One new positive in Baw Baw

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

There is one new active case of coronavirus in Baw Baw Shire. In figures just released by the department, there are now four active cases in Baw Baw Shire. There also was one new case reported in Latrobe, where there

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Next chapter in “Legendairy” status for Poowong community

Zoe (11) and Angus Brunt (7) of Drouin South share the story of Clover the Cow with some of their calves while Tink the Kelpie listens in.  Photo: Alix Brunt.

Clover the Cow has a story to tell primary school aged children. The new picture book is another chapter in the Poowong dairy community’s “legendairy” status. “Clover the Cow” is a new picture book for primary school children, with the

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New bishop of Sale visits Warragul

Greg Bennet visited Warragul this week after he was named the new Bishop of Sale.

Monsignor Greg Bennet made his first visit to Warragul just three days after Pope Francis announced he would be the 10th Bishop of Sale. He will succeed Archbishop Patrick O’Regan who earlier this year was appointed Archbishop of Adelaide. Bishop-Elect

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New basketball facility supported by Baw Baw Shire

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

A two-court stand-alone basketball facility that will accommodate up to 500 spectators at Warragul Leisure Centre has been supported by Baw Baw Shire. Detailed design works will be now undertaken to allow council to apply for federal and state government

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Trafalgar BMX gets upgrade much to the delight of locals

Zathem Williams shows off a trick as he gets some air above one of the jumps at the refurbished Trafalgar BMX track.

A facelift at the Trafalgar BMX track has been well received by local enthusiasts. Baw Baw Shire allocated $10,000 in its 2019/20 budget to renew both the Trafalgar and Warragul BMX tracks. Council’s recreation and open space, parks and gardens

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Call for more basketball courts in Warragul

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

With government funding on the table for sports infrastructure, the Warragul and District Amateur Basketball Association has renewed calls for more courts in Warragul. The association has been crying out for additional courts for several years, with player numbers far

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Local engineer helping to play a major role in fight against coronavirus

Darnum engineer Jason Vandyk (centre) working with colleagues at the Foodmach factory at Echuca to quickly manufacture extra machines to make face masks that help curtail the spread of the coronavirus.

A Darnum-based engineer has been co-opted to play a major role in Australia’s fight against the coronavirus. Forty-four-year-old specialist engineer Jason Vandyk was tapped on the shoulder in March after the Chief Medical Officer highlighted the urgent need for more

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New Bunnings opens in Warragul, Kmart to follow

The new Bunnings  in Warragul has opened up, with Kmart set to follow next week.

A retail and employment boost has arrived in Warragul when Bunnings Warehouse opened on Friday and the long-awaited Kmart store set to open next week. More than 300 jobs will come on-line when the two major stores and six smaller

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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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Central ward councillor Danny Goss elected mayor

Baw Baw Shire Council’s new mayor Danny Goss with his wife Theresa and daughters Gemma Bell and Eleanor Payne and four-week-old granddaughter Edwina

Central ward councillor Danny Goss was elected Baw Baw Shire mayor at a statutory meeting last week. He was elected unopposed. East ward councillor Peter Kostos was elected deputy. Cr Goss said he was honoured to accept the mayoral position.

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