Warragul Swimming Club successful at championships

Warragul Swimming Club coach Paul Myers (back left) alongside his team (from left) Anton Risch, Ben Francis, Callum Halloran Lavelle, Coach Andrew Marks, (front left) Izzy Risch, Chelsea Spencer, Jess Emmett, Laticia Tymensen, Mollie Dennis and Mayah Cannon during the state championship swim meet.

Warragul Swimming Club recorded extraordinary results after sending its biggest team in recorded history to the Victorian State Championships. The championships attracted the best swimmers from around Australia as well as teams from New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The

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Tonimbuk Hall reopens early for bushfire affected community

General Manager of Livable Communities Tracy Parker, Deputy President of the Bushfire Recovery Centre Sue McMahon and the Tzuchi Foundations Mei Cockerell gathered on Wednesday to support and speak with one and other as they journey towards getting their community back on it’s feet after the bushfires.

Amidst another bushfire emergency, this time in East Gippsland, the Bushfire Recovery Centre at Tonimbuk Hall reopened early last week to support the community ravaged by bushfire in March. Confronted by images of current harrowing bushfires, for those who faced

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WDCA fall just short in final of Country Week Carnival

Despite falling just short in the final the under 15 WDCA country week side showed some strong skills during their matches, with (back left) assistant coach Charlie Wans, coach Richard Wans, Luke Garner, Kyle Baker, Sam Fusinato, Patrick Ireland, Liam O’Connor, Cater Davis, Tom Wans, team manager Michael Ireland, (front left) James Keogh, Brock Walsh, Patrick Sheehan, Lane Ward,. Cam Caddy and Toby Murfet finishing second at the carnival.

The Warragul and District Cricket Association have fallen short to Sale-Maffra in the final of the Under 15 Country Week tournament in Moe. After setting Warragul 117 for victory on a good wicket, Patrick Ireland and Tom Wans got the

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Wettest year since 2012 for Warragul region

Rainfall was up significantly from last year in the Warragul area.

The Warragul area had its wettest year since 2012 with 972.4mm recorded. While rainfall levels varied across the West Gippsland region, rainfall recorded at the Bureau of Meteorology station at Nilma North indicated total rainfall for 2019 rose significantly from

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Locals get behind hay drive for farmers impacted by fires

As bushfire smoke clouds the district, Warragul Lions Club members (from left) president Peter Hammond, vice president Tom Nunan, retired farmer Brian Kennedy and past president Brian Grist gather hay for East Gippsland bushfire farmers.  They are urging further hay and monetary donations to continue its hay appeal efforts.

A local hay drive for drought stricken farmers in East Gippsland has quickly escalated in response to the bushfire crisis. Warragul Lions Club president Peter Hammond said it was devastating to see the impact of the East Gippsland fires and

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Melissa Rankine farewelled after 24 years at Oak Street Kinder

Kaylene McKinnon (Koorie Engagement Support Officer), Melissa Rankine, Linda Mullett (Koorie Engagement Support Officer) Kaylene and Linda acknowledged the support provided by Melissa

Local kindergarten teacher Melissa Rankine was farewelled after 24 years at Oak Street Kindergarten in Drouin with a surprise-filled morning. Melissa, who is taking long service leave before embarking on retirement, was left shocked when her colleagues surprised her with

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Uliando, Myers lead Warragul to CBL title

The Warriors clinched their ninth CBL title as, from left, Tammy Myers (team manager) Cory Smith (assistant coach) Murray Myers, Tom Muir, Ambu Uliando, Dwain Scott, James Portbury, Marko Kulas, Mitch Hauxwell-Te Paa, Caleb Fallon, Luke McKenzie Tom Portbury, Jarryd Moss (front) and Mike Santo (front) celebrated their win with some Warrior fans.

The Warragul Warriors has taken home its ninth CBL title, defeating the Southern Peninsula Sharks 100-87 in Korumburra on Saturday night. After falling twice to the Sharks during the regular season, the Warriors were the underdogs as the ball tipped.

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Last pens of cattle sold at Warragul Saleyards

Farmers watch on as the final pens of cattle are sold at the Warragul Saleyards before it's closure.

“It’s a sad day” echoed repetitively across the Warragul Saleyards on Wednesday as the last pens of adult cattle were sold. For some of the saleyards “characters” it was the end of more than 70 years going to the yards,

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Jindi Cheese strike ends after deal struck

Around 20 staff walked off the job on November 13th , seeking a pay deal to match colleagues in Longwarry and Rowville.

A 15-day strike by staff at Jindi Cheese ended on Thursday when workers voted unanimously to endorse a pay rise. However, details of the resolution have not been released. About 20 Lactalis Jindi Cheese staff walked off the job on

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Ficifolia Festival street parade cancelled

The familiar street parade will not go ahead next year after the lack of people power and sponsorships forced the cancellation.

For the first time in its 32 year history, there will be no street parade at next year’s Ficifolia Festival. A lack of people power and sponsorship has forced Ficifolia Festival committee president John Griffiths to make the difficult decision

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