Catani netballers take out EDNA A grade premiership

Catani captain Rachel Ronaldson holds the premiership cup aloft for the Catani Army alongside Janice Follett (centre) and coach Leanne Smith.

The first few minutes of the game was very even but Catani soon took control. They shot six goals in a row and dominated the rest of the first quarter. Catani showed Poowong what they were made of in the

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Longwarry break 51-year senior football premiership drought in EDFL

Celebrating their senior premiership are (back)Ben Cuckson (obscured), Anthony Salce, coach Daniel Fry (obscured), Jedd Serong, Braydon McHugh; (centre) Andrew Knights, Kane Oldham, Troy Lehman, Danny Wells, captain Nathan Fry; (front) Russell Lehman, Tye Holland, Leigh McDonald, Nick Walsh, Cole Cook, Aaron Serong, Jake Serong, Justin McCleary, assistant coach Glenn Pask; (ground) Cory Lenders, Nick Redley and Riley Rundell.

Longwarry broke a 51-year premiership drought on Saturday, claiming victory over the Ellinbank Eagles by 39 points. Ellinbank led by a hair in the first term, but Longwarry had asserted their dominance by the second term and the Eagles began

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Chairo Christian School opens $6 million theatre for performing arts

At the official opening of the Chairo Cultural Centre are (from left): architect Warren van Damme, business manager Roger Simons, principal Judy Linossier, builder Sam Broccio, Chairo chairman Jeff Calway and Chairo executive principal Simon Matthews.

Chairo Christian School recently unveiled its new $6 million Chairo Cultural Centre performing arts space. In addition to a 400-seat theatre, the new building now houses a drama, dance room and other offices. Previously, students used the campus’ Tyson Hall

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Drouin drug bust as crop house shut down

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More than 250 cannabis plants were seized when police shut down a sophisticated crop house in Drouin on Thursday night. Divisional Response Unit police executed a search warrant at the Summerhill Bvd home. Police said the warrant unveiled a sophisticated

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Baw Baw Shire Council’s performance needs work says community satisfaction survey

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Roads, planning and decision making have been given the thumbs down by residents in an annual survey assessing Baw Baw Shire’s performance. There was little to brag about when results of the annual community satisfaction survey were presented to council

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Crime wave hits Trafalgar

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Police are investigating a crime wave that targeted Trafalgar over the past week including stolen cars, burglaries and thefts from cars. A 2003 Holden Rodeo utility was stolen during a burglary in Ashby St last week. The theft occurred between

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Bonnie hits the iron

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Trafalgar’s Bonnie Grylls-Graham is raising the bar for local weightlifters, on a big scale. She has just returned from Canada, where she placed third in her category at the World Master Championships. It is a huge result for Bonnie, who

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Junior footy wraps up

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What better ground than the Yarragon oval could we have asked for, for the Big Dance!  Garfield came out strong in the first quarter with Blues coming back in the third.   Garfield controlled most of the game but Blues

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Local grower is Agribusiness of the Year

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Warragul based company Flavorite was crowned Agribusiness of the Year at Food and Fibre Gippsland’s Excellence in Agribusiness Awards Gala Dinner recently held in Sale. About 200 people from across Gippsland and beyond gathered at the inaugural event last month

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Rawson school bus saved

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Community lobbying has saved the Rawson school bus service. News the state government had reviewed its decision and agreed to continue with the bus was announced on Friday, to the delight of parents, students and community members who had rallied

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