More families seek relief

Individuals and families facing financial hardship is increasing according to Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Relief managers Anne Pascoe (left) and Trish Addison.

The number of local individuals and families facing financial hardship is increasing according to Food Relief figures. For the first six months of this year, 50 more families sought assistance through the Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Relief than the

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Centenary celebration

Hayley Owen, Rhys Djuklich, Kyle Djuklich (aged 23 months) and Charlotte Djuklich (aged eight weeks) are among many local families to utilise Baw Baw Shire Council’s Maternal and Child Health service.

While Baw Baw Shire’s Maternal and Child Health Nursing Service is celebrating its centenary this year, attention has quickly turned to the years ahead as numbers utilising the services rapidly grow. Maternal and Child Health Nursing and Supported Play Group

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Exercise warning for Baw Baw

Warragul resident Veronica Pollard utilises free gym equipment in Burke St Park on World Physical Health Day last Thursday.  VicHealth research shows close to 60 per cent of Baw Baw residents do not do enough physical exercise.

Baw Baw locals are being urged to go for a walk, hop on a bike or have a kick of the footy after new research shows close to 60 per cent of residents do not do enough physical activity. Alarmingly,

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First mums group turns 21

After 21 years, mums, babies and health nurse reunite – (from left) Sally Hedrick, Lloyd Clasby, Kaitlyn Hedrick, Shelli Doidge, Katie Finger, Heather Finger, Eleanor Vary, Lucas Willig, Sally Willig, Tessa Benn, Leigh Boreham, Janet Boreham and Lisa Benn. Absent. Jane, Nick and Trudy Robertson.

For some first time mothers, being a part of a mum’s group can be their lifeline for sharing parenting highs and lows, as well as long lasting friendships. The original mums group formed in Baw Baw Shire in 1995 recently

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