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Finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is proving elusive but a group of Healesville families are not prepared to just sit back...

Furious councillors knock back cash

Yarra Ranges Councillors knocked back an opportunity to apply for $4 million for a Powelltown project. At their Tuesday 13 November meeting, they debated a...

New Italian event in the valley

All things Italy are descending on Healesville and Warburton. The Ciao Yarra Valley Ciao event will culminate in the Festa di via Verde in Healesville...

Eildon candidates on the Maternity Push

ALP candidate Sally Brennan said giving birth was a life-changing experience, and the environment in which it occurred was so important for the well-being...

Pledge for FEM change

Liberal Eildon incumbent Cindy McLeish said new plumbing regulations were affecting fire equipment maintenance for CFA brigades. She said that under the Labor Government’s Plumbing...

Share the road and save the kids

Amy Gillett, an olympic athlete and world class cyclist, was tragically killed in 2005 while on a training ride in Germany. The Amy Gillett Foundation,...

Yarra Glen girls can play too

Hawks young gun James Sicily and Melbourne Vixen Rahni Samason will be attending the Yarra Glen Junior Football and Netball Club registration day. The YGJFNC...

Two-day battles begin

Two-day cricket finally arrived for the premier grades across the Yarra Valley, and the players didn’t disappoint. Day one saw most games feature some dour...

Nursey’s day to remember

Old evergreen Ossie McClay racked up 40 impressive points to take home the voucher in Warburton Golf Club’s Wed 14 November stableford competition. President Hall...

Court upgrade on match point

 Works are almost complete at Seville Recreation Reserve to allow Seville Tennis Club to play night games. Yarra Ranges Council is converting all six courts...

Close finish in corporate comp

 There were no pennant results from Healesville Bowling Club this week due to the Victorian Open being played. The Corporate Challenge finals were played last...

Messing about in boats

A 13 day kayaking odyssey from Warburton to Williamstown in early 2018 is one way ‘to dare’ yourself to do something. Ivor Wolstencroft, a former...

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Christmas fun for all creatures

 Healesville Sanctuary’s animals are joining in the festive season, enjoying some Christmas treats of their own. Christmas came early for big and small with the...

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