Athletes out in force

Nate McCorey shows an effective style while clearing the bar with this leap in the high jump.

Another day of great weather prevailed for week two of the Little Athletics season. Results: 6F: 100m Imogen Lyons 29.86, Jasmina Evans 43.39. 6M: 100m Spencer McAuley 23.28, Joshua Robertson 27.86, Jobe Garratt 32.75. 7F: 100m Xanthe Dalton 20.24, Ellie

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Kmart for Warragul?

A $25 million retail precinct incorporating a Kmart store is a step closer after the state government gave the green light to rezone land in Warragul.

A $25 million retail precinct incorporating a Kmart store is a step closer after the state government gave the green light to rezone land in Warragul. The land, on the corner of Queen St and Hazel Drv, has been rezoned

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New look Palmerston St

Bollards at the Palmerston-Smith Sts intersection prevent motorists turning left into the street.

Streetscape works in Palmerston St, Warragul, that have drawn some public criticisms have been completed. Concerns about the project, stage four of streetscape works in the central business area of the town, have mainly centred on converting the section of

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Closing time for Sporty

Linda Fowler (left) and Jenny Modra party in The Sporty for the final time on Saturday night.

It is the end of an era for Warragul’s favourite nightclub. This weekend The Sporty partied for the last time. Formally known as Jim’s Sports Bar, Retro Room and sometimes fondly as “The Dirt Bar”, it has been home to

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Intersection concerns

Traffic lights planned for the busy Queen and Napier Sts intersection will be part of ongoing streetscape works undertaken by Baw Baw Shire.

Plans to install traffic lights at a busy Warragul intersection may allay community concerns about the intersection. A recent two car collision at the Queen and Napier Sts intersection ignited concerns that the intersection is dangerous for motorists and pedestrians.

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Worst place for ambulance branch?

School buses and other traffic, typical at morning and afternoon peak times, in Burke St between the proposed site of a new ambulance station and the intersection with Coleman St.

“It would top the list of the worst places to locate an ambulance branch,” was the stunned reaction of a Warragul resident to the announcement Warragul will get a second ambulance station to be built in Burke St. Bill Smits

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Honouring our veterans

Veterans march to the Warragul cenotaph in Warragul on Anzac Day prior to the morning service which attracted more than 1000 people.

Thousands of people gathered at Anzac Day services in Warragul on Wednesday with the focus changing to the dawn service. In mild conditions about 2000 people gathered in the dawn light around the cenotaph to mark the 103rd year since

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Joan turns 100

Joan Peterson celebrated her birthday with about 100 family and friends at an afternoon tea at the Warragul RSL hall on Saturday.  Some family travelled from Rockhampton, Perth, Newcastle, Canberra and Northern Victoria.

For more than 35 years, it has been a weekly treat for Joan Peterson of Warragul to have her hair done.  On Friday, the hairdresser took a little extra care to ensure her coiffured look was perfect for her 100th

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Baton visits Warragul

Warragul will soak up a little of the atmosphere of the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast when it hosts a leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay on Sunday, February 11.

Warragul will soak up a little of the atmosphere of the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast when it hosts a leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay on Sunday, February 11. Ten runners will carry the baton in a

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Training in limbo

Several hundred people planning to undertake agricultural training courses in Gippsland this year are in limbo after a decision by the major training organisation serving the region to withdraw its programs.

Several hundred people planning to undertake agricultural training courses in Gippsland this year are in limbo after a decision by the major training organisation serving the region to withdraw its programs. And one of the Gippsland based staff claimed the

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