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New life for Henrietta


As the Heathcote wine region has become famous, especially for producing quality shiraz, a number of our local farming familes have expanded their repertoire, extending from grains to grapes.

Colbinabbin’s green and gold


What a show! But it’s decision time for growers.

Wildflowers play second fiddle to historic sites


The dry winter had worked against the wildflowers, but 130 people who registered for the fourth annual Wildflower Walk in the forest near Whroo on Sunday, enjoyed a marvellous pre-spring morning.

Shearing for Kids nearly doubles last year’s tally raising $53,620!


Now in its fourth year, the popular Shearing for Kids with Cancer event held at Bill and Val Barlow’s property, Corydon, exceeded all expectations, raising almost double last year’s total of $27,000. The packed day of shearing, auctions and raffles is held to raise money for clinical research, medical equipment and support for families of those experiencing childhood cancer.

Eileen Barlow celebrates 100th birthday


On the afternoon of Friday 11 May 2018, the Waranga Aged Care Hostel celebrated Eileen Barlow’s 100th birthday with a special ‘Happy Birthday’ afternoon tea. She has been a Hostel resident for the past six years.

The future of cricket in Colbinabbin!


Junior cricket is BIG in Colbinabbin largely due to the enthusiasm of coach Bill West.

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