Double parked

One of the photographs sent to Janice Honey of Warragul by Baw Baw Shire used to prove a parking offence in the town on Christmas Eve when she got out of the car while traffic was at a virtual standstill in Palmerston St.

The spirit of Christmas soon disappeared for a Warragul woman when she opened a letter from Baw Baw Shire. It also contained an infringement notice stipulating a fine of $97 for a breach of the Road Safety Road Rules 2017.

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Green light for Kmart

The $25 million development at the corner of Queen St and Hazel Drive in Warragul is expected to create the equivalent of 300 full time jobs once open.

A long-awaited major retail development in Warragul, spearheaded by Kmart and a full-line Bunnings warehouse, has the go-ahead after clearing the final approval hurdle. Spokesperson for developer Troon Group Pty Ltd Tom McInerney said it was expected the tender process

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Signs of history

Warragul and District Historical Society secretary Malcolm Dickson views a newly installed sign capturing the old Warragul Post Office.  The society has unveiled four interpretative signs capturing Warragul’s past in Palmerston St. 

A glimpse back to the past is on offer in Warragul after the unveiling of four interpretive signs in Palmerston St. Shoppers and visitors can now experience the new-look Palmerston St whilst viewing a photograph of how the same site

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Successful aths meet

Tanya Pont cleared 1.08 metres in the high jump.

Another successful meet was staged at Warragul Little Athletics Centre on Saturday with several athletes enjoying sunny weather. The centre thanked all people who help out at the age groups each week. 12F:  200m Tanya Pont 35.03, Darcy Knowles 38.61.

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Jumping hurdles

Jake Boote, Daniel Waide, Logan Naus and Dallas Swain fly over the hurdles in windy conditions at Warragul Little Athletics Centre.

It was a chilly and windy morning for athletics on Saturday. Such were the conditions the hurdles had to be run backwards, which confused a few people. Results: 10F: 100m Olivia Barr 16.69, Olivia Boughey 18.41, Mia Eccles-Unstead 18.64, Caitlyn

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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 major new retail development planned for Warragul is targeting having its door open in time for next year’s Christmas shopping.

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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