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Bin Chicken spawn point in Queens Park draws concern

At Queen’s Park there stands a mystical tree which draws to it all manner of Ibis. The tree has a strange power over these birds...

Getting into the Christmas spirit

Healesville’s Monda Lodge is celebrating Christmas by creating a nativity scene for residents to enjoy. The inspiration for the nativity scene came on Christmas Eve...

Not the Archies Audience Choice Award Winner announced

Local Yarra Ranges community member, Sharyne Doensen has taken out the Not the Archies Audience Choice Award for 2019. Over 2000 votes for 97 different...

All eyes on the Archibald Prize

Over 55,000 people came to the Yarra Valley and through the TarraWarra Museum of Art gallery doors to witness the Archibald Prize exhibition, making...

Rock stacks don’t rock

Some are small, barely more than flat pebbles, stacked atop one another. Others are small boulders that have been torn up and stacked to...

School celebrates 150th anniversary

Yering Primary School celebrated its 150th anniversary with an open day on Sunday 8 December. The school celebrated with old style games, held tours for...

Scholarships for star students

Healesville Primary School students Rebecca Johanson and Isabelle Watson will have their high school tuition fees slashed thanks to winning the annual Tricia O’Reilly...

Waste management pledge

The state opposition has pledged a Zero to Landfill policy that aims to transform waste management in Victoria to create energy from household waste. Eildon...

The Need for Feed

Pakenham Lions Club’s Need for Feed initiative is helping drought affected farmers get back on their feet and now one Yarra Valley farmer is...

The best 18th hole on the mainland

Warburton Golf Club hosts the best 18th hole on mainland Australia, well that’s how the locals like to put it. The golf club’s 18th hole...

Lucky Lilydale scratchy winner

One Lilydale shopper has kicked off the festive season in style after scoring a $25,000 top prize on a $2 Seas’n Greetings Instant Scratch-Its...

Aircraft above for water bombing drill

CFA firefighters switched to airplane mode for an all-day aerial firefighting training exercise at Lilydale Airport on Sunday 1 December. Firefighters from Districts 8, 13...

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Horse show a hit

The Yarra Valley Horse Show took place on 8 December under clear skies at Wesburn Park. Numerous riders throughout the region were out in force,...

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