Country fair makes for a big day out

2015 Diggers Rest Country Fair

Rows and rows of vehicles filled the paddock car park at Animal Land Children’s Farm on Sunday for the 2nd revived annual Diggers Rest Country Fair.

Mother Nature was kind to all who attended the event. The main attractions included face painting, hot dog eating challenge, animal enclosure, jumping castle, live entertainment, food and local produce stalls just to name a few.

The fair was organised in conjunction with the Diggers Rest Lions Club and all proceeds will go toward families in the area needing a helping hand.

Local community groups, including the Diggers Rest Primary School raised funds to help their respective organisations.

The event has now become an important part of the Diggers Rest social calendar.

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Diggers at rest to be honoured

Diggers Rest Memorial
At the March Ordinary Meeting of the Melton City Council, it’s expected that Councillors will endorse the use of land at the Diggers Rest Recreational Reserve for the proposed Diggers Rest War Memorial.

The establishment of a war memorial at Diggers Rest is a joint initiative between the Diggers Rest Lions Club and the Diggers Rest Primary School.

A war memorial for Diggers Rest will help to commemorate Diggers Rest residents who died in wars in which Australia has fought.

It is anticipated that the project will include a “teaching garden” to enable the ANZAC tradition to form part of the school curriculum in a more significant way.

Additional information about the project can be found via the following link: