Lucy missing while owner in hospital

Danny Goss is still hoping Lucy will be found.

Friends and family of Alison Welch are hoping a media campaign will see the return of a Shetland Sheep dog which went missing on September 13. Friends have been caring for Lucy and her daughter Poppy while Alison has been

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Warragul’s The Crazy Cow saved by eleventh hour miracle donation

The slide is one of the most popular attractions on the jungle gym, pictured are Sheryl-lee and Chloe Hionis after their slip and slide adventure.

The Crazy Cow has been saved at the eleventh hour, after an anonymous donation allowed the activity area to reopen its doors on Tuesday after a short shut down. Requesting to remain anonymous, the donor met with manager Glenn Bellingham

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Baw Baw hit by crime wave

Vic police

The Baw Baw police services area has been “hit hard” by crime over the past three months with latest statistics reinforcing the need for extra police resources, according to inspector Alison Crombie. The Crime Statistics Agency released crime statistics for

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Adrian’s song brings libraries to life

Local singer-songwriter Adrian Darakai’s latest release focuses on all the resources found in local libraries.

Warragul’s popular and witty singer-songwriter Adrian Darakai has done it again, this time promoting the valuable resources found in local libraries. West Gippsland Libraries commissioned Adrian, famous for his “One Way in Warragul” song and video, to write and perform

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Yarragon residents petition for old school site

Kylie Irwin, Scarlett Lancaster, Milla Dablowski and Lyla Irwin enjoy a picnic lunch on the old school site.

More than 800 people have petitioned Baw Baw Shire to retain the former Yarragon Primary School site for community use. Two separate petitions were received by council last week including hand-signed and online petitions. Both petitions, initiated by the Yarragon

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Fighting cancer one ride at a time

Brett Smith is back in the saddle on behalf of a young friend.

When it comes to fighting childhood cancer, Drouin’s Brett Smith is at the frontline, taking part in the annual Great Cycle Challenge which raises money for the Children’s Medical Research Institute. Brett has taken part for three years raising more

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Soccer dream becomes a reality

Tony Arrigo dreamed of making Bunyip a centre of soccer.

By Roman Kulkewycz While working at Berwick Potteries, Tony Arrigo of Bunyip cherished a dream – he would love to see soccer played in Bunyip. But because of work and family commitments, it was just a fanciful dream with little

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Lights the answer to traffic woes: roads board

A community information session run by Regional Road Victoria drew a strong attendance from residents interested in plans to upgrade safety and traffic flows in Warragul and Drouin.

Traffic lights at the junction of Howitt St (South Rd) and Burke St in Warragul are seen by Regional Roads Victoria as the most viable option to reduce congestion and turning delays. RRV planning manager for eastern Victorian region Pas

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Ripplebrook fire claims life

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Well known local man Harold Smythe died in a house fire at Ripplebrook early Saturday morning. Mr Smythe, 70, was found deceased in his home after fire took hold at about 4am. The grandfather has lived in the Drouin area

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Local teens die in smash

Jake Price

A Buln Buln teenager killed in a double fatality on Saturday night has been described as a fun loving kid who loved driving with mates. Jake Price, 18, had been four-wheel-driving with his cousin and two mates before dying in

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