Western Park set Hallora 160 for victory

Captain coach Sam Batson made 31 in a crucial partnership with fellow batsman Leigh Diston on Saturday afternoon.

Two great rivals are shaping up for another classic, low-scoring encounter, with Natsai M’Shangwe the star on a day dominated by the ball. Winning the toss and batting, Western Park struggled against the new ball, as Aidan Phillips (2-31) struck

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Governor of Victoria visits the local region

Ms Dessau toured  Flavorite under the guidance of Chris Millis during her visit last week.

From fly fishing in the Toorongo River at Noojee to tasting freshly picked capsicums at Flavorite, Victorian Governor Linda Dessau gained a taste of Baw Baw Shire’s natural appeal and food and wine last week. After visiting in February as

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Central ward councillor Danny Goss elected mayor

Baw Baw Shire Council’s new mayor Danny Goss with his wife Theresa and daughters Gemma Bell and Eleanor Payne and four-week-old granddaughter Edwina

Central ward councillor Danny Goss was elected Baw Baw Shire mayor at a statutory meeting last week. He was elected unopposed. East ward councillor Peter Kostos was elected deputy. Cr Goss said he was honoured to accept the mayoral position.

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Warragul local Caleb Serong soars towards childhood dream

Warragul local Caleb Serong looks set to be a top five pick in this years AFL Draft.

Warragul’s Caleb Serong is primed and ready for the 2019 AFL Draft after a scintillating season of football for Geelong Grammar and the Gippsland Power. Touted as a top five pick in this year’s draft pool, Serong can now only

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Scope giving Warragul locals an opportunity

Shelby Gaston (left) and Nathan Gaston (right) have been helping Warragul Drycleaners owner Jo Bourke (middle) every Tuesday.

Every Tuesday afternoon, Nathan Gaston and Shelby Webber arrive at the Warragul Drycleaners, ready for work. Nathan and Shelby have been supported by Scope, one of Australia’s leading providers of support services for adults and children with disabilities, autism or

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Warragul Golf Club celebrates 100th annual tournament

Graeme Jarvis showed perfect form during his round at the Warragul Country Club.

The Warragul Golf Club held its 100th annual tournament last week. The weather gods were kind, apart from the opening weekend, the week’s fine conditions were an improvement on recent years. Heath, Lee and the pro shop staff kept the

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Halloween takes region by storm

Annette Ogden was one who got into the Halloween spirit during the week.

During the week, Halloween took the region by storm with many residents getting into the spooky spirit on October 31st. Hundreds of children walked the streets with their parents to trick or treat on Thursday night to celebrate the American

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Theatre closures place pressure on waiting lists

Longer wait times have been recorded throughout the past quarter due to theatre closures in July and August.

Surgical performance rates at West Gippsland Hospital for the September quarter were well below normal because of theatre closures for almost all of July and August. While all category one elective surgery patients were cleared within the 30-day benchmark, performance

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Warragul local Paredes returns to top end

Nathaniel Paredes has been a star addition for St. Mary's over his previous three seasons. He will be hoping to continue this form as his teams sits 3-1 after the first four rounds of the season.  Photograph courtesy of AFL NT.

Warragul local Nathaniel Paredes continues to make his mark on Northern Territory football, returning to St Mary’s for a fourth season in the NTFL over the summer period. Coming from a soccer background, Paredes only began his football journey at

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Warragul Hospital expands

At the opening of the new $9.3 million short stay unit and third operating theatre at West Gippsland Hospital last week are (from left) Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing, WGHG chief executive Dan Weeks, Aboriginal hospital liaison officer Troy Jennings and WGHG board chair Christine Holland.

A $9.3 million project expanding the capacity of West Gippsland Hospital has finally come to fruition. After almost 11 months, a new eight bed short stay unit and a third operating theatre have been completed. It is expected the theatre

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