Junior champions

Following the under 15 Gippsland Junior Country Week carnival, black caps for the All-Gippsland side were awarded to (from left) Brayden Notman of Hallora CC, Alex Henshall of Hallora CC and Nicholas Caddy of Drouin CC.

  The Warragul under 15s are champions after winning the Gippsland Junior Country Week final on Friday. Undefeated throughout the carnival, the Warragul boys backed up their win at under 14 level last year. The Warragul and District Cricket Association

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Eyeing the Warragul Cup

Warragul Cup manager Adrian Scott (left) holds the Warragul Cup during the heats on Friday night with guests former AFL star Matthew Richardson and comedian Dave O’Neill.

  After a massive week of racing and activities, all roads will lead to the biggest night of them all at Logan Park on Saturday – the Group 2 Warragul Cup. The biggest racing event on Warragul’s calendar, even former

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Dogs on the scent

Baw Baw police services area inspector Alison Crombie meets Passive Alert Detection (PAD) dog “Fury” on Thursday ahead of 15,000 people arriving at Lardner Park for New Year’s Eve festival “Beyond the Valley”.

“Do not take any form of drug whatsoever, it’s just not worth it.  It’s not worth risking your life.” This was the message from Baw Baw police services area inspector Alison Crombie on Thursday for the 15,000 people headed for

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Bunyip has talent

Flynn McCaghey lays down some energetic air guitar to Bohemian Rhapsody.

Students at Bunyip Primary School recently put their talents on show. With the school’s annual talent show a highly anticipated event, many students had decided on their act early and had practiced for much of the school year. The successful

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Empowering with skills

Paul Van Dord has been building his skills at a local café.

Local people with a disability came together recently to celebrate empowerment through their work with local businesses. Clients of disability services and support organisation Scope who have been working at a local café and dry cleaners came together to celebrate

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Jones leads All Stars

Sarah Gigante and Brenton Jones will lead the All Star team in the Bay City Classic.

Warragul cyclists Brenton Jones and Cyrus Monk are set to begin a scorching summer of cycling, with both riders a chance to compete in the Herald Sun Tour. The third stage of the tour will take in Sale to Warragul

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Lang equals record

Gavin Lang is a picture of concentration as he heads for the first of five winning drives to equal the record at Warragul.

Top horseman Gavin Lang equalled the record for the most number of wins at a Warragul trots meeting when he drove five winners on Sunday, December 23. Lang joins fellow top drivers Ted Demmler, Chris Alford, Jodi Quinlan and Craig

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Drive safe

Warragul Police members (from left): senior constable Mark Hrynyszyn, sergeant Andrea Kleeven, senior constable Carolyn Tyers, sergeant Andy Milbourne and constable Bek Morgan have a simple message - stay safe.  They are urging people to stay safe over the Christmas-New Year period whether on the roads, around water or just generally out and about.

Local police are sending a strong message to local motorists to remind them they will be out and about on main roads and back roads over the next week during festive celebrations. With drink driving and fatigue major contributors to

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Goat raid

Animal activists raided the Gippy Goat Farm and Cafe in Gordon Rd, Yarragon on Saturday morning.

Animal activists raided the Gippy Goat Farm and Cafe in Gordon Rd, Yarragon on Saturday morning. About 40 to 50 activists entered the farm when the front gates were opened at 6.45am. Sergeant Dean Waddell of Warragul Police said a

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Hampers of joy

Beth (left) and Hannah Van Der Veen are all smiles as they volunteer to help prepare 110 food hampers for the Warragul Salvation Army.

A merry band of volunteers produced joy, smiles and even tears of joy to 110 families last week leading into Christmas. A visit to the Warragul Salvation Army on Tuesday saw about 30 volunteers packing food hampers for needy families

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