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New all-abilities fishing platform and kayak launch

20-10-2021

A new all-abilities fishing platform and kayak launch has been constructed along the Campaspe River, near Rochester – to provide safer access to the river as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to boost recreational activities along waterways.

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Transforming sports facilities

20-10-2021

The Victorian Government is helping communities build and transform sports facilities, including female friendly change rooms, to encourage more participation and healthier lifestyles across the state.

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Money to stay active and healthy

11-10-2021

The Victorian Government is helping more communities to transform ageing pavilions, upgrade local stadiums and develop new pools to encourage people to stay active and healthy.

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The Last Word: Kate Taylor is no Paralympian

11-10-2021

“YOU should be a paralympian.” What?!

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New sporting facilities

11-10-2021

THE Hepburn Burras Football and Netball Club and Hepburn Cricket Club now have more room to grow, with the completion of a new, female-friendly pavilion at the Laurie Sullivan Reserve.

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Sports boost

HE Trentham Sportsground Reserve Pavilion has been given a $2M funding boost from the second round of the state government's Community Sports Infrastructure Stimulus Program.

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Funding for Talbot

NEW outdoor exercise equipment has been installed at a park in Talbot, thanks to funding from the state government. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas opened the Activating Talbot project last week. It was given a $150,000 investment from the Healthy Heart of Victoria initiative.

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New female-friendly pavilion at Hepburn

The Hepburn Burras Football and Netball Club and Hepburn Cricket Club now have more room to grow, with the completion of their new, female-friendly pavilion at Laurie Sullivan Reserve.

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Creswick trails update

The planning work is continuing on the Creswick Trails Network, a project which will see delivery of 60km of mountain bike paths and a trailhead at Creswick, with council expecting to begin works next year.

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The Last Word: Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club

26-09-2021

HELEN Jenkin joined the Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club as a player in 1967, before becoming secretary the following year, holding the position until 1970. She was also president for two years from 1987 and started running the juniors for 10 years from 1997.

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Soccer star loving community life in Daylesford

16-08-2021

IT'S a fairly safe bet that there are few people who can say with certainty that the pandemic helped their business. Former Young England soccer star Lee Stevens, now of Daylesford, attributes this to his recruitment firm thriving, not that this gives him a sense of pleasure.

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From Doggy to AFL premierships: Pearcy’s parade

02-08-2021

A YOUNG man starts out with the Daylesford Football Netball Club. Impossible, then, to even think that one day he would stand on the dais at the MCG with a premiership AFL team.

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Aussie rules future bright for Chloe Leonard

07-06-2021

AS ANY regular follower of Australian rules football will be aware, women’s footy has really taken off. While state based leagues emerged as far back as the 1980s it was really only in the past decade that the women’s game became professionalised.

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The final Daylesford Football Club report with Brendan Murray!

09-07-2021

Daylesford Football Club reports with Brendan Murray

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Attitude, attendance and ability

09-05-2021

IT’S a long way from its origins in Korea, but tang soo tao has quickly become a popular martial art in Daylesford where it is being taught at the ARC at Daylesford College.

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Junior bowlers compete at Daylesford

25-01-2021

THE 15th Annual Junior Provincial Championship was held at Daylesford Bowling Club, competing for the Flapper Family Shield and BDBD Medallions.

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Hiroshi enjoying soccer again and winning

24-08-2020

HIROSHI Masuda started playing soccer in grade 2 at primary school – and as was the way with the country at the time, pretty much trained at least five days a week after school.

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Footballs and netballs keeping juniors busy

30-03-2020

THE Hepburn Football Netball Club is keeping its juniors busy with footballs and netballs being home delivered to every player.

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Jam-packed season for Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club

30-03-2020

DAYLESFORD Lawn Tennis Club had a busy season, with junior and senior competition, social tennis and coaching taking place on every day of the week.

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Bridie Australian Championships winner

10-02-2020

THERE are lots of obscure sports out there. Lawn mower racing, cheese rolling...

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Gun club out after 40 years due to lead scare

10-02-2020

THE Daylesford Field & Game Club has been told to stop its monthly shooting competitions at the Glenlyon Reserve after the discovery of lead by the EPA.

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Croquet. They look nice…

27-01-2020

THERE’S a saying about croquet players, according to Kyneton Croquet Club president Dave Wauchope – it’s a game played by the nicest people with the nastiest minds.

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