Yarragon Primary unveil environmental project

Students Laila Gabbels, Brodie Forrest, Zac Geeson and Eleanor Jefford stand proudly in front of the school’s Frog Bog area.

Students at Yarragon Primary School unveiled an environmental project in their schoolyard last week. Known as the “Frog Bog”, the frog friendly habitat is designed to improve both the student’s knowledge of eco systems as well as the biodiversity of

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Yarragon CFA celebrates 75 years

At the Yarragon CFA 75th celebrations are (from left): captain Ashley Smith, 3rd lieutenant Kris Hopkins, 1st lieutenant Michael O'Toole, 2nd lieutenant Melinda Kemp, 4th lieutenant Colin Lackman. 

Yarragon CFA has celebrated 75 years of operation, with many volunteers joined by senior CFA staff to help commemorate the landmark occasion at the annual brigade dinner last Saturday night. Commencing in 1944, the fire brigade has been serving Yarragon

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Former Yarragon Primary School site retained

Yarragon residents rejoice as the decision to purchase the land for community use was announced this week.

The former Yarragon Primary School site will be retained for community use, but Baw Baw Shire does not know at what cost. Council has agreed to purchase the Rollo St property “at a price to be negotiated with the valuer

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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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Juniors go pink

Kale Dunstan gets last minute instruction from his coach in Yarragon’s under 10 game against Drouin Gold on Saturday.

Mother’s Day was celebrated in round three of Warragul and District Junior Football League with the annual feature resulting in money raised for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Warragul Blues and Warranor have been running a fundraising event now for over

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Skate park opens

Giving the thumbs up to the new Yarragon Skate Park are (from left) Will Maclean, Tynan Pakan, Levi Moore and Will Kemp.

Yarragon’s youth gave its new skate park the thumbs up during an official opening celebration on Saturday afternoon. With 87 per cent of Yarragon’s primary school aged students owning a scooter or skateboard, young people were out in force to

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Close call with chimney fire

A relieved Trish Neilson and pet Caboodle and Cavischon still enjoying the comforts of her house at Yarragon last week with neighbour Mark Hunter, first on the scene to help after the chimney on the solid wood heater caught fire.

Trish Neilson and Graeme Hart are still “living their dream in lovely rural Yarragon” after the quick response of the Yarragon and Trafalgar CFA brigades ended their fears that their house would burn to the ground. The couple had been

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No certainties in Mid Gippsland

Yarragon's Jake Borsato breaks away from his Morwell East opponent in the reserves game on Saturday.

Plenty is still up in the air in Mid Gippsland league where the final “five” is far from settled. The weekend threw up a few more possibilities with three rounds of home and away games to go. Yinnar, Thorpdale and

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Yarragon wants school site say

Ian Southall (left) and Michael Fozard hope to see the former Yarragon school site developed for community purpose.

The community of Yarragon has made an impassioned plea to have a say on how the former school site on Rollo St will be developed. The Yarragon Business Association, Yarragon District Community Association, Baw Baw Sustainability Network and the Yarragon

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Gamini Kumara provides one last highlight

Warragul’s Adam Feltham sees out the bowling of Drouin’s Daniel Glover in the division two match.

Yarragon may not be able to make finals in season 2015/16, but Gamini Kumara provided one last highlight for the Panthers with the bat on the weekend, smashing a sumptuous 181 against a beleaguered Ellinbank attack. Having watched as 428

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