Noah Gilbertson aiming for 700km in ride for charity

Noah Gilbertson hopes to ride 700km during October to raise money for childhood cancer.

Many people have taken up cycling during the lockdown, but for one Trafalgar teenager, jumping on his bike and going for a ride means more than exercise. Eleven-year-old Noah Gilbertson is aiming to ride more than 700km in the month

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Kind gesture from Seth shines through during pandemic

Seth O'Brien began bringing in his neighbours' bins for them when the pandemic first began in March.

During the coronavirus pandemic, some residents’ bins have been going out more than themselves but remembering to bring them in has been helped by a kind-hearted boy in Trafalgar. Fifteen-year-old Seth O’Brien, who has non-verbal autism, began bringing in his

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Speed limits to be reviewed at Traf intersection

Police conducted the raids on five homes last Thursday.

Speed limits at a “dangerous” intersection in Trafalgar are finally being reviewed. Local police, Baw Baw Shire Council and Trafalgar residents have been calling for safer speed zones at the eastern end of Trafalgar for years. The Princes Hwy intersection

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Three flags in four years for top Trafalgar side

Chris Kyriacou with his premiership guernsey and winning medallions.

Country football clubs can provide a lot for their members, supporters and players, but for Chris Kyriacou, it meant a fresh start and a new beginning, one that would lead to three flags in four years and a lifetime of

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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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New kindergarten set to open in Trafalgar next term

Works on a new kindergarten facility at Trafalgar are expected to be completed for a term two opening.

A new $1.8 million kindergarten is set to open in Trafalgar next term but Baw Baw Shire has been left to fund car parking and internal fit-out costs after a shortfall in state government funds. Some councillors questioned where the

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International experience for tennis ace Alan Valenzuela

Alan Valenzuela with his coach and father Ernesto Valenzuela during a practice hit in Trafalgar.

Last week, Trafalgar tennis player Alan Valenzuela had one of the biggest opportunities in his young career. Alan, 16, gained direct entry into the highly regarded Traralgon International, hitting the same courts as previous winners Roger Federer, Marion Bartoli, Nick

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External funding sought for Trafalgar recreation expansion

The Trafalgar Victory Football Club have been vocal in their support for the new precinct funding.

External funding will be sought for a $3.2 million development to expand the Trafalgar recreation precinct. Trafalgar Victory Football Club last week welcomed Baw Baw Shire’s decision to endorse concept designs and seek funding for a much-needed facility that will

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Crime wave hits Trafalgar

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Police are investigating a crime wave that targeted Trafalgar over the past week including stolen cars, burglaries and thefts from cars. A 2003 Holden Rodeo utility was stolen during a burglary in Ashby St last week. The theft occurred between

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Students join Melbourne Show

Proudly displaying their Steam Punk creations are St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School students, from left, Sheridan Jacobs, Jayme Axe, Bianca McCutcheon, Rhean Dunstan and Affrikah Smith.

Students at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Trafalgar will get their first taste of entering artistic creations into the Royal Melbourne Show. Inspired by their art teacher who regularly enters her needle felting work into the show, students have

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