Determination in WDJFL

Longwarry’s Cooper Brown attempts to dispose of the ball after being caught in a strong tackle during the under 12 match against Bunyip.

Throughout round 11 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League it was the promise of a league under 12 interleague victory that sought to distract the players from seasonal competition. However, nothing could take away the determination of the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Sport

Huge safety improvements

Longwarry Primary School students, from left, Dominic Keane, Chloe Browney, Lilyanna Bentley and Ryland Berryman, celebrate the opening of the Princes Freeway overpass and interchange at Longwarry North with Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent, VicRoads project manager Dustin Lee and Longwarry Progress Association’s Debbie Brown.

The Princes Freeway-Sand Rd overpass and interchange at Longwarry North opened to traffic last Wednesday afternoon. However, the 80 kilometres per hour speed limit through the intersection will continue to about the end of the month while “tidying up” along

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News

Workers locked out at Longwarry

Mark Drayton and Rob Dent, front line, centre, on a picket line set up outside the Longwarry factory.

Parmalat employees locked out of the company’s Longwarry factory claim the multinational is testing its might against a small regional workforce before taking on workforces at its big city factories. The multinational closed the factory last Tuesday after the National

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

Ringin’ Bells after big win

Neerim Junction trainer Gerry O'Keefe is "living the dream" after winning the Sandown Cup.

Bells Are Ringin caused one of the biggest upsets in group racing history when she defeated the country’s best stayers in the Sandown Cup on Thursday night. Sent to the boxes the 50/1 outsider, Bells Are Ringin began well to

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Sport

Police seek witnesses to motorbike accident

Ambulance officers transport the motorcyclist to a waiting helicopter for transfer to Melbourne.

Police are seeking witnesses to a collision at Longwarry on Thursday morning where a motorcycle and van, both travelling in the same direction, collided. The 64-year-old Melbourne motorcyclist was airlifted to The Alfred hospital with serious injuries after he and

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

Fuel prices bug West Gippsland drivers

Petrol hit 124.7 cents a litre at  Yarragon.

Local motorists are again facing extreme fuel price discrepancies with petrol prices up to 25 cents different between Longwarry and Yarragon. While Melbourne fuel outlets continued to advertise unleaded fuel for as low as 97 cents per litre last week,

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News

Interchange takes shape

VicRoads project director Charlie Broadhurst, left, Baw Baw Mayor Joe Gauci, Cr Debbie Brown and Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent discuss details of the Sand Rd overpass.

VicRoads is warning drivers to take extra care until they get used to the new configurations at the notorious Princes Freeway Sand Rd interchange. From next Wednesday, Sand Rd will be closed to traffic to allow the construction of a

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

Joe Pullen experiences Sheffield Shield

Joe Pullen helps Victorian cricketer Dan Christian with his 12th man duties at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Longwarry junior cricketer Joe Pullen rubbed shoulders with some of the states best cricketing talent recently, playing a role in Victoria’s Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Through a joint initiative between the Challenge Foundation

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Sport

    To read the full article, get the Gazette newspaper each week in print
    from all good newsagents and convenience stores
    or in digital format here

    If you have subscribed to the digital format --- login here

    Real Estate Lift Out

    Feature