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A gardening hand for Mallacoota

The devastating images of Mallacoota locals desperately fleeing their town by sea left a hole in the hearts of many local communities, desperate to...

Preschoolers draw awareness

A series of crisp white t-shirts pegged up along the front fence of Gembrook Preschool last week each told their own unique but important...

Chuckles wins hearts

She’s fluffy, vocal and has won hearts in the hills. When Chuckle’s the Kookaburra’s nesting tree was felled in the Upwey Belgrave area in October,...

A tribute for a legend

“We’re doing this for Darcy and for the bush. This is what he would have wanted,” Merlin Brown, from one of the local groups...

The gift of giving

People throughout the Dandenong Ranges and beyond are being invited to help put a smile on the face of children in need this Christmas. The...

McAllister steps up for second mayoral term

Ryrie Ward Councillor Fiona McAllister has been elected as Mayor of the Yarra Ranges for the second time at Council’s meeting on 17 November. Cr...

New beginnings for Grants

It’s a case of new beginnings for Grants On Sherbrooke cafe. The Kallista-based business was dealt with numerous blows in 2020. Early in the year,...

Trains back on track

Train services have resumed on the Belgrave line between Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave, after a tree came down on the tracks earlier. Buses may...

Women step up despite trolls

This year’s local council elections have been record-breaking when it comes to female representation. Not only did the Yarra Ranges elect its highest number of...

Driving through history

Gembrook is known for being the last stop along the iconic Puffing Billy Railway. But hidden behind the steam clouds of the historic train...

The Round-up

Milk bar robbery Police are investigating following a robbery at a Mount Evelyn milk bar last Sunday (15 November). It is alleged two offenders entered the...

Giving to children in need

A local charity is participating in a worldwide movement that supports non-for-profits by asking people to give money or time. The Storey Players works to...

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A gardening hand for Mallacoota

The devastating images of Mallacoota locals desperately fleeing their town by sea left a hole in the hearts of many local communities, desperate to...