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Virtual adventures

Scouting may be renowned for its practical nature, but the team at Upwey Scouts have been working hard to keep children virtually engaged during...

Help map ecology

Yarra Ranges residents interested in finding out more about the ecology in their backyard now have the opportunity to do so. Yarra Ranges Council is...

Covid numbers fall

Covid-19 case numbers continue to fall in the Yarra Ranges, with the shire recording 15 active cases on 7 September. This was compared to 22...

Living in fear from trees

A Mount Evelyn man has had an “absolutely horrendous” fortnight after a tree fell on his home and another dangerous tree near his property...

Patch Preps celebrate 100 days from home

Celebrating 100 days of school looked very different for students at The Patch Primary School this year. In the past, Preps have marked the milestone...

Local groups roll up to support circus

Not-for-profit groups from the Dandenong Ranges have joined forces to support a circus that’s been stuck on-site since March due to Covid-19. Circus Royale has...

‘Senseless damage’ to historical site

The Lilydale RSL is appealing for public assistance with the oldest war memorial plaque in the Yarra Ranges missing from Melba Park. In 1900, the...

Growing suburbs for the Yarra Ranges

A top of the range sports pavilion, a skatepark upgrade and an eco-friendly energy project are coming to the Yarra Ranges. The State Government’s Growing...

School sends delivery angels

Students from the Dandenong Ranges Steiner School received a nice surprise recently, with school supply packages being sent straight to their doorsteps. With parents unable...

Plan now for firewood needs

Residents across the Yarra Ranges can now collect firewood with the opening of the spring firewood collection season. Designated firewood collection areas in state forests...

Towns frozen in time

While the Yarra Ranges has moved into Stage 4 lockdown with the rest of metropolitan Melbourne, it seems as though numerous signs in the...

Celebrating National Wattle Day

If there’s one place in Victoria that truly shows the beauty of wattle, it’s the Yarra Ranges. With today (1 September) marking National Wattle Day,...

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Playgrounds are back

The smiling faces of children were scattered across playgrounds in the Yarra Ranges this week, as playgrounds were re-opened for the first time in...