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Have your say: Playspaces

The community can now have its say on upgrades to numerous playspaces across the Yarra Ranges. Concept designs have been created for playspaces in Mount...

Caring for cops

Officers at Monbulk Police Station received a nice surprise recently, with a care package being sent from the local primary school. Police received the care...

Quake shake

A small Magnitude 2.2 tremor shook south eastern suburbs for a brief moment, just after 7pm on Wednesday night, 29 July. According to Geoscience Australia,...

Testing starts at Montrose aged care

Residents and staff at a Montrose aged care will be tested for Covid-19 today (30 July), after a confirmed case at the residence. Mercy Place...

Covid cases at supermarkets

Two supermarkets in the Yarra Ranges have confirmed Covid-19 cases. Team members at Woolworths in Lilydale and Coles in Mooroolbark are now self-isolating after testing...

Fatal Monbulk fire

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal house fire in Monbulk on 28 July. Emergency services attended an address in Nugent Road about 9.40pm...

Concerning Covid trend for Yarra Ranges

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Yarra Ranges have skyrocketed over the past week, with a local aged care home facing a significant outbreak. The number...

Kallista fuel fear

Kallista residents and business owners are fuming at the proposed development of a petrol station in the town’s main street. A planning application for 80-82...

Face shields mask hope

Last Thursday, 23 July, was the first day residents across the Yarra Ranges were forced to wear face masks outside their homes due to...

The Round-up

Face mask fines at 1000 Steps A man and woman were issued fines for failing to comply with the Chief Health Officer directions during an...

The Belgrave bubble man

A man in Belgrave has taken mandatory face masks to the next level, instead rolling around the main street in an inflatable bubble. In a...

Search for children who follow in Fred Hollows’ footsteps

Parent’s, teachers, principals and community members are being encouraged to nominate a Grade 6 student for the annual Fred Hollows Humanity Award. The award recognises...

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A fence full of fun

A Ferntree Gully couple has been spreading positive messages during Covid-19 by putting colourful signs on their fence. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Ann and...