Longwarry join “Spoonville” craze during COVID-19 pandemic

L/R - Van Wilson, Nyah Wilson and Jude Wilson stand alongside Spoonville.

Longwarry has joined the international “Spoonville” craze to spread joy, inspire creativity and bring the community together during COVID-19. Junelle Wilson gained the Spoonville idea from friends in Scotland and the UK, and now Longwarry is home to one of

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Controversial Longwarry saleyards deferred

The controversial Longwarry saleyards application has been deferred for now.

The controversial Longwarry saleyards planning application has been deferred. Baw Baw Shire planners last week presented a report to councillors, recommending refusal of the $13 million development in Thornell Rd. But, council deferred its decision, instead opting to wait until

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Longwarry students participate in colour run

Longwarry Primary students Braith and Zac enjoy the colour run course.

On Friday 20 March Longwarry Primary School students participated in a day of activities for the National Day of Action (NDA) against Bullying and Violence. In class students created posters, made chatterboxes and wrote postcards with anti-bullying suggestions. After recess,

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Longwarry saleyards development recommended for refusal

A new saleyards development at Longwarry will be recommended for refusal when presented to Baw Baw Councillors next week.

A $13 million saleyards development at Longwarry will be recommended for refusal when it is presented to Baw Baw Shire councillors next week. But, developers have asked council to defer consideration of the application, saying they want an opportunity to

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Longwarry slalom skier Tiarnee Browney tops competition

Longwarry teenager Tiarnee Browney took out the 60 mile an hour event at the Southern 80 last weekend with her stepdad and boat driver Leigh McDonald.

Fifteen-year-old Longwarry slalom skier Tiarnee Browney has returned from the annual Southern 80 competition a winner, taking out the 60 mile an hour event. A perfect start was key to her victory, winning the event with a time of 10:52

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EPA calls for input into saleyards plans at Longwarry

The controversial Longwarry saleyards application has been deferred for now.

The Environment Protection Authority is encouraging community members to have their say on a proposed saleyards development in Longwarry. Longwarry Saleyards Pty Ltd has lodged a planning application with Baw Baw Shire for a $13 million saleyards development in Thornell

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Longwarry teacher Alicia Wilson claims gold in Hong Kong

L/R - Longwarry Primary School Year 6 students Rhiannon Keith, Tamika Clarke, Izabella Schiffmann, Bella Rowe with Alicia Wilson

Longwarry teacher Alicia Wilson has power lifted her way to gold during the recent Asian Pacific Championships held in Hong Kong last week. Powerlifting comprises a squat, bench and dead lift, with the total being added together to produce a

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Longwarry residents hold public meeting regarding proposed saleyards

Longwarry residents Mike Sloan and Pam Hall with a map which was on display at a public meeting in Longwarry indicating the number of properties within 1000 metres of a proposed saleyards development.

A public meeting called to discuss proposed saleyards at Longwarry showed a divided community – those affected by living in close proximity, farmers keen to see yards built in Baw Baw Shire and local residents still undecided. The meeting was

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Shelby cuts for a cause

Shelby alongside her hairdresser Katrina who is holding the hair that will be donated to Variety Hair for Heart.

Fifteen-year-old Drouin Secondary student Shelby Craig has been growing her hair since she was in grade 5. Now, she’s decided it’s time to visit her hairdresser, Swish Hair and Beauty in Longwarry, for the first time in four years, all

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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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