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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Dedicated investigator

A dedicated and specially trained investigator of Victoria Police will work with the recently established family violence unit based at Warragul.

Dedicated family violence investigators are part of Victoria Police’s reform agenda to target increasing violence, sexual offences and child abuse in the home. With an increasing trend of family violence reports in the Baw Baw police services area, inspector Chris

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Walk for Prems success

Walking for Prems are friends Makayla Bradshaw (left) and Isabella Sowerby, both nine-years-old.

Warragul’s first Walk for Prems has been hailed a success, with more than 230 participants from across Gippsland raising more than $6000 for the Life’s Little Treasures charity. Event organiser Serena Arnold said St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School donated its

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Athletes in action

Rachael Turner records a strong throw in the shot put.

Following horrendous weather last week that saw some events being abandoned, Warragul Little Athletics Centre ran a full program in cool conditions on Saturday. Athletes in the under 11 to 16 age groups participated in javelin and 1500 metres, while

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Breath tests for 300 drivers

Warragul Police constable Shane Hadden and first constable Adina Hoareau breath test drivers at the Victoria and Sutton street roundabout in Warragul last Tuesday.

A police traffic operation saw 342 drivers breath tested at the Victoria and Sutton street roundabout in Warragul last Tuesday morning. With eight officers overall manning all four entry points to the roundabout, Warragul Police acting sergeant Lauren Kimberley was

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Cheering to success

The “Lightning” team from Storm Elite All Stars won the mini level one division state championship.  They are (from left) Emma Brown, Milly Brain, Cordelia Worrall, Olivia Rhodes, Addison Heenan, Lily Boyce, Nakita Marriott, Caitlyn Beale, Mikayla Reynolds and Taylah Wassenberg.

Warragul cheerleaders won four titles at the AASCF Victorian State Championships. Storm Elite All Stars of Warragul sent 11 teams with 137 athletes aged four to 23-years-old to the three day event at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. They

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Service station development

Site preparation has started ahead of construction of a new service station and retail food outlets in Warragul at the corner of Alfred and Howitt Sts.

Initial site preparation has started for a new service station in Warragul. Planning approval for a BP service station and two retail food outlets on a vacant site on the corner of Alfred and Howitt Sts was initially given by

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