed the area.

A house in Warragul was struck by lightning, trees fell over roads and flash flooding was reported as storms hit West Gippsland on Wednesday night. The VICSES said it had 16 requests for assistance across Gippsland from 12.30pm on Wednesday,

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Lardner Park CEO has big vision for Farm World and other events

Farm World still remains the core to Lardner Park, while also looking to seize new opportunities said new CEO Craig Debnam.

Lardner Park’s new chief executive officer Craig Debnam has a vision to reinvigorate Farm World as a field days event for farmers, while seizing opportunities for events and functions at the property. “I want to see Farm World develop and

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Fire devastates Neerim South home

Over 50 firefighters attended the house fire that caused extensive damage to the home.

A Neerim South house, known to most locals as the former medical clinic, was destroyed by fire on Thursday. The fire was discovered by owner Steve Jedynak when he returned home from the hospital at about 11am. Dr Jedynak was

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Greenshields Road residents welcome council help to improve intersection

The shrubs and trees that block the view of oncoming traffic are set to be cleared by the council.

A resident’s request regarding the blind turn at Greenshields Rd in Warragul West has finally begun to be heard, after several near misses due to overgrown trees and shrubs surrounding the intersection. Helen Cane, a long-time resident on Greenshields Rd

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Haystack erupts into flames at Cloverlea property

Crews from Darnum, Nilma and Yarragon were among six units that attended the haystack fire in Cloverlea.

Quick and fierce action by CFA units prevented a haystack fire spreading to other infrastructure on a Cloverlea property on Friday night. CFA commander Gary Bryant said six units attended the hay shed fire after receiving the call at 11.18pm.

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Tonimbuk Hall reopens early for bushfire affected community

General Manager of Livable Communities Tracy Parker, Deputy President of the Bushfire Recovery Centre Sue McMahon and the Tzuchi Foundations Mei Cockerell gathered on Wednesday to support and speak with one and other as they journey towards getting their community back on it’s feet after the bushfires.

Amidst another bushfire emergency, this time in East Gippsland, the Bushfire Recovery Centre at Tonimbuk Hall reopened early last week to support the community ravaged by bushfire in March. Confronted by images of current harrowing bushfires, for those who faced

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Victoria suffers its highest road toll in three years

Police will continue to drive home the message of road safety, after 263 fatalities this year.

Police will continue to drive home road safety messages this year, following the highest road toll in three years which showed the majority of fatalities occurring on regional roads. The Baw Baw police services area was not exempt from the

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Quality prevails in Grand Cup Triumph

La Grand Quality gets a well deserved pat from trainer Darryl Thomas after taking victory in the Warragul Cup.

It was a case of second time lucky in a country cup for lightly-raced NSW speedster La Grand Quality when he careered away with the group two Warragul Cup Final on Saturday night. It was an emotion-charged triumph for trainer

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