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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...

Couple battle Covid and cancer

A couple from The Basin has finally returned home after being stranded in Mexico due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Pregnant mother Bec Paton and her...

Man arrested over sexual assault

An Upwey man has been arrested and charged following an investigation into a sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl in Upper Ferntree Gully. The incident...

Police shooting in Lilydale

A knife-wielding man who was shot by police in Lilydale this morning is recovering in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Victoria Police. Police were...

Award-winning garden set to return home

An Olinda landscape designer hopes to bring an internationally-acclaimed garden to the Dandenong Ranges, with the help of the local community. Phillip Johnson designed the...

The Round-up

Covid check changes driver’s mind A Gembrook family that said they were going to hospital turned around to go home after being questioned about their...

Put out your poetry

Community members of all ages are being invited to participate in a council-wide poetry campaign, which sees haiku featured on rubbish bins. As part of...

Care for veterans

With important social gatherings at the Mount Evelyn RSL put on hold during Covid-19, members have been working hard to remain connected when possible. Late...

Positivity through poetry

Students at Monbulk Primary School have been using poetry to bring smiles to the faces of residents at a local aged care. The school’s Grade...

Remembering the Yarra Ranges

International journalist and author Jane Cornwell was 17,000 kilometres from home when Covid-19 struck. She was visiting from London, seeing her mother in Montrose, when...

More wild weather lashes the Yarra Ranges

Wild weather has hit the Yarra Ranges for the second time in less than two weeks, with emergency services working through the night to...

Pooch lovers to lap up new dog park

Dog owners and their furry friends will have more dedicated space to exercise together, with a new dog park on the way at Belgrave...

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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...