Gardivalia is back

Bringing back Gardivalia to West Gippsland in October are new committee members (from left) Claire McAll, Linda Filsell, Olivia Mioch, Ann Keating and Karen Meyers.

Garden lovers will rejoice as Gardivalia Festival returns from a one-year hiatus with new faces and fresh ideas. The celebration of all things gardening will return for its 11th event in October with open gardens, workshops and events. Olivia Mioch

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Thousands remember

Trafalgar High School year 11 students (from left) Nicole Faltum, Nathan Balfour and Stephanie Paul laid a wreath at the Trafalgar service.

More than a thousand people gathered under blue skies on Saturday for Remembrance Day services across West Gippsland. The day commemorates the signing of the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11 the month of and originally honoured those

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2017 West Gippsland Music and Drama Eisteddfod Results

Siblings Hugo and Edith Christensen from Buln Buln Primary School display their piano awards.  Hugo won two own choice solos in the eight years and under whilst Edith received an honourable mention in the own choice solo, beginner.  Both also won special awards, Edith gaining the encouragement award and Hugo the musicianship award.

CLASSICAL VOCAL   10 years and under own choice solo: 1st Alexandra Stone, Mount Eliza. 2nd Bonnie Muir, Blairgowrie. 3rd Jack Thompson, Berwick. HM Cooper James, Berwick; Hayden Lang, Berwick; Luke Brown, Berwick; and Maisie Wilksch, Pakenham.   10 years

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Footy finals ahead

Neerim-Neerim South’s Calum Shiels is brought down in a tackle by Buln Buln opponent Trent Baker.

Four of the top “five” positions in Gippsland, Ellinbank and District and Mid Gippsland leagues look well on the way to being settled. In Gippsland League, Moe overcame Warragul to tighten its hold on fourth spot after its seventh win

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Fuel prices bug West Gippsland drivers

Petrol hit 124.7 cents a litre at  Yarragon.

Local motorists are again facing extreme fuel price discrepancies with petrol prices up to 25 cents different between Longwarry and Yarragon. While Melbourne fuel outlets continued to advertise unleaded fuel for as low as 97 cents per litre last week,

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Rain needed for hay harvest

This year’s hay harvest has been severely knocked around by a lack of rainfall.

West Gippsland district farmers are not at the point of no return for a reasonable hay harvest but they likely will be soon if there aren’t some good rainfalls. Pasture specialist with the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and

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