• Dec2017

    Cafe culture at Yallourn North

    December 10, 2017

    In April the Yallourn North takeaway shop closed its doors for good. However murmurs that new owners would reinvent the business into a cafe were welcomed with anticipation. New owners Gani and Nuray Ardolli quickly rebranded the business Y-North Cafe and Takeaway, and a massive renovation undertaking began. Hints of information crept into...

  • As part of the long term plans for the Yallourn North Hall and Recreation Reserve, some various working bees have taken place over the year. The committee also took steps to formalise renaming sections of the reserve. In July, and taking full advantage of the off-season, 10 volunteers set upon planting the new...

  • Aug2017

    Many hands make light work After successful implementation of the Sensory Garden in March, little did folks know that plans were afoot for more garden works at Yallourn North Primary School as well. Kurnai College had put the feelers out via Facebook for potential projects for their VCAL students. And a...

  • Apr2017

    In discussions about how to improve our town, attention directed towards our local primary school. What could be done to help improve it and get the grounds up to par? How could we create an attractive and welcoming environment for existing and new students? So word was put into the ether to...

  • Well it was on again. The Latrobe City International Open brought worldwide water-ski champions to our backyard drink. And it was a great success. On the 4th and 5th of March, Lake Narracan roared into life in the lead up to the Moomba Masters – which were held the following week. 11...

  • Yallourn North Cricket Club held their inaugural Lawn Mower Lotto day on the 26th February. It all took place behind the hall, at the newly crowed spectator lawn at McGregor Reserve. Over 150 club and community members attended on the day, to take part in the family atmosphere and competition....

  • “Brick by brick” the Roman Emperor Hadrian is often quoted as saying. And that’s just how improvements at Monash Hall and McGregor Reserve are pursued. Through the months small upgrades continue to take place to the facilities. And it’s fantastic that so many are helping out and lending a hand. Some minor...

  • Mar2017

    Ever hear of a little library? We have one right here in town, located on East Street near the corner of High Road. The little library is a community initiative, aimed at encouraging reading, and sharing of books! Whilst the library caters primarily for children, there are also books for...

  • Over the New Year break our local watering hole got some new owners. And so far it’s off with a bang. Four local blokes from footy club fame decided to take on the mammoth task of reinvigorating the old Rossmore Hotel. After months of preparation and legal techy techy, the...

  • Dec2016

    Triumph at Trivia

    December 22, 2016

    Well it’s that time of year again – sleigh bells ring-a-ling or something… The Yallourn/Yallourn North Football/Netball Club thought they’d lead the charge with trivia. And boy did they put on a show! Previous year’s were smashed out of the park, and all up about 115 people packed out Monash Hall...