A lifetime of service to the community

Warburton legend Dick Leith was recognised for a lifetime of service to his community at the Yarra Ranges 2020 Australia Day Awards ceremony on 26 January. The 94-year-old received the Mayor’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication and passion towards the community of Warburton for over 70 years. Mr Leith said he was proud yet […]

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A small bowls club that punches above its weight

Yarra Junction Bowling Club may be small, but it holds it own. There is a lot of travelling involved for members, with the club taking on opponents as far away as Auburn and Hawthorn. The time committed could be up to seven hours on match day, however, this also allows for plenty of time socialising […]

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Gun club goes international

Melbourne Gun Club played host to an international clay target shooting event in Yering on the weekend of 4-5 January. The shoot was a memorial event for well-known Italian Trap Shooter Roberto Scalzone, who sadly passed away in 2019 at the age of 57. Roberto was the son of Olympic gold medallist Angelo Scalzone, who […]

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Support for Victoria’s wildlife and biodiversity

Premier Dan Andrews and Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio visited Healesville Sanctuary this morning to announce that the Andrews Labor Government is taking immediate action to support Victoria’s bushfire impacted wildlife and biodiversity with a $17.5 million initial rescue package. This package will support a range of urgent actions necessary to give our treasured plants […]

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Rodeo fun in the valley

Yarra Glen was a sight for cowboys, bucking broncos and mullets on Saturday as visitors took to the Yarra Valley Rodeo on Saturday 18 January. The annual event has become a hit for Yarra Valley locals as the annual event draws thousands of visitors each year. The rodeo held a best mullet competition which helped […]

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Sharyne’s Archies honour

Yarra Glen resident Sharyne Doensen was named as the Audience Choice winner for the 2019 Not the Archies portrait competition. Over 2000 votes for 97 different artworks were received by the community for the Audience Choice Award, with Ms Doensen’s portrait taking the crown. The Mail reported Ms Doensen’s achievement last year and now she […]

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