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A terrible railway accident

This year marks 110 years since the worst-ever accident along the Warburton Railway. On 18 April 1912, sixteen workmen left their camp at Evelyn...

CARTOON: forest friends fear firewood

With the autumn firewood collection season open, cartoonist Danny Zemp has urged Yarra Ranges residents to do the right thing by our forest friends....

On a brighter note…

THE TIME I WENT RAFTING, FOR THE LAST TIME EVER! The raft was literally going in circles. Ok “raft” may be a bit of an...

Responding to elder abuse at ECLC

Everybody has the right to feel safe, to be treated with dignity and respect, and to make their own decisions. Some older people however...

CARTOON: Wading through permits

With one popular Yarra Valley restaurant struggling to gain a permit to increase its seating capacity, cartoonist Danny Zemp has this week depicted the...

On a brighter note

The harness cuts painfully into the skin on my legs. Nervously I adjust it. The instructors voice cuts through my thoughts. “Next one up!” With shaking,...

An update on the Lilydale Historical Society and Heritage Network

After two years of uncertainty, Lilydale & District Historical Society is back to normal…… well the Covid version of it. Our first meeting in February...

CARTOON: Bad news all round

With the unfolding situations of flooding in Queensland and war in Ukraine, cartoonist Danny Zemp this week attempted to keep the bad news at...

The delight of dumplings

The smell of shiitake mushrooms mingled with the scent of the cabbage and filled the room with its delicious fragrance. My mouth waters and...

CARTOON: Water quality’s a stinker

Cartoonist Danny Zemp was inspired for this week's cartoon by an article published on water quality research being conducted on the Yarra River. Quality...

Emergency toolbox for difficult relational times

In my last article I wrote of the fear many have had coming out of the (lockdown) cocoon, only to be in another one...

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Compare energy deals from 1 July to receive $250 energy saving...

Yarra Ranges residents can score a $250 payment if they use the Energy Compare Website to look for better energy deals from Friday 1...