SES called for early morning fallen tree

Healesville SES crews tended to a large tree that had fallen across Myers Creek Road at around 4.40am on Friday 24 May. The early morning job took longer to clean up than the SES had anticipated due to the size of the tree. This incident comes just days after Healesville SES’s open day session on […]

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Primary school celebrates opening of modern classroom

Yarra Glen Primary School celebrated the recent opening of a new school building on Thursday 23 May. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and Eildon State MP Cindy McLeish were on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony to declare the building officially open. The new building boasts several large classrooms that feature smart TV’s, large […]

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RSL exhibition takes you behind the wire

An exhibition of portraits of Vietnam Veterans and their stories will add to Healesville RSL’s support for a healing garden at Healesville Hospital. Behind the Wire is the culmination of a three-year project by Belgrave photographer and writer Susan Gordon-Brown. Half a century on from the Vietnam war, Ms Gordon-Brown set out to capture the […]

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Hit the brakes

An elderly driver crashed their car into the storefront of a Yarra Glen fish and chip shop on Wednesday 15 May – the second such incident on Bell Street in 12 days. After another elderly driver took out a pole outside The Bottle-O on Friday 3 May. Nobody was inside Highside Fish and Chips Cafe […]

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Meet the artists at YAVA

Yarra Valley Arts Hub and Gallery invites you to view some of the work of artists David Bennett and Kerryl Shirley. Ms Shirley and Mr Bennett met 25 years ago and have underpinned their relationship with a deep and ongoing commitment to their arts practices. Mr Bennett takes much of his inspiration from the natural […]

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School takes a step in the right direction

Millwarra Primary School was one of the many schools across the nation that participated in the National Walk Safely to School Day on 17 May. The school had several students meet at a nearby park and then travel to school as a group to help promote physical wellbeing. After braving the chilly morning, the students […]

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