Warragul Tennis Club get grant boost

Miller Ireland serves to start another game last year. BBTA are targeting October 10 as their start date this season.

ANZ bank has announced that the Warragul Tennis Club will be one of 20 recipients of its Community Grant program, which helps to support and develop local tennis clubs that deliver the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program. Warragul will be

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Restaurants, cafes and hotels reopen after lockdown

Having moved to Longwarry from Mt Martha only 2 months ago Ben Lee and Sophie Tate didn't hesitate to take the chance to get out and enjoy a loca dining experience at Middels on Saturday

Most restaurants, cafes, hotels and clubs in Baw Baw Shire that have been closed or had substantially reduced their operations due to COVID-19 restrictions are back in business, or plan to be soon, in limited capacities. While glad to be

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Skaters and riders return to the skate park

Ben Carter from Drouin performs a BRI.

Skaters and riders alike have returned to the bowls and grind rails to perfect their tricks once again as the Warragul skate park opened after the easing of restrictions. Adhering to social distancing and with many having masks for use

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90 year old grandfather attacked at home in Warragul

Rhiannon and Kimberley Damsma said their grandfather was getting ready for bed before the attack happened.

A 90-year-old grandfather attacked in his Tarago Crt home on Thursday night was described as a “kind and gentle” man who always felt safe in Warragul. Rhiannon and Kimberley Damsma said their grandfather Pieter De Graaf had finished his dinner

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Farmers desperate to save Warragul weekly calf market

Neil Darby from Alex Scott, gets the Calf sales underway.

Farmers and agents are desperately trying to save Warragul’s weekly calf market. Since the closure of Warragul Saleyards last December, local livestock agents negotiated a compromise with Victorian Livestock Exchange to continue weekly calf markets at the facility and two

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New book highlights Australia’s many woolsheds

Tolands woolshed owned by Rodger and Yvonne Connley at Omeo, Victoria, displays the run down, yet totally functional characteristics of many Australian woolsheds.

Andrew Chapman and his camera have been inseparable companions for decades. They travelled extensively as Mr Chapman, a resident of Warragul for the past five years after moving from the Dandenong Ranges, followed his photographic career with newspapers, national magazines,

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Taylah shoots to the top level

Taylah has utilised her shooting ability to help her reach the top level with the Southside Flyers.

The rivalry that blossoms between siblings can help foster the competitive juices needed to succeed. For Taylah Giliam, growing up with two younger brothers and battling it out with them on the quarter court at home, it has been no

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Jean Smith celebrates 100th birthday

Abbey Gardens Warragul resident Jean Smith, with a bottle of champagne at close hand, a birthday cake and some encouragement from daughter Jenny Freestone, celebrated her 100th birthday in fine style.

If celebrating her 100th birthday on August 15 wasn’t a big enough milestone in itself for Jean Smith, a Baptist Abbey Gardens resident at Warragul, for the Australian Women’s Army Service World War 2 veteran the day also marked the

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Lardner Park makes desperate plea to Baw Baw Shire

Lardner Park has been massively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Lardner Park has made a desperate plea for Baw Baw Shire assistance as it faces the “very real” prospect of having to close the doors. Lardner Park chief executive officer Craig Debnam said if Lardner Park had to shut down,

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Hawks top Gulls in battle of the rivals

Ben Giles lays a strong tackle for Drouin in the first quarter forcing his opponent Sam Dennis to fire a handpass out to a Warragul teammate.

Drouin have come away victors against the old rivals on Saturday, claiming both the under 16s and under 18s matches in scintillating style in front of their home crowd. The under 18 clash proved to be the game of the

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