Dog day in the sun

The Healesville Rotary Club ‘Dogs Day Out’ was again a big hit for the local canine population on Sunday 18 March and despite the heat more than 200 people participated in the event. Club community liaison manager, Ian Vine said that they believe the day will raise around $10,000 for distribution to local sporting clubs. […]

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DIY to the rescue

For some time, Parks Victoria have said the Badger Weir Picnic Ground is scheduled to reopen to the public in March and the dedicated members of the Badger Creek Community Planning Group (BCCPG) are taking matters into their own hands to try to make that happen. A group of 20 are spending Saturday 23 March […]

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Yarra Glen Primary School finds harmony

Yarra Glen Primary School celebrated both World Harmony Day and World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday 21 March. The school encouraged students to dress up in the attire of another culture or wear the colour orange, recognised as the colour for World Harmony Day. Students also celebrated World Down Syndrome Day by wearing crazy and […]

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Crank Up dedicated to Tom O’Meara

The Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society is reeling from the sudden death of its president , Tom O’Meara. With this years showcase event, Crank Up, only days away, the team behind it are working feverishly to plug the huge gap that Tom’s passing has left. The volunteers organising the event are all determined to make […]

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Warburton artist at Yering Gallery

Yering Station Art Gallery is showing ‘High Blue / Middle Orange’, an exhibition of paintings by Warburton artist Steve Freestone, until Monday 8 April. High Blue / Middle Orange: the West MacDonnell Ranges and the Centre is the third exhibition in a tetralogy that began with Flinders Ranges, Kakadu and Kimberley and will conclude with […]

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Fighting for community safety

The Yarra Waterways Group are so concerned about the increased bushfire risk in the region that last week they placed a Public Notice in this newspaper to inform the community about the issue. Chairperson of the local community group, Susan Hotton of Yarra Junction, said the public notice was to tell the relevant authorities and […]

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