They shall not be forgotten

 Artwork to remember local World War I soldiers and The Memo’s layered history is now on display. Yarra Ranges Council, Healesville and District Historical Society and Healesville RSL commissioned artist Ali Griffin to create the artwork called Parquetry of Honour. Griffin used parquetry tiles recently removed from The Memo’s auditorium floor to create a hanging […]

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Fencing the edible garden

The heart of the Yarra Valley seems like a great place to nurture the Edible Forest Garden which has been established at the Yarra Glen Living and Learning Centre (YGLLC). The garden was started in late 2017 and Centre Manager, Debra Traill said its main purpose is to develop awareness of how people can grow […]

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Safety concerns for kids after pedestrian bridge is removed

Children in Reefton have to dodge logging trucks and cars after the McMahons creek pedestrian bridge was removed in July 2017. The ageing bridge was deemed unsafe and removed, and has left only one path for kids to take to get to the bus stop. That path is walking along a blind corner in an […]

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Cherry ripe for Christmas

 Nothing says ‘Christmas in the Yarra Valley’ quite like cherries. The plump red fruit on bright green stems will be found on fruit platters and decadent desserts on thousands of tables this festive season. Many of them start life in the orchards of the Yarra Valley. Seville’s Yarra Valley Cherries is among those producing the […]

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Remembering 104 years with Esma

In 1904 ’Peter Pan’ premiered in London, daily radio weather forecasts started and Esma Donnell was born. She has kept up with Peter Pan, posting her 104th birthday on 10 December at AdventCare in Warburton, where she now lives. Following the big day, she said said she was surprised by all the fuss on her […]

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Yarra Glen express

Back in 2014, talk in the Yarra Glen Men’s Shed turned to what they could do after Yarra Ranges council stopped putting up the town’s Christmas decorations. The members took on the project, loosely led by Alan Andrews, to fill the void left by the council, and their first thought was the proposed Yarra Glen […]

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