RDA receives generous donation

L/R - Lyn Link (Coach), Maureen Cogo, Barbara Vogler, Hanah Sempel on "Barney", Les Davidson (President RDA), Jenny Smith, Bernard Doherty (Volunteer), Geoff Osborne (Volunteer)

Warragul’s Riding for the Disabled has been gifted a donation of $5000 thanks to long-time supporter Barbara Vogler and the Warragul Downtowner. Barbara, a member of the Downtowner, swiped her card and found a promotion was on offer. She was

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Cameron to join the likes of Tiger, Rory and Adam for a fifth time

Cameron and his son, Liam, during one of their many rounds together.

Former Warragul golfer Cameron Percy recently qualified for the 2019-20 USPGA Tour – his fifth time on the world’s best and most lucrative tour. Following an injury affected 2019, Cameron stormed home late in the year on the secondary “Korn

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VLE defends Warragul Saleyards imminent closure

Farmers from around the region said they will be impacted by the closure.

Issues with the sale of chopper cows, dairy cows and calves was the focus of a meeting called to discuss the imminent closure of the Warragul Saleyards. Nearly 300 people packed into the Darnum Hall on Thursday night for the

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Western Park overcomes dogged Yarragon outfit

Danny Sheehan bowled a lengthy spell for Western Park in the D1 game against Yarragon

Western Park kicked off their season with a win in the game of the round, narrowly overcoming a dogged Yarragon outfit. Losing the toss and being sent in, the Warriors lost the dangerous opening pair of Asa Singappuli (2) and

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Warragul Walters wins state title

Warragul resident Jason Walters has turned a passion for the gym into an ANB Victorian Title.

After a four-year hiatus, local Warragul resident Jason Walters returned to the bodybuilding stage to take out the over 50s ANB Victorian titles last Sunday. Walters also placed first in the over 90kg grand master category and second in his

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Thomas is inspiration for local Walk for Prems

Thomas Arnold, 11 (centre) was 1200 grams when he was born at 30 weeks gestation and is the inspiration for his parents organising a Walk for Prems event in Warragul.

When David and Serena Arnold’s son Thomas arrived at 30 weeks gestation, their expectations of parenthood were thrown into disarray. Serena was unable to give birth at West Gippsland Hospital and was admitted to Monash Medical Centre, Clayton so their

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Lucy missing while owner in hospital

Danny Goss is still hoping Lucy will be found.

Friends and family of Alison Welch are hoping a media campaign will see the return of a Shetland Sheep dog which went missing on September 13. Friends have been caring for Lucy and her daughter Poppy while Alison has been

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Warragul’s The Crazy Cow saved by eleventh hour miracle donation

The slide is one of the most popular attractions on the jungle gym, pictured are Sheryl-lee and Chloe Hionis after their slip and slide adventure.

The Crazy Cow has been saved at the eleventh hour, after an anonymous donation allowed the activity area to reopen its doors on Tuesday after a short shut down. Requesting to remain anonymous, the donor met with manager Glenn Bellingham

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Triumphant return for home-grown ballerina

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Warragul’s Heidi Freeman made a triumphant return to the West Gippsland Arts Centre stage as part of Australian Ballet’s tour of “Coppélia” on the weekend. As youngsters in the audience started dreaming of one day being a professional ballerina, that

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First steps for Warragul Kmart

Kmart Building

Another milestone in the development of a major retail centre in Warragul with a Bunnings Warehouse and Kmart as anchor tenants was reached last week when the first walls for the Bunnings’ building were installed. Initial hopes of an opening

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