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IT was Tyrendarra’s 106th Agricultural Show on Saturday, and the huge crowds proved the community still loves a traditional country show.

Charlie Sawyer-Bassett - February 13, 2024

PORTLAND’s two Rotary clubs are looking for young adults aged 18 to 25 to engage in this year’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program.

Charlie Sawyer-Bassett - February 11, 2024

HEYWOOD Pony Club hosted a successful round one of the Stockman’s Challenge series on Saturday with a huge turnout for the annual event.

Rani Kane - February 11, 2024

PORTLAND sprintcar racer Daniel Storer had a real shot at taking out top place in the Southern 500 Speedway’s event on the weekend, but it wasn’t to be for the local racer who finished up in seventh place.

Mitchell Turner - February 10, 2024

USUALLY, Portland’s CEMA Theatre Group auditions are just for actors, but this time around the call out is for a broader range of talents for a special performance planned this year.

Oscar Perri - February 10, 2024

PORTLAND Basketball Association hosted the first half of its Junior South West Classic tournament on the weekend, with under-16 and under-18 boys and girls sides from across the region coming to town to contest the tournament.

Mitchell Turner - February 9, 2024

PORTLAND Bay Classics Vehicles is once again hosting their annual Classics by the Bay Show and Shine on February 17, with a few ‘mad’ editions.

Charlie Sawyer-Bassett - February 9, 2024

THE Tyrendarra Agricultural Show’s farm and garden section are re-introducing the home-made honey class this year and senior steward Jennie Fischer is excited to see more entries.

Charlie Sawyer-Bassett - February 8, 2024

THE Portland Motocross Club is gearing up for a big 2024 with two new faces at the helm, Tom Nunn and Jason Trickey, as joint presidents.

Rani Kane - February 8, 2024

TYRENDARRA has continued its hot run of form in big games this season, winning the Hamilton and District Cricket Association A grade one day final against Gorae-Portland at Monivae Turf on Sunday.

Adam Hill - February 7, 2024