Have you heard about YOUTH FOUNDATION?

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Have you heard about YOUTH FOUNDATION? Youth Foundation is a structure for funding local youth-led and focused projects that help young people make a real difference in their communities. Youth Foundation Upper Yarra has recently supported the local Skate Park Group in Warburton to hold an event on April 28 to raise awareness of the Skate Park campaign and to …

Junior Netballers win the toss

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Junior Netballers win the toss The Warburton Junior Netball Club has provided hundreds of children with the opportunity to develop their netball skills and self-worth by playing, growing and having fun in a team. Their recent sponsorship of $2030 will be used to make sure the netball club remains accessible and affordable for all families. Essential equipment such as netballs, …

‘My Place, My Community’ photo exhibition and calendar

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‘My Place, My Community’ photo exhibition and calendar An exhibition of photographic entries for the Calendar Photo competition held by the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches. Twelve winning entries will be used to create the Upper Yarra – My Place, My community 2014 Calendar. Now in its second year the Upper Yarra – My Place, My Community 2014 …

Warburton’s Nordic celebration

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Warburton’s Nordic celebration Return of the Vikings For one weekend in May, Warburton is overrun with Vikings. Now in its third year, the Nordic Festival, a not-for-profit cultural celebration of all things Scandanavian, is hosted by Warburton and is a unique national event that brings tourists to the region and the Viking out in the locals. Organiser Leila Myllmymäli-Hay says, …

The towns that grow together…

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The towns that grow together… When a Victorian study in 2008 indicated that one in twenty people in a twelve month period had run out of food (that’s almost 10 people a week in Warburton and Yarra Junction), a group of community-minded people decided to make a difference to ‘food security’ in our towns.  With the goal of ensuring there …