Aperloo Bakery wins awards at National Best Pie and Pastie Competition

Aperloo's Bakery Staff (from left) Alisha Maric, Katelyn Vitiritti and  Sue Cole show off their award winning pies.

Warragul’s Aperloo Bakery has snared 11 medals, including two gold, at the National Best Pie and Pastie Competition. The gold medals were for its beef brisket and Japeleno pie in the flavoured beef pie section and its Tuscan chicken pie

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Caleb Serong claims Rising Star award after stellar debut season

Caleb Serong has claimed both the Rising Star award and the AFL Players best first year player award. 
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Caleb Serong’s stellar debut AFL season has been capped off, claiming two end of season awards last week. Serong was first recognised by his peers, voted the AFL Players best first year player. He was then named the NAB AFL

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Noah Gilbertson aiming for 700km in ride for charity

Noah Gilbertson hopes to ride 700km during October to raise money for childhood cancer.

Many people have taken up cycling during the lockdown, but for one Trafalgar teenager, jumping on his bike and going for a ride means more than exercise. Eleven-year-old Noah Gilbertson is aiming to ride more than 700km in the month

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Council nominations close, sixteen candidates to vie for positions

Residents in the Baw Baw Shire will have their ballot papers mailed to them between October 6 and 8.

Sixteen candidates will vie for nine councillor positions on Baw Baw Shire Council when they face election next month. At the close of nominations last Tuesday, there were five candidates in the Central Ward, seven in East Ward and four

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Crime figures increase in Baw Baw Shire

While crime stats have increased in Victoria, senior sergeant Peter Shallard said people should feel safe in their home, with the area a safe one to live in.

Increased crime in Baw Baw Shire can be largely attributed to opportunistic thefts and property damage rather than crimes targeting individuals, according to local police. Crime Statistics Agency figures released last week showed an 8.1 per cent increase in recorded

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Healy hoping to propel Hallora in 2020/21

Liam Serong bowls to Fraser Duncan as Hallora held their first light training session as the Covid Cup approaches.

Hallora and Western Park Cricket Clubs have wasted no time in getting back to cricket as restrictions eased last week, giving them a chance to train and catch up for the first time since March. With some sides still unable

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Warragul Tennis Club get grant boost

Miller Ireland serves to start another game last year. BBTA are targeting October 10 as their start date this season.

ANZ bank has announced that the Warragul Tennis Club will be one of 20 recipients of its Community Grant program, which helps to support and develop local tennis clubs that deliver the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program. Warragul will be

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Restaurants, cafes and hotels reopen after lockdown

Having moved to Longwarry from Mt Martha only 2 months ago Ben Lee and Sophie Tate didn't hesitate to take the chance to get out and enjoy a loca dining experience at Middels on Saturday

Most restaurants, cafes, hotels and clubs in Baw Baw Shire that have been closed or had substantially reduced their operations due to COVID-19 restrictions are back in business, or plan to be soon, in limited capacities. While glad to be

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Skaters and riders return to the skate park

Ben Carter from Drouin performs a BRI.

Skaters and riders alike have returned to the bowls and grind rails to perfect their tricks once again as the Warragul skate park opened after the easing of restrictions. Adhering to social distancing and with many having masks for use

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Residents will go to the polls in the east ward of Baw Baw

Residents in the Baw Baw Shire will have their ballot papers mailed to them between October 6 and 8.

Residents in the east of Baw Baw Shire will be definitely going to the polls for council elections next month. Five candidates have nominated for the three vacancies in the east ward which will force voters to cast their preference.

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